PCs are still a leading computing platform, but increasingly under fire from new devices.
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That old PC you sent for recycling may well end up in an junk pile overseas, where environmentalists say it's a hazard.
The chipmaker's latest lineup includes an array of processors intended for small and sleek systems.
Lenovo's new ThinkPad Z-series laptops come with an option for a champagne-colored titanium casing. A magnesium alloy frame inside the notebook acts as a shock absorber to help protect interior components if the machine is dropped.
A new feature in Windows Vista allows tablet PC users to familiarize the devices with their own handwriting styles.
Dell has a new PC that comes without an operating system--a match made for Linux?
These portable computers do neat things like recognize pen-based input, but they've yet to catch on.
Voodoo Computers' Idol is roughly the same size and shape as Apple's Mac Mini, but it runs on an Intel Pentium M processor.
Hewlett-Packard and Cingular Wireless team up to offer e-mail and wireless data services on HP's iPaq hw6500 series of mobile PCs.
Installing Linux on a home PC is easy enough. Finding a Linux-based box is the trickier part.
At the Vintage Computer Festival, which played host to the Homebrew Computer Club's 30th anniversary, a look at yesterday's computers.
The new Nascar-themed PC by Cisnet is meant to appeal to speed-seeking racing fans.
Simply by visiting these sites using a vulnerable Windows PC could cause an infection, Websense says.
Dell showed off a "factory overclocked" game PC and a wide laptop.
In his spare time, database consultant Dean Liou makes concept PCs shaped like guitars, hearts and toilets.
A look at a few possibilities for bringing an inexpensive computer to the developing world.