Roku TV Is Coming to Your Living Room in a Big Way — Literally

Roku TV

Roku is usually known for its top-quality set-top boxes, but the company announced that it’s changing things up just a tad by revealing an actual Roku TV, thanks to a partnership with TCL and Hisense. There’s not a lot of details just yet, but these Roku TV models will come in six different flavors ranging […]

LaCie Sphere External Hard Drive Is the Perfect Match to the Mac Pro

LaCie Sphere

If you’re looking for an external hard drive to go along with your spankin’-new Mac Pro’s cylindrical look, LaCie just made official a new external hard drive that’s essentially a chrome ball that sits on your desk, making it one of the more attractive external hard drives we’ve ever seen. It’s called the Sphere, and […]

New Lenovo Flex 14D and Flex 15D Brings New Stand Mode to Low End

Lenovo Flex 15D

Users looking to purchase a low-end laptop don’t necessarily have to forgo all the advantages that tablets and convertibles provide. Lenovo is bringing the Stand Mode feature of its convertibles and tablets to more users with its newly announced Flex 14D and Flex 15D laptops. Shown off with the company’s updated Yoga 2 and Miix […]

Lenovo Debuts Miix 2, Yoga 2, Ushering New Area of 2-In-1s

The Lenovo Miix 2

Users looking for a 2-in-1 without having to compromise on display size have two new options to choose from.  After embracing lower-priced convertibles with its Miix 2 and Yoga 2 devices last year, Lenovo has announced slight refreshes to each device that include larger displays and more. The first of the two updated devices announced […]

Mac Pro Available Now at Best Buy

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Apple’s new Mac Pro is now available for purchase at Best Buy. If you’d rather not wait until February to get one directly from Apple, you can order the non-customizable base models off of Best Buy’s website right now, which seems to show only a “1 business day” handling time until the store can ship […]

iPhone, Xbox & Notebooks…They’re All PCs and PCs Are Insecure

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As the world seems poised to begin another year, we find ourselves collectively asking how large security agencies and corporations managed to get around our sense of privacy and fair play. For sure, lawyers and Constitutional scholars will debate that for years, however I don’t think the early causes are that hard to nail down. […]

Mac Pro Teardown Reveals Surprising Upgradability

Mac Pro teardown

The new Mac Pro from Apple has received an official teardown from the folks at iFixit, and the new machine received a glowing score of 8/10, making it one of the highest-scoring teardowns of an Apple product that we’ve seen in a while. One thing that has been great about the Mac Pro is that […]

Buying a Windows 2-in-1 or Tablet? Focus on Accessories!

Microsoft Surface Pro Reviews

Having penned an article in which I outright declared that the future of mobile computing was in convertibles and tablets last week, I decided to take my advice and pick up a 2-in-1 of my own. Before I received my Surface Pro I made a lot of assumptions about how I would use the device. […]

Mac Pro in High Demand, Will “Take Time” to Catch Up

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Apple’s all-new Mac Pro was officially launched yesterday, where those wanting to get the new machine could finally order one for themselves, with a ship time set for December 30. However, within just a couple of hours, that estimate quickly slipped to February, proving that either Apple was in very low stock or the new […]

Mac Pro Available Now, Begins Shipping December 30 (Update)

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As promised, Apple has put its all-new Mac Pro up for sale in its online store. The new computer starts at $2,999, which will get you a a 3.7GHz quad-core Xeon processor, 12GB of RAM, dual FirePro D300 graphics, and a 256GB solid-state drive. There’s also another model that starts at $3,999, which is a step […]

Mac Pro Officially Arriving Tomorrow

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Apple has announced that the Mac Pro will be available to order starting tomorrow starting at $2,999. It’s important to note here that Apple says the new machine will be “available to order” starting tomorrow, so as far as when it will begin shipping, that’s still up in the air. Apple initially introduced and teased […]

LG Chromebase Announced as First Chrome OS All-In-One

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LG has announced what it’s claiming to be the world’s first all-in-one desktop running Chrome OS. The LG Chromebase, as it’s called, looks like your typical all-in-one machine with a 21.5-inch 1080p IPS display and the internal guts tucked in behind it. The Chromebase sports a yet-to-be-specified Intel Celeron processor, 2GB of RAM and a 16GB […]

New Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack Arrives With LTE and Ultra-Low Price in Tow

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Verizon wasn’t kidding when it said that it would continue expanding its new line of Ellipsis-branded devices into new areas. Just a month after it formally announced the Ellipsis 7 tablet, the carrier turned hardware-maker is introducing the Ellipsis Jetpack, a 4G LTE modem that will allow users to pair Wi-Fi equipped devices to its […]

Why the Surface is Expensive: Apple Threatened High-End PCs

The iPad Air and the Surface 2

Apparently, Surface owners owe Apple a debt of gratitude. Comments made by Steve Ballmer indicate that it was actually Apple’s dominance in high-end computing that convinced the company to move forward with the Surface RT and Surface Pro. The comments came during an interview with ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. In the interview, Ballmer said that […]

HP Chromebook 11 Charger Recalled Due to Overheating

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Google and HP have officially recalled the HP Chromebook 11 charger, which has been prone to overheating and melting the charger itself, possibility causing a fire in the meantime. Google and HP have received nine reports of faulty chargers out of 145,000 that are said to be out in the wild. The HP Chromebook 11 […]

Ditching Hardware Buttons Could Make Windows Phone 8.1 A Top Contender

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system isn’t close to rivaling Google’s Android in terms of market share just yet, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft is giving up on the fight. New reports indicate that Microsoft could be preparing to drop the Windows Phone platform’s signature hardware buttons to make it more competitive. Though talk about Microsoft […]

How to Clean Smartphone and Computer Screens the Right Way

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Screens get dirty — really dirty. Touch screens make way for a whole new level of dirty because they’re meant to be touched by our grimy fingers. If you don’t believe me, take a look at your screen protector the next time you replace it. Peel it off, compare it side-by-side to a brand new […]

For Windows To Grow, PC Makers Will Need Apple Know-How

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The Windows market is a rather complicated, and crowded place. Each year a hand full of the world’s biggest consumer electronics makers announce a new slate of devices that promise to do everything from making little tasks quicker, to embracing the latest and greatest technologies designed to keep the laptop and desktop form factor relevant. […]

Nexus 5 Speakers and Buttons Get Small Update in New Hardware Revision

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Many owners that have recently bought a Nexus 5 are noticing very small differences between their model and the first batch of Nexus 5 units that launched earlier this fall. Namely, users are noticing larger speaker and microphone grilles, as well as improved buttons that no longer rattle. Of course, users have had to find […]

Free Mac Pro with Phase One Camera Back Purchase

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The new Mac Pro will cost at least $3,000 when it finally launches at some point this month, but you can get one for free if you purchase a camera back from Phase One. Granted, the company’s camera backs are extremely expensive, so don’t expect to plop down just a couple thousand dollars and expect […]