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Wireless charging for phablets, tablets gets a Computex debut

PowerbyProxi is demonstrating two new chargers to handle larger mobile devices by offering more than twice the power of its previous technology.

WD shrinks laptop drives to just 5mm thick

Western Digital is now shipping what it said is the world's first 2.5-inch, 5mm hard drives and solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs) for use in ultra-slim notebooks.

SSD onslaught: Hard drives poised for double-digit revenue drop

Booming sales of tablets, smartphones and solid-state drives (SSDs) are taking a toll on hard-disk drive sales, revenue from which is expected to drop by about 12% this year.

SSD market revenue set to more than double

A new generation of lower-cost and more appealing ultrabooks is expected to lead to a more than doubling of global shipments of SSDs in 2013, according to IHS iSuppli.

AMD passing on phones, focusing on tablets and hybrids

The PC market may be taking a beating but chip maker Advanced Micro Devices is has no plans to move toward the hot new market: smartphones.

HP's touch Sleekbook cheaper alternative to ultrabooks

Hewlett-Packard has priced its new Pavilion Touchsmart Sleekbook laptop at $699, claiming it's the most affordable device in its category.

Ultrabook sales fall short of expectations

Worldwide ultrabook shipments are falling short -- way short-- of expectations, according to a report from IHS iSuppli released Monday.

Industry needs to step up and save the PC, says Intel exec

If the PC industry can't come up with a better way to make the PC a part of our Internet-crazed lives, then it will continue down its current path to becoming a has-been in the high-tech world, says Intel CTO Justin Rattner.

Sprint to sell IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook for $800

Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless carrier to offer an ultrabook, which is being sold with a 3G/4G mobile hotspot device at no added cost.

Apple's MacBook Air price cuts make it tougher on Windows ultrabook makers

Apple did something very unusual at WWDC on Monday: It dropped the price of three of the four models in its signature MacBook Air line by $100.

Lenovo plans to use ultrabooks to surpass HP

Lenovo is working to surpass HP as the top PC maker in the world and executives think pushing ultrabooks is the way to make that happen.

A closer look at Lenovo's enterprise and hybrid ultrabooks

Cashing in on the ultrabook excitement at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo has rolled out four of its own slimmed-down models, including one geared specifically for the enterprise.

HP takes wraps off 'premium' ultrabook

HP is hoping to grab the fashionable user with its new ultrabook, the Envy 14 Spectre.

Lenovo takes wraps off ultrabook, tablet hybrid

Lenovo got in on the ultrabook excitement before CES even officially opened, unveiling the IdeaPad Yoga as well as a cloud service and a new desktop PC with a touchscreen.