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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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As more viewers move to tablets, phones and computers, TV manufacturers are trying out all sorts of interesting new features to catch the interest of consumers. At a big event  in New York, Samsung unveiled a new set of high-end televisions. And, here's an idea so simple it's shocking it doesn't already exist: We have these super powerful tiny computing devices that walk around with us. Why not make one so that turns into a proper desktop or laptop computer? One company wants to do that.

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