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Hands on: Google's new $999 Chromebook Pixel makes big changes under the hood

Google refreshes its flagship Chromebook with better CPUs, battery life, and other improvements, all squeezed into essentially the same case. Read all about it here.

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Google's new Chromebook Pixel features excellent battery life, USB Type-C ports

Google's new Chromebook Pixel may look identical to the first generation, but a pair of USB-C connectors and a Broadwell processor inside take the Pixel into the modern era. Still, what do you do with it?

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6 things to know about the USB-C port in the new MacBook

The new USB 3.1 port in the 12-inch MacBook is backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

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5 everyday technologies Apple killed in the 12-inch MacBook

Apple's quest for ultra-thin simplicity in the new 12-inch MacBook has left a lot of technology in a shallow grave, replaced by a single Type-C port.

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12-inch MacBook hands-on: Great keyboard and trackpad, but only one port

OK, there are two ports—if you count the headphone jack. But the new 12-inch MacBook didn't get so thin and light without making tradeoffs.

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Google officially announces Android 5.1 with HD Voice, multi-SIM, and device protection

The update is mostly about bug fixes, but includes a couple of welcome new features.

Apple reveals thinnest, lightest MacBook yet

Apple's redesigned MacBook is 24 percent thinner than the MacBook Air and features a single USB-C port to connect power supply, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA and USB devices.

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Apple's new Macbook uses the new USB C standard and each of the two ports can be used for power, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA and USB devices.

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Microsoft's Office 365 reportedly being bundled into Samsung KNOX for Android

Now that the legal enmity between Microsoft and Samsung has ended, it's opened the door for greater collaboration, it seems.

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PCWorld's March Digital Edition reviews Dell's XPS 13. Finally, a MacBook Air killer.

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition.

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HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: Which flagship phone will you want?

We break down each phone following our hands-on time with the Galaxy S6 and One M9.

Intel announces Atom X3 SoFIA, its new best hope for smartphone relevance

At Mobile World Congress, Intel unwraps details on its Atom chips—the X3, X5, and X7—which will appear in mobile devices later this year.

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Silent Circle's privacy-focused Blackphone 2, Blackphone+ tablet target businesses

Alongside the Blackphone 2 secure smartphone and a tablet, the company is introducing a new enterprise conference-calling service

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Sony's pixel-packed Xperia Z4 Tablet aims for mobile entertainment dominance

Sony's svelte, high-resolution Xperia Z4 Tablet is packed with features designed to make it the go-to slate for jamming tunes, watching videos, and even playing PlayStation games.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6: 3 things it gets right, and 3 things it gets wrong

An improved design is only part of the story.