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Asus outs svelte, aluminum Zenbook UX305 and the EeeBook, a $199 Chromebook killer

The two new laptops unveiled at Asus' IFA event couldn't be more different.

Toshiba Chromebook 2

Toshiba updates its Chromebook line with two new models at IFA 2014

Chromebook 2 to be available in entry-level and upscale versions

Lenovo Y70 Touch

Lenovo debuts new gaming rigs at IFA: The $1299 Y70 Touch laptop and the $599 Erazer X315 desktop

Both machines feature discrete graphics; Y70 Touch boasts 17-inch touchscreen.

PCWorld News

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP's patent application for a foldable device is more likely a competitive hedge than the precursor to a hardware play, one analyst says

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PC market in 2014 a bit less dire than previously thought

Global PC shipments will decline by 3.7 percent this year, a change from IDC's previous forecast of 6 percent.

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HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn risk

There have been almost 30 reports of power cords overheating and melting

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Dirt cheap Windows PCs already hitting the streets, with help from Microsoft

PC makers are selling laptops with Microsoft's royalty free Windows 8.1 with Bing OS starting at $249

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Intel highlights more of its wireless computing plans

Intel is developing a smart dock to wirelessly connect to monitors and peripherals, the company said.

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HP Stream revealed: Microsoft's Chromebook killer is a Chromebook clone

German-language site Mobile Geeks recently uncovered specs on the HP Stream 14. It looks nice, but can it run Windows well enough?

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Acer gaming laptop fights internal gunk with dust-destroying technology

The New Acer Aspire V Nitro notebook series includes the Aspire V Nitro Black Edition, with a special metal fan specifically designed to fight dust.

Microsoft targets MacBook in new Surface Pro 3 ads

"So you're saying it does more than my Mac?" The latest ads embody Microsoft's new emphasis on productivity.

Origin PC

Origin launches Alienware laptop "trade-up" program

Origin's offering to let you ditch your Alienware 14 for a sleek EVO15-S (or other Origin PC).