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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus hits USA with SideSync this month

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus hits USA with SideSync this month

Perhaps you've heard of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus before - it was originally announced in a flurry of device drops back in June at an event that also unveiled desktop machines like the Samsung ATIV One 5 Style. This next-generation ATIV notebook is now being ushered in for its USA-based release this morning alongside full compatibility with Samsung's newest ecosystem-tying software SideSync under a display so bright and sharp that you may very well want to replace your old machines entirely.

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Sony VAIO Red Fit 15, Pro 13, and Duo 13 slider get official (and officially bright)

Sony VAIO Red Fit 15, Pro 13, and Duo 13 slider get official (and officially bright)

Earlier this year - back on the 11th of June, to be specific - a bit of a preview of the Sony VAIO Red edition notebooks was sent out to tease the world. Today Sony makes it official with images of the Red versions of three of their top-tier portable lines. That's the Sony VAIO Fit 15 and 14, VAIO Pro 13 and 11, and VAIO Duo 13 - this last one being a lovely slider, each of these having been released in standard color tones in the past.

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MSI GS70 brings GeForce GTX 765M as new world’s thinnest and lightest gaming laptop

MSI GS70 brings GeForce GTX 765M as new world’s thinnest and lightest gaming laptop

Inside the MSI GS70 you'll find a rather surprising assortment of top-level features considering the entire notebook is less than an inch thick. That's the point, though, as MSI suggests that the GS70 is the new world's thinnest and world's lightest in gaming laptop technology, the entire package weighting in at 5.7 pounds. This device isn't afraid to be both subdued in outward appearance and brightly colored once lit up, either.

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Toshiba Satellite U and M notebooks go Haswell in full refresh

Toshiba Satellite U and M notebooks go Haswell in full refresh

Intel has inspired another full refresh in Toshiba's Satellite M and U laptop lines, this time bringing on touchscreen capabilities as well. Both notebook lines now work with up to 16GB RAM (2 x 8GB slots) and 39.6cm (15.6") HD displays, kicking out up to 7 hours of battery life, the whole lot of them. They're both coming with DTS Studio Sound audio enhancements across their speaker systems for loud, powerful music and media as well.

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Gateway NE notebooks slim down and power up with Haswell

Gateway NE notebooks slim down and power up with Haswell

The Gateway team this week brings on not just a new set of desktop machines for students and families, but a set of Gateway NE Series notebooks as well. This series starts at 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) and ramps up to a 17.3-inch (1600 x 900 resolution) Ultrabright LED-backlit display, these models both working with the latest in Intel and AMD processors backed up by up to 8GB of DDR3 dual-channel memory. And the whole lot runs Windows 8 too, of course.

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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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Lenovo Yoga 11 Windows RT seemingly axed as official store stops sales

Lenovo Yoga 11 Windows RT seemingly axed as official store stops sales

Lenovo has apparently discontinued its only Windows RT notebook, the IdeaPad Yoga 11 convertible, quietly ceasing sales through its own online store. The Yoga 11, which ran the pared-back Windows RT on NVIDIA's Tegra 3 chipset, has seemingly been superseded by the newer Yoga 11S, which swaps out the ARM chipset and replaces it with an Intel Core i3 processor and a full copy of Windows 8.

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