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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Desktop chips zip along to faster speeds

Clock rate speeds still matter to some, and that is pushing chip makers to push the limits.

Inside the i-mate Intelegent, the audacious phone that runs Windows 8

Can a smartphone that runs a desktop OS possibly make sense?

Apple tops Consumer Reports survey on PC tech support

Apple received high marks for its computer tech support in an annual survey from Consumer Reports, even topping its scores for the previous year.

China's unique PC buying trends revealed in survey

China took the title of world's largest market for PCs in 2012, and a survey by IHS iSuppli revealed that computer buyers in the country had unique preferences compared to counterparts worldwide.

Future of computer interaction on display in Paris

The future of computing comes to Paris this week with the annual Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference, which showcases new approaches to the way users connect with electronics.

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