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Chip Shot: CompUSA, TigerDirect, Best Buy Canada Launch Intel® AppUpSM Center

Today, Intel® AppUpSM center, a software app store for netbooks, is available for web download at retailers CompUSA, TigerDirect and Best Buy Canada. With Intel AppUp center, consumers can access nearly 2,000 free and paid applications for social networking, gaming and productivity, entertainment and travel. Additionally, the app store has a try-before-you-buy feature for all paid applications to encourage consumers to discover new apps. The Intel AppUp center continues to gain momentum having announced agreements with other retailers including Best Buy, UK-based Dixons and India-based Croma.