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09.02.15
Acer's Revo Build is the Project Ara of PCs
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09.02.15

Acer's Revo Build is the Project Ara of PCs

Acer has announced the Revo Build, a modular PC that lets you stack additional modules on top of the base unit.

By D. Cooper,   09.02.15
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09.01.15
Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip
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09.01.15

Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip

Intel just took the wraps off most of its Skylake-based 6th-generation Core processors, and there are quite a few pleasant surprises.

By J. Fingas,   09.01.15
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08.12.15
Sony wants you to delay upgrading your old VAIO PC to Windows 10
08.12.15

Sony wants you to delay upgrading your old VAIO PC to Windows 10

Don't rush to upgrade that Sony VAIO to Windows 10 -- the software you need isn't ready yet.

By J. Fingas,   08.12.15
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08.12.15
Lenovo PCs installed custom software even if you wiped them (updated)
08.12.15

Lenovo PCs installed custom software even if you wiped them (updated)

Until a patch arrived, some of Lenovo's recent PCs would install update software on every boot -- even if you wiped the system clean.

By J. Fingas,   08.12.15
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08.11.15
Custom 'Minecraft' PC is more than a skin-deep tribute
08.11.15

Custom 'Minecraft' PC is more than a skin-deep tribute

If you think you're devoted to 'Minecraft,' wait until you get a load of Spencer Kern's custom Redstone PC -- virtually every part of it is a tribute to Mojang's construction game.

By J. Fingas,   08.11.15
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07.09.15
HP won't ship products for almost a week in August
07.09.15

HP won't ship products for almost a week in August

We hope you weren't dead set on getting that shiny new HP laptop in early August. HP is warning pa...

By J. Fingas,   07.09.15
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06.23.15
Lenovo is the latest to hop on the PC-on-a-stick bandwagon
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06.23.15

Lenovo is the latest to hop on the PC-on-a-stick bandwagon

Who knew that stick computers were suddenly in vogue? In the wake of pocket-sized desktops from In...

By J. Fingas,   06.23.15
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06.14.15
An '80s-era Amiga controls the heating for an entire school district
06.14.15

An '80s-era Amiga controls the heating for an entire school district

Think the Windows XP workstation you use at the office is ancient? It doesn't hold a candle next t...

By J. Fingas,   06.14.15
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06.03.15
Dell unveils a range of affordable PCs ahead of Windows 10
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06.03.15

Dell unveils a range of affordable PCs ahead of Windows 10

While Dell managed to surprise us with its rather handsome XPS 15 -- the sibling of the thin-bezel...

By R. Lai,   06.03.15
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