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Apple’s future keyboards could be customizable

Apple’s future keyboards could be customizable

If you thought Lenovo went crazy with its Halo Keyboard on the Yoga Book, take a gander at what Apple is speculated to have in store for the not so distant future. Admittedly, it’s not as eccentric as a TRON-like touch screen keyboard, but it is just as unorthodox. Without ditching actual physical keys that everyone loves, Apple’s next keyboards will sport tiny e-ink indicators. The purpose? To allow users to change what’s written on the key and, of course, what the key press does, enabling them to practically turn it into an emoji keyboard.

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The Apple October 27 Mac event is official: 3 things to expect

The Apple October 27 Mac event is official: 3 things to expect

Apple reveals invites for their next big tech event - rumored to hold the next MacBook Pro. This event will be taking place on the 27th of October, 2016, and is set to take place on Apple Campus proper. This means it'll be an event where hardware will be appearing. The invite also implies that we'll be seeing a product that we've not seen for a while.

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Origin EVO15-S thin and light notebook offers up to GeForce GTX 1060 GPU

Origin EVO15-S thin and light notebook offers up to GeForce GTX 1060 GPU

If you need a notebook computer and you want one that is capable of playing video games often you have to resort to a heavy and thick machine. Origin PC has a new notebook that packs in desktop class graphics called the EVO15-S that is thin and lightweight despite the hardware inside. The notebook is 0.69" thick and weighs 3.96 pounds.

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Ultimaker 3 printer lets you create more complex shapes

Ultimaker 3 printer lets you create more complex shapes

3D printing started out as a movement that democratized the production process away from big businesses and into small groups and even individuals. Naturally, over time, the benefits and savings of 3D printing found its way back to groups and businesses that can afford to throw more cash at a problem. Ultimaker is one of the biggest names in the 3D printing industry catering to professionals. And after more than three years, it is launching its next gen flagship box, the Ultimaker 3D.

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Smach Z handheld gaming PC promises mobile AAA gaming

Smach Z handheld gaming PC promises mobile AAA gaming

Right now if you want to play AAA PC games on the go the only way you can do so is with a notebook computer. Gaming notebooks aren't normally very small and light leaving gamers with lots of heft to carry around. A new mobile gaming PC has turned up on Kickstarter called the Smach Z and it looks much more like a Sony PSP than a notebook computer.

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What to expect at Apple’s October 27 MacBook event

What to expect at Apple’s October 27 MacBook event

Apple has an event planned for later this month, and rumor has it we'll be seeing a new MacBook Pro, as well as a high-resolution display to replace the Thunderbolt display the company discontinued in June, among other things. Speculation about when the event will take place has been somewhat varied. Though Apple hasn't yet confirmed the date, it seems it'll be happening on October 27, the day after Microsoft's own event.

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Here’s how the HP Elite x3 becomes a true PC, with a catch

Here’s how the HP Elite x3 becomes a true PC, with a catch

HP’s Elite x3 giant of a phablet is probably what Microsoft should have launched as the Windows 10 Mobile champion. Aside from having the best specs in any Windows 10 smartphone, it also embodies Microsoft’s dream of seamless computing anywhere and everywhere. While that is already possible via Windows Continuum and something like a Lap Dock, HP adds one more interesting piece to the puzzle: the HP Workspace service that lets you “run” full Windows desktops apps on the Elite x3.

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Samsung ArtPC Pulse arrives with a slightly modular idea

Samsung ArtPC Pulse arrives with a slightly modular idea

Tempting fate, not to mention courts and lawyers, once again, Samsung has officially taken off the covers its self-described stylish desktop PC, the ArtPC Pulse. And it’s pretty much as we heard and seen it to be, including that oddly familiar cylindrical design. Of course, Samsung would argue how the ArtPC Pulse is so radically different in design as well as features. And, to some extent, it might be right, as the canister PC does have one thing Apple’s equivalent doesn’t: a somewhat modular design.

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Lenovo Yoga Book Review: The road warrior’s future

Lenovo Yoga Book Review: The road warrior’s future

I’ve been using Lenovo’s new Yoga Book the last couple of days, and it’s hard not to love this ultra-compact, sleek, and versatile tablet with a twist. This isn’t what you’d call a one trick pony, but instead a multi-talented 2-in-1 to help you stay more productive on the go. Trust me, clocking in over 250,000 air miles this year alone, I know a thing or two about staying productive on the move.

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Samsung Chromebook Pro may be the next “Note” with S Pen

Samsung Chromebook Pro may be the next “Note” with S Pen

There's been word for several months now that Samsung has been working on a new Chromebook model under the codename "Kevin," and today we got an early look at the real thing thanks to a slip-up involving pre-order pages briefly going up early. This is the Samsung Chromebook Pro, and while it hasn't officially been announced just yet, a number of its specs and features were detailed, and it's clear that this is not the typical budget-friendly Chromebook, but a premium, high-end Chrome OS device.

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Acer’s Swift 7 notebook is thinner than yours

Acer’s Swift 7 notebook is thinner than yours

Those who are constantly on the lookout for the thinnest notebook money can buy might want to have a look at Acer's new Swift 7. Available from today, the Acer Swift 7 offers a thickness that clocks in at just 0.39-inches. It's so thin, in fact, that Acer is saying the Swift 7 is the "world's thinnest notebook."

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Vensmile K8 puts a PC inside a flexible keyboard

Vensmile K8 puts a PC inside a flexible keyboard

We’ve seen our fair share of keyboards that practically hide computers inside them, whether a full-fledged mini PC or a Raspberry Pi hack. We’ve also seen all sorts of foldable, flexible, even rollable keyboards that maximize mobility. But a flexible keyboard that hides a computer? That’s definitely a first. And that is exactly what a company by the name of Vensmile is attempting to sell. Simply called the K8, the product packages productivity in a more portable form. Too bad it doesn’t have package a display with it as well.

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