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Notebooks could learn something from HP's ridiculously rugged school laptops

HP has a new education laptop with a rugged and spill-resistant design.

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HP's EliteBook 705 laptops pack AMD's new Pro APUs

AMD's been dodgy about the release of Zen chips for laptops, and HP is providing a bridge with new laptops based on chips code-named Bristol Ridge.

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This Ubuntu Linux laptop packs a 4K display and Nvidia's beastly GeForce GTX 1070

System76's Ubuntu-based Oryx Pro is a beastly Linux laptop loaded with features also found in some of the fastest Windows laptops.

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After protest, Lenovo adds Linux compatibility to Yoga 900 and 900S laptops

Lenovo created a stir in late September when it said the Yoga 900 and 900S hybrids would work only with Windows, not Linux. The company has now changed its stance, bringing Linux support to those PCs.

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What can you get in a $99 laptop this holiday season?

If the high prices of the new Macbook Pros were disappointing, don't worry, dirt-cheap Windows 10 laptops will be available this holiday season for under $100.

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System76 brings Ubuntu to $699 laptop with Kaby Lake chips

If Windows 10 isn't your cup of tea, there's a new Ubuntu laptop from System76 with Intel's new Kaby Lake chip that won't burn your wallet.

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Ta-dah! Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple’s newest MacBook Pro

Apple finally—finally!—updated its high-end laptop with new keyboard functionality, processors, and more.

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Microsoft's Surface Book i7 doubles the GPU performance of its predecessor

Updated Surface Book i7 gets fatter GPU, slightly fatter body, and keeps the Fulcrum hinge.

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10 things Apple's new Macs could (and should) copy from the PC

Everyone wants to know what the new Macs will have, and you need look no further than what's already been on the PC for months.

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13 gadget-friendly travel bags for the discerning techie

Today's tech-savvy traveler has more gadget friendly luggage options than ever before, including Kate Spade purses that recharge iPhones, suitcases with built-in laptop trays and 'smart' bags that track their own locations.

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Acer's swanky Swift 7 launches as the thinnest laptop ever

There's never been a notebook slimmer than the Acer Swift 7.

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HP's Spectre x360 puts Kaby Lake and Thunderbolt into a thinner, faster package

HP's venerable Spectre x360 gets a major update including Thunderbolt 3.0, USB-C charging, Windows Hello and a 7th-gen Kaby Lake CPU.

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HP upgrades the Envy 13 laptop with Kaby Lake, debuts the 4K Envy 27 display

HP keeps its stylish Envy product line fresh by putting a Kaby Lake CPU into its Envy 13 laptop and debuting the snazzy Envy 27, a 4K FreeSync display.

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The $300 Kangaroo Notebook uses swappable mini-PCs to keep work and play separate

The Kangaroo Notebook rolling out in mid-October offers two self-contained PCs that can be swapped in and out of a single laptop dock.

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Why my older Chromebook has a right to live, even if Google says it's over

Chromebooks' five-year end-of-life policy—if it holds up—could put a lot of perfectly good laptops out of commission.