Dell Chromebook 11 Announced as Sub-$300 Educational Tool

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Dell has introduced its first-ever Chromebook today, and the company is unoriginally calling it the Dell Chromebook 11. As expected, it’s a small laptop aimed for students and schools, and while Dell didn’t provide a firm price, it said the Chromebook 11 will cost under $300, so we’re guessing it will just barely squeeze that […]

What Is 4K and How Does It Affect You?

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4K has been the the talk of the town these past couple of years, promising higher-resolution videos and higher-resolution displays to go along with that. However, seeing as how the technology is still in its early stages, there’s some mystery as far as what is 4K and what it means for the future of technology […]

Samsung Tries to Keep A Lid on Defective Galaxy S4 Video

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The batteries in most consumer electronics are fickle. When they work, they work well, preventing users from having to trek to the closest store whenever their device is out of power. Unfortunately, rechargeable batteries are also dangerous if they’re malfunctioning. That danger is what makes Samsung’s decision to allegedly, ask a user who profiled his […]

Not Quite 4K Gaming Laptop Matches Macbook Pro Retina Display

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It might not be 4K, but popular gaming hardware company MSI has announced two new gaming laptops that sport “3K” displays, meaning they come with a native resolution of 2880×1620 squeezed into a 15.6-inch screen. The two laptops go by the same name, GT60, and are just ever so slightly different from one another, with […]

Amazon Prime Air Already Threatened by ‘SkyJack’ Hacking Drones

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Amazon’s publicity stunt earlier this week has certainly caught the eye of pretty much everyone interested in new delivery technologies, which again, is pretty much everyone since we all want our packages to arrive as soon as possible. However, there are way too many factors that make Amazon Prime Air not really feasible yet, namely […]

New USB Plug to Be Smaller and Reversible

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For the first time in the history of USB, a new USB plug will change course and will be designed differently than past iterations, getting rid of the infamous “duck bill” look in favor of a smaller and reversible plug that will make it easier to connect devices. The new plug is called Type-C, and it’s […]

Refurbished Late-2013 iMacs Now Available at a Discount

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If you’re in the market for the latest version of Apple’s iMac, you may want to check out the refurbished units that Apple just recently put up on its refurbished storefront. You can get a late-2013 iMac for as low as $1,100. Granted, this is for the 21.5-inch model with the slower 2.7GHz quad-core Core i5, […]

Microsoft Gifting Users a Free Touch Cover in new Surface Holiday Bundle

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Users who purchase one of Microsoft’s Surface tablets and a Type Cover 2 will get a free Touch Cover, as long as they make their purchase from Microsoft’s own retail stores. What Microsoft is calling the Surface Free Cover Holiday Bundle appeared earlier this week. As of now, users who purchase a Surface 2 or […]

Dell Working on 4K 24-Inch Monitors, Leaks Details on Website

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Dell is rumored to be working up a 24-inch computer monitor with a 4K resolution, which is 3840×2160 for those wanting to know the pixel count. The specific model has been detailed on Dell’s website, and if it turns out to be a real product (which it most likely is), it’ll be one of the […]

Xbox One SSD Swap Not Worth It, According to Speed Tests

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Just the day before the Xbox One was planned to launch, iFixit tore down the new gaming console and revealed that the system comes with a replaceable hard drive, complete with standard SATA connections and all. Of course, this meant that gamers could technically swap in their own hard drive, but if you’re thinking about […]

Intel Opening Special Pop-Up Stores for the Holidays

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Intel has announced that it will be opening up several temporary retail stores during the holiday season. The so-called “experience” pop-up stores will begin to open up this month, with the first one opening in New York on November 23. More locations will open following that date, but the locations haven’t been disclosed yet. The pop-up […]

Apple iTV Arriving in 2015, According to Multiple Analysts

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An Apple HDTV has been rumored for years, and we still have yet to see one. However, reputable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo agrees with Gene Munster’s latest prediction that an Apple HDTV set will be releasing in 2015 or 2016. Munster has embarrassingly estimated when we might see an Apple TV set in the past few […]

Western Digital Adding Helium to Hard Drives for Denser Storage

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Western Digital is now starting to ship its hard drives with helium inside in order to make more room for more storage in a single hard drive. HGST, a subsidiary of Western Digital, has announced that it is now shipping a 6TB hard drive known as the Ultrastar He6. The new drive uses 23% less […]

Fully-Loaded Mac Pro Could Cost as Much as $13,800

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If you’re in the market for the new Mac Pro from Apple, be prepared to spend a lot of cash. The cheapest version you can get will cost you $3,000, but what if money doesn’t matter to you and you’re wanting the best, top-of-the-line Mac Pro build? It might cost you $14,000. Unbox Therapy did […]

NVIDIA Shield Android 4.3 Update Delivers Console Mode

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Just a week after it formally announced plans to add a new console mode to its Shield handheld gaming console, NVIDIA is now allowing users to get the feature in a new software update that will also bring support for customizing the handheld’s control schemes. According to AndroidCentral, users can also expect a few of […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts PC Spec Requirements Revealed

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There’s just a couple weeks before Call of Duty: Ghosts is set to release to the public, and it’ll be launching on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii u and the PC on November 5, with next-generation console version coming later this fall we’re guessing (Activision hasn’t announced dates for that yet). In the meantime, […]

Dell Ups the Competition with New Precision M3800

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Though it isn’t being billed as such, Dell’s new Precision M3800 laptop is exactly the type of machine that could be a viable competitor to Apple’s Macbook Pro. Announced this morning via press release, the Dell Precision M3800 essentially takes the design of the Dell’s XPS 13 and improves on its internals. Unlike the XPS […]

iPhone 5s and iOS 7: Forward Looking or Just Change?

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There are quite a few clichés about change. The one in my mind most recently is the old adage that “the only constant is change.” Long time GBM readers know that I’ve been absent from these pages for quite some time. Those who took the time to ask know some about the saga I experienced […]

Apple Recalls Some MacBook Air SSDs, Get Yours Replaced

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Apple has announced that it’s recalling some MacBook Airs that were bought between June 2012 and June 2013 due to faulty solid-state drives that may be vulnerable to failing at any time, specifically 64GB and 128GB models. Obviously, this is kind of a big deal, since all of your precious is data on that solid-state drive, […]

NVIDIA Reveals Rebrands and Expands NVIDIA SHIELD Streaming

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NVIDIA has formally announced Gamestream, an upgrade and rebranding of the streaming technology that allows its NVIDIA SHIELD handheld console to stream video games from their PCs. The company announced the updated project at a press event in Montreal this morning. Launching on October 28th, the Gamestream standard allows PCs equipped with NVIDIA’s graphics cards to […]