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Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: How to decide

Two great machines, one hard choice. We walk through the pros and cons so you can decide.

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Why snafus like HP’s keylogger will happen again

The problem wasn't the length of time it took HP to respond to security researchers—it's that unreviewed code proliferates supply chains everywhere

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Up to 60% Savings on Steam Gaming Gear With These Active Discounts - Deal Alert

If you're into Steam Gaming, or know somebody who is, you should consider these deals currently active on Steam gear.

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HP computer owners: Check for the MicTray Conexant keylogger

The Conexant audio driver logs all keystrokes on certain HP machines and publishes them to a file in the Public folder

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Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

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39% off Dell Computer Ultrasharp U2415 24.0-Inch Screen LED Monitor - Deal Alert

Revel in the superior screen performance of the Dell UltraSharp 24 inch Monitor, loaded with premium features for an exceptional viewing experience, without the premium price tag.

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Microsoft plots changes to Windows 10's release lingo

Forget 'Current Branch for Business,' learn 'Semi-Annual Channel (Broad)' instead when company syncs jargon with Office 365

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Windows Defender: What changes in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows Defender gets organized in the Creators Update, bringing formerly scattered features under one roof. See how it’s changed here.

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How HP reclaimed the title of world's top PC maker from Lenovo

HP cut unprofitable products, trimmed its offerings, sharpened its PC designs, and is again the world's top PC maker

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AMD's new Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo is slower than its predecessor

AMD's Radeon Pro Duo has two Polaris GPUs and will be available by the end of May for $999

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Apple's Mac Pro gets crushed on features by new HP Zbook laptops

The Zbook mobile workstations outclass the aging Mac Pro on many features

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Microsoft Surface Studio review: A magnificent, pricey all-in-one PC

In our review of the Microsoft Surface Studio, we'll show you how it and the Surface Dial propel the all-in-one PC category forward.

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Microsoft's cool quantum computing plan embraces cryogenic memory

Microsoft and Rambus say standard DRAM won't cut it for the superfast quantum computers of the future

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Review: Samsung Dex nearly nails smartphone-as-desktop

Difficult setup and hardware issues mar an otherwise successful marriage of a smartphone to the traditional desktop experience

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Intel scraps annual IDF event as it looks beyond PCs

Intel will instead hold small events, workshops, and participate in trade shows to highlight its technologies and connect with customers

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Microsoft patches most NSA Windows exploits, but vulnerabilities remain

Older versions, like Windows XP and Server 2003, are almost certainly open to attacks and will stay that way

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Microsoft begins denying updates to some Windows 7 users

Microsoft has begun blocking Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs equipped with the very newest processors from receiving security updates, making good on a policy it announced last year.

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Prices of SSDs and DRAM will crash in 2019, Gartner predicts

Minor relief is in sight next year, when prices of memory and NAND flash will start to gradually decline. But prices will plummet big time in 2019, said Jon Erensen, research director for semiconductors at Gartner.

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