Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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Google's Lego-like Project Ara smartphone to get a hardware store

The Ara Module Marketplace store will sell hardware modules that can be snapped on to the Project Ara smartphone.

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The Windows 10 vs. Chrome OS battle means it's a great year to buy a PC

Consumers will benefit from the competition: Cheaper Windows machines will try to keep people from straying to Chromebooks, and people who skipped Windows 8 will have a new crop of Windows 10 machines waiting for them.

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Lenovo builds robot for selfies

The Fiebot robot is more like an adjustable tripod to take selfies. But who cares? Because selfies, right?

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Windows 10 will breathe life back into Microsoft's operating system, Lenovo says

Customers are seen to be wanting to upgrade to Windows 10, said the company's CTO.

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Curved displays invade PCs at CES: Why they could be a better fit than curved TVs

Curved displays shown at CES may make more sense as monitors than for TVs.

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Hands-on: Dell's insanely thin XPS 13 laptop will wow you

Dell's thinnest and lightest laptop puts a 13.3-inch screen in an 11-inch laptop frame

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Intel's tiny Curie wearable computer could go into jacket buttons

Intel's smallest ever wearable computer was almost invisible to the eye during a CES keynote.

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Mozilla takes aim at Apple and Google as Firefox OS moves into wearables

With Firefox OS for wearables, Mozilla wants to open up communication among all devices, regardless of OS

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HTC's flagship Desire 826 smartphone makes every picture count

HTC's Desire 826 has a full 5.5-inch HD screen, and the UltraPixel camera

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Dell skips Broadwell with some laptops, plans for Skylake

Dell is bypassing Intel's new Broadwell processors on some laptops, with Skylake attracting its attention.

PCWorld News

Wireless smart bulbs could scare away burglars

Qualcomm-based reference design for light bulbs may expand their functions for security, convenience and efficiency

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External hard drives? Pfah! Samsung just launched external SSDs

Samsung's Portable SSD T1 offers storage from 250GB to 1TB, and starts at $199

PCWorld News

Qualcomm tricks out Cadillac with Android 5.0

Qualcomm shows how Android can make cars cooler and safer

PCWorld News

Lenovo's first homegrown wearable tackles thorny battery-life problem

The $89 Vibe Band VB10 smartband has an e-ink screen, and can run for seven days without a recharge

PCWorld News

Lenovo quenches thirst for selfies with Vibe X2 Pro

Lenovo's Vibe X2 Pro has a 5.3-inch screen and two 13-megapixel cameras,