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LG V30 takes its screen all the way to the edges
— 12:30 PM on August 31, 2017

This week's IFA 2017 show in Berlin has seen several mobile PC refreshes as well as new displays and PC peripherals. LG is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Acer's Switch convertibles and Chromebook 15 are on the move
— 5:30 PM on August 30, 2017

Our previous coverage of Acer's new peripherals and Predator Orion 9000 desktop could make you think the company decided to become a boutique...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Dell's Inspiron 15 7000 gets a GTX 1060 refresh
— 3:30 PM on August 30, 2017

Dell is refreshing its Inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop with an updated look and some minor connectivity tweaks. Most importantly, though, the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Asus ROG gears up at IFA with a 144-Hz laptop and a FreeSync ultrawide
— 12:30 PM on August 30, 2017

The IFA trade show is proving an especially exciting time for gamers this year. Asus is stepping up to the plate in Berlin with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Dell slaps eighth-gen Core CPUs in its XPS 13 and Inspiron laptops
— 1:30 PM on August 28, 2017

Dell hit the show floor at IFA in Berlin with a flurry of portable machines packing Intel's just-announced eighth-generation Core processors. The PC maker...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing

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The Asus ZenBook Flip S will bend over backwards for you
— 12:00 PM on August 28, 2017

Back during Computex, we were impressed by the ZenBook Flip S convertible in our Asus booth tour. Now, the company's letting the machine

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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MSI GE73 Raider and GE63 Raider laptops offer a fine balance
— 1:30 PM on August 25, 2017

I am not generally a fan of gaming laptops, but even I have to admit that thanks to ever-more-efficient graphics chips, the notion of a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is dressed to impress
— 11:47 AM on August 23, 2017

Samsung is ready to follow up its disastrous Galaxy Note 7 jumbo smartphone with what it ultimately chose to simply call the Galaxy...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP Omen X laptop is overclockable and overpowered
— 11:39 AM on August 22, 2017

HP's showing off its first high-end laptop with Omen X branding at Gamescom, and it looks like a pretty serious piece of kit. The new...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Android 8.0 is a freshly-baked Oreo
— 9:16 AM on August 22, 2017

Android O has been in the wild in beta form for some time now, available to developers and brave souls who like to check...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Acer Nitro 5 Spin boards the eighth-gen Core train
— 11:00 AM on August 21, 2017

Intel just announced a quartet of new four-core, eight-thread 15 W mobile processors this morning, and the ensuing wave of announcements of laptops with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Asus Vivobook Pro N580VD-DB74T can do offices and kids' parties
— 5:00 PM on August 18, 2017

Just a couple of days ago, we wrote about Asus' Vivobook W202NA ruggedized laptop built for classrooms. Asus has now unveiled the latest entry...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Nokia 8 zeroes in on the Galaxy S8 and its friends
— 9:30 AM on August 17, 2017

We've been impressed with the hardware that recently-reborn Nokia has been packing into its HMD Global Oy-manufactured smartphones. Even better, the Finnish marque has...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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VivoBook W202NA is ready to brave the toughest of classrooms
— 12:00 PM on August 16, 2017

Last spring, Microsoft introduced Windows 10 S, a slimmed-down version of its operating system primarily designed for use in educational institutions. School-age children are...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: leaked Microsoft memo discusses Surface returns
— 1:32 PM on August 14, 2017

When we reported last Thursday that Consumer Reports (CR) would no longer be recommending Surface devices, some gerbils expressed concern at the fact that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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EVGA thickens the SC17 gaming laptop with a GTX 1080
— 3:30 PM on August 11, 2017

When it built the SC17 1070 laptop, EVGA packed about as much CPU horsepower and graphics muscle as one could reasonably hope to fit...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Consumer Reports stops recommending Surface mobile devices
— 12:00 PM on August 10, 2017

Microsoft's Surface line of mobile devices has a lot of fans, including our own Bruno "morphine" Ferreira. Consumer Reports (CR) has traditionally been part of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes outdoors
— 11:45 AM on August 7, 2017

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones are already resistant to water and dust intrusion. The company is now set to release the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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