Meghan McDonough

Meghan McDonough

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Meghan J. McDonough is a Chicago-based purveyor of consumer technology and music. She previously wrote for LAPTOP Magazine and is currently an on-air DJ for CHIRPRadio.org. She is often found drinking gigantic iced coffees  – even during Chicago’s infamous winters.
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Gigabyte introduces the BRIX mini PC powered by Intel Ivy Bride processors

Gigabyte is jumping into the mini PC market today with BRIX, a compact, customizable PC that's powered by your choice of Intel's Ivy Bridge series of processors.
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Microsoft uses Vine video to hint at WebGL support coming to Internet Explorer 11

What's this? According to a new video posted on Vine, it looks like Microsoft might finally be getting on the WebGL bandwagon with the release of Internet Explorer 11 later this summer.
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HP Envy 14 TouchSmart Ultrabook sneaks out with 3200 x 1800 display

The HP Envy 14 TouchSmart Ultrabook will start at $699, but it can be upgraded to a whopping 3,200 x 1,800 resolution display. This puts the Envy 14 in the same display league as the Chromebook Pixel and the MacBook Pro, plus it bests the…
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Microsoft intros Sculpt Comfort & Sculpt Mobile mice with dedicated Windows button

Microsoft is adding a bright blue dedicated Windows button to the brand new Sculpt Comfort Mouse and the Sculpt Mobile Mouse. Both mice will be available next month for $39 and $29, respectively.
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HP unveils new TouchSmart, Envy, Pavilion laptops and all-in-ones at bargain prices

HP unveiled its back-to-school line-up with a ton of new all-in-one PCs and laptops. The awesomeness? They all feature touchscreens with the Pavilion 11 TouchSmart notebook starting at $399.
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MSI unleashes GX70 and GX60, first gaming notebooks with AMD Richland A10 processors

The MSI GX70 and the MSI GX60 are the first in the world powered by the new AMD Richland A10-5750M processor, which increases visual performance by 40 percent compared to previous processor generations.
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Leap Motion previews its gesture control capabilities with Windows 8

We're learning more about the capabilities of the Leap Motion controller today thanks to a video posted on the company's YouTube channel showcasing how the Leap controls the Windows environment.
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Asus Zenbook Infinity outfitted in Gorilla Glass 3 to debut at Computex

ASUS announced today that it will debut the Zenbook Infinity ultrabook with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 lid and keyboard deck at the upcoming Computex conference in Taiwan.
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Love museums? Hate pants? Try these virtual museum tours from your PC

Numerous museums have put parts of their collections online and easy to explore with the click of a mouse. Here are some of the best online tours and collections of the famous museums in the world.
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iTunes 11.0.3 update arrives with new miniplayer and improved multi-disc support

Apple released an update to iTunes today, bringing it up to version 11.0.3. After the massive makeover the app received back in November, the latest version won't turn your musical world upside down, but It does boast a new miniplayer…
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Next-gen Google Maps brings better imagery, tailored results, and more

Today at Google I/O, we were blown away by the new version of Google Maps. It is launching today by invite only for the desktop and includes more detailed directions, social network integration, and tons of 3D images.
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Chrome OS: What will be unveiled at Google I/O?

Google's annual I/O developer conference starts tomorrow, and the tech rumor mill is at full tilt with speculation. Here's what we know about what may be coming to Chrome OS this week.