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Google and Samsung shun Intel, announce Exynos-powered Chromebook

Google has once again partnered with Samsung to produce a laptop running Chrome OS. The new model shuns Intel's chips, and has a very attractive price tag too.
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Chipmaker AMD to cut workforce by 15 percent after weak 3Q

Chipmaker AMD continues to struggle in the wake of a global downturn in PC sales, with the company on Thursday announcing further restructuring plans.
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Why Microsoft wins even if Windows 8 flops

Windows 8 can "fail" and Microsoft will still be laughing all the way to the bank.
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Should you upgrade to Windows 8?

Windows 8 may be the latest and greatest from Microsoft, but the new OS holds both promise and pitfalls for new users. Check out our complete guide to see whether you should upgrade or stay put.
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Acer preps affordable XC and ME desktops for Windows 8 launch

Acer's no-frills XC and ME desktops will offer the latest Intel Core processors, Windows 8, and start at $400 and $650, respectively.
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Surface envy: Apple is trying to ruin Windows 8’s launch

Apple has announced its latest media event a week before Microsoft's big Windows 8 party. This show of aggression may be designed to crush the threat of the Surface tablets early on, but could have been made out of fear rather than…
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Best Buy’s “Insignia Flex” Android tablet will be priced around $250

Hitting Best Buy store shelves during early November, the Insignia Flex could be a solid mid-range competitor for the tablet market.
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UK hacker will not be extradited to US, Gov’t announces

After ten years of legal battles, British hacker Gary McKinnon will not be extradited to the US to stand trial for hacking government computers due to concern over potential suicide should he be moved abroad.
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Interested in Windows 8? Here’s a roundup of upcoming tablets

With Windows 8 right around the corner, we’ve put together a list of the tablets, good and bad, that will be launching with Microsoft’s latest operating system.
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Acer goes minimalist with Windows 8 all-in-ones, IPS touchscreen displays

Acer takes the wraps off two Windows 8 all-in-one computers and two monitors with 1080p touchscreen displays.
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Waste not, want not: CPUsage wants to repackage and recycle your computer’s leftover power

CPUsage pays users for their wasted CPU power and redistributes to high performance needs companies, an idea that the company hopes will rise on the continued advancement and adoption of the cloud.
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Are hybrids and convertibles the future of computing, or destined to fail?

Windows 8 will bring a slew of devices that blend laptop and tablet functionality, but do they represent the best of both worlds, or an awkward compromise?