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Hot Deals Thursday: take home a Toshiba tablet for $250, 59% off a Bluetooth headset, and more

LogicBuy brings you more exciting savings on hot electronics, including a $350 discount on the Lenovo Y510p gaming laptop, a Linksys WiFi range extender at half price, and lots more.

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Lenovo announces an aluminum-clad all-in-one PC and several new laptops

The Lenovo A540 AiO will be available in July. The new laptop launches range from May to August.

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Stop using that Vaio Fit hybrid! Sony warns of fire risk

Sony is getting out of the PC business soon, but there's still time for one last product glitch.

Hot Deals Thursday: sweet savings on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, Lenovo Yoga 8, MS Office, and more

Today's top deals from LogicBuy include the best-yet price on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, super cheap prices on Microsoft Office for Home or Business, a Dell accessory bundle including headphones, and even a toy helicopter.

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Meet Jasper, an open-source, Siri-like virtual assistant for Raspberry Pi

A new open source project for Raspberry Pi mini-PCs lets you build your own voice command personal assistant for your home.

PCWorld News

Thank XP: Desktop PC sales take off again in Western Europe

Enterprises are buying desktops again to get away from Windows XP, according to Gartner

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Even the death of Windows XP failed to jolt the PC market in Q1

PC upgrades due to the expiration of Windows XP peaked in 2012 and 2013, and are starting to taper in 2014, IDC said

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AMD brings Kabini APUs to the desktop with affordable, upgradeable AM1 platform

And they aren't soldered to the motherboard like Intel's competing Bay Trail chips.

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Intel and SGI cool servers by dunking them

The companies are exploring a cooling technique that submerses electronics in a special fluid developed by 3M.

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HP talks up faster speed of Z Turbo Drive PCI-Express SSDs

HP's new SSDs will offer up to 512GB of storage and ship in May.

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Intel's Thunderbolt 2 now allows peer-to-peer Mac connections

The feature is available now through OS X Mavericks

Raspberry Pi plans even tinier, modular $30 micro-computer for industrial use

The new Pi board with circuitry from the famous $25 PC will ship later this year and likely be priced at $30 in lots of 100 units

Mainframe at 50: A look back at a transformative computing triumph

IBM’s System/360 was a computing system that not only transformed the company that developed it, but the computer industry as a whole.

IBM's mainframe turns 50

On April 7, 1964, IBM announced the System/360 -- regarded by many as the first modern mainframe. Despite repeated predictions of their demise, mainframes still power much of today's critical infrastructure.

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Meet Novena, the pricey PC that's open-source inside and out

Open your wallet wide, very wide, for this open-source, Kickstarter-funded, homespun laptop.