Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

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Google I/O 2015 will take place May 28-29

Google announced dates for its big developer conference.

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Motorola's upgraded Moto E gets LTE and more storage, but little else

The smartphone still has a 5-megapixel main camera and a 540 x 960-pixel screen

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Act now if you want to try Google's 'Project Ara' modular phone dev kit

Deadline to request the Spiral 2 development kit for Google's Project Ara smartphone expires on Feb. 7

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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The Free Software Foundation loves this laptop, but you won't

Sure, all the software--right down to the firmware!--is free and open in the LibreBoot X200. But it's still a refurbished 2008 laptop, and indicative of deeper problems in the state of truly open hardware.

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Razer Blade refresh adds GeForce GTX 970M GPU and Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU

It's what's inside that counts, especially with gaming PCs. Razer's Razer Blade Pro laptop hasn't changed on the outside, but the all-important GPU and CPU are now state-of-the-art.

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HTC is running behind schedule with its M7 and M8 Lollipop update

HTC will miss its goal of releasing a Lollipop update to US consumers within 90 days of receiving the OS from Google.

World Tech Update: Apple Watch in April, drone crashes at White House, Motorola back in China

Coming up on World Tech Update this week, the Apple Watch is coming in April, a small drone crashes at the White House and Motorola is back in China after a two-year hiatus.

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Dell's line of Linux laptops expands to include new MacBook Pro competitor

Dell's 'Project Sputnik' is expanding to offer Linux on the M3800 workstation and the revamped, MacBook Air-killing XPS 13 Ultrabook.

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OnePlus to unveil custom OxygenOS Android ROM on February 12

OnePlus is almost ready to share details of its custom-made ROM, called OxygenOS.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6 may unbundle the bloatware to win buyers back

Yet another report suggests a cleaner, more Nexus-like flagship from Samsung as the company's profits tank.

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Intel's vPro Core chips advance wire-free computing with wireless dock, Pro WiDi tech

The fifth-generation Core processors include new tech to free workplaces from unsightly wires, and make docking and authentication easier, too.

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Dell's new M3800 mobile workstation takes another shot at Apple

HP? Lenovo? Dell doesn't seem too intent on its traditional PC competitors these days. Instead, the nimbler PC maker seems intent on taking the fight to Apple.

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Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life.