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PC market notches fifth straight year of declining shipments

Shipments slid 6.2 percent in 2016 as PCs battle other devices for your attention, according to Gartner.

Qualcomm says 5G is the biggest thing since electricity

Your next wireless boost is about more than faster movie-streaming. Qualcomm is buzzing about 5G as the key to our future connectivity.

Viewsonic unveils three new monitors at CES 2017

The new monitors include a 4K stunner and an ultra-wide, curved model, both made with professionals in mind.

Don't be fooled: Intel's new desktop CPUs aren't faster

You'd be better off buying an older chip on sale.

MagNeo replaces MacBook's USB-C, offers high-speed video and data

The MagNeo aims to replace the USB-C connector on Apple's latest MacBook Pro with an old-school MagSafe-like adapter.

Buying a laptop, last-minute holiday shopper? We can help

Want to give someone a laptop this Christmas, but can't decide which machine to choose? CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice.

Apple committed to 'great desktops,' Tim Cook tells employees

Apple CEO says desktops are 'very strategic' for the company, according to internal messages obtained by Techcrunch.

Microsoft's supersized Surface Hub appears to be a hit

Microsoft says it's sold Surface Hub conferencing systems to more than 2,000 customers since March. Oh, and it's got the supply problems under control.

'Green Monday' brings another day of discounts at Best Buy

Still have room on your credit card? Best Buy would like to fix that with deals on everything from PCs to phones to appliances.

9 Preview app tips every Mac owner should know

The Preview app can do more than simply preview files. See all that this sneakily powerful app on your Mac can do.

​VR beyond your budget? Microsoft-Intel pact aims to help

Project Evo is designed to bring virtual reality and its cousin, mixed reality, to midrange PCs.

When the Genius Bar can't help

Independent local stores are finding new ways to serve their communities by going where big retail chains can't.

​Happy holiday shopping! Now here's your SSD price increase

With flash chip supplies tight, you won't get as many gigabytes for your money when buying a new PC, analyst firms say.

Apple marks World AIDS Day with boost for Bono charity

In the name of corporate responsibility, the gadget giant is decorating 400 stores with Red signs and donating part of its sales to the nonprofit founded by U2's frontman.

Raspberry Pi helps build strong brains

From CNET Magazine: They might not look like much, but tiny Raspberry Pi computers could help society relearn what it means to be technically literate.

How to get a Touch Bar on your old Mac

Not sure if you're going to like using the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro? Here's how you can test it out on your old Mac before upgrading.

7 tips and tricks for the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

Get the most out of the Touch Bar with these handy tips.

4 apps to show off the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

Still skeptical about the Touch Bar? Try these apps.

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