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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.

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Tablet sales forecast to pass PCs, laptops in 2013, IDC says

Tablet shipments will surpass total PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013, IDC predicts.

The 7 key lessons of IDF

Mobile will drive Intel's future—precisely what its competitors figured out years ago.

SK Hynix shifting more production to DRAM after price jump

SK Hynix will increase DRAM production at its headquarters, the company said Friday, following a price spike in memory chips after a fire at a company factory in China.

After going private Dell says it will stick with PC business

Dell can be more entrepreneurial as a private company, CEO and founder Michael Dell says.

Why Bay Trail makes more sense for Chromebooks than Haswell chips

By using Haswell instead of Intel's low-powered Bay Trail chips, the new Chromebooks may be targeting a use case that doesn't yet exist.

Dell goes private as shareholders approve $24.9 billion deal

Shareholders have voted to approve a US$24.9 billion buyout of the company by founder and CEO Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners.