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

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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!

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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

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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 […]

ASUS PadFone Finally Coming to the U.S. in 2014

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The smartphone market here in the US is a competitive one, and early next year one more will be joining the flooded market of smartphones, but with something unique to offer. It’s more than just a smartphone, it’s the ASUS Padfone. ASUS has released a slew of rather odd, but somewhat successful smartphones outside of […]

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 […]