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8th gen Intel Core desktop processors launched for gamers, creators

8th gen Intel Core desktop processors launched for gamers, creators

Smartphones and tablets may have cannibalized a large chunk of the PC market, but there is still one segment where the venerable desktop remains unchallenged: gaming and content creation. Unsurprisingly, Intel is working overtime to cater to these user groups, as can be clearly seen in its launched of its new generation of desktop processors. Billed as being designed for what's coming next, the new 8th gen Core i7, i5, and down to the i3 are being marketed with higher frame rates, more immersive experiences, and more control over performance.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date set, Mixed Reality too!

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release date set, Mixed Reality too!

The ship date for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has been set, and it'll be bringing Mixed Reality Headsets along with it. This update will also include items like enhancements in gaming, security, and accessibility, as well as a new photos experience that accesses photos, videos, and 3D effects right out the box. This is the fourth major update to Windows 10, bringing creativity-centered features aplenty.

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Dell brings out its IFA 2017 gaming lineup

Dell brings out its IFA 2017 gaming lineup

Earlier this week, Dell announced some new Inspiron and XPS laptops alongside its first mixed reality headset, the Dell Visor. The latter apparently isn’t its only gaming related product to grace the halls of IFA 2017. Also in time for PAX West this weekend, Dell is introducing gamers to a new set of PC gaming products, including a very slight to its first ever Inspiron Gaming Desktop as well as a 34-inch gaming monitor bearing an Alienware design.

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ASUS ROG’s new desktops and boards are ready to rip

ASUS ROG’s new desktops and boards are ready to rip

ASUS brought a massive amount of gaming hardware to IFA 2017, and here we're looking at all things desktop. There's also a laptop collection you'll want to peek at - also up on SlashGear immediately if not soon. For the desktop monster in you, carry on here - there are lights. So very many lights to be seen. NOTE: While release dates and product pricing have not been shared, it's fair to assume they'll all be out relatively soon - if not by the end of this year.

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Acer Predator, Aspire lines land at IFA with new desktops and accessories

Acer Predator, Aspire lines land at IFA with new desktops and accessories

Acer showed up at IFA 2017 with a lot of new hardware and accessories in-hand. For gamers, Acer has a new series of desktops in its gaming line, along with a selection of new accessories like monitors, headsets, and mice. For everyone else, there's the new Acer Aspire S24, a new all-in-one PC that wants to add a "touch of functional elegance" to your office.

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Toshiba dynaEdge Mobile is a pocket-sized PC with a built-in battery

Toshiba dynaEdge Mobile is a pocket-sized PC with a built-in battery

Toshiba has taken the wraps off of a new miniature PC called the dynaEdge Mobile Mini PC. While far from being the first miniature PC on the market, Toshiba's offering does pack some impressive specs and a hefty price tag to match. The entire PC measures only 6.5 x 3.3 x 0.8-inches with an overall weight just under 11 ounces. As with some competing models, Toshiba's new mini PC has a battery built in so that the device can be disconnected from display and moved to another located elsewhere.

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Today’s Apple TV 4K leak is bonkers

Today’s Apple TV 4K leak is bonkers

A collection of pictures "leaked" over the past 24-48 hours in what was instantly called a next-gen Apple TV deluge. Whether this supposed 4K Apple TV is real is irrelevant - what is relevant is the crowd reaction. The idea of being given the opportunity to purchase something so massive from Apple seems to have some fans flipping and flopping just like a flounder - and it's been this way for a while.

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Skype Preview hits non-Win10 and Mac starting now

Skype Preview hits non-Win10 and Mac starting now

The next generation in Skype functionality is coming to Apple and non-Windows 10 computers. Yes, you read that correctly, non-Windows 10, as in every version of Windows before Windows 10 version 1511 (OS Build 10586). For everyone who has the newest version of Windows 10, there's also good news to be had.

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Twitter ‘Night Mode’ on desktop in testing: here’s where to find it

Twitter ‘Night Mode’ on desktop in testing: here’s where to find it

If you enjoy the Night Mode option that Twitter introduced on its mobile apps last year, we've got good news: the company is now testing that same feature on its desktop website. Some Twitter users have access to the Night Mode feature right now, though it hasn't rolled out for everyone. A launch date for when Twitter plans to make the feature available across the board is unknown, but we do know where you can find the feature (if you have it).

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Intel i7, i9 Core X-Series release dates and specs

Intel i7, i9 Core X-Series release dates and specs

The Intel Core X-Series processors were been revealed by Intel this morning in one big bunch. Included is the entire unlocked Intel Core X-Series i-family. This includes i5, i7, and i9, the most impressive of which is the Extreme Edition Intel Core i9-7980XE. These processors were announced first this week at Computex 2017 as "the most powerful, scalable and accessible high-end desktop platform offered by Intel."

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Remix OS discontinued: here are some alternatives

Remix OS discontinued: here are some alternatives

Another “Android desktop” dream bites the dust and this time with some repercussions rippling throughout the Android community. Although far from being the only such venture, Jide and its Remix OS and devices have been the more stable and more promising one. And so it was somewhat shocking to suddenly hear Jide switching gears, focusing solely on the enterprise and leaving its consumer products to bite the dust. But while Remix OS will live on away from the public’s reach, the dream hasn’t exactly died and there are others poised to take its place.

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Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny packs raw power into a small body

Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny packs raw power into a small body

Lenovo has taken the wraps off what it says is the smallest ever workstation with ISV certification: the Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny. As the name suggests, this desktop PC is quite small, measuring in at just 1.4 x 7.1 x 7.2-inches with a weight of 2.9lbs. Despite its small size, Lenovo packs a load of features into this PC, not the least of which is up to a 7th-gen Intel Core i7 processor and up to 32GB of RAM.

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