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The evolution of the computer keyboard

Trace the ongoing development of techies' favorite input tool, from typewriter mimic to clacky workhorse to enhanced flat-screen.

Meet the PengPod, a 'true Linux' tablet starting at $120

Now in the midst of a crowdfunding effort, this new line will include two tablet models as well as a mini PC.

New Acer Chromebook costs just $199

Featuring an Intel Celeron 847 and an 18-second boot time, this new Linux-based device offers an all-time low price point.

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Build a killer Windows 8 gaming PC for under $1,000

How we assembled an inexpensive gaming rig that delivers solid frame rates and is poised for future upgrades.

Three simple rules for buying a new laptop

How much RAM do you need? How much storage? And how important is the processor, really?

V3 Traverse review: great graphics performance for budget-minded gamers

V3 crams a dual GPU GTX 690 into a tiny PC costing $2,500. The result is superb gaming performance, but general performance lags a bit.

AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse

This compact gamng PC is housed in a surprisingly tinker-friendly chassis, and offers great overall performance.

PC sales up for Lenovo, though pace of profit growth slows

Lenovo said Thursday its net profit for the fiscal second quarter increased by only 13 percent year-over-year, marking a shift from the high profit growth the company has previously seen.

Tiny $57 PC is like the Raspberry Pi, but faster and fully open

All CAD files are available for the customizable A13-OLinuXino, which runs Linux and Android.

How to choose just the right all-in-one computer for you

If you think all-in-one PCs are weak computers good only for Web surfing and light productivity apps, you haven't shopped for an all-in-one PC lately.