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LG Gram 15Z980 review

LG Gram 15 review

The LG Gram is a 15-inch laptop with a single claim to fame: It’s half the weight of its competitors. But is that a good reason to drop $2,000 on the Gram?
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The flu is poking holes in hospital cybersecurity, and a shot can’t save you

Governments and corporations aren’t the only ones who need to think about cybersecurity. According to the experts we talked to, this year’s flu could have an impact beyond just your health.
Samsung Notebook 9 Pen review

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen review

Samsung is bringing the S Pen to its latest 13-inch 2-in-1, the Notebook 9 Pen, along with a suite of Samsung-powered software.
Samsung Notebook 9 Pen Hands-on Review

Samsung, we need to talk about your laptops

Samsung makes great devices, but it has never focused much on its laptops. The Notebook 9 Pen, which has a lot of potential, just doesn't feel like a device that had a lot of thought put into it.
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Poll: Is AMD’s new APU fast enough to make a graphics card unnecessary?

We took a poll to see what PC gamers think of AMD's new Ryzen APUs. Is playing Overwatch at 30 frames per second good enough for you? Or is it worth saving up some cash for a new graphics card?
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Joysticks on a mouse? Sure, put two on there! Lexip will test your dexterity

Lexip is a new gaming mouse that has two joysticks, on one each side. The Kickstarter project promises new ways of controlling your PC gaming experience.
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Poll: Would you wear Intel’s new smartglasses in public?

Intel's new AR glasses look like ordinary glasses. But considering what happened with Google Glass, would you actually wear these in public? Take our poll and see what others think.
Dell XPS 8930 Review

Video cards are so expensive, you’re better off buying an entire desktop PC

Thanks to cryptocurrency miners, it's harder than ever to get a GPU for your new PC. The good news is that Dell's new desktop PCs offer a different solution for getting into PC gaming -- and it's a whole lot cheaper.
Dell XPS 8930 Review

Dell XPS 8930 review

We’re always looking for an affordable way to game. The Dell XPS 8930 is packing a GTX 1060 graphics card, meaning this unassuming desktop PC has a little more than meets the eye.
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Alexa, you’re great. But please stay away from my PC

Microsoft is bringing the Alexa voice assistant to Windows 10 PCs this year. But when you think about it, is that really a good thing?
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The big PC trends from CES: Intel befriends AMD, monitors get massive, and more

The trends we saw from the show floor at CES 2018 have us both curious and excited about the future of computing.
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‘You gotta be patient.’ Why HTC keeps pushing VR forward, and what’s next

We sat down with an executive from HTC, Dan O'Brien, to talk all things Vive Pro, Vive Focus, and the future of VR.
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The Pimax 8K VR headset isn’t actually 8K, but it’s still pretty cool

Here at CES 2018, we tried out the new Pimax 8K VR headset. It's actually two 4K displays, but the experience is still pretty impressive.
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High-end gaming comes to CES with MSI’s curved gaming monitors

MSI doubles down on high-end gaming gear at CES 2018 with the announcement of curved gaming monitors and more.
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Watch Intel’s CES 2018 keynote here at 6:30 p.m. Pacific/9:30 p.m. Eastern

You can watch all of Intel's CES 2018 keynote here, which will be streamed online for all to see. Expect to hear about CPUs, Drones, and more!
Lenovo Miix 630 Review

Lenovo has its own Qualcomm-powered 2-in-1 with the Miix 630

At CES 2018, Lenovo revealed its Qualcomm-powered PC, the Miix 630. The 2-in-1 is claimed to have 20 hours of battery and LTE connectivity.
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Asus announces suite of new All-In-One desktops, mini PCs, and more

At CES 2018, Asus has unveiled a series of new desktop computers, covering the gamut of form factors from All-In-One desktops to mini PCs.
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How to watch Nvidia’s CES 2018 press conference

Nvidia's press conference at CES 2018 begins on January 7 at 8pm PST. Stream it here to watch what the company announces live.
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HP embraces USB-C with the new Chromebook 14 G5 and Chromebox G2

Before CES 2018, HP announced a series of new Chrome systems including an updated Chromebox with a Core i7 processor and the Chromebook 14 G5.
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A metal chassis and new processor elevate Samsung’s new Notebook 7 Spin

Samsung's new Notebook 7 Spin is getting a processor update to Intel's 8th-gen processor, as well as an upgrade from plastic to metal.
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The Dell XPS 13 just became the most anticipated laptop of CES 2018

Dell just dropped the details and photos of its new XPS 13 -- and the results look pretty exciting.
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The 5 biggest computing trends to watch for at CES 2018

We look ahead at CES 2018 to anticipate the biggest trends in laptops, 2-in-1s, and virtual reality.
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Google finally killed the Pixel-C, but the Pixelbook has all the same problems

The Pixel-C was a failed experiment at unifying our digital lives. Unfortunately, the Pixelbook inherits all of the same problems.
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The best Surface Pro alternatives

The Surface Pro is a great 2-in-1 computer -- however, it's not perfect. Here are four great Surface Pro alternatives to consider.
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Surface Pro with LTE is finally available for order, but with caveats

Microsoft has finally released the Surface Pro with LTE. However, as of now it comes with some caveats.

5 things you didn’t know you could buy with bitcoin

Companies as big as Overstock, Dell, and Expedia now accept bitcoin. Here are five things you can buy with your cryptocurrency.
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HP Z38c ultrawide curved monitor review

HP brings its version of the world’s widest, curved display with the Z38c. With fantastic image quality and a sleek build, the results are stunning.
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Qualcomm’s LTE PCs could be the biggest revolution since laptops got Wi-Fi

Newly announced 2-in-1 PCs boast 20 hours of battery life and a built-in LTE connection. Are Qualcomm's LTE PCs the future of computing?
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You could buy a MacBook. Or you could buy this laptop — and 137 lattes

The $750 Asus Zenbook UX330UA has a CPU that competes performance-wise with laptops in a completely different price range.
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Google borrows Apple’s programming language for mysterious Fuchsia OS

Google is using Swift, Apple's programming language, for Fuchsia, its unofficial operating system currently in development.
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Dear Google: Integrate Android and Chrome OS, or stop making $1,000 Chromebooks

Google spent a lot of timing working on the Pixelbook’s design, and very little making sure Chrome OS and Android play nicely.
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Chromebook multitasking to improve with ‘split view’ (with one big catch)

Google will be improving multitasking on Chromebooks by bringing Chrome OS split view.
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Microsoft brings muted tabs, quick sharing in new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build

The new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build brings us a way to mute tabs in Microsoft Edge, as well as quickly share content.
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VR simulation lets you visit the Berlin Wall – before it fell

Vive Studios is partnering with famous art institutions to bring history to life in VR museum exhibits.