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HP's SlateBook 14 Android laptop ships, but with a higher price than expected

HP's SlateBook is priced at $429, $30 more than the original announced price.

Best Buy

Best Buy dreams of laptop revival amid 'crashing' tablet sales

Shoppers aren't in a rush to upgrade their aging tablets. That sounds a lot like the PC market.

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Apple bumps MacBook Pro processors across the line

The update to the company's professional laptop line brings faster chips to the whole category, and a few more modest changes.

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PCWorld News

Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint

iPhones and iPad sales were both slower than expected

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Vizio rethinking PC strategy in weak market

New PCs from Vizio now hard to find. What's next?

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Dell's Chromebook sales go crazy, so company halts sales

Overwhelmed by commercial orders, Dell can't keep up.

lenovo y90

Lenovo ships first 4K laptop, challenging Toshiba

Lenovo's first 4K laptop, the IdeaPad Y50 UHD, starts at $1,299.99

acer c720 chromebook

Acer ships first Chromebooks with Intel's Core i3 chip

The Chromebooks start at $350, Acer said, providing competition to inexpensive PCs.

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Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

The market reached its healthiest point in two years, but is still in decline, IDC finds.

Toshiba Radius

Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

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Sony recalls Vaio Flip hybrid after reports of fire and melting

After selling off its Vaio unit in February and issuing an overheating warning for the Fit 11A in April, Sony is recalling the Vaio Flip over a similar issue.

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Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

After Sony sold off its PC business in February, the longtime PC brand is back, but only in Japan.

AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

AMD will improve its chips' power consumption over the next 6 years, hoping for idle battery life in laptops of up to 50 hours.