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  • Opinion: My laptop just hit the floor. You won't believe what happened

    Out of all the computing hassles you can face, nothing quite compares to dropping your laptop on a hard floor. Because, typically, that's the end of your laptop.

  • News: New Lenovo ThinkPads range from budget laptops to benchmark-eating behemoths

    Last week, Lenovo unleashed a flood of new ThinkPads and IdeaPads, but the world's top PC maker isn't stopping there. On Wednesday, Lenovo announced seven additional ThinkPad laptops are receiving a Haswell refresh, bringing Intel's latest power-sipping processors to more of the company's laptop lineup.

  • News: Intel to demo notebook PC with integrated Kinect-like sensor at IDF

    On Wednesday, Intel will show off a notebook with an integrated camera capable of interpreting gestures and understanding voice commands at its Intel Developer Forum, executives said.

  • News: Hands-on with Bay Trail: Intel's latest, best hope for tablet relevance

    High-performance tablets are about to become very, very cheap, if Intel has any say in the matter. The company took the wraps off its newest system-on-chip (SoC) at the annual Intel Developers Forum (IDF) Tuesday. Code-named Bay Trail, the new processor family will power new Windows and Android on tablets priced as low as $199.

  • News: New 'Haswell' Chromebooks expected this week at IDF

    New Chromebooks running Intel's latest Haswell processors are expected to be announced at the Intel Developer Forum this week, according to a source familiar with the plans.

  • News: From calculators to tablets, Intel to emphasize mobile era

    Intel's dominance of the chip market is starting to wane as PC shipments slump and smartphone and tablet adoption grows, but the manufacturer will try to prove it can make fast and power-efficient processors for mobile devices at its annual developer gathering next week.

  • News: Toshiba intros new Satellites

    Toshiba took the wraps off a new Windows 8.1 tablet and two new Windows laptops at IFA Berlin today. Toshiba is tapping two CPUs from Intel's all-new Bay Trail family--the Celeron N2810 and an unspecified Atom processor--as well as a low-cost chip from AMD's new Temash family of APUs.

  • News: Asus demos two new Zenbooks, three Transformers, laptop

    Asus continues to break new ground in computer form factors, announcing a number of new PC products at the IFA show in Berlin today. The company demonstrated two new additions to its Windows Transformer line of convertible tablets, two glass-enveloped Ultrabooks, and what must be an extremely inexpensive ultraportable laptop. Asus also showed off a new Android-powered Transformer with a 2560-by-1600-pixel display.

  • Opinion: Do specifications matter any more?

    Gone are the days when you bought a PC because of its megahertz rating. The same is true of tablets and smartphones: Apple doesn't even quote the amount of RAM or processor speed. So why do companies still care about benchmark results?

  • News: Lenovo's ThinkPad T440 packs dual batteries, runs up to 17 hours

    Lenovo has introduced the ThinkPad T440, a laptop that comes with two batteries to provide up to 17 hours running time, the company said Tuesday.

  • News: Windows 8.1 won't rescue PC market this year, IDC says

    The PC market will weaken even further this year and Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.1 OS will be unable to reverse the drop in shipments, IDC said on Thursday.

  • News: Tablets no longer a status symbol for the chief

    Smartphones and tablets have moved from executive toys to essential work tools, according to customers on a panel at the AirWatch Connect conference in Melbourne. However, smart mobile devices have not replaced laptops in all cases, they said.

  • News: Dell adds consumer touches to Latitude notebook line

    Dell's latest revision of its Latitude notebooks borrows stylistic elements from its XPS consumer lineup, while retaining a traditional focus on the enterprise. The most important addition, however, is full touch capability.

  • News: Dell reshapes Latitude laptops, prices start at $599

    Dell is giving a new identity to its Latitude laptops with the introduction of thinner and lighter models priced starting at US$599 and running on Intel's Haswell processors.

  • News: Intel bringing vision, 3D to laptop and tablet cameras

    From mundane 2D devices, integrated cameras in laptops and tablets in the future will change into powerful 3D tools that can sense movement, track emotion, and even monitor reading habits of children, according to Intel.

  • News: Lenovo to reinstate Windows Start menu

    Lenovo has decided enough is enough and will put the Start menu back for its Windows 8 PCs and laptops.

  • News: HP replaces enterprise chief, posts Q3 sales drop

    Hewlett-Packard reassigned Enterprise Group chief Dave Donatelli on Wednesday as it reported an 8 percent decline in revenue for its fiscal third quarter, saying all of its major divisions except software brought in less money than a year earlier.

  • How-Tos: How to check your CPU temperature

    We explain how to use the free SpeedFan utility to check your CPU temperature, as well as other temperatures in your PC and monitor fan speeds.

  • Opinion: The PC isn't dead. Far from it.

    People may be buying fewer laptops and desktops than ever before, but the humble PC certainly isn’t being ousted by the upstart tablet

  • How-Tos: Should I boost my PC's memory?

    Will more RAM speed up your PC? We explain how to boost your PC's speed by increasing the installed memory.

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