The trend of cheaper Windows slates continues.
Laptops & Desktops
John Morris and Sean Portnoy deliver straight talk about notebook and desktop computers.
John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine.
Sean Portnoy is a former executive editor at Computer Shopper magazine and editor at CNET Networks.
The new solid-state drives, announced in advance of the upcoming Dell World 2014 expo, fit directly onto the PCIe bus of enterprise servers.
The $299 external box can house a full length, dual-height card to give the new Alienware 13 notebook a graphics boost via a proprietary connector.
Barnes & Noble keeps its e-reading brand afloat with another Samsung-produced Android slate, bundling $200 worth of books and other media content into the purchase price.
The E Fun Nextbook will feature a quad-core Intel Atom processor and include a detachable keyboard when it becomes available in time for the holiday shopping season.
A new Chromebook 2 configuration features a Bay Trail Celeron processor instead of Samsung's Exynos chip, while Dell's Chromebook 11 gets a Core i3 Haswell CPU option.
Like its competitors, this compact system runs Windows 8.1 while it waits for the Steam OS to be released.
In addition to its new micro-sized PC, the world's largest computer supplier has also boosted its ThinkCentre E63z all-in-one with an Intel Core i3 processor.
If we really are in a post-PC era, someone forgot to tell Intel. The company's latest results show its traditional PC and server businesses remain strong, even as it prepares for a different world.
A Silent Circle exec says the company will add a new device alongside its existing security-focused phone, which encrypts calls, texts, and Web browsing.