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E-Waste by the numbers: Infographic

Who doesn't love a cool gadget that can make your life easier on the day to day? Evidently tech enthusiasts like ourselves tend to spend more on electronics and upgrade more often than the average consumer, but as tech has…

Philips quits consumer electronics after 80+ years

Philips Electronics has decided to get out of the consumer electronics business as more than 80 years on the job. The Dutch company announced the sale of their audio, video, multimedia and accessories divisions to Japan’s Funai Electric Co. on…

Patriot Box Office Player Review

The digital age has brought about a new breed of media players designed to handle all your music, movies and television shows in a small compact package. With the growing popularity of Internet-based broadcasts, as well as the legal (and…

Microsoft will stop attending CES after 2012

Microsoft has announced that CES 2012 will mark its last major appearance at the prominent Las Vegas tradeshow. On January 9 at 6:30PM, CEO Steve Ballmer is expected to give his third keynote speech since taking the helm in 2009, but the software giant will concede its stage time...

Intel abandons TV market, focuses on tablets

Intel may have a firm grasp on the desktop and laptop processor markets, but the company has continuously struggled to secure a slice of other segments and reduce its dependence on PCs. In addition to trying to make inroads alongside…

Weekend Open Forum: Your favorite gadget

With an undying passion for technology, some of us have more electronics than RadioShack. Although your desk surface may be a silicon junkyard, you undoubtedly spend more time with specific devices depending on your lifestyle. Folks bound to a chair…

iSuppli: Web-connected devices to outgrow PCs by 2013

With the increasing prevalence of Web-connected consumer electronics, research outfit iSuppli believes such devices will outnumber conventional computers in as little as two years. The firm predicts that by 2013 the number of Internet-enabled electronic devices such as televisions, set-top…