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Vaio PCs to return to overseas markets this fall

Vaio, Sony's former laptop brand, is returning to overseas markets this fall, with sales of Windows 10 devices in the U.S. and Brazil.

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Dell's Chromebook 13 is the first built for business, starting at $399

Clad in carbon fiber, aluminum and magnesium, and priced up to $899, the Chromebook 13 is offering quality and choices we haven't seen before in the Chromebook space.

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The first Skylake laptops are Lenovo's Thinkpad P50 and P70 graphics workstations

Gamers got their 6th-gen Intel CPU, and now it looks like laptop users will too. These high-end machines sport other dream-checklist items including DDR4, Thunderbolt 3 and real USB 3.1.

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Why Linux enthusiasts are arguing over Purism's sleek, idealistic Librem laptops

Purism's sleek hardware and declared love for free and open components has won over the Linux world, but reality and the dream may not match.

Synaptics will put fingerprint sensors in PC touchpads to enable Windows Hello

With the SecurePad, Synaptics hopes to speed Windows 10 logins using an embedded fingerprint reader. Synaptics says it is working to qualify its SecurePad technology with Microsoft.

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Acer's insanely cheap Windows 10 Cloudbooks take aim at Chromebooks

Don't want to spend sub-$200 on a Chromebook? How about a Windows 10 laptop?

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Acer's new Windows 10 laptops arrive with Chromebook-like prices

The 11-inch model will launch in August in North America

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Apple misses iPhone estimates, but sales and profits excel

The company sold fewer phones than expected but still made more money than predicted

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Windows 8.1 clearance sales begin as Windows 10 looms

With Windows 10 a few days away, vendors and stores have begun "clearance sales" of Windows 8.1 PCs.

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Why Sony vows to stay in the smartphone business: The Internet of Things

Squashing sale rumors, Sony's Hiroki Totoki says the smartphone plays too important of a role in controlling a vast array of connected devices.

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LG's ultra-thin touchscreen panels will enable lighter, thinner notebooks

LG's AIT panels are coming to a notebook near you.

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Qualcomm: A flood of cheap LTE smartphones is on the way

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

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OnePlus 2 leaks show sleek, Nexus-style build with fingerprint sensor

OnePlus claims its new fingerprint scanner unlocks the device faster than Apple's Touch ID.