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 […]

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 […]