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Sony teases Yoga-like Windows 8 convertible in advance of IFA trade show

A teaser video from Sony suggests the company is planning a Vaio laptop that folds into a tablet, not unlike Lenovo's well-regarded IdeaPad Yoga.

High PC prices hindering industry recovery, analysts say

PC shipments are already in a steady decline with the growing adoption of tablets, and buyers are not yet willing to pay a premium for machines with Microsoft's Windows 8, analysts point out.

Intel's 'Bay Trail' Atom chip could blur the line between PCs, tablets

Aggressive pricing plus support for Android and Windows 8 could pave the way for versatile new machines.

Intel's Bay Trail chip could find its way into intelligent systems, set-top boxes

The embedded chips can be used for in-car entertainment systems, digital signage, and a wide variety of other equipment that needs to access services from the Internet.

What to Look for in a Laptop this School Year

With so many options to consider for a back to school laptop, you may feel like you need to sign up for Laptop 101. Here's a crash course in laptop shopping.

Behind the scenes at Razer!

Alex Wawro goes deep inside the design lab at Razer to check out the company's prototyping process.

The top tech products of 2013 (so far)

It's all here: New chips, great phones, innovative hardware. And the year's far from over yet.

Dell OKs new plan for shareholder vote on raised offer from Michael Dell

The Special Committee overseeing Dell's buyout proposal has reached an agreement with company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, on a proposed purchase in which shareholders will get US$13.75 per share and a special dividend of $0.13.

Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass NBT displays coming for touchscreen laptops

After cornering the market on premium mobile displays, Corning has turned its attention to touchscreen PCs.

Tablet shipments expected to at least double those of laptops and ultra-slim PCs in 2014

Tablet sales continue to increase as sales of laptops and other PCs decline.

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Toshiba announces Satellite E series notebooks

Ultra-thin notebooks will feature Intel or AMD processors and 10-point touchscreens.

Asus Chairman Jonney Shih: Nexus 7 'almost broke us'

In an interview with PCWorld and TechHive, Shih riffs on Nexus 7 development, Windows 8 woes, and Asus's smartphone aspirations.

Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.

on techhive.com

Michael Dell raises buyout offer for Dell by $0.10 per share, with new voting conditions

Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by US$0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion, after the company was forced to delay a vote because stockholders seemed inclined to reject the bid.