Dell Releases Linux Desktops, Notebook

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Dell has launched two desktops and a notebook running Ubuntu Linux 7.04: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. Starting at $599, the Inspiron notebook is powered by an Intel...

Wal-Mart to Sell Sub-$700 Dell Desktops

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Wal-Mart has announced plans to sell Dell Dimension desktops in its retails store beginning on June 10. The Dell Dimension Multimedia Desktop Computer will be available at all of Wal-Mart's 3,400 retail stores. A second,...

Gateway to Put Quad-core Desktops in Stores

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Gateway will be one of the first PC makers to put quad-core desktops on retail shelves and has already announced deals with Best Buy, Circuit City Stores and CompUSA to sell its FX series (starting...

Laptops Set to Outsell Desktops

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Analysts IDC have said that by 2011 laptops will outsell desktop computers as portable machines become quicker and more efficient. The report predicts that laptop sales will grow 16.1% year-on-year until 2011, compared to 3.8%...

Intel to put 64 bits in desktops in 2005

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Intel once said desktop buyers wouldn't really need 64-bit capabilities until toward the end of the decade, but the company will make such capabilities a feature across its desktop lines next year. ...

Intel Plans Centrino-Like Brand for Desktops

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Intel is preparing a marketing strategy that will brand desktop PCs with a similar label that made its Centrino notebook technology a household name, according to sources familiar with the company's plans. The new desktop...

New eMachines desktops hit stores

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On Monday Gatway released three new eMachines (T2824, T2958, and T3092). These new machines have a price range from $399 - $599 (after rebates). Hopefully the acquisition of eMachines in March is starting...

Sun To Sell Java Desktops via Wal-Mart Site

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Sun says it has finalized its agreement with Microtel Computer Systems to sell machines loaded with Sun's Java Desktop System on Walmart.com. And Sun is confident that its JDS version 2.0 will be another nibble...

Microsoft applies for Virtual Desktops patent

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Microsoft quietly applied for a patent for the "method for a user to preview multiple virtual desktops in a graphical user interface". The implications for software developers seems grave; any software company which continues to...

Chipmaker plans wireless push onto desktops

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Chipmaker plans wireless push onto desktops Intel is building into a forthcoming microchip an ability to let desktop computers act as a hub in home and office wireless networks, taking aim at the market...

Gateway rolls out new desktops

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Gateway will refresh its desktop line this week with PCs featuring the latest chips from Intel as the company continues to rebuild itself. The Poway, Calif.-based company is coming out with new versions of the...

Dell unhooks Windows from desktops

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Dell Computer is making Windows optional for some of its business desktops. The PC maker next month will introduce n-Series corporate desktop and workstations that ship without Microsoft's Windows, or any other...

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