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Dell Precision 5820 Tower

The Precision 5820 Tower is Dell’s second-most powerful desktop workstation—which, judging by the $ 5,567 test model we received, is akin to saying the Boeing 747-8 is only the second-biggest airliner in the world. (Precision 5820 models start at $ 1,249.) It’s an evolution of the Precision 5810 Tower, which we reviewed to high praise […]

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Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images A recent survey questioned 595 virtual and augmented reality professionals about their business growth in the consumer and enterprise markets. Conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData, the survey shows that 24 percent of the respondents report strong sales in the enterprise market while only 18 percent show strong sales in the consumer […]

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Chromebooks May Include Dual Boot Feature to Load Windows 10

Windows 10 might be arriving on Chromebooks as a “dual boot” feature that’ll let you load up Microsoft’s operating system on startup. Google developers have been dropping possible hints on the feature’s arrival through a website devoted to tracking Chrome OS’s code changes. According to XDA Developers, the upcoming feature is codenamed “Campfire,” an apparent […]

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Lenovo’s new mobile workstations pack a punch with Xeon CPUs, Quadro graphics

Lenovo introduced two new mobile workstations arriving at the end of August that are based on eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors. The ThinkPad P1 is the thinnest of the two, measuring 0.7 inches, while the bigger ThinkPad P72 is thicker at 1 inch. Both support huge amounts of system memory, Nvidia’s professional graphics and fingerprint scanners […]

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The best ultrawide monitors of 2018

Sometimes you need a little extra screen real-estate, and the typical 16:9 monitor won’t do. Whether you’re a creative professional who needs a massive curved display, or a gamer looking for the most immersive experience you can possibly get outside of VR, there’s probably an ultrawide monitor for you. Be careful though, ultrawides are dangerous […]

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HP EliteOne 1000 G1 (34-Inch)

In this era of affordable air travel and the itch to stay ever connected, a business desktop can claim few innate advantages over a laptop. Two big ones are more screen real estate and easier upgrades, and HP’s EliteOne 1000 G1 all-in-one desktop offers both in spades. Beyond the 27-inch version of the EliteOne 1000 […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad P52s

Thin design and pro-level graphics: That’s a rare combination, but the Lenovo ThinkPad P52s lets you have both. This 15.6-incher (starts at $ 1,070; $ 2,113 as tested) hides an Nvidia Quadro P500 graphics chip in its 0.8-inch thick, 4.4-pound chassis. Aimed at the business crowd, it’s essentially a mobile workstation version of the company’s […]

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Asus NovaGo review

Research Center: Asus NovaGo Microsoft’s Windows on ARM initiative is meant to directly challenge smartphones and tablets that offer all-day battery life, instant-on responsiveness, and always-connected cellular internet. The first round of machines based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip (SoC) has arrived, and we took a look at the Asus NovaGo, a convertible 2-in-1 version, […]