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Acer ConceptD 2020 PCs include potent convertible for graphics pros

Acer ConceptD 2020 PCs include potent convertible for graphics pros

Acer has doubled-down on its ConceptD Series, its range of Windows PCs - along with peripherals - aiming to coax creatives away from their Mac obsession. The latest line-up includes a pair of notebooks, one convertible and the other a traditional clamshell, that straddle the line between portability and performance.

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Dynabook Portégé X family welcome 14 and 15.6 inch laptops

Dynabook Portégé X family welcome 14 and 15.6 inch laptops

Laptop sales have risen considerably in the past months as people around the world prepare for a new Work From Home world order. While many will be fine with any off-the-shelf serviceable computer, some demand not just performance but also guarantees of security and privacy even while just at home. Just in time to meet those needs, Dynabook, formerly Toshiba, is launching three new laptops from its slim Portégé X series including, for the first time, 14-inch and 15.6-inch models.

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Lenovo Legion 7 leads gaming PCs upgrade: Intel & AMD out to play

Lenovo Legion 7 leads gaming PCs upgrade: Intel & AMD out to play

Lenovo has revamped its Legion gaming notebook line, adding processors from Intel's newest Core H-Series as well as offering bigger batteries and better RGB lighting. The new Lenovo Legion 7, Legion 5 and 5i, Legion Tower 5i, and IdeaPad Gaming 3 run the gamut from flagship gaming workhorse through to more affordable models, with the company also throwing in some new gaming displays and peripherals too.

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PC demand rise but shipments fall in Q1 thanks to COVID-19

PC demand rise but shipments fall in Q1 thanks to COVID-19

There has been a surge in demand for consumer electronics in the past few weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic that is gripping our world. The need for both entertainment devices like TVs and consoles as well as productivity tools like phones and computers have never been higher during periods of quarantines and lockdowns. That situation should be a boon to the ailing PC industry and, to some extent, it did have some positive impact. Ironically, the same situation that has caused a spike in demand is also causing a big dip in shipments as well.

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MSI Creator 17 with Mini LED HDR 1000 display targets photographers

MSI Creator 17 with Mini LED HDR 1000 display targets photographers

Among the laptop models it introduced in recent days is MSI's Creator 17, the first laptop to feature a Mini LED display. With this next-generation technology, the display makes Creator 17 the first laptop model to offer HDR 1000 standards, making it ideal for photographers, artists, filmmakers, and other professionals in need of precise color control.

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Minecraft Super Duper Graphics Pack fans just got 4K burned

Minecraft Super Duper Graphics Pack fans just got 4K burned

It would seem that the future of the Minecraft Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more! According to the folks at Minecraft - the official crew - there's only one more "final update" on the Super Duper pack. That update is that the future is dead, and the Super Duper Graphics Pack originally announced back at E3 2017 will no longer be developed. Not in-studio, anyway.

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ADL survey says whopping 74% of adult gamers experience harassment online

ADL survey says whopping 74% of adult gamers experience harassment online

It's pretty safe to assume that many of us have encountered some kind of harassment while playing games online, whether that harassment was directed at us or to others we were playing with. Today, a new study from the Anti-Defamation League is putting some truth to that assumption after finding that a staggering 74% of adults have experienced some form of harassment while playing games online.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T490s Review: Slimmer than ever, X1 Carbon aesthetic

Lenovo ThinkPad T490s Review: Slimmer than ever, X1 Carbon aesthetic

Lenovo's T-Series is back with a new update: the ThinkPad T490s. This model brings the classic ThinkPad design that has proven so popular over the years, combining it with an aesthetic similar to the older X1 Carbon models. The new T-Series offering falls between the T490 and T590, offering the slimmest and lightest design of all T-Series models. The T490s brings a number of improvements, enticing customers to update from their aging business notebooks.

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2019 Lenovo Legion gaming laptop lineup pricing, availability revealed

2019 Lenovo Legion gaming laptop lineup pricing, availability revealed

Lenovo is gearing up to launch the newest lineup of Legion gaming laptops it first unveiled at CES 2019, the Legion Y540 and Y740 models, as well as the refreshed Legion Y7000 and Y7000p models. Gamers are offered the latest 9th-generation Intel Core processors alongside NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 / 1660 Ti and RTX 2060 / 2080 GPUs.

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Razer Blade Pro 17 (2019) gaming laptop debuts with NVIDIA RTX 2080

Razer Blade Pro 17 (2019) gaming laptop debuts with NVIDIA RTX 2080

Razer has launched its new Razer Blade Pro 17 (2019) model, a flagship gaming laptop that packs high performance into a relatively small shell. Razer says it redesigned the new Blade Pro 17 from the ground up; buyers can expect 'the most powerful and versatile Razer laptop ever,' according to company CEO Min-Liang Tan.

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Microsoft Surface Hub 2S: A gigantic $12k PC you’ll never see

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S: A gigantic $12k PC you’ll never see

There's a gigantic "collaborative display" called Microsoft Surface Hub 2S that's been revealed this morning. This PC is gigantic, rolling with an 85-inch touchscreen display, and there's a 50-inch model that'll ship in June. There's also a Surface Hub 2X with a rotating screen. So in total, for every Surface Hub with a number "2" in the title, we've got Surface Hub 2 (revealed last year), Surface Hub 2S (50-inch), Surface Hub 2S (85-inch), and a Surface Hub 2X (coming next year with a rotating screen).

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Acer ConceptD laptops and desktops tease disillusioned Apple pros

Acer ConceptD laptops and desktops tease disillusioned Apple pros

Acer has revealed its new ConceptD line, looking to squeeze onto the desks - and into the hearts - of content creators who may be feeling abandoned by Apple. The new range will include desktops, notebooks, monitors, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets, putting top-spec processors, storage, and graphics into cleanly cohesive design.

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