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Acer's Predator X27 G-Sync HDR monitor shows up at Newegg for $2000
— 1:03 PM on May 18, 2018

Remember that Acer Predator X27 monitor that PC World's executive editor was salivating over just a bit ago? Well, it's available for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Report: Samsung to expand third-party Exynos SoC sales
— 4:30 PM on May 17, 2018

American buyers looking for a high-end phone have an excellent chance of ending up with a SoC from one of two families: an Apple A-series chip in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Report: Samsung poised to deliver a 49" panel at 5120x1440 and 120 Hz
— 12:30 PM on May 17, 2018

If I hear the phrase "new Samsung monitor," I immediately imagine something with a curved ultra-wide panel. The monitor masters over at TFT Central seem to figure...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X and ASRock X370 Pro4 for $300 and more
— 11:23 AM on May 17, 2018

Hello there, gerbils. In case you missed it, our overlord Jeff Kampman has written up an interesting article about casual overclocking in the modern...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Mobile computing

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Rumor: Microsoft is raring to release a low-cost Surface tablet
— 4:00 PM on May 16, 2018

According to Bloomberg, Microsoft is planning to release some low-cost Surface tablets later this year. The news agency remarks that Microsoft is hunting for...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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OnePlus counts to 6 with its latest handset
— 1:54 PM on May 16, 2018

Hot on the heels of Huawei's Honor 10 announcement comes fellow smartphone "disruptor" OnePlus with its latest handset. The OnePlus 6 is based...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Huawei Honor 10 is the company's 2018-est midrange phone
— 12:30 PM on May 16, 2018

Huawei showed off its Honor 10 in London yesterday, and the Honor sub-brand's new flagship is all-in on 2018's high-end smartphone trends. The 5.84" IPS...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Surface Hub 2 further leverages synergies, enhances collaboration
— 9:02 AM on May 16, 2018

The classic whiteboard is a ubiquitous fixture of conference and boardrooms in modern offices. It's been around a while, though—long enough that it seems like...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HP's refreshed EliteBooks and Elite x2 get meaty CPUs and bright displays
— 10:42 AM on May 15, 2018

HP just yesterday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of its Envy and Elite series premium machines, including laptops, desktops, and AIO machines. We'll be looking...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Displays Mobile computing

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HP ups its AIO game with the EliteOne 1000 G2, Envy 27, and Envy 34
— 9:22 AM on May 15, 2018

Once upon a time, buyers could count on a display far outlasting the usefulness of a PC purchased at the same time. However, the era...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays

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Asus’ wafer-thin ZenBook Pro 15 tames Core i9 and GTX 1050 power
— 4:32 PM on May 14, 2018

Intel's Coffee Lake six-core mobile CPUs deliver a lot of performance in power envelopes up to 45 W. Most manufacturers go one step further...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Rumor: Lenovo laptop with a Cannon Lake CPU pops up at Chinese e-tailer
— 11:25 AM on May 14, 2018

Intel's struggles getting its 10-nm fabrication technology up and running have been well documented. The blue silicon juggernaut's CEO admitted in a recent conference...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Wasabi Mango UHD430 is the first 4K 120-Hz display you can buy
— 9:03 AM on May 14, 2018

Have you ever heard of a little monitor manufacturer called Wasabi Mango, gerbils? Even if you haven't, the Korean brand isn't a complete unknown—it's been...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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VESA's DisplayHDR Test software lets users double-check their monitors
— 2:45 PM on May 11, 2018

When VESA announced its three-tiered DisplayHDR monitor certification program, the group promised it'd have a software utility for end users to check their displays'...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update doesn't play ball with some Intel SSDs
— 12:45 PM on May 11, 2018

There's a sizable contingent of buyers (particularly in business environments) that favor Intel hardware. Indeed, people have frequently swapped Intel into IBM's place in the old...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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Thursday deals: a Samsung PM953 960-GB SSD for $200 and more
— 12:46 PM on May 10, 2018

Afternoon's greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. Today's been a relatively quiet day news-wise. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire just came out, and it immediately went into my...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP ProBook 645 G4 and EliteBook 700-series G5s put Ryzen Pro to work
— 11:03 AM on May 10, 2018

HP is probably the major PC vendor with the closest and most consistent relationship with AMD. Dell, HP, and Lenovo are all on board with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Steam game and video streaming will soon work on Android and iOS
— 9:17 AM on May 10, 2018

Steam's in-home streaming works way better than you probably expect. Using a Steam Link, you can cast gameplay or Steam-purchased videos to any HDMI...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Software

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