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PC market fell hardest in 2013, analyst firm says

Not only did the traditional PC market record the sharpest dip on record for 2014, but the market is expected to shrink through 2018.

What caught our eye at Mobile World Congress 2014

Our intrepid team of reporters outlines three trends -- low-end smartphones, convertible tablets, and improved mobile audio -- that dominated their week in Barcelona.

Hands on with the HP Pavilion x360

It looks like a laptop, but it's actually a pretty cool hybrid. Melissa Riofrio has the details from Mobile World Congress.

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Tablets race toward 64-bit finish line with new hardware, operating systems

Bringing 64-bit chip architecture to the tablet space will erase one of the last advantages full-fledged PCs have.

Acquisitions likely to hit Lenovo's profits in short term

While net profit rose 30 percent for the fourth quarter, the proposed acquisitions of Motorola Mobility and IBM's low-end server unit figure to cause a short-term drop.

Once skyrocketing tablet sales growth sees a slowdown

Market-research firm IDC says that tablet shipments grew 28.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. That's a far cry from the 75.3 percent growth in sales during the 2012 fourth quarter.

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Intel launches notebook, tablet for schools

Intel launched a pair of reference designs for schools, loading up a tablet and a clamshell PC design with education-focused software and peripherals.

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PCs drive Intel's earnings, but 'Bay Trail' Android tablets are on the horizon

In a twist, processors designed for consumer PCs outperform Intel's expectations, while the usually reliable Xeon chips fall short.

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ICE turns to the crowd to fund its xPC modular computer

The xPC, a Windows computer that can "transform" into a notebook or tablet PC, will ship by June, its backers say.

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Sony adds 11-inch hybrid to the VAIO Flip family

The new Flip convertible might succeed where the VAIO Tap 11 slipped.

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Toshiba shows off shape-shifting 5-in-1 concept PC

This concept PC's motherboard is located in its kickstand, and it moves like a contortionist.

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Asus' new PC convertible can switch between Windows and Android in five seconds

The Taiwanese PC maker is bringing its Padfone device to the US late this year

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Asus Duet hybrid swaps between Android and Windows with the push of a button

Laptop/tablet hybrid packs a 13.3-inch HD display, a Core i7 processor, and oodles of storage.

HP CES commercial PC announcements

HP ships an Android all-in-one PC, plus several business laptops and desktops

In addition to its first all-in-one to run Android 4.3 instead of Windows, the company also announced several new Windows laptops and desktops at CES.