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Acer shows off powerful laptops and a Chromebook at CES
— 2:00 PM on January 4, 2017

Acer unveiled a series of new Aspire and Predator laptops at CES this week. A standout among them is the ostentatious Acer Predator 21X (which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Toshiba's Portégé X20W convertible notebook turns heads
— 9:16 AM on January 4, 2017

Device manufacturers seem convinced that consumers want their gadgets thin and light above all else. Toshiba's new 2-in-1 convertible PC, the Portégé X20W, definitely follows...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Kaby Lake CPUs find a tiny home in the ECS Liva Z Plus
— 4:39 PM on January 3, 2017

There's something to be said for a desktop PC that doesn't take over the top of your desk. Just in time for CES this year,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Zotac will show off a Kaby Lake Zbox and more at CES 2017
— 2:22 PM on December 30, 2016

With CES not even a week away, hardware companies are announcing their lineups for the show. Zotac has plans to show off a new model...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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The Tech Report System Guide: December 2016 edition
— 2:07 PM on December 29, 2016

In this pre-CES edition of The Tech Report System Guide, we account for new products and price cuts in the entry-level graphics card market. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Lenovo shows off updated ThinkPads with Kaby Lake CPUs
— 3:41 PM on December 28, 2016

Ahead of this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Lenovo announced that it's refreshed its lineup of ThinkPad laptops. The headline feature for the updated...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Asus Chromebook C302CA with USB Type-C makes a brief appearance
— 9:14 AM on December 28, 2016

For a brief moment yesterday, it looked as if Asus had a new Chromebook ready for us to check out in time for the New...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Gigabyte Brix Gaming GT takes a GTX 1080 on the road
— 10:07 AM on December 27, 2016

We've taken a look at Gigabyte's compact Brix gaming systems in the past. Now, the Brix Gaming GT is poised to take a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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Phoronix compares 31 graphics cards' OpenGL chops in Linux
— 2:36 PM on December 22, 2016

Michael Larabel over at Phoronix keeps plugging away at testing the performance of PC hardware under Linux, and he's presented the open-source community with quite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Zotac's Zbox Magnus EN1070 mini-PC reviewed
— 11:24 AM on December 22, 2016

Zotac's Zbox Magnus EN1070 mini-PC packs a GeForce GTX 1070 and a quad-core Intel CPU into a footprint not much larger than a bare Mini-ITX...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Samsung Notebook 9 laptops are lighter than ever with Kaby Lake
— 5:45 PM on December 19, 2016

Samsung announced yesterday that it's refreshing its flagship Notebook 9 laptops in 13" and 15" sizes with Intel's Kaby Lake processors, just in time...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Gigabyte's P57X v6 gaming notebook reviewed
— 2:56 PM on December 19, 2016

Powered by Nvidia's mobile GeForce GTX 1070, Gigabyte's P57X v6 laptop promises truly desktop-class desktop-class performance in a relatively compact and portable chassis. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Intel takes the lid off the full specs of its Apollo Lake NUCs
— 2:01 PM on December 5, 2016

The rumors of Atom's death were greatly exaggerated. Intel just released documents with the final specifications of its latest NUC kits, called the NUC6CAYH and...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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ASRock Beebox-S reports for HTPC duty
— 9:01 AM on December 2, 2016

Every shake of the magic eight-ball seems to deliver the same conclusions regarding Intel's Kaby Lake seventh-generation Core CPUs: a little extra battery life...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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Zotac's VR Go Backpack is ready to strap up
— 12:14 PM on December 1, 2016

Product development takes time. Some products are first offered up in final form when they are days away from shipping. Others, like Zotac's VR Go...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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HP ProBook x360 Education Edition can survive the playground bully
— 10:24 AM on December 1, 2016

Remember back when laptops were first becoming a thing? Some folks thought we'd see every high-schooler carrying around their own personal PC by now, some...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Enermax Revolution SFX PSUs offer efficient power in a tidy package
— 12:00 PM on November 30, 2016

The Mini-ITX standard is great, and the reduction in power requirements and thermal footprint in even the fastest gaming graphics cards...

Type: News story Tags: Power Systems

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Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation as a Platinum member
— 9:30 AM on November 17, 2016

Linux and Microsoft were, for years, fully at odds with each other. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer considered Linux a bigger threat to Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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