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Meet the Asus Chromebook Flip, a $249 Chrome OS tablet with a 360-degree hinge

Google will be updating Chrome OS to make it easy to use this convertible Chromebook in clamshell or tablet mode, or in between.

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Acer adds horsepower to Chromebook with Intel Broadwell chip

Acer has added a Core i5 processor its Chromebook C910, which up to now has run on Core i3 or Celeron chips

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Asus G501 offers 4K, new GeForce, PCIe SSD and even Thunderbolt in superthin case

Asus new G501 tries to walk the fine line between being thin while still letting you play games.

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If you hate PC bloatware, here are the vendors to avoid

Bloatware or crapware clogs your PC, slowing it down and gobbling up space. A little research can help you avoid the worst offenders.

PCWorld News

PC sales may be worse than expected this year

IDC revised its forecast for PC shipments in 2015 to a drop of 4.9 percent

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iFixit uncovers the Force Touch trackpad in the 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

The new MacBook isn't the only Apple laptop to get a fancy new pressure-sensitive trackpad, though it may not be exactly the same model.

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Nvidia outs GeForce GTX 960M and GeForce GTX 950M GPUs for thin gaming laptops

Nvidia filled out its 9-series of mobile GPUs this morning with a pair of parts that it says will allow better gaming in laptops under an inch thick.

World Tech Update - Apple Watch, Chromebook Pixel, NASA rocket

On World Tech Update this week Apple details its Apple Watch and debuts a new, thin Macbook, Sony plans to shutdown PlayStation mobile and NASA tests a rocket booster that will send humans to Mars.

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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.