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Melanie Pinola is a freelance writer covering all things tech-related. A former IT admin and occasional web developer, she is also the author of LinkedIn in 30 Minutes, a Lifehacker writer, and the Mobile Office Technology expert at About.com.

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Google Chromebook and Chromebox Buyers to Get 100GB of Free Google Drive Storage?

It's not clear if existing Chromebook or Chromebox owners would get this supposed promotion.

Purported Chinese Assembly Line Video Pops Up on New HP Laptop

A Swedish YouTube user posts the video he says was pre-loaded in his “My Documents” folder on his brand-new HP laptop.

Easy Ways to Clear Space on Your Laptop's Hard Drive

Do you live with a thin-and-light laptop that has a small drive? Or just have a large drive that's filled to overflowing? Here's how to get some breathing room back.

Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Tablets to Feature New Sensors

Ultrabooks and convertible tablets will soon have everything from compasses and gyroscopes to GPS and accelerometers.

Google's Lightning-fast Fiber Network Now Live in Kansas City

Google's ultra-fast 1Gb per second Internet and Fiber TV service is coming to lucky Kansas City residents today.

USB Group Approves New One-Size-Fits-All Charging Method

We may soon be able to say goodbye to the clunky laptop power brick and mishmash of proprietary device chargers, thanks to USB Power Delivery.