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Microsoft's Signature Edition laptops deliver the 'clean PC' experience you really want

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.

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In a post Superfish world, it's time to hold PC vendors more accountable for adware

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.

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Asus Zenbook UX305 is here, and it won't break the bank

Starting at $699, the UX305's price tag is well below that of some of its biggest competitors.

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Panasonic's ultra-durable Toughbook 54 gets lighter, but stays strong

But that durability doesn't come cheap.

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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The Free Software Foundation loves this laptop, but you won't

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.

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Razer Blade refresh adds GeForce GTX 970M GPU and Intel Core i7 quad-core CPU

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.

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Dell's line of Linux laptops expands to include new MacBook Pro competitor

Dell's 'Project Sputnik' is expanding to offer Linux on the M3800 workstation and the revamped, MacBook Air-killing XPS 13 Ultrabook.

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Dell's new M3800 mobile workstation takes another shot at Apple

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.

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Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life.

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Purism's high-end, open software-stuffed Librem 15 laptop hits crowdfunding goal

Purism reaches its fund raising goal and will build laptops that could eventually be free of proprietary software.

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Intel's WiGig-powered dock bring laptops closer to a wire-free life

Intel's Wireless Gigabit is a stepping stone into the chip maker's plan to free laptops of wires

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Lenovo puts AMD chip in ThinkPad 11e laptop

Lenovo's new ThinkPad Yoga 11e and ThinkPad 11e can also be bought with Intel's chips based on Broadwell architecture