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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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Amazon's three top-selling computers for the holidays were... Chromebooks

What shoppers seem to want is a cheap, sub-$300 laptop. Chromebooks fit the bill, but supercheap Windows PCs like HP's Stream are also selling very well.

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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.

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Dirt-cheap laptops might be this year's stocking stuffer

Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise commodity-priced laptops and tablets, while the biggest-ticket items may be in the smallest packages: smartphones.

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USB Armory is the Swiss army knife of security devices

A USB-stick computer built around a processor with strong security capabilities

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Purism Librem 15 Linux laptop blends high-end hardware with totally free software

Purism wants your help making an uncompromisingly high-end Linux laptop with uncompromisingly free software inside.

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Dell to put depth-sensing 3D cameras in more Android, Windows devices

The first tablet with a depth-sensing 3D camera is expected out by the end of the month, and Dell has more to come.