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2018 Lenovo Legion gaming towers and cubes detailed: Up Close

2018 Lenovo Legion gaming towers and cubes detailed: Up Close

Today we're having a peek at the new wave of Lenovo Legion gaming PCs, each with their own unique sort of subdued design. That's subdued in a good way - the power's still there, under the hood. It's the look that's not what we'd expect from a big-name brand with gaming PCs. Compared to past generations of gaming PCs of this caliber, these machines look positively grown up. They've got an adult industrial design sensibilities in their exteriors.

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Tablets surpass desktops in Internet use, says survey

Tablets surpass desktops in Internet use, says survey

What do tablets and PCs have in common? Both of them are being considered as dead markets. Of course, that could simply be an exaggeration but what may be true is that they are being buried by smartphones. That and we desperately need to stop lumping desktops and laptops under on “PC” heading. Because according to a recent US government survey, tablets have just surpassed desktops PCs as the most used device to access the Internet. Both, of course, fall way below laptops, also considered PCs.

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5 Quick new features in macOS Mojave

5 Quick new features in macOS Mojave

We've learned all about the new macOS Mojave this morning at WWDC 2018. Now it's time to run down the most important bits right out the gate. This should serve as a sort of "here's why you'll want this update, if for some reason you were wavering on the button-click" feature, too. This includes OS-level updates as well as app updates that'll only come to macOS Mojave.

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HP Chromebox G2 mini desktops with USB-C are now available

HP Chromebox G2 mini desktops with USB-C are now available

The HP Chromebox G2 mini desktop announced in January is now available to purchase. HP added the device to its online store today, where it promptly sold out in certain configurations. The device, like most Chromebox models, resembles a set-top box, but packs Google's Chrome OS as an alternative to Chromebook laptops.

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Acer Predator Orion 5000, Helios 500, Nitro 50 AMD gaming PCs unveiled

Acer Predator Orion 5000, Helios 500, Nitro 50 AMD gaming PCs unveiled

Acer has announced new AMD-powered gaming PCs ahead of Computex 2018, including the Nitro 50, Helios 500, and Predator Orion 5000. Two of the three are desktop gaming systems, while the Helios 500 is a laptop designed specifically for PC gamers. The company promises that all three models, which will be available starting in August, will meet the needs of modern gamers.

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Windows 10 Update for April 2018: How to install

Windows 10 Update for April 2018: How to install

Today the April 2018 Windows 10 update was released by Microsoft, squeaking in under the wire, just barely. You won't need to download the update immediately, but you'll want to do so by the time we've reached October of 2018. Microsoft's support of the last couple of big updates to Windows 10 begins today - unless you've got the Creators Update, whose support ends in October of this year. So get updating whenever you get the chance.

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5 fast facts about AMD’s Ryzen 2nd Gen CPUs

5 fast facts about AMD’s Ryzen 2nd Gen CPUs

Today we're taking a quick look at the latest in CPU power from AMD in Ryzen 2nd Gen, in four configurations. This is the firsts official announcement on hardware for Ryzen 2nd Gen, and it comes in four different packages. The factoids we're about to run down should give you a good enough idea of what's going on to get yourself in the mood to move on from 2017, at last.

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New Gmail redesign: Your 3 options

New Gmail redesign: Your 3 options

Google announced they'd be updating Gmail this week and today we're having a peek at what that'll mean for the average user. That means you, the SlashGear reader, the person who might well be adversely affected by a major change to your one and only email provider. Don't worry too much - the changes are going to be big, but not so big they'll change the way you do your business. Especially if you choose not to include the bulk of the changes at hand.

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HP Pavilion lineup brings power for both work and play

HP Pavilion lineup brings power for both work and play

HP's Pavilion brand has always prided itself for offering great performance at great value. However, it has mostly been limited to notebooks and desktops for regular everyday use. In time for the upcoming Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, HP is unveiling a new generation of Pavilion computers, including the completely new Pavilion Gaming line. These powerful computers are not just built for everyday use but also for gaming and work, especially when that work involves content creation.

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Acer Aspire S24 hands-on: 5 things to know

Acer Aspire S24 hands-on: 5 things to know

Acer's Aspire S24 wants to upset the apple cart, and prove that it's not only Cupertino that can design a good looking all-in-one. Launching today, the Aspire S24 combines waifs dimensions with legitimately useful features rivals haven't even started to offer, including a way to recharge your smartphone cable-free. Read on for what you need to know.

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Acer Aspire S24 slimline AIO still finds space for wireless charging

Acer Aspire S24 slimline AIO still finds space for wireless charging

Acer has a new all-in-one PC it's introducing to the world today, and while this is a fairly standard mid-range machine in many regards, there are two features that make for interesting points of focus. One thing that's immediately obvious about the Apsire S24 will be its size - this is one thin PC, with Acer saying that it's the slimmest all-in-one it's ever produced. If you've been wanting a sleek PC, then, Acer would have you look no further.

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This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect their smartphone to their desktop computer with a USB cord, and the Android's home screen appears on their desktop's screen. From there, mouse clicks and keyboard entry work and the phone's functions are all available from the desktop, with little to no lag whatsoever.*

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