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Dell Precision M3800 MacBook Pro rival confirmed: 3200 x 1800 display rumored

Dell Precision M3800 MacBook Pro rival confirmed: 3200 x 1800 display rumored

Dell has confirmed to SlashGear that it is readying an unannounced mobile workstation, the Precision M3800, tipped to take on Apple's MacBook Pro with a Retina-besting 3200 x 1800 15.6-inch display. Due to hit desks before the year is out, the new notebook packs a quadcore Intel Core i7-4702MQ processor and up to 16GB of memory, according to Tweakers, and a choice of either 1TB of standard hard-drive space or 512GB of SSD storage.

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Back to School Tech Guide 2013

Back to School Tech Guide 2013

Heading back to school can be a stressful time, but getting up to speed with your technology choices needn't cause you sleepless nights. SlashGear has picked out the key technology to get you up and running when you're headed back to your dorm room, including options for the student on a tighter budget. Read on for our run-down on what should be in your bag, on your ears, and helping you avoid the dreaded "freshman 15".

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Novena Laptop shaping up to be open-source MacBook Pro Lite

Novena Laptop shaping up to be open-source MacBook Pro Lite

Way back in December, you might remember that we discussed a new project from Andrew "Bunnie" Huang that would see the possibility of massed-produced open-source ARM-based laptops that would cost hundreds less than a typical OEM laptop. The project has seen great strides since its introduction, and Huang made some upgrades to the hardware involved in order to give the laptops better performance.

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Samsung ATIV Book Q ultrabook 2-in-1 leaks with Acer Aspire R7-like hinge

Samsung ATIV Book Q ultrabook 2-in-1 leaks with Acer Aspire R7-like hinge

Samsung will be revealing some new products that they've been working on, and as the event invitation suggested, we should be seeing some new Galaxy and ATIV devices. Just mere hours before the event is scheduled to get underway, we've been treated with a leak that is said to be the ATIV Book Q with a style that reminds us of the new Acer Aspire R7.

UPDATE: We now have hands-on with the Samsung ATIV Q, as it's called, and you'll never believe what it's actually able to do. Hint: it's got Android in it.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix unboxing and first impressions

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix unboxing and first impressions

This week we're taking a look at the latest and greatest from Lenovo in the Ultrabook and convertible space for Windows 8 computing. Their new and fancy ThinkPad Helix was shown off plenty at CES, but today we're giving it another peek in its final shipping form. Keyboard dock and all. The Helix is a full Windows 8 machine classified as an Ultrabook, that doubles as a powerful Win 8 tablet so read on for our thoughts.

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