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AMD's new FX Processor, Qwikster is Dead, Memristors by 2013, and Most Useful Websites on PCWorld Podcast #126

AMD's new FX processor, formerly code-named Bulldozer, is a big disappointment. Still, at least Netflix is dropping the Qwikster idea, and HP says we'll see memristors to compete with flash drives in 2013. Also, Megan gives us a peak at her feature on the most useful site on the 'net.

My Brawny Desktop Can Whip Your Wimpy Laptop

Think the PC is dead? You are so wrong.

Sony VAIO Z Series: Ahead of Its Time, Above Your Price Limit

The new VAIO Z is a master course in cutting-edge design, but it will set you back a pretty penny. If only Sony could bring this machine to the masses.

HP Pavilion dm1z AMD E-350 Ultraportable, $370

HP has its 11.6-inch Pavilion dm1z laptop on sale for $400, but you can use a coupon code to get another $30 off.

Lenovo IdeaPad S205: A More Stylish Netbook

Graced with Lenovo's first-rate ergonomics and a roomy hard drive, the IdeaPad S205 is a stylish traveling companion for routine computing.

AMD Updates C- and E-Series CPUs to Boost Laptop Performance, Battery Life

Chipmaker focuses on laptops for portable computing, questioning whether the tablet market has room for more than iPad.

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HP Envy 14: Solid, but Now Unspectacular

HP's updated Envy 14 all-purpose laptop is good at everything, but not great at anything.

Sony VAIO SB Series: Thin, Light, Expensive, and Terribly Fast

If money is no object, consider Sony’s VAIO SB the ultraportable to get. It’s thin and light, with long battery life and the best performance we’ve seen in its class.

HP Pavilion dv6 Review: A Modestly Priced Laptop That Doesn’t Disappoint

HP’s latest, the dv6 is surprisingly robust for a low cost 15-inch laptop.

AMD Complicates Its 'Vision' Processor Branding

'Vision A6' and Other Ways AMD Makes Purchasing Tough