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Dell declares the updated XPS 13 the 'world's smallest 13-inch laptop'

Pretty soon these laptops will be so small they'll be invisible, if the Dell XPS 13 is any indication.

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Toshiba embraces pen-based computing with new Windows tablets, Portege hybrid

Toshiba's new Windows tablets and convertibles embrace pens over touch alone.

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Lost your digital stylus? Just write on Lenovo's new Yoga tablet with a pencil--or a fork

Lenovo's new tablet lets you use almost any pencil or pen to write on your tablet.

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Someone call Guinness! Lenovo's new LaVie laptops are the lightest in the world

Lenovo says its new LaVie Z H550 weights just 1.72 lbs. making it the lightest 13-inch notebook in the world.

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Origin beastly new EON laptops boast full-blown desktop Core i7 processors

"Gaming laptop? I'll show you a gaming laptop," Origin says, before unveiling the beastly EON15-X and EON17-X.

Asus takes on Apple with ultra-thin Transformer Book Chi

Asus rolled out the new Transformer Book Chi convertibles at CES, calling them a better option than Apple's Macbook Air and iPad Air. The company also updated its popular Zenfone with two new models.

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ThinkPads get Broadwell and break the 100 million mark

Lenovo says it has broken a milestone by shipping 100 million—that's with an 'm'—ThinkPads.

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Acer refreshes Aspire line with 5th-gen Intel CPUs and RealSense imaging technology

Acer updates several systems with new chips and shoehorns Intel's awesome RealSense into a massive 17-inch notebook. Many specs remain the same from prior models, though.

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AMD hopes to squeeze Carrizo into more laptops with a plug-and-play board design

AMD's barely present in the laptop market right now, but the company plans to change that with a new chip and components strategy

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Purism discovered how to make open-source software laptops even more open

Purism, the creator of the freedom-obsessed Librem 15 laptop, says it has figured out way to get new Intel CPUs to play nice without proprietary firmware.

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Tokyo court hears lawsuit against Apple over laptop charger pins

Supplier Shimano Manufacturing wants a sales injunction and US$8.4 million for patent infringement

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Lenovo recalls more than 500,000 power cords due to spark, burn risk

Nearly half a million Lenovo devices in the U.S. need to swap out their power cord ASAP after Lenovo recalls the LS-15 AC adapter.

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Are HP's new EliteBooks too cool to be corporate?

The latest generation includes carbon-fiber chassis designs, SSDs, versatile displays, and tantalizing hints of future Intel CPUs.

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Hands-on with HP's Stream 11, the $200 Windows laptop that wants to kill Chromebooks

HP and Microsoft have created a Windows laptop that's as small and cheap as a Chromebook. Is that an accomplishment? Mark Hachman dives in to find out.