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Purism's high-end, open software-stuffed Librem 15 laptop hits crowdfunding goal

Purism reaches its fund raising goal and will build laptops that could eventually be free of proprietary software.

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The best PCs of 2015 will be superlight, pen-friendly and Broadwell-based

The Consumer Electronics Show is great for one thing: spotting PC trends. We think these three will hold through the year.

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Hands-on: Dell's insanely thin XPS 13 laptop will wow you

Dell's thinnest and lightest laptop puts a 13.3-inch screen in an 11-inch laptop frame

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Lost your digital stylus? Just write on Lenovo's new Yoga tablet with a pencil--or a fork

Lenovo's new tablet lets you use almost any pencil or pen to write on your tablet.

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Someone call Guinness! Lenovo's new LaVie laptops are the lightest in the world

Lenovo says its new LaVie Z H550 weights just 1.72 lbs. making it the lightest 13-inch notebook in the world.

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Acer refreshes Aspire line with 5th-gen Intel CPUs and RealSense imaging technology

Acer updates several systems with new chips and shoehorns Intel's awesome RealSense into a massive 17-inch notebook. Many specs remain the same from prior models, though.

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Amazon's three top-selling computers for the holidays were... Chromebooks

What shoppers seem to want is a cheap, sub-$300 laptop. Chromebooks fit the bill, but supercheap Windows PCs like HP's Stream are also selling very well.

HP Omen: A sexy, thin and stylish gaming laptop

HP's new Omen marks the return of Voodoo DNA to gaming laptops with a thin and relatively powerful gaming laptop.

Buy the best PC laptop: 5 gotchas to avoid

Buying a laptop is a critically important tech decision—so avoid these five pitfalls at all costs.

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Dirt-cheap laptops might be this year's stocking stuffer

Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise commodity-priced laptops and tablets, while the biggest-ticket items may be in the smallest packages: smartphones.

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Hands-on: Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro excels as a laptop but is heavy as a tablet

The fancy hinge and excellent high resolution screen don't justify the $1,350 starting price.

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12 sites that can replace your desktop software: Read about that and more in PCWorld's October Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition.