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Apple Led U.S. System Shipment at Year's End

Apple was the only top-five computer maker to post shipment gains in the U.S. during the final quarter of 2011, a pair of research firms say.

Top Five Tablets of CES

We boil down the tablet flood here at CES to just the best.


CES Parades Apple Rip-Offs

Catch the march of the clones in the showcase of ultralight laptops, tablets, cloud services, and other consumer wares by wannabes.


Cloud Services Emerge as CES Trend

Lenovo and Acer separately announce online personal data storage services that make your music, videos, photos, and documents available across all your devices.

Acer Shows Laptop With Intel's New Ivy Bridge Processor at CES

Acer Sunday became one of the first PC makers to show a laptop using Intel's upcoming Core processor code-named Ivy Bridge.

Acer to Offer Free Cloud Service, Shows Super-slim Ultrabook

Acer kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show by previewing a free cloud service for storing images and other documents online, and showing a novel Ultrabook laptop.

Acer Icona Tablet to Sell for $329

The 10-inch tablet comes with 8 GB of storage, although a 16 GB model is available for an extra $20.


Ultrabooks: Laptops as Light as Air

Ultrabooks--from Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and Toshiba--promise to deliver enough power to satisfy your needs in a thinner, lighter package than previous Windows laptops could offer. We took the first Ultrabooks for a spin in the PCWorld Labs.

Acer Betting Big on Ultrabooks in 2012

Acer says it will concentrate on selling Intel's new class of super-thin laptops in established markets such as the United States.

Ultrabooks May Get 5 Percent to 10 Percent Price Cut in Early 2012

Intel is reportedly offering subsidies to manufacturers to get the price of Ultrabooks lower.