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Tablet downsizing trend to quicken in second half of 2013

The shift toward smaller tablets will accelerate in the second half of the year when a slew of tablet makers, including Apple, introduce new models with screens 8-in. or smaller, said Richard Shim, an analyst with DisplaySearch.

Microsoft seeks entry to the education market via the Surface RT

In a bid to encourage educators to adopt its tablet, Microsoft will offer a $199 Surface RT special to K-12 schools.

New MacBook Airs offer all-day battery life, better graphics performance

New MacBook Airs unveiled by Apple Monday feature better battery life and faster graphics.

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Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes

New Windows PCs have always been the main attraction at Computex, the annual trade show in Taipei. But notable on the show floor this year is the growing presence of Google's Android OS, which is creeping into more and more tablets, televisions, set-top boxes and even PCs.

Gigabyte's convertible tablet goes on sale in July

Gigabyte is more widely known for making motherboards and components, but a pair of laptop-tablet hybrids on display at Computex this week caught our eye.

Outlook is a game changer for Windows RT tablets

Between Outlook, and the rest of the new features with Windows 8.1, Windows RT tablets will be much more attractive to both businesses and consumers.

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New laptops and hybrids emerge as 'fatbooks' are kicked to the curb

The trusty old laptop is being kicked to the curb, with PC makers trying to spice up their offerings by pushing a variety of hybrids, tablets and smaller-screen devices at the Computex trade show in Taipei this week.

Forget Haswell: Why tablet processors mean more to Intel at Computex

Intel's bid for mobile relevance became a whole lot stronger at Computex, starting with the news of an x86-based Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Dell's Haswell offerings include a convertible Ultrabook and a 27-inch AiO with a discrete graphics processor

Dell offers something for everyone with the release of Intel's fourth-generation Core processor. Here's a rundown of the hardware to be on the lookout for.

Hands-on with Acer's Iconia W3, the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet

After months on the market, Windows 8 tablets have yet to rack up the sales Microsoft and PC vendors were originally hoping for. But on Monday Taiwanese PC maker Acer showed off what could be the first of many Windows 8 tablets to come in smaller screen sizes, following the success of Apple's iPad mini and Google's Nexus 7.

Intel releases faster, more-efficient Core CPUs in renewed bid for mobile market

Intel finally takes the wraps off its highly anticipated, all-new 4th-generation Core microarchitecture, codenamed Haswell.

Intel's new mobile lineup: Desktop performance in portable packaging

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Intel's most powerful new mobile CPUs will feature Intel's best new integrated graphics processor. But you might not find them in Ultrabooks.

Here we go again! Analyst says PC market will wait for Windows Blue

One analyst claims that PC buyers are simply waiting around for a better PC experience - AKA Windows Blue - before they invest in a new Windows 8 PC.

Opera browser for PCs reborn as Opera Next

The new Opera Next 15 beta is the re-imagined and slimmed-down version of Opera's desktop browser. Its release comes on the heels of the company's revamp of Opera 14 for Android.

Why small screens won't cure Microsoft's Windows tablet blues

Small-screen Windows slates are poised to flood store shelves, but they aren't a magic pill for Microsoft's struggling tablet OS.