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Apple’s new iPad ads remind us of the Mac vs. PC era

Apple has released a trio of ads asserting a number of ways that the iPad is allegedly superior to the PC. The ads highlight PC viruses, the iPad's speed, and Word Mobile in making the company's case that the iPad is better than the PC.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Facebook vs. YouTube, animal-free pork, a Google Chromecast deal

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…
Deals

Get $150 off a top-notch 2-in-1 laptop — the Microsoft Surface Pro 4

If you want a laptop or tablet that's completely portable and ideal for multitasking, consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, currently discounted by $150 and available for only $650 at Best Buy.
Computing

Technical slides reveal new truths about Ryzen's power management

As a rumored Ryzen launch inches closer, more technical details have come to light regarding AMD's upcoming processors. They are a bit tech-heavy, but there is good info hidden inside.
Computing

There is hope for your tiny PC with Elsa's new single-slot GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti typically won't work in some space-constrained PC cases where only a single-slot graphics card will fit. That is changing as Elsa announced a GTX 1050 Ti card that can squeeze into a single slot.
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The MacBook Pro’s battery life is better, but it’s still not the best

Our review of the MacBook Pro 13 revealed thoroughly average battery life. Since then, Apple has made several tweaks. Have they helped the Pro squeeze in a few extra minutes of life?
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Corel VideoStudio raises the bar with 360 compatibility and mask tools

Corel's top video editor can now handle 360 video, mask out single objects, and more with the latest software update. The new version brings advanced features into a program that Corel says is easy enough for anyone to use.
Computing

Parts shortages in the PC market are set to drive up costs

There are more PCs on the market than ever before, but in 2016 we saw prices go up and sales go down -- a trend unlikely to change in 2017. Prices fluctuate for a number of reasons, but parts shortages are playing a key role.
Computing

A Microsoft Surface coffee table running Windows 10 might be worth producing

The original Surface was a "coffee table" device that ran Windows Vista and had a multiuser interface that worked at all angles. Now, Windows 10 has been installed on it, demonstrating how useful such a device could be.
Computing

Microsoft brings Focused Inbox to the Windows 10 Mail app for some lucky users

Focused Inbox is one of the features pulled from the Accompli app that Microsoft acquired that has not yet made its way to the Windows 10 Mail app. However, it looks like that app might finally close the gap with iOS and Android.
Deals

Need a new computer? Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop just $350 on Amazon

Available for $350, the Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM laptop is a solid and affordable computer suited for general use. The 15-inch laptop runs on a seventh-generation Intel i3-7100U CPU and comes with a 1TB hard drive.
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USB Killer V3 now comes with even more power and an ‘anonymous edition’

The makers of USB Killer released a third iteration of the device-frying hardware that can send powerful surges through devices. Even more worrying, the firm is selling an “anonymous edition” that looks like a normal USB.