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Lenovo A540 all-in-one PC

Lenovo announces an aluminum-clad all-in-one PC and several new laptops

The Lenovo A540 AiO will be available in July. The new laptop launches range from May to August.

Toshiba's 4K laptop to ship next week for $1,499.99

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Toshiba's Satellite P55T is one of the first laptops in the world to ship with a 4K display

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Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba's Satellite P55t, coming soon

Yes, it's the first, and for just $1,500 or so, and you, too, can stare at a zillion gorgeous pixels. But gosh, that's a lot to cram on a 15.6-inch display.

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Intel brings Windows 8.1 to schools with new education hybrid

Intel's Education 2-in-1 hybrid has a detachable screen and an Atom Bay Trail processor

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Thank XP: Desktop PC sales take off again in Western Europe

Enterprises are buying desktops again to get away from Windows XP, according to Gartner

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New rugged laptop from Dell has a screen with a twist

Dell introduces a 11.6-inch rugged laptop that can double up as a tablet

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Fumble-free USB 3.1 connector will be in products by year end

USB Implementers Forum says final USB 3.1 specification will be published in July

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"A disruptive force": 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013, says ABI Research

It's not a huge number, but enough to keep PC makers interested.

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Wall Street Beat: Mixed news for tech puts dent in sector confidence

Nasdaq Computer index closes down for the week

Lenovo recalls ThinkPad batteries for fire hazard

The company has set up a Web page about the recall, which affects numerous laptops sold in 2010 and 2011.

Nvidia GeForce 800M series

Nvidia announces its all-new GeForce 800M line of notebook GPUs

New chips deliver more gaming power and longer battery life, plus other novel features.

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Hands-on: Updated Razer Blade and Blade Pro laptops are slim, more supercharged

These gaming laptops add Nvidia's swanky new mobile GPUs, and the ultrathin Blade adds a Retina-class touch display and other goodies.

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IGEL turns old laptops into thin clients with new software

The company's Universal Desktop Converter 2 software costs $80 per laptop