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10 PC peripherals that push the limits of science and tech

Science fiction or PC fact? From shipping products to working prototypes, we give you the weirdest, wackiest replacements for mice, keyboards, and displays we've ever seen.

Dell OptiPlex 9010 business desktop PC review: small but powerful

This compact business PC packs a lot of features and performance into not much space and has top-notch warranty, security, and service options.

Acer sheds eMachines, turns to Gateway and Packard Bell for post-PC era

Acer is trying to adapt to the slowdown in the PC market by shutting down its eMachines unit and refocusing Gateway and Packard Bell to offer new products that are "beyond the PC."

Microsoft-Dell partnership: A match made in heaven

Microsoft is reportedly offering to take a significant stake in helping take Dell private. A partnership would benefit both companies.

How to trick out your gaming PC with multiple graphics cards

Achieve unprecedented performance by installing multiple graphics cards in your PC, and linking them with Crossfire or SLI technology.

One more CES gem: a $55 mini PC that runs Android 4.1

From the maker of the Linux-based MK802, this latest tiny device adds Bluetooth support.

CES Wrap-Up: PCs move out of the limelight at this year's show (video)

PCs were upstaged by tablets, smartphones and TVs at this year's International CES show, with some companies maintaining a smaller presence or holding back product announcements for a later date.

Xi3, Valve join forces on a compact gaming PC for your HDTV

This little black box could bring PC games out of the corner and into your living room.

The CuBox Pro: for $160, a tiny, open PC with 2GB of RAM

Ubuntu Linux comes preinstalled, but the device also supports Debian and Android, among others.

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny Linux laptop

This diminutive device sports an LCD screen and keyboard as well as a 64GB solid state drive, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and an integral touchpad.