Melissa AndersenPCWorld

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Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Surface clone can add camera, projector or battery modules

The ThinkPad X1 tablet could have copied the Surface Pro 4 and called it a day, but instead it built in more versatility.

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12 technologies that died in 2015

Some tech died quickly. Some faded away. For better or worse, we look back at what we lost in 2015.

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OnePlus offers a refund for its potentially damaging USB-C cable and adapter

The company tries to make good with is customers, while trying to shift some of the blame to "cheaply made" third-party chargers.

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The one thing you must do before upgrading to Build 10586 of Windows 10 Mobile

"This is a really great build," says Microsoft's Gabe Aul, but users who already have Build 10581 must proceed with extreme caution.

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Meet the first Toyota Mirai and the big, expensive plan to keep this hydrogen car alive

The first Mirai can't go far from the sole fueling station available to it. The race is on to build more stations so Toyota can sell more cars.

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The 2016 Chevy Volt has it all: 53 EV miles for green cred, a sleek redesign for street cred

No other plug-in hybrid can touch the Volt's EV range. The next step is to look and feel normal enough to attract more buyers beyond the green-car nerds.

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14 strange but true facts from the history of high tech

The first mouse. The first university-degreed computer scientist. And possibly, the first stupid password. Technology has its twists and turns—read on for the most fascinating ones we found.

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Audi’s A3 Sportback e-tron can’t fix the diesel scandal, but it’s a modestly green start

Audi says more PHEV models will follow it to the U.S., and right now the Volkswagen satellite company needs all the green cred it can get.

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Lenovo's 360-degree Yoga 900 laptop answers the Surface Book's challenge

Lenovo improved the premium convertible's famous watchband hinge and priced its configurations from $1200 to $1500. Yes, there's Skylake, too.

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Lenovo upgrades its big idea: The 27-inch Yoga Home 900 is for homework or air hockey

That’s not a coffee table, that’s a PC you can put on a coffee table for family games. The Yoga Home 900's a niche product, but Windows 10 offers more possibilities.

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Microsoft promises its $3K HoloLens dev kit for Q1 2016

Scary robots help demo the spatial awareness capabilities in HoloLens, which developers will be able to play with soon.

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Google’s $499 Pixel C will be a premium tablet rocking Android Marshmallow

The high-end Pixel C Android tablet, with an optional keyboard, will be available "by holiday time," Google promises.

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Tested by AAA: People park worse than self-parking cars

Humans lose out to the machines this time. In tests conducted by the American Automobile Association, self-parking cars did the deed faster and more precisely than human drivers.

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Microsoft designed Windows 10 to pull users into Windows Store, and it might be working

The Windows Store needs more users, so the company’s built app discovery into the very fabric of Windows 10. It seems to be working.

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Cheap and convertible Chromebooks debut at IFA: Lenovo’s 100S, Acer’s R 11

Lenovo’s Chromebook 100S costs just $179. The R 11’s 360-degree hinge makes it Acer's most versatile model yet.