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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.

WD Black

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.

Finding the right Ultrabook

Intel is always changing the requirements for portables that can call themselves Ultrabooks. We'll tell you what to expect from the latest models.

Toshiba says its new Kira Ultrabook packs a ridonkulous 22 hour battery life

The new Toshiba Dynabook Kira scoffs at laptops that claim 8 hours of endurance counts as all-day battery life.

Dell's Sputnik 3 touchscreen laptop has Ubuntu Linux, Intel's Haswell

The $1250 XPS 13 Developer Edition has a 13.3-inch touchscreen and will run on Ubuntu 12.04 OS.

What to look for when shopping for a laptop

Looking to pick up a laptop this holiday season? Here's what you should consider before you buy.

Yoga styles and Windows 7: Dell XPS 11 hybrid, refreshed XPS 13 Ultrabook hit the streets

Dell's latest laptops flip, bend, and kick it OS old school to grab your attention.

Acer Chromebook C720 (3)

Acer drops Chromebook price to $200

With a new wave of Chromebooks hitting the market with price tags more than $200, this move by Acer could trigger a price war.