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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.

Dump unwanted tech items for Lenovo gift card in new trade-in program

Lenovo teams with NextWorth.com to offer Lenovo gift cards to those who trade in any gently used tech via the trade-in site.

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HP now offers software support for Apple iPads

HP updated its SmartFriend support service Thursday and apparently will now troubleshoot software problems with Windows, Android, Chrome OS, OS X, and iOS products.

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Dell introduces $349 Inspiron 11 touchscreen laptop

Dell has introduced an 11.6-inch Inspiron 11 touchscreen laptop starting at US$349 as the company reshapes its consumer laptop lineup with a new naming scheme and models.

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Dell upgrades Precision workstation, pro laptop lines

Dell unveils desktop and mobile workstations that feature new chips, faster RAM, and a high-resolution laptop screen.