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Report: Google 'tightening the screws' on Android manufacturers

Expect to see more Google services front and center on future devices.

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How Intel, Microsoft and the wireless carriers will finally realize the promise of an 'always connected' PC

Thanks to developments like Intel's Skylake platform, we'll soon use PCs like we do our phones: always on and always connected to the Internet.

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Windows PCs lose back-to-school sales to Chromebooks, Macs

The Windows PC market is a wounded giant, seemingly on the mend after years of market free-fall. But the explosive growth of Mac and especially Chromebook sales pose a threat to Windows' recovery.

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Sorry, folks: Samsung's curvaceous Galaxy Note Edge is a 'limited edition concept'

Sorry, folks. Even though Samsung announced the Galaxy Note Edge alongside the Note 4, you probably won't be able to snag one for yourself.

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Steam Machines and 3D cameras: How Dell's using innovation to draw attention

The Alienware Alpha console and razer-thin Dell Venue 8 7000 are only the beginning.

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Toshiba’s Tecra C50 series laptops signal new push into SMB market

The PC builder uses its enterprise-hardware smarts to broaden its business base, building lower-cost laptops that are still durable, secure, and ready for a fast-paced workday.

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Report: Dell, HP held merger talks with EMC as PC hardware makers scramble to get out

Storage giant EMC recently called off merger talks with Hewlett-Packard, and has reportedly talked with Dell as well.

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Lenovo to cough up $100 refunds, $250 vouchers to settle IdeaPad suit

IdeaPad U310/U410 owners can get either a $100 refund or $250 voucher as part of a class-action settlement.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch set for October 17, preorders open this Friday

Jump online tomorrow to get your hands on Samsung's newest phablet.

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Scary video highlights danger of damaged Lithium Ion batteries

A battery explosion serves as a reminder to replace damaged Lithium Ion batteries

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Why buy Intel's Broadwell chip, with Skylake waiting in the wings?

Intel sweeps its Broadwell microprocessors under the floor at IDF, and pushes Skylake as the next big thing. If you're going to buy a PC next year, maybe you should wait a bit.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.