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Surface Pro 3 vs Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro: Specs, features, and prices compared

Here, we pit the Surface Pro 2 and the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro against one another.
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A $2,000 Surface Pro 3? What is Microsoft thinking? (updated)

People want cheap computing devices that are built well, and just plain work. New rumors suggest that the Surface Pro 3 won't fall into that first category.
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Watch the official live stream of Microsoft’s Surface event in NYC here

You can watch a live stream of Microsoft's Surface event right here.
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Chinese government bans the use of Windows 8 on its PCs

As if Windows 8 and 8.1 didn't have enough problems related to low market-share already.
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Apple signs with old school, colorful logo will be auctioned off, starting at $10K each

Got thousands of bucks lying around? You could own a piece of computing history.
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Intel Broadwell CPUs will launch towards the end of the year, firm’s CEO says

Intel's Broadwell CPUs are slated to hit the market right before the calender flips to 2015, the chip-maker's CEO says.
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AMD’s upcoming Tonga GPU stresses power efficiency, may target Nvidia’s GeForce 750 Ti

AMD is said to be targeting better power efficiency with its upcoming Tonga GPU.
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AMD supply issues may be ending, as R9 graphics card prices are falling to original rates

They've fallen for now, and hopefully they won't get up again.
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This 24-inch 1080p IPS display packs a pair of speakers that may be better than you’d expect

AOC's newest monitor may keep you from having to buy a dedicated set of speakers for your PC.
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Thermaltake to show off drool-worthy limited edition Level 10 case next month

The Thermaltake Level 10 is getting refreshed again, but this time it'll be made entirely out of titanium. Only 500 will ever be made.
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Firefox feeling sluggish? AdBlock Plus may be slowing it, and your computer, to a crawl

You may think AdBlock Plus is speeding up your Firefox Web browsing experience while blocking annoying ads, but it may actually be doing the exact opposite.
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Delays pile up on Nvidia’s $3,000 Titan Z while AMD tightens the screws with a competitor

There's no telling when, or if, Nvidia's powerhouse card will hit the market.
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Did you know? George RR Martin writes Game of Thrones on an ancient DOS PC

Some people just can't be bothered to change their ways and keep up with the times.
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Click to vote: Politicians push for online ballots in time for 2016 elections

Some US politicians are pushing for Internet voting to be in place as soon as 2016.
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Microsoft is rolling out some upgrades for

Over the next few weeks, will be receiving some new features.
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Seagate’s newest external hard drive has Wi-Fi and a battery built in

Seagate's latest external hard drive has both Wi-Fi and a battery built in, but is it worth paying extra for these features?
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VESA aims to exterminate tearing and stuttering with DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync

VESA takes aim at graphical tearing and stuttering with Adaptive-Sync, which could arrive in PC hardware as soon as this fall.
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The Dart laptop charger is a lot smaller than whatever your notebook came with

The Dart is a crowd-funded laptop charger that's likely much smaller than whatever your notebook is rocking.
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This Android-based Archos netbook is dirt cheap, and ships next month

Archos just took the wraps off a super-cheap Android-based notebook, which will be available starting next month.
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Windows XP and Windows 7 more vulnerable to malware, Microsoft report claims (updated)

A security report from Microsoft claims that the company's newer operating systems are more secure from malware than their older counterparts.
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Windows 8.1 Update 1 deadline for patch downloads extended by 30 days

Windows 8.1 users who haven't installed Update 1 can still get security updates, for now at least.
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Firefox exec: Browser won’t be a ‘mess of logos,’ but firm will ‘experiment’

It appears as if Mozilla will tweak Directory Tiles, and make something more user friendly. Sponsorships could still come later on though.
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Swedish anti-piracy law resulted in boost of music sales, drop in Internet traffic

However, after a while, the effects of the law began to taper off after a while.
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The end of Windows XP support breathes a little more life into the PC market

As people move away from Microsoft's unsupported Windows XP, at least some of them tend to buy new PCs.
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Google flags torrent site Demonoid for spreading malware

Google deals a big blow to Demonoid, one of the most popular torrent sites on the Web, by labeling it as a dangerous site.
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Google is ‘thinking’ about adding remote recovery features to Chrome OS

At some point, Chrome OS devices could be remotely locked, wiped and located.
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Google works to make Chrome OS more offline-friendly, scoop up Windows XP refugees

Though Chromebooks are known for losing some functionality if they're not connected to the Internet, Google is working to change that.
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How to watch the 2014 NFL Draft online

Here's how you can keep track of every single pick in this year's NFL Draft online.
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Chrome Canary’s anti-phishing beta feature fails its flight test, security company says

The beta version of a tool that's designed to protect people from phishing attacks doesn't quite work the way that it's supposed to.
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Australian govt. will think about blocking sites like Pirate Bay at the ISP level

The nation that brought us AC/DC and Crocodile Dundee may think about blocking torrent sites like The Pirate Bay this week.
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Mid-2014 MacBook Air hard drives run slower than last year’s models, benchmarks show

According to some new benchmark results, the hard drives in the new MacBook Air are slower than the disks in the 2013 versions of Apple's notebook.
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Sony’s new storage tapes hold 185 TB of data; Same as thousands of Blu-rays combined

Sony just developed a brand new version of storage tape that holds an incredible amount of data.
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This prototype Microsoft keyboard also reads hand gestures

This prototype keyboard from MIcrosoft has sensors built in that allow it to detect hand gestures.
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Microsoft tweaks Bing Smart Search in Win 8.1 to help it understand natural language better

Microsoft hopes to make Windows 8.1 easier to use with some changes its adding to Bing Smart Search.