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Dell G3 15

Finally, we’re starting to see budget-minded gaming laptops you’d actually want to buy. A few of these systems have passed through our labs of late, each with specific strengths and clear compromises. The Dell G3 15 (starts at $ 699.99; $ 849.99 as tested) is the latest, offering a solid balance of price and performance […]

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Dell XPS 15 vs. Razer Blade 15

Dan Baker/Digital Trends You can pick up a dedicated gaming notebook and put up with a sci-fi aesthetic with jet fighter exhausts, or you can pick up a stodgy business-oriented machine that looks like something out of a cubicle farm. Those are your only choices, right? Wrong. Today, you have other options, tweeners that straddle […]

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MSI GL63 8RC

Budget-price gaming notebooks are polarizers. They’ll get you playing, but the next performance tier up from them usually isn’t that much of a financial stretch. That’s the dilemma facing the GL63, MSI’s 15.6-inch economy gaming model. (It starts at $ 899; $ 999 as tested.) The 8RC-076 configuration in this review pairs, oddly, a high-end […]

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Nvidia ‘more than happy to help’ if Tesla’s self-driving chip doesn’t pan out

CEOs from Tesla and Nvidia spoke during their respective second-quarter 2018 earnings calls about new autonomous-driving artificial intelligence chips for the next generation of Autopilot in Tesla cars. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang was asked about Tesla’s previously announced plan to switch to in-house A.I. chips, which are still in development. Huang spoke first about Nvidia’s […]

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Eve Technology Eve V review

Research Center: Eve Technology Eve V In February 2015, Eve Technology decided to create the world’s first crowdsourced 2-in-1. The concept? To build a machine based entirely on input from the Eve community. The result is the Eve V, a clear competitor to the Microsoft Surface Pro. It was delayed due to some manufacturing setbacks, […]

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The best Mac apps of 2018

Looking to make the most of the robust application environment in MacOS? We’ve got you covered. There are literally hundreds of thousands of great software programs compatible with MacOS in the App Store — not to mention the thousands more that are scattered across the web. Because of this, we’ve compiled some of the best Mac apps available. […]

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Chromebooks May Include Dual Boot Feature to Load Windows 10

Windows 10 might be arriving on Chromebooks as a “dual boot” feature that’ll let you load up Microsoft’s operating system on startup. Google developers have been dropping possible hints on the feature’s arrival through a website devoted to tracking Chrome OS’s code changes. According to XDA Developers, the upcoming feature is codenamed “Campfire,” an apparent […]

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Lenovo’s new mobile workstations pack a punch with Xeon CPUs, Quadro graphics

Lenovo introduced two new mobile workstations arriving at the end of August that are based on eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors. The ThinkPad P1 is the thinnest of the two, measuring 0.7 inches, while the bigger ThinkPad P72 is thicker at 1 inch. Both support huge amounts of system memory, Nvidia’s professional graphics and fingerprint scanners […]

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The best ultrawide monitors of 2018

Sometimes you need a little extra screen real-estate, and the typical 16:9 monitor won’t do. Whether you’re a creative professional who needs a massive curved display, or a gamer looking for the most immersive experience you can possibly get outside of VR, there’s probably an ultrawide monitor for you. Be careful though, ultrawides are dangerous […]

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The best desktop computers

As mobile devices become more capable, the desktop — our old standby — is too easily forgotten. While manufacturers might lament the decline in desktop sales, it’s all good news for consumers. You’ve always been able to get more bang for your buck out of a desktop computer than you could out of, say, a laptop. […]

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Why stop at one? Nvidia’s rumored GTX 1180 might double down on cooling fans

Bill Roberson/Digital Trends A rumor stemming from the recently leaked printed circuit board for Nvidia’s upcoming GeForce GTX 1180 (or 2080) add-in graphics card claims that Nvidia redesigned the drum fan to accommodate an open-air dual-fan design. This rumor specifically focuses on the Founders Edition model, which would make it the first Founders Edition-branded card from […]