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Medion Erazer X7611 notebook features Core i7-4700HQ CPU and NVIDIA GTX 765M GPU

Medion Erazer X7611 notebook features Core i7-4700HQ CPU and NVIDIA GTX 765M GPU

Computer marker Medion has announced a new notebook computer aimed at gamers looking for a machine with performance that is also thin and portable. The new notebook is called the Erazer X7611. Medion says that this machine is suited for mobile gaming and portability thanks to its thin profile.

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ABI Research says ultraportable PCs were 12% of the notebook market in 2013

ABI Research says ultraportable PCs were 12% of the notebook market in 2013

ABI Research has issued a new research note looking at the ultraportable PC market for 2013. According to the research firm, 12% of the notebook PC market in 2013 was ultraportable units. That percentage works out to an estimated 22.5 million units of ultraportable machines shipped in the overall notebook PC market for the year.

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HP Windows 7 announcement clarified: “we are not dropping Windows 8”

HP Windows 7 announcement clarified: “we are not dropping Windows 8”

This week HP released details on how they'd continue to release devices with the Windows 7 operating system onboard. This is far from unheard of in the PC universe, with major PC manufacturers releasing devices with multiple operating systems - whatever the consumer wants, in the end. HP was quickly questioned on how they could possibly stop supporting devices with Windows 8 aboard, to which they responded: "WE ARE NOT DROPPING WINDOWS 8."

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Gigabyte Aorus gaming notebook is incredibly thin

Gigabyte Aorus gaming notebook is incredibly thin

The computer market isn’t doing that well in the consumer realm with more and more people going with tablets and smartphones rather than replacing aging notebooks. One of the only segments of the consumer notebook market where revenues are still good is for gaming machines. Gigabyte has unveiled a new and very thin line of gaming notebooks called the Aorus.

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Toshiba Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t get 4K display updates

Toshiba Tecra W50 and Satellite P50t get 4K display updates

Toshiba has announced a new display update for a pair of its notebook computers at CES 2014. The machines include the Tecra W50 and the Satellite P50t. The Tecra W50 notebook computer first debuted back in October with a 1920 x 1080 resolution screen. That machine is getting an upgrade.

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Toshiba Chromebook 13.3 hands-on

Toshiba Chromebook 13.3 hands-on

With Chromebooks gobbling up more and more of the market, it isn't any wonder we are seeing more and more companies joining the party. The latest, and the first from Toshiba is a 13.3-inch Chromebook with Haswell. This particular model won't be available until sometime in mid-February, however Toshiba has priced it, offered a complete set of specs and has it on display here at CES.

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Toshiba Chromebook announced with 13.3-inch display and Haswell

Toshiba Chromebook announced with 13.3-inch display and Haswell

Toshiba has officially entered the Chromebook market with a 13.3-inch model that is expected to arrive for those in the US in February. The Toshiba Chromebook will be priced at $279.99 and bring Intel's Haswell platform with a promised battery life of up to nine hours. The display will have a familiar Chromebook resolution of 1366 x 768.

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Samsung hires Apple Store designer for competing retail locations

Samsung hires Apple Store designer for competing retail locations

There's little doubt that Samsung is growing in more than just smartphone sales, and it would appear that the company is setting out to prove it. A recent tipped hire of a former Apple Store designer suggests that the company is ready to bring on the heat to full-fledged retail stores, likely in a fashion not unlike the Microsoft Store wave that hit over the past several years.

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IEC publishes first technical specification for universal notebook charger

IEC publishes first technical specification for universal notebook charger

The International Electrotechnical Commission or IEC has announced that it has published the first globally relevant technical specification for a universal notebook charger. The charger outlined in the new specifications would work for a wide range of notebook computers. That would mean when you buy a new notebook you could use the charger from your old machine rather than buying a new one.

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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 Ultrabook leads rugged Haswell revamp

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 Ultrabook leads rugged Haswell revamp

HP has refreshed its EliteBook line, launching the new EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 ultrabook, giving the Revolve touchscreen convertible a Haswell update, and debuting a tiny desktop that can hide between your display. The EliteBook Folio 1040 is the new flagship, a 14-inch ultraportable notebook with the choice of up to a 1080p HD display and dualcore Core i5 or i7 processors, wrapped up in MIL-STD 810G ruggedness tests for temperature, vibration, shock, drop, and even surviving explosive atmospheres.

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SlashDeals: Friday, Week 49 – Dell monitors, HP laptop, Samsung NX300, and Sphero

SlashDeals: Friday, Week 49 – Dell monitors, HP laptop, Samsung NX300, and Sphero

Today SlashGear's list of deals includes not one but two unique monitors from Dell. We've got sizes including 24-inches and a massive 32-inch beast, both ready to roll with dashing discounts. We've also got an eye on the Samsung NX300 camera, a single lovely HP notebook, and one of the oddest remote-control toys on the planet: Sphero! Welcome back to another edition of SlashDeals.

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Gateway LT41P notebook returns with touchscreen action

Gateway LT41P notebook returns with touchscreen action

This week the 10.1-inch Gateway LT41P is being announced this week with a fully renewed interest in touchscreens for the next generation in personal computing. This notebook brings on HD LCD technology with 1366 x 768 pixels across it. You'll also find an Intel Celeron processor inside alongside 2GB DDR3L SDRAM.

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