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Killer Deal: MacBook Pros Now Up to $300 Off

Killer Deal: MacBook Pros Now Up to $300 Off

New Mac models usually mean markdowns on older inventory. And that's certainly the case now that Apple has introduced refreshed MacBook Pros with new keyboards and faster processors.The 2019 13-inch M...

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This Software Adds 3D Sound to Your MacBook

This Software Adds 3D Sound to Your MacBook

LAS VEGAS — Nahimic needs no introduction to PC gamers, who've enjoyed its audio software on laptops built by MSI, Asus, and others. The same probably can't be said for Mac users, but Nahimic is looki...

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Apple Answers iPad Pro Bendgate with New Support Doc

Apple Answers iPad Pro Bendgate with New Support Doc

Worried about a visible bend in your new iPad Pro? You shouldn’t be, Apple says in a newly posted support document, since it’s just a byproduct of the manufacturing process used for the 11- and 12.9-i...

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Apple Confirms Some New iPad Pros Ship with a Bend (Updated)

Apple Confirms Some New iPad Pros Ship with a Bend (Updated)

If you've noticed a slight bend in your iPad Pro, your eyes aren't deceiving you. The chassis on some new iPad Pro models are exhibiting a slight but still visible curve that's apparently there even a...

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx for Laptops: Everything You Need to Know

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx for Laptops: Everything You Need to Know

Editors' Note: Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET with additional information throughout the story.WAILEA, Hawaii — The day after releasing a 7-nanometer processing platform for mobile smartphones with the Snapd...

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MacBooks Have Critical Dust Issue, Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges

MacBooks Have Critical Dust Issue, Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges

A trio of Mac users are alleging a design flaw causes smudging on the all-in-one computer's display and overheating on the motherboards of iMacs and MacBooks. And they've filed a lawsuit against the c...

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MacBook Air 2018: Should You Upgrade?

MacBook Air 2018: Should You Upgrade?

I'm typing this article on a four-year-old 13-inch MacBook Pro, which has served me well the past few years but, to put it charitably, is starting to show its age. The Core i5 processor powering this ...

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Apple's Oct. 30 Event: What to Expect from Mac, iPad and More

Apple's Oct. 30 Event: What to Expect from Mac, iPad and More

As busy a year as Apple's already had, the company is not finished rolling out new products yet. So, if you're in the market for a laptop or tablet, you're about to get some very good news.Rumors abou...

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Asus Adds ScreenPad to its 14-inch ZenBook Pro

Asus Adds ScreenPad to its 14-inch ZenBook Pro

BERLIN — Asus's 14-inch Zenbook Pro model is getting a more capable touchpad.At the IFA trade show in Berlin today (Aug. 30), the company took the wraps off a new Zenbook Pro 14 that comes equipped wi...

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New ZenBook Flips Get  More Compact, Add Features

New ZenBook Flips Get More Compact, Add Features

BERLIN — Asus is making its latest ZenBook Flip models more compact than before. But while it shrinks the size of its 13- and 15-inch 2-in-1, it's also working in a pair of new features that let you d...

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Acer's New Gaming Laptop Has Wild Convertible Screen

Acer's New Gaming Laptop Has Wild Convertible Screen

BERLIN — Acer’s latest gaming laptop will offer a different view on mobile gaming by literally allowing you to adjust your notebook’s screen.The Predator Triton 900, unveiled by Acer during its IFA pr...

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Acer Plans to Shrink Swift 7 Even More

Acer Plans to Shrink Swift 7 Even More

BERLIN — How much thinner can a laptop get? Acer looks like it’s trying to find out with its Swift 7 notebook.The PC maker already introduced the thinnest laptop available earlier this year, with an e...

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