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Black Friday doorbuster deals: The TVs, phones, and PCs that aren't total ripoffs

We evaluate specs and prices to help you make your Black Friday deal-buying count.

Acer's $300 C270P Chromebook is a touchscreen laptop for the 99 percent

Acer's latest Chromebook undercuts the touchscreen Chromebook Pixel's price tag by a cool $1,000.

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Microsoft disputes tests that suggest Windows 8.1 has a battery life problem

MacBooks continue to outlast PC laptops. But why?

No surprise here: Teardown reveals you won't fix the latest MacBook Pro yourself

If you wear out your headphone jack, you're staring at a $1,000 repair.

Dell claims 10 hours of battery life for new desktop replacement

Dell's Precision M3800 mobile workstation has a screen with a resolution of 3200 by 1800 pixels and starts at $1799. It's targeted at engineers and creative professionals who need strong application and graphics capabilities.

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Security to go: Three tips to keep your mobile data safe

It’s not easy keeping your devices secure, and mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and, of course, laptops are no exception. But you can do a few things to improve your mobile security. Here’s a look at three of them.

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The 7 key lessons of IDF

Mobile will drive Intel's future—precisely what its competitors figured out years ago.

Intel: 'Touch as a supply issue is completely gone'

Although early sales of Windows 8 notebooks were constrained by the lack of touchscreens, senior executives at Intel said that those problems have vanished.

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IDF 2013 keynote: Intel announces Bay Trail tablet CPU, slew of Haswell Chromebooks

Ending weeks of anticipation, Intel launched its next-generation Atom chip, Bay Trail, at the Intel Developer Forum on Wednesday.

Hands-on with Bay Trail: Intel's latest, best hope for tablet relevance

Promising faster performance, longer battery life, and cheaper prices, the new chips can run Android or Windows and will power $199 tablets.

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