|The HP TouchSmart 9300 PC packs serious business punch -- including an Intel Core i7 processor and full terabyte of storage -- as well as touch-based controls.|
Microsoft is reportedly prepping a cheaper version of Windows meant to win back share from Chromebooks. Google is helping partners launch cheap Chromebooks that can run Android apps.
Here are Wednesday's top research calls, including upgrades for Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and HP, along with new coverage of Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.
Demand appears stable for now, as interest among some PC users in newer technologies offsets slow upgrade rates among others.