(1/5) TAKING ON THE PEARL. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is launching a new line of phones and handheld computers for businesses that aim to steal market share from Research in Motion's (RIMM) BlackBerry. The phones will operate on GSM networks, which probably means AT&T (T) in the U.S. The five iPAQ devices in this gallery attack different usage segments within the enterprise. One of the more innovative designs, the MOREJon Fortt - Sep 6, 2007 5:45 AM ET
(1/5) VIEW THE GALLERY. Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday brought a new look and new features to the company's most popular iPod. Not only should this give Apple a boost heading into the holiday season, it's an answer to competitors like SanDisk (SNDK), Sony (SNE) and Microsoft (MSFT) who are hoping to whittle away at Apple's market share. The new nano comes in four colors, and MOREJon Fortt - Sep 5, 2007 5:56 PM ET
(1/6) Sony's (SNE) latest lineup of Walkman audio players is gunning for Apple's (AAPL) iPod again, but this time Sony's using a bit more firepower. The A810 and S610 offer both audio and video, the first time Sony has matched the capabilities of the iPod and iPhone in the U.S. market. These devices also play mp3 and Microsoft's (MSFT) WMA format. But can these knock SanDisk (SNDK) out of MOREJon Fortt - Aug 30, 2007 8:55 AM ET
(1/7) Nokia (NOK) unveiled its line of multimedia phones, its attempt to take Apple (AAPL) and its iPhone and iPod lines head on. Nokia, the global leader in cell phones, has relatively modest share in the U.S. market, where Research in Motion (RIMM) leads in advanced phones and Motorola (MOT) leads overall. Today's announcement also puts the major U.S. carriers, Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T), Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (DT) MOREJon Fortt - Aug 29, 2007 1:30 PM ET
(1/7) HOME KIOSK. Photosmart A826 | Price: $249 | 7" touchscreen | Hoping to bring the simplicity of the store photo kiosk into the home, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) today unveils the A826 and a slew of other printers that also connect to computers running either Microsoft (MSFT) Windows or Apple (AAPL) Mac OS X. To maintain its lead on Dell (DELL), Canon (CAJ), Lexmark (LXK) and others, HP is encouraging MOREJon Fortt - Aug 28, 2007 8:00 AM ET
(1/7) STAR POWER. Gwen Stefani launches the consumer-facing portion of Hewlett-Packard's (HPQ) $300 million global marketing campaign. To maintain its lead on Dell (DELL), Canon (CAJ), Lexmark (LXK) and others, HP is encouraging people to try more demanding print jobs at home and at work.
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(1/8) IN THIS CORNER. SanDisk (SNDK), the number-two maker of MP3 players, is rolling out its latest challenge to Apple (AAPL) and the iPod: The Sansa Clip, which goes head to head with the iPod shuffle. The Clip is available in September, in black, red, blue and pink. While the shuffle is still smaller and sleeker, the Clip has a tiny screen, a tiny price tag, and other features MOREJon Fortt - Aug 27, 2007 7:42 AM ET
(1/7) UPDATE: LIKELY. iPod nano | Price: $149 2GB, $199 4GB, $249 8GB | Last updated: 9/12/06 | Apple's (AAPL) standard nano is an obvious candidate for a fall update, since keeping it fresh will be important for driving holiday sales. If the nano gets a flash storage capacity bump, that could be good for industry players like SanDisk (SNDK) and Micron Technology (MU), even though Apple doesn't buy MOREJon Fortt - Aug 24, 2007 7:05 AM ET
(1/9) Google (GOOG) on August 22 unveiled the format it will use to display ads on its YouTube video site, and possibly on other sites as well. Google's dominant position in online video gives it advantages against rivals Microsoft (MSFT) and Yahoo (YHOO) as it seeks to make money from its audience and turn YouTube profitable. Here's how the ads actually work ....
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(1/10) There's more to today's gaming business than the war between Nintendo's Wii, Microsoft's (MSFT) Xbox 360 and Sony's (SNE) Playstation 3. PC makers like Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Dell (DELL) and Apple (AAPL) have jumped into the fray, using the most powerful chips from Intel (INTC) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in their arsenals. Then there are the portable systems – like Sony's PSP, above, and new phones from Nokia MOREJon Fortt - Aug 21, 2007 8:14 AM ET
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