HP has reported that its profit fell 13% in the first quarter, while overall revenue showed a less-than-expected increase of 1%. Despite the slowdown, its printer and tech-services divisions boasted 18.5% and 12.8% gains in profit margins respectively.
UPEK's TouchStrip sensor lets netbook and mobile Internet device users "password"-protect their devices with their fingerprints. The device, which launches in March, will also include companion software for accessing password-protected Web sites.
Modeled after the MC and MD lines of notebooks, the new TC series offers a high-definition screen in a smaller, lighter package. The 14-inch TC7306 and TC7307, in burgundy or black, are currently retailing at $650.
Despite the fact that more than 400 TV stations already have switched to all-digital TV signals, more than 5 million U.S. households are still not ready for the digital-TV transition, according to the latest data from Nielsen. Those found to be least prepared are people younger than 35, African Americans and Hispanics.