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Lenovo Y and Z Series clamshell laptops augment C560 AiO unveiling

Lenovo Y and Z Series clamshell laptops augment C560 AiO unveiling

Lenovo has shown off an extensive collection of laptops here at CES 2014, many of which are convertible and detachable units. As far as clamshell notebooks go, the company has shown off offerings from both its Y Series and its Z Series, as well as a new all-in-one PC, the C560, that it targets at the average family that needs a desktop PC to share. The AiO will be available next month, with the Z Series rolling out in March and the Y Series arriving in May.

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NSA-themed ransomware exploits recent government leaks to scam PC users

NSA-themed ransomware exploits recent government leaks to scam PC users

FBI-themed ransomware has been around for a long time, scaring non-tech savvy computer users into believing the government agency had identified them as violating various laws, threatening jail time if a "fine" isn't paid immediately. While many have fallen prey to the scam, never before have users been so vulnerable towards believing the nature of these attacks as now, in light of a myriad of leaks showing government spying on domestic data. Scammers have taken advantage of this public fear, generating NSA-theme ransomware telling users they've been pegged for various crimes under the PRISM program.

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ASUS M70 hailed as first desktop with NFC, offers Qi wireless charging

ASUS M70 hailed as first desktop with NFC, offers Qi wireless charging

ASUS has unveiled what it says is the world's first NFC-equipped desktop PC, the ASUS M70, a shiny new tower system that has precious few details available at the moment. Among its features, as you might guess from the image, is Qi charging integrated into the top of the tower, allowing users to wirelessly charge their gadgets by setting them on top of the computer.

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HP Envy Phoenix 810 Gaming PC introduced with Core i7 Extreme and liquid cooling

HP Envy Phoenix 810 Gaming PC introduced with Core i7 Extreme and liquid cooling

The PC gaming market will be gaining a new system starting next month (October 16, to be precise), with HP rolling out the introductory carpet for its HP Envy Phoenix 810 Gaming PC. If the computer looks familiar, it should: last year we got our hands on the HP Pavilion HPE h9 Phoenix gaming unit, which is essentially an older version of this upcoming machine.

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LG V960 IPS 21:9 UltraWide all-in-one PC to be showcased at IFA 2013

LG V960 IPS 21:9 UltraWide all-in-one PC to be showcased at IFA 2013

Yesterday, LG Electronics took the wraps off the LAP340 Sound Plate and a couple Sound Bar models it plans to show off at IFA 2013. Tonight, the electronics maker has introduced a new product, this time an all-in-one IPS 21:9 UltraWide V960 that it will be showcasing at the event in Berlin. In addition, the company will also be showing off three new monitors.

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Government charges hacker with trying to sell the FBI supercomputer access

Government charges hacker with trying to sell the FBI supercomputer access

Andrew James Miller, a hacker from Pennsylvania, was arrested after trying to sell access to supercomputers located at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. His faux pas (aside from, you know, hacking into supercomputers)? The recipient of his hopeful sale was the FBI. Today the hacker has plead guilty.

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Dell Latitude 3000, 5000, and 7000 Series laptops begin rolling out next month

Dell Latitude 3000, 5000, and 7000 Series laptops begin rolling out next month

Earlier this month, Dell's Latitude 7000 Series appeared in part on the PC maker's website, with it coming some images and specifications about the ultrabook. Now the line has officially been launched alongside two others: the Latitude 3000 and Latitude 5000 Series notebooks. While the 7000 Series is available now, the rest will begin rolling out in September.

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Lenovo to start bundling Windows 8 Start menu replacement Pokki

Lenovo to start bundling Windows 8 Start menu replacement Pokki

Windows 8 users tend to be polarized on one particular issue - the lack of a Start Menu. Some don't mind its absence, but others have taken issue with the choice and sought alternatives. One such alternative has been SweetLabs' Pokki replacement menu, something that Lenovo will begin including pre-loaded on its Windows 8 PCs.

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Lenovo ThinkStation E32 unveiled with Haswell, aimed at budget-focused pros

Lenovo ThinkStation E32 unveiled with Haswell, aimed at budget-focused pros

Lenovo has announced a new workstation, the ThinkStation E32 aimed at professionals who need an entry-level system. The ThinkStation E3 has Intel Haswell under the hood, and is being offered with 60-day trials of AutoDesk's AutoCAD, indicating the type of buyers the company is targeting. The models will go on sale on September 6 starting at $729 USD.

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Lenovo Miix Windows 8 tablet offers detachable keyboard cover

Lenovo Miix Windows 8 tablet offers detachable keyboard cover

Amidst Lenovo's unveiling of five IdeaPad touch-enabled laptops earlier this evening was a hybrid PC that looks very similar to the Microsoft Surface RT. The Lenovo Miix is a Windows 8 tablet running, surprisingly enough, an Intel Atom processor. Making it what Lenovo calls a "multi-mode" PC is a cover featuring an AccuType keyboard.

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Lenovo rolls out five touch-enabled Windows 8 IdeaPad notebooks

Lenovo rolls out five touch-enabled Windows 8 IdeaPad notebooks

Lenovo has announced a slew of touch-enabled devices, among them being five new IdeaPad notebooks: the S400 Touch, S500 Touch, S210 Touch, U330 Touch and U430 Touch. All the PCs run Windows 8 and feature touchscreen displays, allowing users to take advantage of the OS's touch-centric design. We've got a run down of all the devices, as well as a gallery, after the jump.

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Microsoft Citadel botnet assault liberated 2 million PCs

Microsoft Citadel botnet assault liberated 2 million PCs

On June 5, we reported on a take down of Citadel botnet networks by Microsoft's Digital Crime Unit and the FBI, among other unspecified "technology industry partners." The assault had resulted in 1400 Citadel botnet networks being taken down, and now Microsoft has revealed the number of computers liberated as a result: at least 2 million.

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