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ComScore: Computer usage falls as 20% of millennials go mobile-only

ComScore: Computer usage falls as 20% of millennials go mobile-only According to new report from comScore, computer use is dropping off quickly as mobile devices encourage new types of interaction.The data gathered by comScore points to substantial year-over-year drops in desktop usage.

Acer announces the Switch Alpha 12, world’s first liquid-cooled 2-in-1 laptop

Acer announces the Switch Alpha 12, world’s first liquid-cooled 2-in-1 laptop Instead of noisy fans, this laptop uses a liquid-cooling system, a first for 2-in-1 hybrid laptops.The Switch Alpha 12 is entirely self-contained, making it a much more desirable mainstream product.

Acer's huge, 10-pound gaming laptop is VR-ready

Acer's huge, 10-pound gaming laptop is VR-ready But now you can have at those VR headsets on the go thanks to Acer's gigantic Predator 17x gaming laptop.Looking like it was chiseled from pure angst, the 17-inch Predator 17x screams "hardcore gamer.

The McLaren F1 supercar can only be serviced with this ancient Compaq laptop

The McLaren F1 supercar can only be serviced with this ancient Compaq laptop In fact, your smartphone is considerably faster than the Compaq LTE 5280 laptop McLaren uses to interface with the F1.The McLaren F1 was released in 1992 with a price tag north of $800,000.

Asus reveals revamped water-cooled gaming laptop with dual Nvidia GPUs

Asus reveals revamped water-cooled gaming laptop with dual Nvidia GPUs For the discerning on the go gamer, Asus has announced a new version of its monstrous GX700 gaming laptop called the GX800 at Computex 2016.This is a big, big laptop, even without the liquid cooling dock.

Samsung suggests you don’t update to Windows 10 until it gets around to making drivers

Samsung suggests you don’t update to Windows 10 until it gets around to making drivers It made the update free, started bundling it with Windows Update, and it even started getting a little sneaky with the update prompts (before partially reversing course on that last one).However, Microsoft is definitely not on the same page here with Samsung, one of the largest makers of PCs.

Review: Razer Blade Stealth ultrabook

Review: Razer Blade Stealth ultrabook Part 1 will focus on the Razer Blade Stealth ultrabook and its built-in characteristics, while Part 2 will measure the performance of the Razer Core, the GPU add-on product for the Razer Blade Stealth.It’s significantly less expensive than the New Razer Blade, which currently starts at $1,999, or the Razer Blade Pro, which has a $2,499 base price.

This laptop only costs $69

This laptop only costs $69 There’s a real laptop that you can order right now for just $69.Yes, the whole laptop.

Microsoft promises same-day Windows 10 upgrade or a free Dell laptop

Microsoft promises same-day Windows 10 upgrade or a free Dell laptop Yes, free laptops.To score a free Inspiron 15, you’ll have to let one of Microsoft’s own techs take care of the upgrade process for you.

How USB charging works, or how to avoid blowing up your smartphone

How USB charging works, or how to avoid blowing up your smartphone It turns out there’s a method to all this madness — but first we have to explain how USB power actually works.There are now four USB specifications — USB 1.

Google is working on a mysterious new OS called Fuchsia

Google is working on a mysterious new OS called Fuchsia Both these products are based in part on Linux, but Google is working on something completely new, and you can take a peek at it on Github.The Linux kernel has been around for about 25 years and is used in all manner of applications.

Nvidia launches mobile Pascal, drops desktop-class hardware into mobile form factors

Nvidia launches mobile Pascal, drops desktop-class hardware into mobile form factors The new GTX 1080, 1070, and 1060 for laptops are almost identically specced to their desktop counterparts.The GTX 1080 is identical, with 2560 cores in both form factors, while the GTX 1070 actually has slightly more cores than its desktop counterpart (2048 in mobile, 1920 on desktop).

HP launches laptops with privacy-guarding displays, limited field of view

HP launches laptops with privacy-guarding displays, limited field of view The new technology, developed with 3M, is different from aftermarket overlays and filters that have been available for years.Users can still adjust the brightness level after enabling Sure View, though this may make the panel more visible again.

Best laptops for photo editing: Retina is important, but it’s not everything

Best laptops for photo editing: Retina is important, but it’s not everything When we last looked at the best options in the market last year, there were some clear leaders.This isn’t an exhaustive list of the best laptops for photo editing, but if you are in the market, one of these is likely to suit your needs.

Leaked roadmap claims Intel will bring six-core chips to mainstream PCs with upcoming Coffee Lake

Leaked roadmap claims Intel will bring six-core chips to mainstream PCs with upcoming Coffee Lake Ever since Intel launched the Core i7 back in 2008, it has pursued a fairly consistent core allocation and marketing system.According to the roadmap, spotted by Overclock3D, Intel will introduce a new six-core processor as a top-end option in mobile when it refreshes its Cannon Lake 10nm chips with the second-generation Coffee Lake processors in 2018.

Hands on with the HP ZBook 17 G3 portable workstation

Hands on with the HP ZBook 17 G3 portable workstation When we went hands on with the G2 version of HP’s flagship mobile engineering workstation, the ZBook 17, last year, its power and display were incredibly impressive.Fortunately for engineers everywhere, the ZBook G3 models all benefit from dramatic battery life increases over the G2 versions.

Google may announce ‘Andromeda’ OS at October 4th event

Google may announce ‘Andromeda’ OS at October 4th event There are a number of rumors pointing to an early peek at Andromeda, a version of Android with some Chrome OS bits that make it better for tablet and laptop devices.Rumors of a Chrome OS and Android merger began popping up some months ago, and the arrival of the Play Store on Chromebooks only added fuel to the fire.

How much additional performance does Intel’s Kaby Lake refresh deliver?

How much additional performance does Intel’s Kaby Lake refresh deliver? But the broad conclusion is that Kaby Lake delivers a noticeable performance improvement to both CPU and graphics workloads.With Intel serving up the same level of improvement in Kaby Lake, it won’t really change competitive positioning between the two companies.

Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap

Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap For the record: The Surface Book With Performance Base uses a Core i7-6600U with a 2.The general review consensus on the Surface Book With Performance Base is that this update dramatically improves GPU performance, but offers comparatively little improvement in CPU performance.