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Windows 8 hybrid laptops will be scarce through the holidays

While demand for hybrid devices is tepid, as with Windows 8 PCs in general, the dearth of hardware is putting a damper on the potential success of the unique PC models.

Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux ultrabook: First in a new line?

Testers are asking for a 'big brother version' of the company's new 'XPS 13, Developer Edition,' Dell says.

Asus delays Taichi dual-screen ultrabooks

Asustek has delayed U.S. shipments for its dual-screen Taichi ultrabooks, which were available for order from retail sites like Amazon, Newegg and TigerDirect.

Amazing Black Friday Laptop Deals Under $500

We’ve picked 10 of the best sub-$500 laptop deals worth fighting the crowds to get.

Why isn't Microsoft's answer to Siri built into Windows 8?

Windows 8 is supposed to be Microsoft's majestic OS reset, but intelligent voice control is conspicuously absent.

10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC

To get the most out of Windows 8, you need hardware designed to take full advantage of the unique capabilities the new OS has to offer.

How Microsoft blew its Windows 8 launch keynote

One day before Microsoft's new operating system goes on sale, the company hosted an event to launch its newest OS in style, but said little about it that we didn't already know.

Gigabyte joins Windows 8 party with tablet, ultrabook, and gaming laptops

Gigabyte's Windows 8 lineup includes a slate, a convertible ultrabook, and a pair of gaming laptops -- all of which are powered by Intel processors.

13 new Windows machines that aren't Surface RT

There's plenty to get excited for when it comes to Microsoft's new operating system, and here's an easy to digest list of the best hardware to be released.

Dell XPS 10

Dell's $499 XPS 10 matches price of Microsoft's Surface tablet

Dell added three new devices to its Windows 8 lineup Tuesday, including the XPS 10 Windows RT tablet, the Latitude 10 Windows 8 tablet, and the Inspiron 15z Ultrabook. Also available for order: two Windows 8 business PCs.

Google, Samsung offer $249 Chromebook with ARM chip

The latest Chromebook uses an ARM-based processor, making it thinner and lighter -- and about $200 cheaper -- than the ultrabooks launched by Samsung last May.

Apple's MacBook Air continues to dominate PC Ultrabook market, while competition awaits with Windows 8

Apple's MacBook Air is set to take 39% of the slim notebook market in 2012, but will slip to 28% in 2013 as ultrabook sales rise.

Why you probably shouldn't buy a Windows 8 ultrabook

Ultrabooks are generally overpriced, and tablet hybrids offer a better platform for taking advantage of the unique features of Windows 8.