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After protest, Lenovo brings Linux compatibility to Yoga 900 and 900S

Lenovo has issued a BIOS update so users can load Linux on Yoga 900, 900S and Ideapad 710 laptops

MacBook Pro Retina

Apple's new MacBook Pro may be the world’s fastest stock laptop

New PCIe solid-state drives could double the read/write performance of last year's model

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Microsoft's new Surface Studio and Win10 updates target creative users

The Surface Book also gets a major performance and battery boost

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Laptops are about to get a whole lot faster

SSDs will offer as much as 10X the speed of HDDs

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The catch-22 with Apple security

A long, rocky relationship with Apple products and tech support culminates with a tangled up Apple ID -- and a yearning for Linux

ThinkPad X1 Yoga

After delays, Lenovo finally ships its first OLED laptop

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga with an OLED screen and Intel Core i5 Skylake processor starts at $1,682

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Intel ships Kaby Lake chips, pointing to PC availability in a few months

Laptops and tablets with Intel's new 7th Generation Core chips should become available by the holiday season

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Microsoft customizes Surface tablets for enterprises

Microsoft has partnered with IBM and Booz Allen Hamilton to make custom software for Surface enterprise customers, and is open to customizing hardware as well

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Firmware exploit can defeat new Windows security features on Lenovo ThinkPads

The ThinkPwn zero-day exploit could disable low-level Windows security features like Secure Boot, Virtual Secure Mode, and Credential Guard

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Dell stops selling Android devices, won't deliver patches

Dell has discontinued Venue tablets with Android, and won't push out OS upgrades to current customers

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Move over Skylake: An Asus PC with Intel's Kaby Lake chip is coming in Q3

The Asus Transformer 3 tablet is the first PC to be announced containing Intel's 7th Generation Core processor, code-named Kaby Lake

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Chromebooks beat Mac notebooks 1.4-to-1 in U.S.

IDC pegs Chromebook shipments at 1.6M for Q1, versus 1.2M Mac notebooks

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Google is bringing Android apps to Chromebooks

Users will be able to download apps from the Google Play Store this fall

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Lenovo patches serious flaw in pre-installed support tool

The flaw could allow attackers to gain higher privileges on compromised computers

Intel Atom

Intel's Atom architecture to live on despite smartphone chip cancellations

The next-generation Atom architecture code-named Goldmont will be in upcoming Pentium and Celeron chips code-named Apollo Lake

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Here's what the new Intel will look like

The chip maker is scaling back its PC efforts and going deep on 3D memory, FPGAs, and silicon photonics

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Apple refreshes MacBook with Skylake processor

The new MacBook boasts a 25 percent improvement in graphics performance and a longer time between charges, Apple claims

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AMD's new 7th Generation laptop chips will take on Intel's Skylake

The first 7th Generation chips will be available in HP's Envy X360 15.6-inch laptop

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Laptops, tablets could pack more DDR4 memory with Samsung breakthrough

Samsung is bringing faster, more power-efficient DDR4 memory to PCs, hybrids, and servers

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Microsoft can win without Windows Phone

Both on smartphones and tablets, Microsoft succeeds -- even if iOS and Android continue to win, too

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