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Laptops! All-in-ones! Monitors! Everything must go in HP’s Black Friday deal bonanza

HP has dozens of computers discounted in anticipation of Black Friday. Here are some of the most enticing laptops and all-in-ones part of the promo.

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Symantec uncovers sophisticated spying malware reign

Researchers at computer security firm Symantec have just released a new report about the latest new digital threat. The malware is called Regin, and it’s a doozy. The first big takeaway from Symantec’s report is that this isn’t just a…

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Windows 10 is such a big deal its kernel will leap from 6.4 to 10.0

Currently designated as 6.4 in Technical Preview form, Windows 10 source code will be known as 10.0 early next year. Here's what that means exactly.

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Shots fired: AMD ambushes Nvidia with unexpected Radeon R9 295X2 price cuts

To further heat up the uber-competitive PC GPU wars, AMD has once again slashed the prices of dual-GPU graphics cards based on the Radeon R9 295.

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10 best Microsoft Office alternatives

Looking to put Microsoft Office behind you? Here are our picks for the five best, free alternatives that will leave you wondering why you waited so long to make the switch.

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Need more space in your SSD? Intel’s 3D NAND may be the answer

Intel's new 3D NAND, developed in partnership with Micron, is promised to hold up to 32GB per chip. This huge improvement could lead to more affordable high-capacity SSDs, but consumer drives will arrive mid-2015 at the earliest.

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Microsoft asked, you answered. Here’s what users want added to Windows 10

Windows 10's technical preview has given users a voice, and they've wasted not time using it to let Microsoft know what they think. Here's the top 10 suggestions we've seen so far.

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Alienware now shipping its Alpha console box

It was announced in June, pre-orders opened in August, and now it's finally here — the Alienware Alpha console PC runs Steam games on Windows through a customized UI and Xbox 360 controller.

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Get those wish lists ready, boys and girls, Acer is ready to kick off Black Friday

Acer has jumped the gun and given us a taste of what's in store this Black Friday on the computing deal front. Spoiler alert: hot gear, massive discounts.

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Google gets into the giving spirit, offers 1TB of Drive with every Chromebook

Google has made Chromebooks even more this attractive this holiday season by offering one terabyte of free Drive cloud storage. The plan last for two years, making it a $240 value.

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The Z97 Quiet Gaming is the obvious choice if you want to play PC games in peace

Gaming computers have become outlandishly powerful, but they're also loud. AVADirect has built a computer for those looking to play in peace, but has eliminating noise also hurt…

  • Pros: Attractive but subdued enclosure , Easy to upgrade…
  • Cons: Not the quickest processor , Average SSD performance…

The European Parliament wants to chop Google up into different pieces

The European Parliament is considering a draft motion that would split Google up into different companies. The rationale is that Google has become too large of a company.

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Can a polished Chrome OS really replace Windows? We tested.

Chromebook are a popular, affordable alternative to conventional notebooks, but can they really perform similar tasks? We've taken a closer look by comparing two common models against a Windows 2-in-1.

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AMD forms united front with Samsung to roll out FreeSync monitors and crush Nvidia

Lag, latency and stutter have long plagued the lives of hardcore gamers, even on the most powerful desktop PCs. Often, the problem lies in the lines of communication between graphics cards and monitors, which get jumbled by different frame rates and standards…

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$800 HP EliteBook leads Newegg Black Friday deals, available now

Newegg's Black Friday deals include cut-rate AMD octo-core processors, a HP Elitebook with a solid state hard drive for $799 and a powerful Lenovo gaming laptop for a dollar under a grand.

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