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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, […]

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MSI GT75 Titan 8RG

The MSI GT75 Titan 8RG is one of the biggest, baddest gaming notebooks money can buy. This 17.3-inch behemoth (starts at $ 2,799, $ 3,999 as tested) is a Pentagon-grade arsenal of the latest technology, packing desktop-level power into a hulking 2.2-inch-thick, 10.1-pound chassis (not counting the twin—yes, two—230-watt power adapters). Chart-topping performance, a 120Hz […]

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What is a blockchain?

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think blockchain could end up transforming a number of important industries, from health care to politics. Whether you’re simply looking to invest in Bitcoin, trade some Ethereum, or are just intrigued about what the heck […]

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Asus ROG Strix Hero II

Asus won us over with its ROG Strix Hero Edition earlier this year, so color us surprised that the computer maker released a sudden follow-up to its MOBA-centric gaming laptop called, simply, the ROG Strix Hero II ($ 1,699.99, as tested). This new model packs a thin-bezel 144Hz screen and a full-power Nvidia GeForce GTX […]