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Sorry, Intel: As Windows XP upgrade cycle wanes, so does company's revenue forecast

Intel lowers its revenue guidance by almost $1 billion as the post-Windows-XP surge in sales peters out.

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Hands on: Google's new $999 Chromebook Pixel makes big changes under the hood

Google refreshes its flagship Chromebook with better CPUs, battery life, and other improvements, all squeezed into essentially the same case. Read all about it here.

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Google's new Chromebook Pixel features excellent battery life, USB Type-C ports

Google's new Chromebook Pixel may look identical to the first generation, but a pair of USB-C connectors and a Broadwell processor inside take the Pixel into the modern era. Still, what do you do with it?

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6 things to know about the USB-C port in the new MacBook

The new USB 3.1 port in the 12-inch MacBook is backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

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5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook

Apple's quest for ultra-thin simplicity in the new 12-inch MacBook has left a lot of technology in a shallow grave, replaced by a single Type-C port.

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12-inch MacBook hands-on: Great keyboard and trackpad, but only one port

OK, there are two ports—if you count the headphone jack. But the new 12-inch MacBook didn't get so thin and light without making tradeoffs.

Thinnest MacBook, a la carte HBO, and Apple Watch: The 3 biggest takeaways from Apple's event

Apple announces its new 13.1mm MacBook, $15/month HBO without cable, and the new features and release details for the Apple Watch.

Apple reveals thinnest, lightest MacBook yet

Apple's redesigned MacBook is 24 percent thinner than the MacBook Air and features a single USB-C port to connect power supply, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA and USB devices.

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Apple's new Macbook uses the new USB C standard and each of the two ports can be used for power, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA and USB devices.

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PCWorld's March Digital Edition reviews Dell's XPS 13. Finally, a MacBook Air killer.

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition.

HP Spectre x360: Hands-on with the beautiful convertible laptop

Besides being perhaps the sexiest convertible under $1,000, HP's new Spectre x360 was seemingly built in lockstep with the advice of Microsoft.

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Hands on with HP's Spectre x360 laptop, a veritable HP-Microsoft collaboration

Besides being perhaps the sexiest convertible under $1,000, HP's new Spectre x360 was seemingly built in lockstep with advice from Microsoft.

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Kenya abandons school laptop project, moves to computer labs

A snag in the bidding process derailed the laptop plan, but there are high hopes for computer labs

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Chromebook Pixel 2 rumors grow, as Google pulls a video confirming its existence

A Google exec was caught on video confirming a new Pixel, but Google won't comment. The original came out nearly two years ago, so it's overdue for an upgrade.

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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

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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.