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3 reasons you shouldn’t buy an all-in-one

All-in-one computers have become a popular desktop alternative over the last half-decade. They promise a sleeker, more intuitive experience, but their initial attractiveness can quickly wear off.

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The Lenovo Thinkcentre Chromebox Tiny is available now, starting around $200

Thinkcentre is a modular all-in-one, or in Lenovo's terms, a "Tiny-in-One" computer. It's a proof-of-concept for migrating new components to your monitor when you're ready to upgrade.

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AT&T’s first DirecTV offer is a nationwide TV-and-phone promo for $200 a month

AT&T certainly doesn't hang about. Ten days after the FCC cleared the way for the carrier's acquisition of DirecTV, it's unveiled new bundles that it describes as "the first-ever nationwide package of TV and wireless services."

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Acer announces refresh of Z series in anticipation of Computex

Acer has taken to the Windows Blog to announce the upcoming refresh of its Z line of all-in-one PCs, set to release sometime in Q3 of this year and stocked with upgrades to the processor, RAM, and storage space.

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MSI takes a titanic step forward with a massive gaming laptop and a graphics card dock

MSI has announced their new line of gaming-centric PCs and all-in-one solutions headlined by the dual-GPU Titan notebook.

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MSI’s new AIO PCs aim to combine style with Core i7, Nvidia 800M-backed strength

Regardless of which new MSI all in one desktop you buy, you're guaranteed to get a Core i7 CPU, and a solid Nvidia GPU. You can learn more about the MSI AG270, AG240, and AG220 here.

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LG’s Chromebase Google all-in-one desktop gets a release date and price

LG's Google-powered $350 Chromebase all-in-one desktop is set to hit stores on May 26. You can learn more about the company's AIO here, which we first learned of around CES 2014.

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New Lenovo all-in-ones and monitors arrive at CES 2014

Lenovo has introduced several new all-in-ones at CES 2014 including the N308, which runs Android, and the Horizon II, which features a 2560x1440 touchscreen and a powerful Intel Core processor. Read on to learn more here.

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Gateway’s unassuming One ZX4270 serves up just the basics for $399

Need a screen with a mouse and keyboard? Gateway’s basic ZX4270 all-in-one won't win any design or performance awards, but it delivers all the essentials for a reasonable $399.

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HP announces new Envy Recline all-in-ones and new monitors at IFA

HP announced a handful of new products at IFA today, including three Envy Recline touchscreen all-in-one PCs, two new Envy and Pavilion monitors, and the Envy Phoenix 810 gaming PC.

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Sony unleashes Vaio Tap 11, ‘world’s thinnest’ Windows 8 tablet PC, updates Tap mobile AiO PC

Today, Sony added two more Windows 8 tablets to its lineup that vary in size, the Vaio Tap 11 and the Vaio Tap 21. The Tap 11 is touted as the thinnest Windows 8 Intel Core tablet in the world, and the Vaio Tap 21 is an updated version of Sony's Tap 20.

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Quit bragging and put away the ruler: Gigantic tablets are absolutely worthless

Companies like Dell, HP, and Sony have a question for consumers: why buy a 10-inch tablet, when you could have one with a 20-inch display? Going big seems an obvious boon; but in truth, these gigantic devices are unsightly mutants that consumers should…

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HP’s Slate 21 is a $400 Android all-in-one PC and tablet

HP eyes emerging markets with the Slate 21, a $400, Android-running, all-in-one PC and tablet due in stores this September. It has a 21-inch IPS full HD display, Nvida Tegra 4 CPU, but just 8GB of internal storage.

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Samsung ditching desktop PCs, but are All-in-Ones included? [Updated]

The Korea Times is quoting a Samsung executive as saying that the company will stop producing desktops in order to focus more on portable and connected devices. Are All-in-One desktops included?

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