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Chromebook

Battle lines drawn as Chromebooks, Windows PCs renew rivalry at CES

Windows 10 PCs and Chromebooks are heading into battle in a faceoff on laptop features and usability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

PC shipments predicted to return to growth in 2018 after six-year skid

PC shipments nosedived after the release of Microsoft's disastrous Windows 8 in 2012, but Gartner is projecting a return to annual shipment growth in 2018.

Acer Chromebook 11 N7

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7 is tough as nails, but runs on old tech

Acer's Chromebook 11 N7 is designed to be durable, but it has an old CPU and doesn't have a USB-C port

Intel Kaby Lake

12 things you'll get in PCs with Intel's new Kaby Lake chips

Amazingly thin PCs with Kaby Lake will get 4K video, VR capabilities, and longer battery life

Lenovo Miix 720

Lenovo primes to take on Microsoft's next Surface tablet with Miix 720

The Miix 720 is a 12-inch Windows tablet with Kaby Lake chips and a Thunderbolt 3 port

ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo's new ThinkPad X1 devices get sexier designs, faster chips

The thinner and smaller ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop, X1 Tablet, and X1 Yoga 2-in-1 get upgraded to Intel Kaby Lake chips

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5 lessons from a Chromebook deployment

Subsidized management and apps plus supersimple administration let schools manage fleets of devices and users at a low cost

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The top 10 PC technologies and trends to watch in 2017

A bevy of new technologies next year will bring PCs into the era of VR, AI, and 5G

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How Microsoft will drive enterprise IT in 2017

Microsoft’s enterprise reach is stretching beyond Windows into the wider world of cross-platform computing and the cloud

Samsung Notebook 9

Samsung upgrades Notebook 9 laptops with Kaby Lake chips

Samsung's upgraded its Notebook 9 laptops with Intel's latest Kaby Lake chips, jumping ahead of rivals expected to announce new PCs at CES.

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Apple had a challenging 2016

The good, the bad and the unfulfilled

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Smartphone and PC? Microsoft just might pull it off

The technology approach is proven, and the ambition has long been there, so there's a chance this time for the merger of PC and mobile to actually happen

Surface Hub

Now you can try Microsoft's supersized Surface Hub before buying

Customers can now test the large-screen PC for 30 days before dishing out thousands of dollars to buy it

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Microsoft wants to enable cellular PCs, but will carriers bite?

The company wants to offer cell plans for sale through the Windows Store, but that might not fly given carriers' resistance to a similar Apple offering

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Enterprises face Windows 10 support deadlines as service model kicks into gear

Enterprises that have adopted Windows 10 will face the demise of three versions of the operating system in the next 18 months.

HPE

A year after separation, HP and HPE are still trying to shed rust

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are now operating on their own but have each changed their business focus to keep up with the competition

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Raspberry Pi 3 gets low-bandwith LTE with add-on chip

An Altair LTE Category-1 chipset will attach to the top of the Raspberry Pi 3 board for long-distance communications

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50-plus jaw-dropping Black Friday 2016 tech deals

iPhones, Amazon gadgets, Android tablets, Windows 10 computers, Xbox bundles, big cheap TVs, and other Black Friday 2016 bargains

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Open-source hardware makers unite to start certifying products

The Open Source Hardware Association certification could help buyers hack into and copy products

HP Z2 Mini workstation

HP's power-packed Z2 Mini desktop takes on Apple's aging Mac Mini

HP's Z2 Mini mini-desktop can pack an Intel server CPU and Nvidia Quadro GPU into a box that can be held in a hand

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