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HP says not to panic, you'll be able to have a Windows 10 PC on launch date

Microsoft said PC makers would likely miss the party, but HP joins Dell in begging to differ. Both companies say they'll be ready with Windows 10 machines on July 29.

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As Apple desktop use grows, IT adapts

The popularity of iPhones and iPads has yielded more enterprise use of Mac desktops and laptops, particularly among Milennials.

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Michael Dell: Dell will ship Windows 10 PCs on July 29

Microsoft apparently hasn't yet shipped a final version of the operating system to its partners, but that doesn't seem to be fazing Michael Dell.

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Windows 10 PCs will miss the Windows 10 launch

The OS will ship on July 29, but PC makers need time to test the software before selling PCs with it. Microsoft's cutting it too close for them to make the date.

PC shipments decline worldwide as market readies for Windows 10

Apple posts year-over-year sales gains while other PC vendors shrink

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LG's ultra-thin touchscreen panels will enable lighter, thinner notebooks

LG's AIT panels are coming to a notebook near you.

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The truth about Intel's Broadwell vs. Haswell CPU

We test identical notebooks with Intel's 4th-gen and 5th-gen CPUs to see how different they really are.

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What is IT's strategy for replacing laptops?

Deciding when to replace laptops is more complicated than just waiting for them to break.

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Lenovo's proposed ThinkPad Retro is like stepping back into 1992

Lenovo wants to create a retro ThinkPad laptop that embraces design touches from the clamshell's unassuming past.

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Samsung acknowledges it changes Windows Update settings on its PCs

Samsung denied it had blocked a Windows update on its hardware but acknowledged that it was manipulating Microsoft's Windows Update, a charge leveled Tuesday by a researcher.

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6 productivity tips for Chromebook power users

These smart features make working on a Chromebook snappier and seamless

As PC interest wanes, Computex loses its luster

Computex struggles to find its focus in the midst of the PCs' decline

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Computex 2015: The powerful, weird and important PC gear you need to know about

From new Intel and AMD chips to one of the most fire-breathing graphics cards ever to a crazy laser-projected mouse you have to see to believe, this is the PC gear you need to know about from Computex 2015.

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AMD's Carrizo chip targets the one thing every laptop user wants: Longer battery life

For the Carrizo, AMD squeezed more transistors onto the same 28-nm node as the prior generation, increasing performance and reducing power.

USB 3.1 cables will see price drops as manufacturers prepare for demand

Vendors could be slower to adopt USB 3.1 due to its cost

PC makers disclose plans to bring Windows 10 to PCs

Dell will start shipping its first PCs preloaded with Windows 10 on July 29

Chromebooks with MediaTek chips to appear 'very soon'

MediaTek demonstrated a non-functional Chromebook with its 64-bit MT8173 processor at Computex

Windows 10 to ship on July 29 for PCs and tablets

The upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 will be free until July 29, 2016

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