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MiiPC Android kid-friendly desktop review

MiiPC Android kid-friendly desktop review

Kids and computers can be a beautiful mix or a disaster waiting to happen. Education-based applications and popular games are some of the biggest reasons kids get on the computer, and the various dangers of the Internet are one of the biggest reasons parents shy away from granting free-reign access. Such is where the MiiPC comes in. This small desktop PC, which is a cube scarcely larger than a softball, is aimed at families with young children, and offers, among other things, parental controls and runs on Android Jelly Bean. Read our full SlashGear review to find out what all the MiiPC has to offer.

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HP ENVY Rove 20 is maker’s first mobile all-in-one PC

HP ENVY Rove 20 is maker’s first mobile all-in-one PC

HP has announced its first mobile all-in-one PC, the HP ENVY Rove 20. As the name suggests, this AiO unit measures in at 20-inches corner-to-corner, and features a battery, allowing users to unplug it and go cable-free. This differentiates the device from many other all-in-one units, which - like a regular desktop computer - turn off when unplugged. We've got a video of the massive slate after the break.

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IDC: PC market to decline yet again

IDC: PC market to decline yet again

It looks like 2013 will be another bad year for PCs. Shipments of PCs is expected to decline yet again this year, but only by about 1.3%. The IDC reports that this is due to the lack of enthusiastic response to Windows 8, and also due to the struggling economy. While IDC reports that PC sales are going downhill, it looks like smartphone sales are still growing at a rapid pace and at a pace that won't slow down until around the year 2017.

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Twitter stops support for Tweetdeck Mobile and Air apps

Twitter stops support for Tweetdeck Mobile and Air apps

TweetDeck has just released a statement saying that Twitter will be discontinuing several of its apps. TweetDeck for iOS and TweetDeck for Android will be removed from their respective apps store in May. Along with those apps, TweetDeck AIR will also be removed, and Facebook integration will cease. All of the apps will stop functioning shortly after they're removed from the market. They state that the reasoning is because most of its power users only use its web-based app.

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Acer Aspire ME600 Review

Acer Aspire ME600 Review

Unless you’re a hardcore gamer or a developer of some kind, you probably don’t have a huge need for a traditional desktop computer, and probably might get a laptop or even a tablet instead. However, desktops have a few advantages that make them worth sticking around for the foreseeable future, including easy upgradeability, more hard drive storage, and the general notion that you can get faster components for cheaper than what an equivalent laptop would cost. Acer still believes in desktop computers, and their Aspire ME600 is the perfect example of a computer that still has its place in a so-called “post-PC” world. Let’s have a look at it to see what makes it tick.

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AVADirect is now offering the NVIDIA GTX Titan GPU

AVADirect is now offering the NVIDIA GTX Titan GPU

AVADirect is now offering the newly unveiled NVIDIA GTX Titan graphics processing unit in its high-quality, custom-built computers. AVA Direct is a custom computer manufacturer that builds high-end computers designed to meet the latest and greatest in the advances of computer technology. They're on the same line as other custom system manufacturers like Cyberpower, Digital Storm, Falcon Northwest, Geekbox, IBUYPOWER, Maingear, Origin PC, Puget Systems, V3 Gaming, and Velocity Micro.

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Lenovo unveils IdeaCentre Q190 and new C-Series all-in-one PCs

Lenovo unveils IdeaCentre Q190 and new C-Series all-in-one PCs

Lenovo has announced its new IdeaCentre Q190, as well as new additions to the C-Series all-in-one line. The IdeaCentre Q190 is touted as the "world's smallest full-function desktop PC," making it an excellent option for those in the market for an entry-level, space-saving computer. The C-Series additions, meanwhile, give shoppers looking for an all-in-one PC a variety of options.

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Vizio to launch its first computers this month

Vizio to launch its first computers this month

Vizio, popular for its stylish yet affordable TVs, is now diving into the PC market. When the relatively small and unknown company first popped onto the scene with its TVs, it took that market by storm, going head to head against major players like Sony to become the largest TV manufacturer in the US. Now, it wants to take on Apple by introducing its own line of ultra thin laptops and sleek all-in-one PCs.

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