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Tired of choosing between Windows or Mac? The best Chromebooks offer a third way

We've compiled a list of our favorite Chromebooks, systems that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run the lightweight Chrome OS.
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 processors set to launch in second quarter of 2017

Leaked information suggests that AMD's Ryzen 5 series will be made available in the second quarter of 2017, and will be priced to compete with corresponding processors manufactured by Intel.
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Possible features on Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 include S Pen and more

Samsung's Galaxy line appears to beset to introduce a new 2-in-1 laptop that runs Windows 10. An app designed for use with the unannounced device was discovered on the Windows Store.
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Get ready, U.K. — 5G is coming for you thanks to Samsung and Arqiva

The future is coming fast for the U.K. According to the latest reports, Samsung and telecommunications firm Arqiva will be debuting 5G mobile internet to the U.K. in the second half of this year.
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Is your Razer Blade’s fan too loud? Never fear, a fix is on the way

Owners of the non-Kaby Lake version of the 2016 Razer Blade gaming notebook have been complaining about excessive fan noise, even when the machines are idle. The good news is that Razer is aware of the problem, and is working on a fix.
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HTC announces the winners of its first annual Viveport Developer Awards

The HTC Viveport Developer Awards, which honor -- and financially reward -- the best virtual reality apps in HTC's Viveport app store. That contest has now concluded, and HTC announced the winners on its Vive blog.
Gaming

PS VR: Setup, help, and cool tricks

There's more to the PSVR than initially meets the eye. Here's how to properly set up your headset, along with a few tips for fine-tuning the fit, preventing unwanted nausea, and using your PSVR as a second screen.
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Firefox Test Pilots can try out SnoozeTabs and Pulse experimental features

Mozilla has released two new experimental features, SnoozeTabs and Pulse, that are aimed, respectively, at making it easier to come back to interesting material later and let Mozilla engineers know about problematic sites.
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Google wants to make us all less clumsy with motion-sensor LED power cords

Big tech firms file weird patents all the time, and Google is no exception. Recently, the Mountain View, California, company filed a patent for a particular kind of power cord -- one with an accelerometer and motion-sensing lights.
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Toshiba 512Gb memory chips are now shipping to manufacturers

Toshiba's new 512Gb memory chips have massive storage space in them considering their small footprint, and early samples of that BiCS3 3D memory are now shipping out to manufacturers.
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AMD’s latest Radeon driver doesn’t support 32-bit version of Windows 8.1

AMD released Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 on Thursday, which for now isn't offered for the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1. It's optimized for Sniper Elite and For Honor, and it fixes several game-specific issues.
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We made three premium laptops duke it out to see which is best for video editing 6:33

For video editors on the go, there's no shortage of laptops that can take the heat. The Unlockr took a look at the Razer Blade, Surface Book with Performance Base, and MacBook Pro, to find out which excels.