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What you need to know about using Bluetooth beacons

Apple's iBeacons technology is merely the start of a new approach to location-aware apps

PC market rebound doesn't help AMD's earnings

AMD reports a net loss of $36 million for the second quarter, but that's a big improvement from the same quarter a year ago

The PC is dead? Then the Chromebook must be comatose

Microsoft haters close their eyes to any evidence that PC sales are still strong, which they are

IBM goes full-bore on an Apple-based enterprise strategy

IBM gets to ride atop the 'new PC,' and Apple gets serious enterprise credibility

Welcome to the next tech revolution: Liquid computing

The Handoff feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is the first taste of truly contextual computing

Review: Dell XPS 15 Touch is the best Windows laptop ever

Dell's big, fast, 15-inch flagship laptop and its amazing touchscreen give the MacBook Pro Retina a run for its money

Gartner, IDC, PC sales projections, and other fantasies

Gartner says 2Q 2014 PC sales are even with last year, IDC says they're down, and both paint a bleak picture of the road ahead

IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

The company is also looking ahead at a world in which computer chips don't have silicon

Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi problems persist despite a new update

Early reports on yesterday's Surface Pro 3 firmware updates aren't good -- but Microsoft promises yet another one on July 16

Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year

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The InfoWorld Hardware Hall of Fame

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Intel's Nehalem simply sizzles

In a range of tests, the new quad-core Xeon processor shows huuuuge performance gains more

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