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HP gets down to business with new commercial desktops

It's all work and no play for HP on the eve of the world's largest gaming expo as they reveal a couple new lines of business hardware.

The wait is nearly over: Apple unveils new Mac Pro

At the 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple released its long-awaited redesign of the Mac Pro, the company's desktop workstation.

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Acer shows 21-inch Android desktop

Taiwan's Acer is breaking Android out of its comfort zone and has installed the operating system on a 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop PC that is expected on sale in the U.S. later this year.

Some 4th-generation Core processor features wouldn't be possible without Intel's all-new Series 8 chipset

The new core-logic's feature set includes faster I/O, greater power efficiency, and speedier boot times.

AMD fires back at Intel's Haswell with its A-Series desktop processors

AMD has launched its latest A-series APUs, which integrate powerful graphics and microprocessor technology to take on Intel's latest microprocessor, Haswell.

Acer bets big on Haswell: Announces more than 20 products based on Intel’s 4th-generation Core processor

At Computex, Acer reveals big lineup of Ultrabooks, notebooks, and an update to its Predator desktop gaming PC.

Dell's Haswell offerings include a convertible Ultrabook and a 27-inch AiO with a discrete graphics processor

Dell offers something for everyone with the release of Intel's fourth-generation Core processor. Here's a rundown of the hardware to be on the lookout for.

Intel’s new desktop CPU lineup: Benchmark results reveal little competition for 4th-gen Core

Chipzilla will continue to dominate the CPU market, but AMD’s APU strategy leaves it with a foot in the door.

Intel releases faster, more-efficient Core CPUs in renewed bid for mobile market

Intel finally takes the wraps off its highly anticipated, all-new 4th-generation Core microarchitecture, codenamed Haswell.

Opera browser for PCs reborn as Opera Next

The new Opera Next 15 beta is the re-imagined and slimmed-down version of Opera's desktop browser. Its release comes on the heels of the company's revamp of Opera 14 for Android.

New HP PCs include 20-inch all-in-one that lies flat for games

The new all-in-one and desktop lines will offer CPUs from Intel's new fourth-generation Core Haswell line, as well as from AMD.

HP profit falls as PC and server sales decline

Hewlett-Packard reported a 32 percent drop in profit for its second fiscal quarter, due partly to slower sales of PCs and servers.

Dell's Project Ophelia thumb-sized PC

Dell's thumb PC, Project Ophelia, to ship in July

Dell's thumb-sized PC called Project Ophelia, which is the size of a USB stick, will start shipping in July for around $100.

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Falling PC sales cause Dell's profit to dive

Dell reported another quarter of declining profits and revenue Thursday as CEO Michael Dell continues his fight to take the company private.

Dell aims to cut desktop reliance with workstation for data centers

Dell intends to move workstations into the data center and then serve up intense multimedia and engineering applications to remote users over the cloud or in virtualized environments via thin clients.