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Mobile takes center stage at CES startup showcase (video)

We look at seven standouts from Sunday night's Startup Debut event at International CES, all of whom offer a mobile focus.

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Lenovo storms CES with a deluge of Windows 8 hardware (Video)

From buttoned-up business machines to a watercooled gaming rig, Lenovo unleashes a flurry of eclectic Windows 8 hardware. This is one company that takes CES very, very seriously.

Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

Microsoft might not have a booth presence at CES this year, but Windows 8 will still make a big splash thanks to partner offerings. Behold a cavalcade of hardware!

Future Tech 2013: The PCs, tablets and cutting-edge hardware of tomorrow

Tablets that perform like high-end PCs. TVs with gesture control. Big sensors in small cameras. The hardware of tomorrow will blow your mind.

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Giada announces compact ARM-based Android desktop

Giada, known for making downsized PCs, has announced two ARM-based desktop computers that will be shipping "soon" with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

Portable all-in-one PCs to be the next big collaboration tool

The art of collaboration has retrogressed since the days of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The all-in-one PC--equal parts tablet and laptop--could mean the end of the speaker in front of the room nervously waiting for questions that knock him down a few pegs. That's a good thing, columnist Rob Enderle suggests.

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Apple and Lenovo desktop PCs tops in satisfaction

In our reader survey evaluating desktop satisfaction and reliability, performance was the most critical feature.

45,000 PCWorld readers name the brands they love (and love to hate)

Who makes the most reliable computers and gadgets? We asked a small army of PCWorld readers to rate the companies that made their desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets and printers. The results might change your perceptions of which companies to trust.

10 killer PC upgrades for less than $250

Sometimes a single component upgrade can push your PC over the edge. Allow us to make some timely holiday suggestions.

Google Now coming to desktop near you

Developers add code to Chrome browser to pop up GN notifications.

10 gifts for obscenely wealthy PC fanatics

Do you have a friend with more dollars than Bill Gates and the good sense to be a rabid PC fanatic? Express your admiration with a gift that laughs in the face of price-to-performance ratios.

7 killer upgrades to supercharge your PC gaming

Gamepads. Headsets. Mice. Mechanical keyboards. Delight the deserving gamer in your life with equipment that ups the fun quotient.

Windows 8 not boosting PC sales, NPD says

Windows device sales in the U.S. including desktops, notebooks, and tablets are not getting a boost from the October 26 launch of Windows 8, an online report says.