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New laptops announced at Acer Next 2020 feature Intel Tiger Lake

Enlarge / Ooo, snazzy. Acer Acer announced Intel-powered refreshes of several product lines today at the Acer Next 2020 online event. Notable new or refreshed products include the Swift, Aspire, and Spin general-purpose laptop lines and the high-end ConceptD 7 and Porsche Design laptops. Aspire 5, Spin 3, Spin 5 <div class=”gallery shortcode-gallery gallery-wide”> <ul> …

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HP’s Spectre x360 13 with an OLED display is $400 off at Best Buy

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We found out who makes Walmart’s new Gateway laptops, and it’s bad news

Enlarge / Fun colors—but we’re waiting to see what the innards look like. Gateway Back in 2007, Taiwan-based PC manufacturer Acer bought the once-iconic Gateway brand in order to stick a thumb in the eye of rival OEM Lenovo and increase its US market presence. In the 13 years since, the Gateway brand has languished …

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MSI buttons up, launches Summit business laptops with Tiger Lake

One of the Summit series laptops. MSI With these very important business laptops you, too, can look this soulless. MSI Keyboards and ports. MSI Here’s the Summit E13 Flip. MSI This week, PC-maker MSI held a “virtual summit” where it announced a plethora of new machines, largely driven by the launch of Intel’s 11th-generation CPUs. …

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Alienware rolls out laptops with 360Hz displays

Alienware Alienware has applied its 360Hz refresh rate technology to its latest and greatest laptops. The Alienware Area-51m R2 and m17 R3 will both support 360Hz FHD panels, bringing that esports vibe to mobile players. The Area-51m R2 runs on 10th Gen Intel Core i9 CPUs with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs, while the m17 R3 …

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Toshiba officially quits the laptop business

Hitoshi Yamada/NurPhoto via Getty Images Toshiba is joining the ranks of Japanese tech giants that have bowed out of the PC industry. Gizmodo reports that Toshiba has quietly sold its remaining 19.9 percent stake in its Dynabook laptop brand to Sharp, officially exiting the laptop business, and really the PC business at large. The company …

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What Intel’s Thunderbolt 4 means for your next PC

It’s hard to get excited for a new interface protocol, I get it. But Intel’s upcoming Thunderbolt 4 tech could end up making your next PC a lot more capable than today’s systems. Just imagine hooking up two 4K displays to an impossibly thin and sleek ultraportable, which also happens to support data speeds twice …

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Apple’s first ARM Macs may include a 13-inch MacBook Pro and 24-inch iMac

Dana Wollman/Engadget Many expect Apple to announce a transition to ARM-based processors in Macs at WWDC 2020, but now it might be clearer just what systems will usher in that new era. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a generally good track record of supply chain-based predictions, claims in an investor note that the first ARM-based …

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Amazon knocks $300 off the price of Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro

Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Amazon can’t resist price cuts for the 16-inch MacBook Pro, apparently. The internet retailer is once again selling Apple’s high-end laptop for $2,100 after a discount takes effect at checkout, or about $300 off. You’re getting the base version with a six-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB …

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HP’s new gaming laptops include an Omen 15 redesign and 16-inch Pavilion

Big PC brands are revamping their gaming laptops, and HP doesn’t want to be left out. It’s introducing two new gaming portables headlined by a redesign of the Omen 15. The new 15.6-inch system (above) is easier to carry thanks to a chassis that’s 11 percent thinner and 8 percent shorter than its predecessor, but …

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