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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.

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The PC's future according to Computex: Thin, light, wireless, gesture-controlled

As the dust settles in Taipei, the next generation of PCs is shedding weight and wires. Smartglasses and even human gestures may soon control these devices, too.

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Toshiba's '7-in-1' PC convertible is more cumbersome than cool

The Dynabook Kira L93 goes on sale in Japan this month.

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We snuck an unauthorized hands-on with Asus' super-thin Transformer Book T300 Chi

Initial specs suggest that the hybrid device is slimmer than the Macbook Air

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PCI backers push low-power features with an eye on Internet of Things

The PC and server interface technology can sip energy when it needs to, PCI's industry group says.

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Microsoft shows off new devices, promotes Windows at Computex

Microsoft is battling with Google to get into consumer electronics gadgets

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HP's Pro Tablet 612 challenges Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 for 'laptop replacement' crown

HP's Pro Tablet 612 is being pitched as a laptop replacement, and will ship worldwide in September

Asus unveils Transformer Book V at Computex

The Transformer Book V is a smartphone, tablet, and laptop that can run both Windows and Android.

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PC sales this year look just slightly better, IDC says

The research company has eased its forecast from a 6.1 percent drop to just 6 percent.

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Asus teases a host of PC-gaming products, including a potential Steam Machine

Products include small form-factor desktops, a gaming laptop, and several new components

Hands on with Dell's 2-in-1 Inspiron hybrids

Dell's 2-in1 Inspiron machines bring a touch of table to a conventional laptop, but don't be mistaken. With the screen folded around, they end up as pretty heavy tablets so look elsewhere if you're primarily after tablet functionality.

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Hands-on: Dell's Inspiron hybrids are more laptop than tablet, just like Lenovo's Yoga

Dell's new Inspiron hybrids borrow from Lenovo's Yoga design

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Hands-on: Asus Zenbook NX500 stuns with a premium design and 4K display

Asus’ upcoming Zenbook NX500 looks a lot like Apple’s MacBook Pro, but that’s no complaint.

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Asus' Transformer Book V hybrid transforms into phone, tablet, and laptop

Asus is testing the patience of Microsoft and Google once again with its Transformer Book V, which can run Android and Windows

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Dell brings Ubuntu to tablets with new Inspiron hybrids

Dell's new hybrids include the Inspiron 11 3000, which starts at US$449.99, and Inspiron 13 7000, for which the price was not available