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If you're concerned about Superfish adware, or just want an optimized, clean experience similar to building your own PC, check out Microsoft's own 'Signature Experience' line of laptops.
Adware. Bloatware. Crapware, Whatever you call it, Superfish shows how something annoying can turn scary. It's time for PCWorld to say enough is enough.
Starting at $699, the UX305's price tag is well below that of some of its biggest competitors.
But that durability doesn't come cheap.
Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.
Sure, all the software--right down to the firmware!--is free and open in the LibreBoot X200. But it's still a refurbished 2008 laptop, and indicative of deeper problems in the state of truly open hardware.
It's what's inside that counts, especially with gaming PCs. Razer's Razer Blade Pro laptop hasn't changed on the outside, but the all-important GPU and CPU are now state-of-the-art.
Dell's 'Project Sputnik' is expanding to offer Linux on the M3800 workstation and the revamped, MacBook Air-killing XPS 13 Ultrabook.
HP? Lenovo? Dell doesn't seem too intent on its traditional PC competitors these days. Instead, the nimbler PC maker seems intent on taking the fight to Apple.
Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life.
Purism reaches its fund raising goal and will build laptops that could eventually be free of proprietary software.
Intel's Wireless Gigabit is a stepping stone into the chip maker's plan to free laptops of wires
Lenovo's new ThinkPad Yoga 11e and ThinkPad 11e can also be bought with Intel's chips based on Broadwell architecture