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AMD Expects Llano-Powered Laptops in Second Quarter

AMD's next-generation chip, which combines a CPU and graphics processor for better performance, improved graphics handling and greater power efficiency, has started shipping.

HP Pavilion dm1z Ultraportable Laptop, $400

Use a coupon code to get an HP Pavilion dm1z ultraportable for only $400, with free shipping.

Acer Aspire One 522: A Great Netbook for Lightweight Computing

Built on AMD's new Fusion platform for netbooks, the Acer Aspire One 522-BZ897 delivers great battery life and solid multimedia, but flops in computing power.

PC Gaming Stifled by Consoles, AMD Says

It seems barely a week goes by without one format or the other being accused of "dying" -- but are consoles really choking the life out of PC gaming?

Tech Industry Braces for Aftershocks From Japan Disaster

With Japan devastated by last week's 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami, the business aftershocks may rock various parts of the tech industry for months to...

Sony VAIO Y Series Is Sleek and Well-Equipped, but a Little Pricey

Sony’s bright pink ultraportable straddles the middle ground between netbook and ultraportable, but costs a little more than it should.

Lenovo ThinkPad X120e: A Superfast Business Netbook

The ThinkPad X120e sets the standard for business-class netbooks.

AMD is Ahead -- Thanks to Intel's Sandy Bridge Woes -- But Not on Top

AMD may be in a better position against Intel, but the real fight is against the mobile chip leaders

AMD's Fusion Packs More Graphics Punch in Netbooks

AMD says its Fusion architecture alone can do a lot of heavy-lifting that only expensive CPUs and standalone video cards could do before.

Beware the Marketing Department’s Re-branding Efforts

Intel, AMD, and Nvidia’s latest laptop chips are great, but are muddled with marketing terms that seem almost designed to confuse customers.