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Asus, other PC makers announce laptops, desktops with Intel Haswell chips

PCs that are cooler, smaller and faster were announced by computer makers Sunday in advance of Computex, with the new machines featuring Intel's speedier fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell.

Intel kicks off Haswell shipments with quad-core Core processors

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After months of teasers, Intel kicked off shipments of fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell, with the first batch being quad-core chips for laptops and desktops.

Intel's new mobile lineup: Desktop performance in portable packaging

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Intel's most powerful new mobile CPUs will feature Intel's best new integrated graphics processor. But you might not find them in Ultrabooks.

Wall Street Beat: tech stocks up despite dire PC, server outlook

Despite dismal forecasts for PCs and servers, tech stocks have been doing well on optimism about cloud technology and mobile devices.

14 inch Razer Blade - PCWorld Update

14" Razer Blade - PCWorld Update

U.S. allows export of devices and software to Iran in runup to election

The U.S. government has lifted sanctions on the export of a variety of consumer communications devices, software and services including mobile phones to Iran ahead of elections in that country.

Intel shifting Celeron, Pentium chips to Atom architecture

Intel's upcoming Atom tablet chip code-named Bay Trail will be repurposed for use in the company's Celeron and Pentium chips for entry-level laptops, desktops and all-in-ones, Intel said on Friday.

Hands on with the new Razer Blade, a gaming Ultrabook thinner than a Macbook Air

Razer takes aim at the ultraportable market with the new Razer Blade, a 14-inch gaming laptop that's thinner and lighter than the Macbook Air.

Opera browser for PCs reborn as Opera Next

The new Opera Next 15 beta is the re-imagined and slimmed-down version of Opera's desktop browser. Its release comes on the heels of the company's revamp of Opera 14 for Android.

Xbox One, Sad Larry Page, and Robot Doctors - TechWatch

Xbox One, Sad Larry Page, and Robot Doctors - TechWatch

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Intel claims Haswell will offer 50 percent more battery life in laptops

Intel's upcoming family of Core processors, code-named Haswell, will offer 50 percent more battery life in laptops than did their "Ivy Bridge" predecessors, Intel said on Thursday.

HP launches consumer laptops with plenty of touch

Today's announcement includes a 14-inch touchscreen model for just $399 and a huge, 17.3-inch laptop.

HP $399 touchscreen laptop breaks price barrier

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Hewlett-Packard has introduced a new wave of Envy and Pavilion thin and light laptops, including an 11.6-inch touchscreen model priced aggressively at $399.

Windows 8.1 laptops with AMD's new chips to support wireless display

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Advanced Micro Devices hopes to regain share in the PC processor market with its upcoming chips based on the Jaguar core, which will bring console-like gaming and wireless displays to laptops with Windows 8 and its successor, Windows Blue.

AMD reveals next-gen mobile CPUs, claims unprecedented graphics performance

Temash, Kabini, and Richland processors promise graphics performance on par with current-generation discrete GPUs.