Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

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Dell's Chromebook sales go crazy, so company halts sales

Overwhelmed by commercial orders, Dell can't keep up.

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Lenovo ships first 4K laptop, challenging Toshiba

Lenovo's first 4K laptop, the IdeaPad Y50 UHD, starts at $1,299.99

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Acer ships first Chromebooks with Intel's Core i3 chip

The Chromebooks start at $350, Acer said, providing competition to inexpensive PCs.

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Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

The market reached its healthiest point in two years, but is still in decline, IDC finds.

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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

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Sony recalls Vaio Flip hybrid after reports of fire and melting

After selling off its Vaio unit in February and issuing an overheating warning for the Fit 11A in April, Sony is recalling the Vaio Flip over a similar issue.

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Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

After Sony sold off its PC business in February, the longtime PC brand is back, but only in Japan.

AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

AMD will improve its chips' power consumption over the next 6 years, hoping for idle battery life in laptops of up to 50 hours.

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The PC's future according to Computex: Thin, light, wireless, gesture-controlled

As the dust settles in Taipei, the next generation of PCs is shedding weight and wires. Smartglasses and even human gestures may soon control these devices, too.

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Toshiba's '7-in-1' PC convertible is more cumbersome than cool

The Dynabook Kira L93 goes on sale in Japan this month.

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We snuck an unauthorized hands-on with Asus' super-thin Transformer Book T300 Chi

Initial specs suggest that the hybrid device is slimmer than the Macbook Air

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PCI backers push low-power features with an eye on Internet of Things

The PC and server interface technology can sip energy when it needs to, PCI's industry group says.

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Microsoft shows off new devices, promotes Windows at Computex

Microsoft is battling with Google to get into consumer electronics gadgets