Doubling down on Nvidia's hottest GPU gives this laptop more grunt than a desktop

Want a gaming laptop, but worried a single GPU just isn't enough for you? Origin's dual-graphics EON17-SLX might look tempting, but its flaws will turn off those who need…

  • Pros: Solid 1080p display , Performance exceeds some desktops…
  • Cons: Boring looks , Touchpad could be better , Mediocre speakers…

Twitter Offers stores coupons on your credit card for in-store purchases

Twitter enters the digital coupon market with Twitter Offer, a feature that allows users to store coupons on debit and credit cards. The cash back deals can then be redeemed in physical stores.


BlackBerry celebrates Black Friday by taking $200 off the definitively-square Passport

To celebrate the madness that is Black Friday, BlackBerry took off $200 from its latest flagship, the Passport, through November 30. You can now purchase the handset for $500.


Amazon will send an electrician to your door, along with your new appliance purchase

Amazon Local Services launched in several cities, allowing customers to find local service professionals who can help install appliances, build furniture, repair computers, and other tasks.


Competitive cowboy shooter Secret Ponchos comes to PS4 for free in December

Secret Ponchos, a top-down PVP shooter set in the old American west, is coming to PS4 on 12/2, and will be available for free to PlayStation Plus members for the entire month.


Star Wars actor Oscar Isaac cast as the big, blue villain of X-Men: Apocalypse

Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor Oscar Isaac has been cast as the lead villain in X-Men: Apocalypse, the upcoming sequel to X-Men: Days Of Future Past.


10 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy

Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external chargers.


Protect your home from network intrusion with Bitdefender’s Box

Want to protect your network devices from threats before they even arrive? Check out Bitdefender's newly announced Box, a router that actively scans incoming packets for potential threats.


How The Kinks’ Dave Davies changed the course of rock with a sliced speaker cone

When The Kinks’ guitarist Dave Davies sliced open a speaker cone with a razor blade in 1964, he literally set the tone of rock music for decades to come. And that sound lives on in his latest solo album, Rippin’ Up Time.


Luxury and performance? Mercedes S-Class boss rules out Maybach-AMG crossover

The development director for Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class line has ruled out an AMG Maybach crossover. Both sub-brand’s will remain separate for now, but that doesn’t mean performance and luxury can’t mesh.


Chromecast diversifies, adding Sesame Street, Comedy Central, and more

Google adds Chromecast support for eight new apps including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon's Nick, Sesame Street Go and others, though many require a cable or satellite subscription.

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Milk Studios slaps Samsung with a lawsuit over use of the “Milk” name

Milk Studios filed a trademark lawsuit against Samsung over the latter's use of the Milk name for its music-streaming service, Milk Music. According to Milk Studios, Samsung's Milk name usage led to irreparable harm to its brand.


Worried your kid might stick a paperclip in the electrical outlet? Check out Brio

Unlike traditional outlets, which are always live, Brio will remain "off" until it senses an actual plug with a valid electrical load.


Pump up the jams while you save the planet with these solar-powered headphones

Exod's new Helios Bluetooth headphones harness the power of the sun for up to 15 hours of truly wireless playback.

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Star Wars puts some skin in the game with huge, Xbox-exclusive Minecraft skin pack

Microsoft, Disney, and Lucasfilm have teamed up to bring a massive downloadable pack of 55 skins from the original Star Wars trilogy to Minecraft on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.