Chip makers are racing to complete new technology with 3-D transistors to meet demand for mobile devices that are faster and more efficient.
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 company says its 27-inch curved LCD display provides a more immersive viewing experience for PC gaming and video streaming.
The new notebooks are the first introduced since the company announced it was shifting its PC focus away from consumers.
At just 7mm thick, the new 2.5-inch solid-state drives are perfect for Ultrabooks, but PC upgraders will appreciate capacities up to 960GB.
Compared to last year's report, the old computer standby goes from worst to first, while satisfaction with Apple, Dell, and HP computers dips.
Running Steam's Big Picture Mode and ready to be a future Steam Machine, this system brings the latest and greatest desktop graphics card into the living room.
At 2.76 pounds, this new Windows tablet is the lightest 11.6-inch ruggedized slate on the market, according to its maker.
The forthcoming UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K and new DisplayPort 1.3 technology will push computer displays past 4K.
Phablets, including Apple's first one, won't just impact iPad mini sales. They could kill off an even smaller category of tablet.
The Android tablet shrinks to just 6mm thick, while featuring an 8.4-inch OLED screen and Intel RealSense 3D camera.