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The best gaming PCs and hardware of 2014

It was a great year for gaming hardware. We pick our tested favorites, from mice to GPUs to full-blown PCs.

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Six technologies poised to revolutionize PCs in 2015

Laptops and desktops will be interactive, get 3D depth-sensing cameras and be free of wires

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'The tablet is my device of choice': Why PC creator Mark Dean has largely abandoned his electronic child

Thanks, Dad? Mark Dean, who helped created the original IBM PC, predicted his creation's death three years ago. PCWorld checks back to see how he feels about it now.

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Apple-1 sold by Steve Jobs fetches $365,000 at auction

The computer is the last remaining unit to be sold by Jobs out of his family’s garage—and it still works.

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The future is now: The 10 biggest tech innovations of 2014

A hoverboard. A virtual reality headset. A PC with a drawing board and 3D imaging capabilities. Believe it or not, all these things are real today. See them for yourself right here.

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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO

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This $65 Raspberry Pi competitor takes the hassle out of DIY micro-PCs

The Creator CI20 board will have 1080p graphics and wireless capabilities

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ARM technology in Apple's A7, A8 chips gets an upgrade

ARM says first test chips based on the ARMv8.1-A architecture will come out in the second half of next year.

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Windows 10 could prompt upgrades of 600 million aging PCs

Hardware makers are eager to put Windows 10 on PCs to boost shipments

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Intel's got a 'Chromecast,' too

The thumb PC devices will plug into smart TVs and monitors, Intel executives said.

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Top500 supercomputer race goes cold

China's Tianhe-2 machine tops the list for the fourth time in a row, with no serious up-and-coming contenders.

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US funds effort to regain supercomputing crown from China

Department of Energy is ordering up supercomputers that are five to seven times faster than existing systems in the country

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IBM shares plans for supercomputing future

IBM is placing more accelerators, CPUs and FPGAs at multiple layers in supercomputers