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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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Weather forecasting made (slightly) easier with updated NOAA system

The National Weather Service could offer more accurate long-term forecasts by October

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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.

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Dell aims for the middle with its new Inspirons and one ultra-wide monitor

These aren't the thinnest or widest or whatever, but they are the solid, mainstream systems that most normal people buy, and they've all been upgraded this year.

Intel's new Broadwell U NUC can do what it used to take a $5,000 8-core PC to do.

Can a pint-sized NUC PC run what it used to take a dual processor, Core 2 Extreme system with 8 cores to do? Yes, except the NUC actually does it better.

Intel's 3rd-gen NUC gets a Broadwell U facelift and optional integrated NFC and TV Tuner support but it still isn't as small as the pocket-sized Compute Stick

Now in its third iteration, Intel's NUC line gets a Broadwell U refresh that makes it as fast in some chores as a $5,000 PC from 2008. The real shocker though is Intel's new Compute Stick. A full featured quad-core PC that is only slightly bigger than a USB thumb drive.

Take that Alienware, MSI's GS30 features a Game Dock to give your thin and light laptop real power

MSI's GS30 Game Dock lets you run a powerful GPU by simply docking your laptop to it.

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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,

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Lenovo's CES lineup: Flexible laptops, dirt-cheap tablets, and PCs that read your face

Tablets and laptops and all-in-ones, oh my!

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Asus' Transformer Book Chi line offers a cheap alternative to the Surface Pro

Nine months after we snuck an unauthorized hands-on with the Asus T300, this tablet/laptop hybrid line is finally ready for prime time.

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Origin's tiny Omega PCs are made for the living room but can rock 3 graphics cards

Is this the start of Steam Machines Round Two? We wouldn't be surprised.

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Samsung announces Ativ One 7 Curved, its first desktop PC, with yes, a curved screen

The Ativ One 7 Curved and its special display will start at $1,299. The company also announced several laptops on Tuesday.

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HP quietly rolls out a touch-enabled Chromebook 14

Looking for a last-minute gift that doesn't need to get there before Christmas? HP recently introduced a touch-enabled Chromebook that might do the trick.

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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