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Laptop makeover: 5 ways to extend its useful life

You can rebuild it. You have the technology. And if it's acting tired, you have little to lose.

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Microsoft and Google aren't happy with mutant Android-Windows hybrids

Android and Windows in one device may appeal to users, but Microsoft and Google reportedly aren't happy with the idea of sharing space on the same PC.

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Hands-on: Updated Razer Blade and Blade Pro laptops are slim, more supercharged

These gaming laptops add Nvidia's swanky new mobile GPUs, and the ultrathin Blade adds a Retina-class touch display and other goodies.

Microsoft to drop price of Windows 8 licenses 70% for low-end devices, report says

Boot-to-desktop also to become standard for non-touch PCs, according to anonymous source.

Alliance for Wireless Power targets wireless laptop charging, signs up Dell

Charging without a charger just took a baby step closer to being reality.

Sony VAIO's fatal flaw: The PCs cost too damned much

Focusing on the high-end only works if there's a high-end market to begin with.

Dell Inspiron 14 (Model 7437) review: Slim and stylish, but surprisingly sluggish

This laptop's performance doesn't measure up to its gorgeous looks.

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Tested: We push six 802.11ac Wi-Fi USB adapters to the limit

You have an 802.11ac router, and now you need adapters for your networked devices. But not just any old model will do. Our reviews show significant differences in performance and price.

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Apple patents solar-powered MacBook

A case made of switchable smart glass could appear both translucent and opaque.

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Ouch: HP brings Windows 7 'back by popular demand'

What's old is new again on a handful of HP desktops and laptops.