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Lenovo unveils thinner, longer-lasting Helix 2 hybrid, three more PCs

The ThinkPad Helix 2 hybrid is also among the first with Intel's Core M processor

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Asus outs svelte, aluminum Zenbook UX305 and the EeeBook, a $199 Chromebook killer

The two new laptops unveiled at Asus' IFA event couldn't be more different.

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Hidden but powerful Windows tools: Read about that and more in PCWorld's September 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. In the September issue we focus on Windows tools and tricks you might have overlooked. We also explore the newest wireless networking standards, outline Google Drive's productivity services, and more.

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What to do when your laptop's touchpad stops working

The touchpad built into your laptop no longer responds to your fingers. Here's what to do about it.

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The 10 best laptops of 2014 (so far)

These 10 laptops, gaming notebooks, and Ultrabooks are the best portable PCs we've seen this year.

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Shape shifters: The 11 most intriguing hybrid PCs

From 7-in-1s to table-size AIOs, they're anything but conventional.

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Have a company laptop? Here's how to keep your browsing private

Your employer may let you take a company laptop home, but that doesn't mean they're not looking over your shoulder.

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HP Stream revealed: Microsoft's Chromebook killer is a Chromebook clone

German-language site Mobile Geeks recently uncovered specs on the HP Stream 14. It looks nice, but can it run Windows well enough?

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Technicolor Color Certification Program: Marketing hype or genuine consumer benefit?

Backers promise to help consumers find more color-accurate displays.

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The Acer's Switch 10's innovative detachable display is undermined by the mediocre quality of the components inside it.

Computer shutting down on its own? Maybe it's time to play it cool.

If your computer has acquired the habit of shutting down when you didn't ask it to, there's a good chance that it's overheated. Here's how to cool it down.