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The best back-to-school laptops
With back-to-school shopping in full swing, here's a look at 10 (mostly) affordable notebooks for students returning to the classroom. Most of them are helped by Intel's new fourth-generation Core processors (a.k.a. Haswell), which manage to improve both performance and battery life. That will come in handy for those all-night study sessions -- or YouTube viewing marathons.
CES 2009: Widgets, Widgets Everywhere
It seemed like nearly every TV manufacturer at CES was touting its Internet integration on new sets via widgets, small apps that can provide updated streaming information from online. Many of them are making use of the Yahoo-and-Intel-developed Widget Channel platform, though some are trying to roll their own. Here are a few shots of widget-related products that were displayed in Vegas