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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.

HP Chromebook 11 pulled off shelves due to overheating charger

Google and HP halt all sales for the HP Chromebook 11 after reports of damaged, overheating chargers start trickling in.

Win a tablet or convertible in PCWorld's 2013 Lenovo Sweepstakes

Announcing the PCWorld 2013 Lenovo Sweepstakes

Acer Computex 2013 Laptops

Do-or-die time for Acer as it hunts for winning strategy

With consumers flocking to tablets and smartphones, Acer’s once-thriving PC business has been left in the dust.