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Four CES 2014 movers and shakers we don't want to miss

With CES 2014 about to begin, here are the people and companies we're keeping an eye on at this year's show.

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Laptops, Chromebooks, tablets: The PCs we expect to see at CES 2014

Computers won't take center stage this year, but we predict there will be several standout product announcements at the annual trade show.

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2013 in Review: The year in gaming

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only stories of interest to gamers in 2013.

2013: The year in gaming

Sony and Microsoft tried to entice consumers to buy their new consoles, while Nintendo struggled to hang on. Check out the biggest gaming stories of the year in this IDG News Service gaming review.

Is 2014 the Year of the Smartwatch?

Smartwatch developers must focus on cutting prices, adding more apps, and improving the look in order to attract broad consumer interest.

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The best Ultrabooks, hybrids, tablets, and desktop PCs of 2013

We name the best mobile and desktop computers that shipped this year.

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Sony VAIO Tap 11 Ultrabook review: Sleek and sexy, but far too slippery

This super-svelte Ultrabook/tablet hybrid comes with sharp looks, impressive specs—and a host of design and usability shortcomings.

KitKat Android Upgrades Arrive: Is Your Device Included?

The KitKat rollouts have begun. Is your device on that list?

At CES 2014, Sony will have 4K on its mind

Sony Electronics president says 4K will be big for the company at January's trade show.

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Microsoft admits disk drive glitch is killing some Xbox One consoles

Only a "very small number" of consoles are affected by the issue, Microsoft says. It's working on getting replacement models to anyone reporting the issue.

PlayStation 4 review: Sony's best console yet is off to a shaky start

Sony's latest console is poised to perform well over the coming years, but right now it’s mostly a black box of potential.