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Latest news and reviews for desktop computers

B&H Offers $800 Discount On 15-Inch MacBook With Touch Bar

B&H is having a massive Black Friday sale on Apple products, with savings of up to $1,100. You can get a MacBook Pro, iMac, or Mac Pro for much, much less than their retail price. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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G-Technology G-Drive Slim SSD 500GB

By Desire Athow Despite the rise of cloud-based storage, external drives still remain a popular storage and backup option – especially for PC users – and while the spinning, magnetic type remains by far the most common, external SSDs have been growing in popularity. Mainly thanks to a drop in price coupled with the inherent…


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Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition

By Cameron Faulkner Amazon has captured the market for budget tablets in the sub-$100 price bracket with its Amazon Fire 7 and Amazon Fire HD 8. And as we’ve seen with the latest Amazon Fire 7 Kids, it didn’t leave the children out of the scope of its ambition. This small seven-inch tablet is mostly…


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Pinebook 14-inch

By Christian Cawley An Ultrabook with an ultra-low price ($99, which equates to around £75, so should set you back approximately £100 with shipping from the US), the Pinebook is the long-awaited laptop from Pine64. Like the Raspberry Pi rival Pine A64, the Pinebook is an ARM-based computer, and shares the same 64-bit CPU. Significantly,…


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Acer Aspire S3

By Andrew Williams The Acer Aspire S3 is an Ultrabook-style laptop with a difference. It’s quite light, portable and good-looking, but also incorporates a dedicated graphics processor, making it one of the few laptops in its class that could be called a gaming device. What’s the price of this sort of versatility? The Acer Aspire…


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HP Envy 15 x360

By Mike Jennings The HP Envy 15 x360 (model 15-u000na) is a thin and light device that flips between laptop and tablet modes with a hinge that rotates through 360 degrees, and its 15.6-inch screen makes it one of the biggest hybrids we had seen when it first released. That was quite a while ago…


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Lenovo IdeaPad U310

By Matthew Bolton The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a 13-inch Ultrabook, more in keeping with the likes of the Asus Zenbook UX32A, Lenovo’s own IdeaPad Yoga (but without the touch capabilities, or the flexible spine), or the MacBook Air. Though it trims down on screen size from the IdeaPad U410, it keeps the funky design…


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Porsche Design Book One

By Cameron Faulkner Some pairings look weird on paper, but the result winds up something that makes total sense the moment you lay eyes on it. The Porsche Design Book One is one of those results. Teamed up with Microsoft and Intel, Porsche Design – yes, the auto maker – unveiled its Book One at…


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Apple iMac Pro Will Come With A10 Chip And Always-On ‘Hey Siri’

Apple’s latest iMac Pro will have the A10 Chip and an Always-On ‘Siri’ feature. The shipping of new iMac Pro will take place before the end of this year. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Beats EP

By Luke Johnson Beats is known for two things: bass-heavy sounds and lofty price tags, and while it might not always make the most well-rounded headphones, it certainly makes some of the most popular. [Update For those of you holding out for a bit of a deal on these headphones then you may be in…


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Samsung Allegedly Working On 2-In-1 Chromebook With A Detachable Keyboard And Intel Kaby Lake Chip

Samsung is apparently developing an Intel Kaby Lake-powered 2-in-1 Chromebook according to changes in the Chromium Repository. It’s called Nautilus, and it could signal the decline of Android tablets. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Ex-Google Engineer Forms AI Church With A Robot God And A Gospel Called ‘The Manual’

Ex-Google Engineer, Anthony Levandowski, built an AI religion of the future. He will act as the dean of this organisation, which will have an AI church, a Gospel called ‘The manual’. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Trendnet Wi-Fi Everywhere Powerline 1200 AV2 Wireless Kit

By Mark Pickavance Trendnet has always offered great value with its wireless and powerline products, but often the company has avoided the higher specification devices. However, its latest hardware bucks that trend, combining the best in powerline and wireless technologies, yet still priced to remain competitive. The Trendnet Wi-Fi Everywhere Powerline 1200 AV2 Wireless Kit…


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ProtonVPN Free

By Mike Williams ProtonVPN Free is an interesting free VPN offering from the people behind ProtonMail, the popular Swiss-based encrypted email service. As usual with free VPNs, there are some major restrictions. You get just three countries, there’s support for only one device, and free users are bottom of the performance priority list, so speeds…


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Panasonic Toughbook CF-XZ6

By Mark Pickavance Panasonic has been beavering away for the past few years, focused on the rugged niche for mobile computers, developing its ToughPad and ToughBook ranges. The firm grades its products as ‘Fully Ruggedized’, ‘Semi Ruggedized’ and ‘Business Ruggedized’ based on what levels of abuse they are designed to withstand. The new ToughBook CF-XZ6…


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