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Acer Predator X is a beastly gaming PC shrouded in mystery

Acer Predator X is a beastly gaming PC shrouded in mystery

Acer has announced a ton of stuff at IFA 2018 so far, but one of its most interesting products has yet to be fully revealed. Today, the company briefly teased the new Predator X gaming PC, which sounds to be about as beastly as gaming PCs come. This isn't exactly your run-of-the-mill gaming rig either, as Acer has outfitted the Predator X with two Intel Xeon processors.

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Toshiba Portege X30T detailed with Intel 8th-gen U-Series processor inside

Toshiba Portege X30T detailed with Intel 8th-gen U-Series processor inside

Toshiba just revealed one of the first 2-in-1 detachable laptop/tablet computers with Intel's 8th-gen Core U-Series Quad Core processors. Intel's U-Series was also just revealed this week for the first time, purpose built for thin and light laptops as well as 2-in-1 mobile PC machines. The Toshiba Portege X30T is set to roll with a keyboard, a kickstand, and a stylus, all on Windows 10 Pro.

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Acer Chromebook 514 packs twin USB-C for $350

Acer Chromebook 514 packs twin USB-C for $350

Acer has a new Chrome OS laptop to play with, and if you've been eyeing the Pixelbook but quailing at the price, the Acer Chromebook 514 might fit the bill. Unveiled at IFA 2018 today, the silver ultraportable has a 14-inch Full HD display and up to 12 hours of battery life.

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Acer Swift, Aspire and Spin PCs get huge IFA 2018 refresh

Acer Swift, Aspire and Spin PCs get huge IFA 2018 refresh

Acer is giving its Swift, Aspire, and Spin notebook, 2-in-1, and all-in-one PCs a revamp at IFA 2018, shedding weight while gaining niceties like discrete NVIDIA or Radeon graphics. At the top of the range, the Swift 5 will be the world's lightest 15-inch notebook, Acer says, tipping the scales at 2.18 pounds.

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Acer’s wild Thronos gaming chair leads its IFA Predator and Nitro news

Acer’s wild Thronos gaming chair leads its IFA Predator and Nitro news

Acer's Predator and Nitro gaming ranges are getting some serious accessories at IFA 2018, with new monitors and even a full gaming chair, the Predator Thronos. Supporting up to three 27-inch displays on an overhead brace, the Predator Thronos gaming chair stands a full 1.5 meters high.

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Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell is definitely pulling out all the stops, dumping a whole host of computing devices and products, both new and upgraded, even before IFA 2018 starts. We won’t blame you for drowning in the flood but there is a good reason for that. It means that there’s a Dell XPS, Vostro, Inspiron, and even a Dell monitor for any kind of user and every budget under the sun, even those who prefer to use operating systems other than Windows.

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New Dell Inspiron welcomes first premium Chromebook to the family

New Dell Inspiron welcomes first premium Chromebook to the family

IFA is just around the corner but some aren’t going to wait any longer to flaunt their new wears. Getting the ball rolling, Dell is unveiling nearly a dozen new products across its entire range. While most of them are upgrades to existing models, there is one particular notebook that’s a complete newcomer to the bunch. Joining Dell’s line of premium Inspiron notebooks is the new Inspiron Chromebook 14 2-in-1, the first premium Chrome OS device from Dell.

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NVIDIA RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080: The early head-to-head

NVIDIA RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080: The early head-to-head

NVIDIA kicked off Gamescom by revealing its new RTX 20 series GPUs. That reveal was accompanied by a number of impressive demonstrations, but as you might expect, NVIDIA didn't really get down to hard numbers and benchmarks. More specifically, it didn't really give us a good idea of how these new RTX cards compare to its current GTX 10 series lineup.

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NVIDIA’s RTX 20 Series is promising but unproven

NVIDIA’s RTX 20 Series is promising but unproven

Yesterday, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took the stage at Gamescom to talk about something he was clearly very hyped about. He introduced us all to the NVIDIA RTX 20 series, a range of new graphics cards that are capable of some very exciting things but have impressively hefty price tags to match. Much of Huang's presentation revolved around two compelling technologies: Ray tracing and, more briefly, deep learning super sampling.

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I’m worried about Apple’s MacBook Air replacement

I’m worried about Apple’s MacBook Air replacement

The MacBook Air is about to get its hotly-anticipated replacement, and I doubt I'm alone in being worried. The Retina hold-out has long been on borrowed time, looking increasingly out of place in Apple's shiny - and controversial - notebook range. My big question is, as it crafts its successor, will Apple forget the reasons the MacBook Air is still so popular despite its age?

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Windows Phone 8’s, Windows 8’s days are numbered, literally

Windows Phone 8’s, Windows 8’s days are numbered, literally

It was not as disastrous as the Windows ME or Windows Vista (though some might argue that it was) but Windows 8 and even Windows 8.1 were met with far more resistance than Microsoft was expecting. That unwelcoming atmosphere was extended to Windows Phone 8, which was actually less problematic, forever cursing that “8” generation. Given those factors, it’s somewhat surprising that Microsoft has continued supporting the OS this long though now it is finally giving out the dates when Windows 8/8.1 and Windows Phone 8.x can effectively retire.

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HP Omen Obelisk gaming desktop with NVIDIA RTX is made for DIYers

HP Omen Obelisk gaming desktop with NVIDIA RTX is made for DIYers

HP has unveiled its new Omen Obelisk gaming desktop, a model with the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 Series GPUs. The company says it designed this new computer to appeal to DIY enthusiasts who want the ability to upgrade their machines. The desktop includes a black chassis, a design that allows for tool-free access, and RGB lighting with customization options, among other things.

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