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Acer needs to focus on brand building, tablets under new leaders

As it searches for a new president and chairman, Acer looks for ways to shed its reputation as a low-end seller of notebooks.

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Tablets will rule 2014, analysts say, but vendors will battle

Tablets will out-ship almost all other PC form factors combined next year, forming nearly 50 percent of the total market, say analysts at Canalys.

15 Black Friday doorbuster tech deals that are worth the money

Not every Black Friday tech sale is worth it. Here are the ones that are.

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10 Black Friday laptop deals that pass the crap test

Most post-Thanksgiving notebook bargains skimp on something. We scrutinize the specs and tell you what's worth checking out.

Laptop, tablet prices to reach lows during year-end holiday season

Prices of some laptops and tablets have already fallen, with others expected to drop starting with Black Friday year-end holiday sales.

Black Friday doorbuster deals: The TVs, phones, and PCs that aren't total ripoffs

We evaluate specs and prices to help you make your Black Friday deal-buying count.

Acer's $300 C270P Chromebook is a touchscreen laptop for the 99 percent

Acer's latest Chromebook undercuts the touchscreen Chromebook Pixel's price tag by a cool $1,000.

Finger-friendly laptops aren't touching a chord with notebook buyers

Windows 8 may have been built for touch, but laptop buyers are sticking to the ol' keyboard and mouse.

11 tech products we couldn't live without

Whether beautiful, fast, useful, or just plain fun, this is tech we can all appreciate.

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WD's Black2 SSD/HDD combo drive promises to solve the capacity-versus-speed storage conundrum

Laptop users can now have SSD speed and HDD capacity in a single 9mm package

Deals revealed for Surface, Windows 8 laptop holiday sales

Microsoft is whacking prices on Black Friday for its first generation Surface Windows RT tablets as well as for Windows 8 laptops and Xbox consoles.

How to buy the best Windows 8 device

Whether it's a laptop, desktop, tablet, or hybrid, we'll tell you how to pick out the right Windows 8 device for you.

Acer's president and replacement CEO abruptly resigns as founder takes helm

Acer's upcoming CEO has abruptly resigned from the troubled PC maker, in a surprise move that will result in founder Stan Shih temporarily taking over leadership.

Acer's funky R7 laptop gets the Haswell treatment and active stylus support

The hybrid with the Star Trek-inspired screen is powering up with Intel's battery-boosting processor and more.