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Dell's Linux laptop has good hardware, decent toolkit

Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.

Toshiba's "Retina-like" Kirabook limited to 1080p video output

Connect an external monitor to the Kirabook and you'll be limited to resolution of 1920-by-1080 pixels.

Review: Dell Latitude 6430u offers high quality throughout

This corporate ultrabook is as classy as it gets. It's pricey, but has good looks and a great feel, as well as top-notch performance and features.

Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux laptop gets a key upgrade

Now with a full HD display, this developer-focused machine will soon roll out in Europe as well.

AMD takes on Intel's Ultrabooks with a new keyboard docking technology

Advanced Micro Devices hopes to take on Intel's ultrabooks with a new keyboard docking technology that modifies the level of performance of thin-and-light hybrid devices when used in tablet or laptop modes.

Dell goes private

Founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake are taking the PC maker private in a $24.4 billion deal.

The 10 best PCs of CES 2013

With fascinating interpretations of what a Windows 8 device can be, the CES gadget fest still offered high points for PC enthusiasts. Behold the 10 best machines we saw.

Ultra-hyped ultrabooks ultra-flopped in 2012

Just 12 months ago, the ultrabook was widely regarded as the PC market's savior. Since then, it's become more of a punch line.

CES Scorecard: the biggest misses from last year's show

Many products are promised at International CES each year, but not every one comes through. In advance of next week's edition of CES, here are some of the products announced at the 2012 show that didn't pan out as expected.

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Vizio CT15-A4 Review: Performance and elegance in one slick package

The CT15-A4 is an impressive thin-and-light laptop with loads of style and performance. It's actually not all that light, but you'll like it just the same.

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Acer Iconia W700 review: Tablet, meet desktop

Acer's made a decent first attempt at tablet/desktop convergence with the W700, but the technology and implementation still isn't fully baked.