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Computing

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro leaks confirm low-cost specifications

Acer may be set to introduce a new convertible tablet in the coming days called the Aspire Switch 3 Pro. Said to pack a Pentium processor, it could come in cheaper than the Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1.
Deals

Boost your Wi-Fi with the Netgear Nighthawk R6700 router, now $80 with coupon

A good router can greatly enhance your Wi-Fi speeds, and save you money on equipment rental costs from your internet service provider. For a short time, Amazon is offering the Netgear Nighthawk R6700 for just $80 after a $50 discount.
Computing

Nvidia’s latest GeForce drivers get you ready for ‘Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III’

Nvidia has released version GeForece 381.89 WHQL drivers with enhanced performance for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Batman: Arkham VR, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and Wilson's Heart.
Deals

ViewSonic 27-inch monitor virtually eliminates screen-tearing and input lag

With the ViewSonic 27-inch monitor, you no longer have to suffer from annoying screen-tearing and frustrating input lag. This 1080p monitor features AMD FreeSync technology, and is now just $157 on Amazon after an $83 discount.
Computing

MSI adds Intel Optane motherboard bundles for better performance

Motherboard maker MSI is bundling the 16GB Intel Optane memory module with its Opt Boost motherboards, offering enhanced performance for spinning HDDs without added expense or hassle.
Virtual Reality

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle

SuperHot, The Unspoken, and Wilson's Heart are all free if you purchase an Nvidia GTX 10 series graphics card alongside an Oculus Rift headset. It's expensive, but free games are always welcome.
Computing

AMD slips up as leak indicates its Vega GPUs are coming ‘this quarter’

Until now, AMD hasn't provided information on when its next generation Vega GPUs might be officially introduced. Today, it appears that AMD might have let the cat out of the bag, indicating that Vega will arrive this quarter.
Computing

Close to the Metal Ep. 40: The Optane Difference

Intel's Optane Memory will start arriving in systems within the week, and on this week's Close to the Metal, we'll let you know who it's a good fit for, and who should reach for an SSD.
Computing

Sapphire Pulse RX 500 cards ditch high-end cooling for a cheaper price tag

Sapphire has expanded its upcoming range of RX 500 series graphics cards with a new Pulse lineup. They use the same high-end components of the Nitro+ series, but have cheaper cooling solutions for a reduced cost.
Computing

Apple is finally refreshing the Mac Pro – here’s everything we know so far

It’s been more than three years since Apple refreshed, updated, or even addressed the Mac Pro. Thankfully, the modular pro-grade PC is slated for a big upgrade in 2018, or 2019. Or sometime in the future. Probably.
Computing

Apple has a new iMac coming in 2017, here's what we know about it

Despite earlier rumors to the contrary, the iMac is alive and well. Apple has re-affirmed its support for the platform, and promised desktop Mac die-hards that they’ll see an update sometime in the coming year.
Computing

Apple is planning to transform its retail stores into social spaces

Apple is preparing to make some changes to its biggest Apple Store locations, with a new series of educational workshops set to debut at the end of May, and a new look for the Genius Bar.