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Acer announces a slew of new laptops, tablets, hybrids, and all-in-one PCs

The company also shows off what it says is the world's fastest Chromebook

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AMD's Beema, Mullins chips use software, sensor smarts to cut power, not performance

The new chips perform real-time analysis on the types of apps you’re using and provide just enough power to run them optimally.

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Acer Iconia W4 review: After last year’s rocky start, this tablet is finally a good buy

It's a big step up from the original W3, though other than an HDMI-out port it doesn't stand out from the crowd.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS plays better with high-res displays, forms Ubuntu's tablet backbone

Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' is here as Canonical's latest LTS release. It's more about stability than new features, but still begins a new era for Ubuntu.

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review: Fancier CPU and display take a toll on battery life

Your eyes will love the crisp 1900x1200-pixel resolution on the ThinkPad 8, even with the power-consumption tradeoff.

Faulty charger forces Nokia to halt Lumia 2520 tablet sales for electric shock risk

The AC-300 charger can give users an electric shock, but no incidences have been confirmed so far

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See ya, Microsoft: Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets

Intel projects Android will be in 80 percent to 90 percent of the tablets it expects to ship with its chips this year

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Allwinner bringing 4K video to smartphones and tablets

Allwinner will ship its A80 board, which has eight ARM CPUs and 64 PowerVR graphics cores.

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T-Mobile adds more free tablet data, knocks off the hardware premium

Subscribers can now snag an LTE-enabled tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model.

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Need Wi-Fi access? Just reach out and touch your router

The Wi-Fi Alliance adds near-field communication to WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), so that NFC-enabled devices can gain network access by simply tapping an access point.