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Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: How to decide

Two great machines, one hard choice. We walk through the pros and cons so you can decide.

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Will Windows 10-on-ARM PCs support Mixed Reality headsets?

A Windows on ARM PC is getting closer. Microsoft showed off a prototype mini-desktop with an ARM processor running Windows 10 at last week's Build conference, with the PC running applications like Office.

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Microsoft posts PowerShell script that spawns pseudo security bulletins

A Microsoft manager this week offered IT admins a way to replicate -- more or less -- the security bulletins the company discarded last month.

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Microsoft now claims half a billion Windows 10 devices

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touted a new number for Windows 10, saying the operating system now powers 500 million devices.

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Some HP PCs are recording your keystrokes

Security company Modzero found a program acting as a keylogger in certain HP PCs.

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Up to 60% Savings on Steam Gaming Gear With These Active Discounts - Deal Alert

If you're into Steam Gaming, or know somebody who is, you should consider these deals currently active on Steam gear.

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How to check for the Intel Active Management exploit that lets hackers take over your PC

Although most consumers PCs are safe from Intel's Active Management vulnerability, some may actually have the hardware that's vulnerable. Here's how to check.

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Dell takes Intel's cue on PCs, puts enterprise on top of the agenda

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

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39% off Dell Computer Ultrasharp U2415 24.0-Inch Screen LED Monitor - Deal Alert

Revel in the superior screen performance of the Dell UltraSharp 24 inch Monitor, loaded with premium features for an exceptional viewing experience, without the premium price tag.

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Chromebook shipments surge by 38 percent, cutting into Windows 10 PCs

In a slowing PC market, Chromebooks siphoned market share away from Windows PCs in 2016 as its popularity grew outside the education market.

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PC makers will ship Windows 10 mixed reality headsets in Q4

Microsoft's hardware partners will flood the market with Windows Mixed Reality headsets by holiday season, bringing a new way to enjoy Windows 10.

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Raspberry Pi roundup, Star Wars edition: Holochess, blasters, and, obviously R2-D2

May the Fourth be with you – check out some of our favorite Star Wars-themed Pi projects.

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Windows 10 S: It's for enterprise, too

Microsoft may have stuck to the script when it unveiled a Windows 10 spin-off aimed at education. But the new OS will be enticing to businesses as well.

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Intel's new data center chief, a former PC exec, will be hands-on

A top executive responsible for shaping Intel's PC roadmap will now run the company's data center business.

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Google's surging Chromebooks will test Microsoft's new Windows 10 S PCs

Microsoft for years has been trying to tackle the growing threat of Google's Chrome OS, which is siphoning PC market share away from Windows.

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Microsoft's new Windows 10 S will take on Chrome OS

Microsoft hopes a new Windows 10 operating system called Windows 10 S will not only knock Chromebook's domination in education, but also provide a better way for students to learn.

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AMD shares timing for Ryzen 3, mobile chips and Vega GPUs

AMD's Ryzen chips are off to a strong start in desktops, and more chips are coming in the second half of this year.

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Windows Defender: What changes in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows Defender gets organized in the Creators Update, bringing formerly scattered features under one roof. See how it’s changed here.

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