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Dell accepts Bitcoin payments

Want to buy a laptop with bitcoins? Dell is now accepting the digital currency as a form of payment.

Vizio rethinks PC strategy in weak market

Vizio's two-year run in the PC market has hit a wall, and its existing laptops, desktops and tablets are quickly disappearing as the company re-evaluates its product mix.

Dell halts Chromebook online sales, cites rising demand

Dell's only Chromebook is at least temporarily unavailable for online purchase through the company's website, only seven months after the model started shipping.

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.

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.

Windows will be crucial to a PC market revival in 2015

Microsoft's Windows OS could play a crucial rule in returning worldwide PC shipments to modest growth next year after multiple years of decline, Gartner said on Monday.

Google to bring Android mobile devices closer to Chromebooks

Chromebooks will soon be able to receive notifications and run applications from Android smartphones and tablets.

Computex offers a look at our tech hardware future

Laptops about half the size of current models, along with faster, more power-efficient chips, improvements in wireless connectivity, and 3-D cameras in PCs were among the wares on display this week at Computex in Taipei.

PCI backers push low-power features with an eye on Internet of Things

The PCI technology that's served PCs and servers well for decades is learning to get by on less power so it can play in mobile devices and the Internet of Things.

Intel wants your next PC to have no wires

Intel wants to completely eliminate wires from computers, and is working on a series of wireless technologies to make that a reality in the coming years.

AMD gives FX processors new lease on life with first laptop chips

AMD's high-performance FX desktop processors were on ice recently, but the product line is getting a new lease on life by going into laptops for the first time.

AMD's Kaveri chips bring console-like experience to PCs

Thin-and-light laptops have so far had to compromise on graphics to extend battery life, but Advanced Micro Devices wants to change that with its new laptop processors called Kaveri.

PC sales this year look just slightly better

The skies have brightened slightly since March for the beleaguered PC, with sales now likely to fall by just 6 percent this year, according to research company IDC.

Dell brings Ubuntu to tablets with new Inspiron hybrids

The Linux-based Ubuntu OS is finding its way into tablets with Dell's latest Inspiron hybrids, which can function as tablets and laptops.

Intel to show thin tablet-laptop hybrid with delayed Broadwell chip

A new but delayed chip from Intel that promises better performance and lower power consumption for tablets and laptops will take a small but important step forward this week with a planned demonstration at the Computex trade show.

Acer to release new cloud apps in June, eyes partnerships in smart devices

Acer's "Build Your Own Cloud" service will start rolling out to consumers in late June with a suite of updated apps that will work on mobile devices and PCs, including devices from other companies.

Lenovo's Q1 profit grows 25 percent on PC, smartphone gains

Lenovo's net profit grew 25 percent year-over-year in the first quarter as the Chinese company continued to make gains in the PC and smartphone markets.

Hands on with Surface Pro 3: Lots to like, just not the price

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 would be a good tablet to replace my laptop, but at $799 to start, it's just too expensive.

Lenovo's first 4K IdeaPad laptops missing 4K displays

Users looking for IdeaPad laptops with 4K screens, some of the earliest laptops of their kind, are going to have to wait longer because they just shipped -- only, without 4K displays.

Chromebooks look to replace PCs by going offline

Google is adding more features to Chromebook applications so that they can be used without accessing the Web, addressing a common complaint among users who want the laptops to function more like traditional PCs.

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