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LG puts some curve on its new mid-range phones

LG has announced four new mid-range phones ahead of Mobile World Congress, and they're getting some trickle-down features from LG's more expensive handsets.

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Lenovo CTO admits company 'messed up,' publishes Superfish removal tool

Lenovo's chief technology officer Peter Hortensius tells PCWorld that by Friday the company will publish an app to remove the Superfish adware from affected computers. But this doesn't mean adware won't return to Lenovo PCs, either.

Apple offers free repairs for MacBook Pro video issue dating to 2011

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple over the issue, which appeared soon after the latest MacBook Pros went on sale

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Microsoft's Signature Edition laptops deliver the 'clean PC' experience you really want

If you're concerned about Superfish adware, or just want an optimized, clean experience similar to building your own PC, check out Microsoft's own 'Signature Experience' line of laptops.

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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 lands Lollipop to lead this week's Android device update roundup

The Nvidia Shield Tablet is getting some stability fixes for a smoother gaming experience.


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In a post Superfish world, it's time to hold PC vendors more accountable for adware

Adware. Bloatware. Crapware, Whatever you call it, Superfish shows how something annoying can turn scary. It's time for PCWorld to say enough is enough.


Nvidia will bring back mobile 900M graphics overclocking after disabling it as a 'bug'

Nvidia's bringing back the ability to overclock your GTX 900M-series mobile GPU, mere weeks after removing the capability and calling it a 'bug.'

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Asus Zenbook UX305 is here, and it won't break the bank

Starting at $699, the UX305's price tag is well below that of some of its biggest competitors.

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Panasonic's ultra-durable Toughbook 54 gets lighter, but stays strong

But that durability doesn't come cheap.

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How Intel and PC makers prevent you from modifying your laptop's firmware

The UEFI firmware that boots up your PC is a closed, proprietary blob of code—and you can't change it out even if you wanted to. Here's why.


These upgrade kits swap out your laptop's old graphics with a new Nvidia GPU

Got a gaming laptop and wishing you had one of the latest Nvidia GPUs? There just might be hope for you if you're not afraid of a little thermal paste.

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

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Report: Galaxy S6 benchmarks offer hints about next-generation smartphone

If Samsung's own Exynos chipset can live up to its hype, the company has a shot at turning around its sinking fortunes.


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