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Security tips for digital nomads

Here's a tale of traveling three continents in the past 18 months, staying connected, keeping powered up, and protecting valuable gadgets from theft.

Dell XPS 10, Lenovo Yoga 11 owners to get free Windows RT 8.1 updates

Dell's XPS 10 tablet and Lenovo's Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT have been discontinued, but the companies will provide customers free upgrades to the latest Windows RT 8.1 when the OS comes out later this month.

Lenovo Android laptop confirmed after user manuals leak online

Accidentally leaked user manuals from PC maker Lenovo show that the company is preparing a new laptop that runs Android instead of Windows.

Haswell comes to Chromebooks with Acer's new C720-2800 for just $250

The new Acer C720 Chromebook is thinner, lighter, and only slightly more expensive than the C710, but its main claim to fame is being the first out of the gate with a Haswell processor.

PC sales continue to plunge, but the drop is less steep

IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.

After leak, HP says revenue will dip slightly next year

HP expects to report a year-over-year revenue decline for its fiscal year 2014, which ends next October, though the decline “will moderate from fiscal 2013,” the company said, meaning it will fall by less.

HP, Google team up on featherweight $279 Chromebook 11

Google and HP collaborated on the design of the new Chromebook, which ships this week.

Hints of an 11-inch Chromebook pop up all over HP's website

HP's original Chromebook stands out primarily for being so big-screened, but new documents suggest a pint-sized counterpart is in the works.

Toshiba unveils new business notebooks under its Portege and Tecra brands

From Ultrabook to mobile workstation, all 5 PCs can use the same docking station.

Tablet buyers aren't ditching their laptops, studies show

A new survey shows that only 8.7 percent of tablet buyers want to use the tablet as a replacement for their laptops.

HP downsizes new business laptops

The company said its EliteBook 800 laptop models are 40 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than previous models.

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A tale of two Lenovos: How the company thrives in China

Consumers outside of China don't think of Lenovo much beyond laptops, but in that country the company has a wide reach. Explore the hidden—and larger—side of Lenovo.

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Chromebooks, Windows touch laptops offer lifeline to PC makers

Overall PC sales may be shrinking, but NPD Group says that sales of Chromebooks and touch-based Windows laptops both picked up during back-to-school season.