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Dell installs self-signed root certificate on laptops, endangering users' privacy

Users are reporting that some Dell laptops sold recently come preloaded with a self-signed root digital certificate that lets attackers sniff traffic to any secure website.

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Origin's EON17-SLX laptop packs desktop-class parts that can kick your PC's butt

Origin drops "VR ready" GTX 980 laptop with a desktop CPU in it


Hands-on with HP's tough little Elite X2: This Surface clone means business

Go ahead: Drop it on the floor. Sit on the kickstand. HP's Elite X2 is the one Surface clone that's repairable.

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Newly split-off HP Inc. begins life with a 4K laptop

The ZBook Studio is a 15.6-inch laptop with a 4K screen


Samsung embraces 4K displays with the pixel-packed Ativ Book 9 Pro laptop

4K isn't a standard feature in laptops yet, but Samsung is ready to join the 4K laptop club.


New Surface Book owners complain of unexpected freezes, other bugs

One of the most common complaints owners are making about the new Surface Book is that their new laptop will suddenly, unexpectedly lock up.

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11 secrets you didn't know about your new Surface Book or Surface Pro 4

Get a head start with your new Surface Book or Surface Pro 4. We'll tell you about the buttons you might miss, the settings worth seeking out, and some other hidden tricks.

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Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 available today, but may be hard to find

The Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are officially on sale, but not necessarily available.


Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro: It isn't twice as fast. It's three times as fast

Microsoft figured out how to put a discrete GPU into the Surface Book, and it does make a difference. We ran the benchmarks to find the truth.


Microsoft's entry-level Surface Book quietly gets a discrete Nvidia graphics option

The Microsoft Store added another $200 to the budget-level Surface Book in order to offer a dGPU option across the entire line.

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Spec showdown: Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro, from cheapest to priciest

If there was any doubt which product Microsoft was gunning for, the spec sheet makes it abundantly clear.

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Lenovo's 360-degree Yoga 900 laptop answers the Surface Book's challenge

Lenovo improved the premium convertible's famous watchband hinge and priced its configurations from $1200 to $1500. Yes, there's Skylake, too.

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Microsoft's 1TB Surface Book appears with a jaw-dropping $3200 price tag

Think Microsoft's Surface Books are already too expensive? Wait until you see this $3,200 high-end model.

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New Microsoft trade-in deal will give you up to $300 for your old MacBook or laptop

Want up to $300? Trade-in your lightly used MacBook at a Microsoft Store location until Tuesday.


Eyes off! HP, 3M join forces to build native privacy screens into laptops

Future laptops to have privacy screen you turn on with the push of a button