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Acer Predator Triton 500

The all-new Predator Triton 500 is Acer’s new benchmark among gaming laptops. A high-end model with a trim, light body, the Triton 500 (starts at $ 1,799.99; $ 2,499.99 as tested) packs Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics and a 15.6-inch screen. While the GPU’s power takes a hit to fit in this chassis, the […]

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Avita Liber

The Liber is colorful and compact, but otherwise largely a smaller-screen retread of upstart Avita’s first laptop we reviewed last year, the 14-inch Avita Clarus. At first blush, the Liber’s MacBook-like aluminum styling impresses. But it loses its luster in daily use, revealing itself to be underpowered, and packing a display that’s distractingly glossy and […]

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Digital Storm Lynx

Build it yourself, or go with a prebuilt model? That’s the classic dilemma when you’re shopping for a gaming desktop. California-based specialty builder Digital Storm aims to deliver the benefits of both worlds with its Lynx mid-tower (starts at $ 799; $ 1,999 as tested). Designed for serious gaming, it’s offered in four prebuilt configurations […]

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Share encrypted files via Mozilla’s Firefox Send, a free file-sharing service

Screenshot A new and free file-transfer service offers users the ability to send encrypted files with expiring links, as well as a number of other personal data safety features. Software developer Mozilla recently announced via a blog post that its new encrypted file-sharing service, called Firefox Send, has finally “graduated” from its former beta status. Firefox Send […]

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The best monitors for Mac mini

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends With the new Mac mini arriving at last in 2018, it’s no surprise people are starting to pick this portable desktop computer. However, the mini requires necessary peripherals, particularly a reliable monitor. But what monitor is compatible with the mini and the best choice for your Mac mini projects? Apple used to […]

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BenQ SW320

Built for photographers and graphic artists, the BenQ SW320 ($ 1,499) professional monitor provides a large screen, a high native resolution, and a wide color gamut. This 32-inch 4K UHD panel can display HDR content, as well. It’s larger than the Editors’ Choice-winning ViewSonic VP2785-4K and is a good choice for many photographers, but it […]

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How to combine PDF files

PDFs are often used as official documents online, so knowing how to convert to and from the file format is an important professional skill. So is arranging multiple PDF files into a single document. We’ll teach you how to accomplish both tasks below no matter what platform you’re on — and it doesn’t have to […]

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The best laptops under $1,000

Best laptop under $ 1,000 Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FA Score: 4.5/5 Best gaming laptop Vizio P Series Quantum 65” Score: 3.5/5 Best business laptop Lenovo ThinkPad T480 The Asus ZenBook 13 UX333 is the best laptop under $ 1,000. The ZenBook 13 is a budget laptop with high performance thanks to a cutting-edge CPU, a […]

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HP Spectre x360 13 (2019)

HP’s Spectre x360 13 is the sort of 2-in-1 convertible laptop that turns the heads of people accustomed to the idea that premium laptops should be slabs of silver aluminum. If you cart yours around a major city blanketed with Apple laptops, as I did over a few days of testing, some of those folks […]