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The best Chromebooks of 2018

Why buy a Chromebook? Well, they’re lighter, more portable, and generally have better battery life than their Windows or Mac counterparts. These are notebooks for students, professionals, and anyone else who needs a laptop designed to spend more time on the go than at a desk. The low price tags are the most attractive draw, […]

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Acer Swift 7 (2018)

Acer’s Swift 7 ultraportable is back, and with a profile just over a third of an inch thick, it’s holding on to its bragging rights as the world’s thinnest laptop. It’s no humble-brag, either: It’s going to be tough for any laptop maker to top this machine on thinness, seeing as the profile is barely […]

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How to clear cookies

Cookies are small text files written by a web browser that contain information about your interaction with one specific site. They include information like your username for logins or what you bought on a retail website. They’re relatively benign, but they can impact your privacy and they take up some space on your system, so […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad L580

Want a ThinkPad? Good luck choosing. Lenovo offers ThinkPad A, E, L, P, T, X, and Yoga models micro-targeted at different audiences. Some are familiar, but others are less clear. One page on Lenovo’s site describes the ThinkPad L machines as affordable notebooks for the enterprise, another as “our most green business laptops.” The 15.6-inch […]

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Dell G7 15

Dell has reinvented its gaming-laptop lineup this year, separating its former Inspiron gaming machines from its non-gaming Inspirons by splitting the gamers off into their own “G” series, replete with fresh designs. The G7 15 family (starts at $ 849.99) is one of these newcomers, straddling the line between entry-level and midrange pricing and power. […]

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Intel’s 10nm ‘Cannon Lake’ processors won’t arrive until the 2019 holiday season

Intel chief engineering officer Venkata Renduchintala said the company’s 10mn processors won’t appear in products until the 2019 holiday season. He revealed the new launch window during Intel’s second quarter 2018 financial results conference call, reporting that the yields are improving to the point that products based on the 10nm chip will arrive in that […]

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Dell 27 Monitor (P2719H)

The $ 329.99 Dell 27 Monitor (P2719H) is a capable, moderately priced business display. Its ergonomically friendly stand lets you adjust the panel for maximum comfort. Connectivity abounds; you get a plethora of ports in the DisplayPort, HDMI, USB, and VGA families. This monitor’s native resolution is on the low side for its screen size, […]