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CES 2014 predictions

Laptops, Chromebooks, tablets: The PCs we expect to see at CES 2014

Computers won't take center stage this year, but we predict there will be several standout product announcements at the annual trade show.

Legal ruling

US judge dismisses challenge to border laptop searches

Searches done by U.S. Customs and Border Protection without a show of reasonable suspicion are rare and don't require reasonable suspicion, a federal judge said

chromebook

Chromebooks' success punches Microsoft in the gut

Amazon, NPD Group trumpet sales of the bare-bones laptops in 2013 to consumers and businesses

HP Chromebook 11

The HP Chromebook 11 returns to store shelves

After a faulty charger scuttled Christmas sales, the HP Chromebook is available once again.

chromebook

Chromebooks charge into business market, capture 20% of commercial notebooks

According to NPD, tablets continued their push to replace the PC market. But so did Chromebooks, with great effect. But neither traditional PC -- Macs or Windows -- showed growth.

PC Plus Android: Microsoft to face computer makers' rebellion at CES

Windows 8.1 PCs that also run Android should 'scare the heck' out of Microsoft, says analyst

laptop gifts

Shopping for last-minute tech gifts? Here's our one stop guide

We've put our recommendations for best laptops, printers, scanners, and more in one convenient place.

PCWorld News

Acer focuses on cloud services to revive business

Acer has been struggling financially because of declining PC sales and is looking for new leadership

lots of laptops and chargers

One power cord to rule them all: Standards group pushes for universal laptop charger

Adopting a universal laptop charger standard would lessen headaches and e-waste, says the International Electrotechnical Commission.

Overheating HP Chromebook 11 chargers recalled due to fire and burn risks

Some of the faulty HP Chromebook 11 chargers were MELTING.

Dell Chromebook 11 (1)

Dell's Chromebook 11 breaks reliance on Google's cloud

Dell's first Chromebook is targeted at the education market, with consumer models coming later.

Dell joins the Chromebook army with 11-inch educational laptop

pcworld.com

Dell will initially ship Chromebook 11 to educational institutions, models coming to consumers later

HP Revolve

Hands-on with HP’s new Elite portfolio of business PCs

New products include a new Ultrabook, SFF desktops, and a 23-inch touchscreen.