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Razer’s new Kiyo Pro webcam uses surveillance camera tech to improve lighting

Razer has announced a new webcam for streaming and work, the Kiyo Pro. It uses tech borrowed from surveillance cameras to offer improved lighting in video.
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Lenovo’s sweeping ThinkPad refresh finally includes laptops with 1080p webcams

Lenovo has rolled out a comprehensive update to its X, T, and L series of ThinkPads laptops, including some that offer 1080p webcams and 16:10 displays.
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4 reasons why Vaio’s comeback laptop is a celebration of the brand’s weirdness

Vaio laptops are back. Sort of. The Vaio Z might not gain back the popularity the brand enjoyed in the 1990s, but here's why it's interesting in its own right.
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MSI GS66 Stealth (2021) review: Peak 1440p gaming

At last, 1440p gaming has come to laptops, but is it worth it? The MSI GS66 Stealth is one of the first gaming laptops tooffer it.
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Pixelbook Go vs. Pixelbook: How Google’s two Chromebooks compare

As the Pixelbook rides off into the sunset, Google's Pixelbook Go serves as its current champion. Which one is right for you? We take a look in this comparison.
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Pixelbook vs. MacBook Pro

In this Pixelbook vs. MacBook Pro battle, we compared these two premium laptops in terms of design and performance so you can make the best purchasing decision.
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Razer Book 13 review: Nearly the perfect laptop?

The Razer Book 13 does almost everything right, with a unique aesthetic and well-rounded port selection.
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Falcon Northwest Talon review: The best all-AMD gaming PC you can buy

The Falcon Northwest Talon is one of the few premade desktops that now support the latest AMD graphics and processors. Is it worthy of the power they provide?
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Microsoft launches new sub-$300 laptops to fight Chromebooks for the classroom

Microsoft has announced a series of new and extremely cheap Windows 10 laptops for classrooms.
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HDMI 2.1 could reinvent PC gaming, and all gaming laptops should have it

HDMI 2.1 made a big splash at CES 2021. It just might help overcome the barrier that has existed between PC and console gaming since the beginning.
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The most exciting PC gaming trends from CES 2021

From experimental new gaming laptops to HDMI 2.1 monitors, PC gaming had a huge show at CES 2021.
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The best new laptops of CES 2021

CES 2021 is underway, and we've got our picks for the best laptops announced so far at the show.
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The 5 most exciting laptop trends from CES 2021

CES 2021 was a huge year for laptops. From saying goodbye to 16:9 to radical new form factors, these are the five biggest trends coming out of CES.
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The best monitors of CES 2021: HDMI 2.1, OLED, and more

Whether it's gaming monitors or massive ultrawide work displays, these are the best monitors announced at CES 2021.
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The best new gaming laptops of CES 2021

Powered by the latest hardware from Intel, Nvidia, and AMD, CES 2021 has been a huge show so far for new gaming laptops.
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High-end gaming laptops are finally switching to AMD, and it’s Intel’s fault

At CES 2021, high-performance gaming laptops are finally switching over to AMD, bringing the most powerful graphics to Ryzen systems for the first time.
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The future of work: CES 2021 offers a glimpse at the post-office world

Much of life will begin to return to normal in 2021. But work may never. At CES 2021, companies are preparing for the future of the work in a post-office world.
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MSI brought the only laptop with a 1080p webcam to CES, and I’m mad

I thought CES 2021 would introduce us to dozens of new laptops with 1080p webcams to help remote workers. I was wrong. Very wrong.
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The MSI GE76 Raider is the only gaming laptop with a 1080p webcam and Wi-Fi 6E

MSI's latest 17-inch gaming laptop features two highly sought-after features that you might not expect on laptop like this: A 1080p webcam and Wi-Fi 6E.
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Asus pairs the portable ROG Flow X13 2-in-1 with a miniature XG Mobile eGPU

Asus brought an entirely new concept for a gaming laptop to CES 2021 this year, combining an ultra-thin 2-in-1 with a highly portable external GPU.
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Finally, high refresh rates aren’t only for gaming laptops anymore

High refresh rates have been the province of gaming, but Lenovo has finally announced a pair of non-gaming laptops that have a refresh rate that breaches 60Hz.
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Razer’s high-tech face mask filters air and amplifies your voice, Bane-style

Featuring glowing RGB lights and an airtight seal, Razer calls Project Hazel the world's smartest face mask.
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The Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE is the first 4K 120Hz gaming laptop

At CES 2021, Asus has updated its most unique gaming laptop, the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE, with a 4K 120Hz panel, the first of its kind.
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Nvidia says the RTX 3060 is 30% faster than the Playstation 5

Nvidia has announced the RTX 30-series mobile graphics cards, boasting some impressive performance claims against the competition.
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The Nvidia RTX 3080 is pushing gaming laptops toward a resolution revolution

A new generation of gaming laptops is arriving, and thanks to Nvidia's new RTX 3080, we may finally get to kiss 1080p gaming goodbye.
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The Razer Blade 15 now has options for G-Sync 1440p or 360Hz 1080p screens

At CES 2021, Razer has announced display and graphics updates to its popular Razer Blade 15 gaming laptops, including a 1440p model with G-Sync.
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AMD’s overclockable Ryzen 9 5900 HX-series chips can boost up to 4.8GHz

AMD announced its Ryzen 5000-series mobile processors, including a new overclockable series of chips in the HX family with faster clock speeds.
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The completely sold-out Ryzen 5000 desktop chips are coming to prebuilt systems

AMD has announced an expansion of Ryzen 5000 for prebuilt desktops, including lower-powered versions of its Ryzen 9 and Ryzen 7 chips.
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Intel’s first 35-watt gaming processors are built on 10nm Tiger Lake

At CES 2021, Intel has launched its first 10nm gaming processors, a set of 35-watt Tiger Lake processors made for ultraportable gaming.
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Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga is the thinnest ThinkPad ever made

Lenovo has launched updates to its popular ThinkPad X1 Yoga and X1 Carbon, as well as unveiled a new addition to the lineup: The X1 Titanium Yoga.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable hands-on: A Surface Pro goes to the office

At CES 2021, Lenovo has unexpectedly announced a proper Surface Pro competitor in the ThinkPad X12 Detachable. Is it the ultimate Surface Pro killer?
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Intel: Alder Lake chips to launch later in 2021 with ‘enhanced 10nm SuperFin’

Before Intel's next-gen Rocket Lake desktop chips are even out, the company is already talking about its successor. Here's why.
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Intel explains why its 11th-gen Rocket Lake desktop chips are stuck at 8 cores

Intel's upcoming Rocket Lake desktop chips are still stuck on 14nm, but they will also receive a reduction in core count from 10 to eight.
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HP’s Elite Wireless Earbuds are made for remote work collaboration

At CES 2021, HP has announced its first attempt at wireless earbuds, the Elite Wireless Earbuds. These are designed specifically for remote work collaboration.