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Chromebooks' success punches Microsoft in the gut

Amazon, NPD Group trumpet sales of the bare-bones laptops in 2013 to consumers and businesses

End is in sight for Intel's Atom netbook-specific processors

Intel's Atom processors designed for netbooks could be on their last leg, with analysts saying that the chip maker could be tweaking its product road map as PC sales tumble and tablet adoption widens.


Tablets threaten laptops, but there's more to this picture

Tablets are projected to surpass tablets in 2013, but looking more closely at the data paints a more relevant picture.

Are netbooks finally biting the dust?

Stories have been proclaiming netbooks for dead for what feels like ages. Here's why it's different this time.

Are Netbooks Dead? The Prognosis Is Grim

Netbook sales are declining precipitously. Is the netbook dead, or will it survive as a niche player?


Kinect Inside: Asus Bakes Motion-Control Tech into Laptops

Want to wave your arms or kick your legs in front of your laptop? Asus is working to make it so.


Lenovo ThinkPad X120e Ultraportable, $299 is selling the 11.6-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X120e ultraportable for only $299.

Will Ultrabooks Slow the Tablet Revolution?

A new report suggests explosive growth for the nascent ultrabooks category over the next five years, but it may not be enough to put a dent in the tablet trend.

Ultrabooks: 7 Ways They're Revolutionizing Mobile Computing

CES 2012 is all about the ultrabook. Is the ultrabook a revolutionary PC concept, or just an incremental evolution destined to fade away like the netbook?

Asus Launches Colorful, Slim Eee PC Flare Netbooks and $399 Ultraportable Laptop

Asus Monday announced several new models of netbooks with a new "Flare" design and an incredibly priced ultraportable laptop.