Laptops

Acer Nitro 5 Spin: Gaming Convertible with 8th Gen Core Power

I never expected to see "convertible" and "gaming notebook" in the same sentence, but here we are. Today (Aug. 21), Acer announced the Nitro 5 spin, …

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Asus ZenBook Flip S review: A stylish, lightweight convertible Review | ZDNet

We've often commented on Asus's apparently slavish devotion to mimicking the designs of Apple's MacBook range. But every now and then, the company …

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Here's How Much Faster Your Next Laptop Will Be

Just in time for the back-to-school shopping season, Intel is providing more detail about its new line of processors. The company's eighth generation …

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The Most Powerful Convertible Laptop Ever?

Acer’s new Nitro 5 Spin is a 2-in-1 laptop that’s designed to work hard and play harder. It boasts Intel’s newly announced 8th-gen Core processors, …

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Lenovo just launched three new VR-ready gaming towers

Lenovo unveiled three gaming towers today that it says span the full gamut of gamer needs, all of which are VR-ready. The top-of-the-line model is the Legion Y920, which runs Window 10, can feature up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700K quad-core processor, and is powered by an NVIDIA GeForce …

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The best back to school laptops in 2017 | ZDNet

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop<p>The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop, despite the 'gaming' tag, should still be considered a prime candidate …

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Dell Precision 5720 All-in-One

<b>Pros</b><p>Excellent graphics and multimedia performance. Crisp and responsive 4K touch display. ISV certified. Heart-pounding audio.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Expensive. …

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Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor Review

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Intel announces 8th Generation Core Processors, starting with 15-watt quad-core Kaby Lake refresh for notebooks

Any expectations I had of a slower and less turbulent late summer and fall for the technology and hardware segments is getting shattered today with …

Kaby Lake

ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics Card Available Early Next

ASUS has unveiled the latest graphics card to receive the ROG Stix treatment in the form of the ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX Vega Series which comes …

Computer Hardware

Acer Aspire 5

<b>Pros</b><p>Ample memory and storage including SSD. USB-C port. Great battery life.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Dismal display.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>The Acer Aspire 5 is a 15.6-inch …

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Amazon Temporarily Drops Price of Its Best Tablets, Kindles

Amazon is at it again. Through August 26, the beloved e-retailer is slashing the price of its top-selling Kindles and Fire Tablets with prices …

Amazon

A 2-in-1 that can game? Acer’s Nitro 5 Spin gets a boost from 8th gen Intel Core

Why it matters to you<p>If you liked the Acer Nitro 5 laptop, the company is putting a spin on its latest version sporting eighth-generation Intel …

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20 must-have back to school, college gadgets and gifts: 2017 | ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy Tab E<p>As an alternative to lugging laptops around, a decent tablet is often a must-have for today's students. A tablet such as the …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Specs: New Stylus-Equipped Laptop's Features

Samsung Electronics is set to launch a new laptop computer next month, and it is bound to turn heads with its very own S Pen technology. The news …

Samsung

Intel's Powerful New Notebook Processors Aren't Just About Fighting This Rival

The chip giant also wants to cater better to a strong high-end notebook market.<p>It's easy to look at Intel Corp.'s (INTC) unveiling of new high-end …

Kaby Lake

Intel Unveils Newest Chips To Speed Laptops

Intel kicked off the introduction of its latest generation of "Core" microprocessors on Monday with a line of chips aimed at mid-range laptops and …

Advanced Micro Devices

Daily Deals: 20% Off Uncharted Lost Legacy (Out Tomorrow)

<i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may</i> …

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Acer Nitro 5 Spin Convertible Laptop

Acer has announced the addition of two new convertible notebooks to its ever-growing range with the availability of the new Aspire Nitro 5 Laptop – …

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Intel boosts ultrabook speeds by up to 40% with new 8th-gen quad-core chips

The new 8xxx U-series processors are aimed at thin and light laptops, 2-in-1 computers, PC/tablet convertibles and mini-computers.<p>Intel is launching …

Computer Hardware

Two Serious Security Flaws Outfox Foxit Reader

Say what you will about public shaming, but it does sometimes get results. Researchers discovered two huge flaws in Foxit Reader, a freemium, …

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Save $209 on Apple’s latest 13-inch 128GB MacBook Air, now $790 shipped

Electronics Valley (99.5% positive feedback, Top-Rated Plus Seller) via eBay Daily Deals offers Apple’s latest 13-inch MacBook Air 128GB (MQD32LL/A) for <b>$789.99 shipped</b>. This 2017 Macbook has a list price of $999 and our previous mention was $800. Today’s offer is the best available by $110.<p>13-inch …

Gear & Gadgets

Intel images confirm 6-core Core i7 desktop processors, new motherboard requirement

Monday morning, in the shadow of the Great American Eclipse, Intel revealed its 8th-gen Core processors. Well, some of them anyway. The initial announcement is limited to low-power laptop CPUs driven by a refreshed version of Intel’s 7th-gen “Kaby Lake” architecture, and the company declined to …

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HP launches ProBook 400 Series for small businesses | ZDNet

The HP ProBook 400 series starts at $619 and will be available in September.<p>HP rolled out the ProBook 400 series, a family of laptops designed for …

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Asus VivoBook Pro 15 Windows 10 Laptop Launches From $1,299

After first being unveiled back in May 2017 during the Computex technology conference, Asus has this week announced the availability of the new …

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Intel stuffs extra cores into latest mobile Series U Core i5 and i7 chips

Intel has wheeled out its 8th Generation Core processors, a refresh of its Core i5 and i7 chips, and their base specs wouldn’t look out of place in a …

Intel Corporation

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really exciting again.<p>About every two years, Intel introduces new processors that shape the computing industry and this year's no different. Whereas the last two …

Technology

Intel's 8th Gen Core Branding Will Confuse the Masses

Almost one year ago, we called bullchip on Intel’s naming convention for its seventh generation, “Kaby Lake” CPUs. Little did I know that with the …

Personal Computers

The iPad as a Laptop Replacement- Part One

This is certainly ground that has been covered in MANY articles, both before and after the release of the new 10.5” and 12.9” iPad Pros, and for plenty of reason. Apple’s marketing has placed the iPad Pro squarely in the conversation as a primary computing device, and encouraged this kind of …

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Should You Wait to Buy a Laptop with 8th Gen Core?

If you're like most consumers, you only buy a laptop once every several years. So you need to make sure that when you do pull the trigger on a new …

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