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Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

You don't have to daydream about "Back to the Future" to ride a hoverboard. Hendo Hover, with the help of Hawk, hopes its Kickstarter campaign will bring this high-tech fun to the masses.

By November 17, 2014


'Whitebox' tablets surge, gaining on Apple

The whitebox tablet market exploded in the first quarter of 2011, becoming the second largest segment behind Apple, according to market researcher DisplaySearch.

By June 7, 2011


Tablet sales take a hit from lack of sizzle

IDC trims its forecast for tablet shipments in 2013 and says the pressure's on tablet makers to come through in the remaining months of the year.

By August 29, 2013


Intel's next-gen quad-core processors tested

Fourth-gen Core i-series "Haswell" CPUs promise big leaps in performance and battery life.

By June 1, 2013


Beyond the iPad: 'White-box' tablet numbers explode

White-box tablet numbers have jumped in recent months, but the market may fade as quickly as it grew, as vendors discover the importance of offering potential buyers a complete tablet experience.

By May 21, 2011


Hands-on with Intel's new ultrabook-friendly Ivy Bridge CPUs

Intel's third-generation Core-i-series processors go mainstream with new dual-core Core i5 and Core i7 versions.

By May 30, 2012


At long last, a credible 3D gaming chip from Intel

After years of false promises, Intel finally has a viable CPU for low-end PC gaming.

By April 23, 2012


Our first Ivy Bridge laptops: How do they perform?

Intel's new processors are about to make their debut. We test them out for the first time in a pair of laptops. Do they make great strides over last year's Sandy Bridge processors? Here are the results.

By April 23, 2012


At retailers, iPad faces new foes

As more retail real estate is occupied by tablets, including iPad competitors, proportionately less is devoted to traditional personal computing devices, such as the clamshell laptop.

By July 3, 2011


After Apple, Samsung, Acer vie for No. 2 tablet spot

Samsung and Acer are a distant second and third to Apple, which currently dominates the tablet market worldwide.

By June 21, 2011