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Lenovo ships first 4K laptop, challenging Toshiba

Toshiba is not the only company selling a 4K laptop anymore; Lenovo has finally shipped its first 4K laptop, sporting a 5.6-inch screen, after months of delays.
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NASA to use Google's Project Tango to update space robot

Robotic spheres aboard the International Space Station soon will will be quite a bit smarter, gaining the ability to fly safely and adroitly around the orbiter.

IBM eyes new chips for a new digital age

IBM plans to spend $3 billion to develop new computer chips and chip architectures. So what's this non-silicon future look like?

The iPhone and game consoles will prop up the chip industry this year

Apple fans may not be the only ones waiting for a new iPhone later this year -- semiconductor industry revenue will get a boost from it too, according to Gartner.

IBM spending $3 billion to rethink decades-old computer design

IBM is pouring $3 billion into computing and chip materials research over the next five years as it rethinks computer design, looking toward the future of computing, which may not involve silicon chips.

Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

Upgrades from Windows XP PCs to newer computers during the second quarter perked up the PC market, which inched closer to positive quarterly shipment growth.

Google goes mum on Glass release plans

Google executives are no longer saying whethert Glass will be ready for release in 2014.

Sprint to exclusively sell ZTE mini Android projector

Gone, at least potentially, are the days of salespeople having to lug around a 4-pound projector to make presentations to potential customers.

Are PCs dead? Certainly not, as demand for upgraded systems is set to explode

The rumors of the PC's demise have been greatly exaggerated, analysts say.

WPI scientists on the road to DARPA's robotics finals

With the DARPA robotics challenge finals less than a year away, roboticists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are already working on the robot they hope will not only win the challenge but one day act as a search and rescue worker.

Hardware In Depth

Review: Halt and Catch Fire adds sizzle to PC history

AMC's new TV series harks back to the early days of PCs -- but drama, not desktops, takes center stage.

How-to: Get started with Docker

Docker makes virtualization light, easy, and portable; follow this step-by-step guide from installing Docker to building a Docker container for the Apache Web server

Impact of Today's Hardware and Software Applications in Cloud-based Environments: Part 1

As an industry, we have been looking at cloud-based technologies both from private and public structure and how best to optimize design, engineer and develop such technologies to better optimize the world of wireless and the Internet of Everything.

Don't use the same external drive for backup and storage

Marios Papadopoulos stores media files on a 1TB external hard drive. He asked about using the same drive for backup.

The enterprise PC: Not quite dead yet

Tablets haven't killed off the PC market, which is about to return from a downturn.

HP Places Its Data Center Bet on 'The Machine'

Many industry leaders over the years have developed technology to drive data center innovation. However, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle writes that HP's Machine concept -- which treats the data center as an appliance -- looks to redesign the data center from the ground up.

Boost that battery: Tips and tricks for laptops

All laptops run on batteries and all batteries eventually run out -- especially when you use your device throughout the day. Here are some tips to help keep it going.

Is Hardware Back? Mobile and Cloud Technology Offer Clues

If you haven't been living under a rock, you've heard pundits proclaim the death of the PC. As consumers move to tablets and stop buying laptops and desktops, and as companies pinch IT budgets even harder than they have in the past, it's easy to paint a doomsday scenario for hardware. Even the hardware companies play into this myth -- look no further than AMD to see weakness portrayed. For many, it seems, hardware has lost its sexiness.

Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization cloud-style

Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

Is the PC Dead? Not at Dell, Which Is Doubling Down

For Dell, reports of the personal computer's death have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, the company's seeing good growth from its PC and thin client lines. Credit new designs, higher screen resolutions, a program for helping users migrate from Windows XP -- and a steadfast refusal to believe the hype about the death of the PC.

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