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If you've been waiting for Windows 10 before you upgrade your computer or just fancy something new, there's never been a better time to buy a PC. No matter what your budget is, there are stacks of superb Windows 10 PCs in the pipeline that will suit every taste. But how do you make the right decision when there are so many options out there? This Windows 10 primer is designed to help any PC newbies out there.


Whether you need a new laptop for work, school or play, an Ultrabook is a powerful and portable choice. Here are five of the best Ultrabooks on the market right now, based on your nominations.


The end of financial year is great time to buy new tech gear. If you use your computer at home for work -- you may be able to claim your PC as a tax deduction. That applies to some students, too. Further, small businesses with total incomes less than $2 million can write off purchases valued under $6500 immediately in the year the cost occurred. So what new laptops/tablets are best for work or play? Here are some ideas.


Dear Lifehacker, I am in the market for an Ultrabook and am looking for one without a touch screen. I know touch screens are the way of the future but I am quite happy living in the past for a while longer! Also I don't really want to pay for something that I am never going to use. What would you recommend? Thanks, Untouched


The Toshiba Portégé Z10t ultrabook/laptop hybrid will be available on Telstra's 4G network from 11 June, the telco announced today. The convertible laptop device is being billed as the world's first Windows® 8 Pro ultrabook-tablet with 4G functionality.


Once the sole domain of Apple, the "luxury laptop" market has really kicked off in recent years, with most major vendors offering über shiny high-end models that place maximum emphasis on style. But does anyone actually care about laptop aesthetics, or is portability, functionality and battery life all that matters?


Today, we got our hands on the Toshiba KIRA, an "aspirational/luxury" Windows 8 touchscreen ultrabook that will retail for $2199 (Core i7 version). Boasting a "Pixel Pure" 13.3in touchscreen display with a native resolution of 2560x1440 pixels and a durable "honeycomb-structured" magnesium alloy chassis, the unit is clearly aimed at the fancy-pants demographic.


Tablet? Laptop? Convertible? Ultrabook? When you're researching online or looking on the store shelves, you could be forgiven for feeling intensely overwhelmed by the amount of choice available to you. Thankfully, we're here with the Ultimate Windows 8 Buyers Guide to help you make the right choice when it comes to your next laptop, tablet or portable.


Dear Lifehacker, I am in the market for a new laptop. I can't decide between the Macbook Pro, HP Folio 9470m and Dell XPS 14. The OS doesn't concern me. Factors affecting my judgement include price (upper limit of $1650), weight, battery life and performance (most important). Thanks, Power User


Do you consider yourself a PC enthusiast? Downloading the latest drivers the moment they're available, running custom tools to access hidden settings and overclocking your components to get the best bang for your buck? We'll, here's one tale that goes above and beyond your average tweaking session.