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Intel challenges ARM with new Quark chips for wearables; shows off Bay Trail, Broadwell

Intel launched its Intel Developer Forum Tuesday by announcing a new line of Quark embedded chips, while showing off PCs running next-generation "Bay Trail" Atom and "Broadwell" Core chips.

New 'Haswell' Chromebooks expected this week at IDF

Google and Intel will share information about new Chromebooks at Intel's chip conference this week.

The best of IFA 2013: 15 eye-grabbing laptops, cameras, smartwatches, and more

Most years, the IFA trade show in Berlin is pretty boring. In 2013, it's anything but.

From calculators to tablets, Intel focuses on the mobile era

Look for a road map for Intel's shift to the mobile era to be outlined at next week's Intel Developer Forum.

Toshiba Sattelite Click

Toshiba intros new Satellites: The ND15t notebook, Encore tablet, and Click detachable

The Satellite ND15t notebook and Encore tablet to use Intel’s new Bay Trail processors. The Toshiba Click is based on an AMD A4 processor.

Asus Zenbook UX301 Ultrabook

Asus demos two new Zenbooks, three Transformers, and an ultraportable laptop at IFA

New proudcts include Ultrabooks with Gorilla Glass lids, Windows/Android hybrids, and a budget-oriented ultraportable.

Sony's new VAIOs include Flip convertible laptops, Tap 11 hybrid, Tap 21 all-in-one

Highlight: The VAIO Flip 15 sports a 15-inch IPS panel with a native resolution of 2660 by 1620 pixels, and it can drive an external HDMI monitor at 4K resolution (3820 by 2160 pixels).

Acer Extend prototype is another stab at producing laptops powered by smartphones

The company is showing off a prototype laptop shell, called Acer Extend, that's powered entirely by a connected smartphone.

Lenovo ThinkPad T440s screen

Lenovo's ThinkPad T440 packs dual batteries, runs up to 17 hours

The ThinkPad T440, a laptop that comes with two batteries for up to 17 hours running time, and the ThinkPad X240, which also packs two batteries and gives up to 10 hours battery life, will be available worldwide this month.

Windows 8.1 won't rescue PC market this year, IDC says

The Windows 8 OS and high prices of PCs are reasons why people are looking at attractively priced tablets instead says one analyst.

Dell Inspiron 7000

Dell adds consumer touches to Latitude notebook line

Gorilla Glass, touch displays, and the look and feel of the XPS consumer notebook -- all these are part of Dell's refreshed Latitude notebook line.

Intel developing 3D laptop cameras that can follow your glare and read your emotions

From mundane 2D devices, integrated cameras in laptops and tablets in the future will change into powerful 3D tools that can sense movement, track emotion, and even monitor reading habits of children, according to Intel.

Samsung Ad

Samsung’s ridiculous ad for the 840 EVO SSD will live forever in Web infamy

The viral ad is so horrible, you can not look away. And it just might be the most brilliant marketing move in Samsung's history.