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Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps

In a fast-paced event Tuesday, Apple unleashed a bunch of new products across its iPad and Mac product lines, along with updates to over 20 apps and (oh, yeah) a new version of OS X, too.

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New 2013 Mac Pro to ship in December

During Tuesday's Apple event, the company announced that its radically updated workstation Mac will be available at end of the year.

LG hints at pending Chrome OS devices with trademark filings

LG's move for Chrome trademarks in the U.S. and Australia may mean LG Chrome devices are on the company's plate.

PC sales continue to plunge, but the drop is less steep

IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.

After leak, HP says revenue will dip slightly next year

HP expects to report a year-over-year revenue decline for its fiscal year 2014, which ends next October, though the decline “will moderate from fiscal 2013,” the company said, meaning it will fall by less.

What's behind Origin PC's decision to so publicly dump AMD video cards?

Yes, the custom builders at Origin PC just had a public breakup with AMD, but other PC makers—curiously—aren't suffering from the same issues Origin claims to have encountered.

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Gateway's new AIO cracks the $400 price point

The price of all-in-one PCs has been steadily decreasing. Now, Gateway's Gateway One ZX4270 cracks the $400 barrier.

Nvidia's outrageously high-end 'Battlebox' PCs focus on compromise-free 4K gaming

Nvidia's Battleboxes are the polar opposites of Valve's Steam Machines: big, bulky, and unabashedly high-end.

Tech Tip: How to build a computer in two minutes

Building a PC is a great way to get a custom configuration, save some money and have some fun.

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Chromebooks, Windows touch laptops offer lifeline to PC makers

Overall PC sales may be shrinking, but NPD Group says that sales of Chromebooks and touch-based Windows laptops both picked up during back-to-school season.

10 glorious examples of conspicuous PC excess

Faster, flashier, and far more expensive than anything you'd even need, these titanic tales of excess symbolize the pinnacle of PC prowess.

Asus announces the world's first NFC-enabled PC tower

The Asus M70 PC is the world's first NFC-enabled desktop, but beyond that, it's just plain built for playing nice with smartphones.

After going private Dell says it will stick with PC business

Dell can be more entrepreneurial as a private company, CEO and founder Michael Dell says.

Gigabyte levels up Brix mini-PC with Intel Iris Pro graphics

It may be smaller than an Xbox controller, but Gigabyte's new BRIX PC can (kind of) play Crysis.