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Sony is Selling Off its Vaio PC Business

Sony has decided to give up on its Vaio PC business, and has announced that it is selling the entire division to Japan Industrial Partners. Read More >>

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Take the Guesswork Out of First Time PC Building with These YoYoTech Bundles

Building a PC from scratch can be a rewarding and educating exercise, but for the uninitiated it can be a daunting minefield. Will this processor be compatible with this motherboard? Which power supply do I need? What the hell is "RAM"? Read More >>

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Toshiba Crammed 5 Computers in its Shape-Shifting Concept 5-in-1 PC

It's a concept but it's a super fun one. Toshiba's shape-shifting 5-in-1 PC somehow manages to be a laptop, a tablet, a convertible tablet, a canvas, and a presentation TV-type device. A few of those five might be redundant (and/or useless), but it's pretty cool to see one computer try to be everything you want it to be. Read More >>

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Gigabyte's Squeezed Amazing Gaming Guts Into a 0.9-Inch Thick Laptop

This laptop might not have the sleek looks of a shiny ultrabook, but what does that matter when Gigabyte has managed to cram some crazy powerful gaming guts into its 0.9-inch frame? Read More >>

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Razer's Modular Desktop Makes Building a PC Like Playing With Lego

Building your own computer is generally reserved for the hardcore, the devoted, the geeky. But with Razer's Project Christine, it's as easy as playing with Lego. Really big, actively mineral cooled Legos. Also it looks like a badass rack of rockets or something, which is cool as shit. Read More >>

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Windows 8.1: The Complete Video Walkthrough

Windows 8.1 is a bunch of small changes that make for a big improvement over Windows 8. You can read our full review here, but Windows 8.1 doesn't really hit home until you use it, or at least see it in action. Read More >>

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Windows 8.1 Review: Little Changes Make a Big Difference

Hey remember Windows 8? How could you forget? It was the biggest upheaval in desktop computing in recent memory, and even if you're not a user, its big colourful tiles are on your radar. Now, with Windows 8.1, Microsoft is giving its flashy new OS a first facelift. The changes are minor, but they're more than the sum of their parts. Read More >>

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This Gaming PC Is Smaller Than a Controller But Still Packs a Punch

There are plenty of gaming PCs designed to replace consoles, but if you're short on space that normally means accepting something underpowered like the Ouya. But this little guy, called the Gigabyte Brix II, is both powerful and petite. Read More >>

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Thinkpad Yoga: Finally a Convertible With Some Grit

Out of last years selection of fledgling Windows 8 convertibles, Lenovo's Yoga was our favourite by far. Now we're getting one with some ruggedness to it. You know, a little bit of raw strength. Meet the Thinkpad Yoga. Read More >>

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You Can Own This Adorable 2 Inch Cube PC For Just £41

This super cute little PC measures just two inches along each edge, runs Linux and Android Jelly Bean, and only costs £41 including shipping. Yes, you did just read that right.
Developed by SolidRun, the CuBox-i comes in a variety of specifications, but the base model, which costs about £29, packs a single core 1GHz processor, ethernet, and 512MB of RAM. You can, of course, opt for something more meaty: for £77, you get a quad core 1GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and more, all in that same wee package. Read More >>

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Two Tag-Teaming PC Viruses Are Fighting Dirty

Microsoft researchers have discovered that a pair of PC viruses called Vobfus and Beebone are harder to squash when they work in tandem. Two heads are better than one, right? Read More >>

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Windows 8.1 Start Button Also Lets Power Users Shut it Down

The all-new (cough) Windows 8.1 and its glorious return of the start button to Windows design canon is set to be even more exciting than previously thought, with early users of the 8.1 Preview code reporting it also comes with the usual hardcore right-click options for quick access to more features. Read More >>

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Microsoft's Cash4Hacks Bounty Hunt Wants Your Windows 8.1 Exploits in Return For Money

Microsoft has launched a three-pronged attack on Windows bugs, offering users and hackers the chance to win big cash money if they can spot -- or develop -- a way to hack its latest desktop OS or Internet Explorer 11. Read More >>

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The Asus G10 Desktop Has its Own Mini Battery Pack, For (25 Seconds of) Portable Power

The Asus G10 is a new desktop being pitched at people who worry about power interruptions ruining their work or gaming sessions, with the thing including a proprietary battery that can keep a whole desktop running for around 25 seconds. Read More >>

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Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: WAIT. This is a horrible, horrible time to get a new rig. If you can hold out for just a few months, you're going to do a whole lot better for yourself. Read More >>

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MacBook Pro is the "Best" at Running... Windows

Supposedly real-world use analysis of a variety of Windows machines has declared that Apple's MacBook Pro is the best at running Microsoft's software without crashes and glitches. Which is embarrassing for everyone on numerous levels. Read More >>

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