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MSI Optix MPG341CQR

A high-refresh-rate ultrawide gaming display, MSI’s $ 799 Optix MPG341CQR introduces a range of features to the gaming monitor space that gamers didn’t even know they wanted, and it posts some remarkably low input-lag figures. Its color results may not be ideal for creative professionals, and the HDR quality leaves a bit to be desired. […]

Emerging Tech

Walmart and Sam’s Club will stop selling e-cigarettes as vaping deaths rise

Scott Olson/Getty Images Walmart will no longer sell e-cigarettes, the company announced Friday amid a growing number of vaping-related deaths and illnesses. “Given the growing federal, state, and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products at all Walmart and Sam’s Club U.S. locations,” the […]

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Acer Chromebook 315

HP did it with the Chromebook 14 we reviewed in May 2019, and now Acer’s done it with its Chromebook 315 ($ 299.99 as tested): snub Intel silicon for the AMD A4-9120C, a dual-core, 1.6GHz processor with Radeon R4 integrated graphics. The AMD chip’s performance is unexciting, but it helps bring the 15.6-inch system to […]

Emerging Tech

Google’s Wing delivery drones will soon ship packages for FedEx and Walgreens

Wing Google-owned drone delivery company Wing will launch a pilot version of its service in Virginia next month, delivering packages for FedEx Express and Walgreens. Wing published a post on Medium on Thursday announcing the program in Christiansburg, Virginia, starting in October. The company will deliver health care products and other packages and will be […]

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Acer Chromebook 714

Can Chromebooks shed their low-cost, plastic-cased, K-12 classroom stigma and make it in the corporate world? HP thinks so; the Chromebook x360 14 G1 we reviewed in May 2019 combines an aluminum lid and keyboard deck with a choice of Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 power. Dell thinks so, too; its recently announced […]