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Acer Aspire 7600U All-in-One review: Big screen, little performance

The Aspire 7600U is a mesmerizing machine, but its mobile processor means less-than-impressive performance.

10 Hot Cyber Monday mobile accessories deals

It’s time to stock up on cases, battery packs, headsets, and other mobile accessories.

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Toshiba Satellite P845T-S4310 review: a little too bulky for the price

This laptop has nice speakers, a usable touchscreen, and some expensive-looking design elements. But it’s just too bulky and underwhelming (performance-wise) to justify the almost-$1000 price tag.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 review: Flexible in more than one way

The Yoga is perhaps one of the most usable Ultrabooks available today. It’s got a great keyboard, trackpad, and touchscreen, and it can be used in multiple positions.

10 Black Friday deals available right now

Don’t wait until Black Friday to save big on computers, HDTVs, and video games.

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MasterCard shows 'Display Cards' with LCD screen and PIN

MasterCard announced it is rolling out new, high-tech credit cards featuring touch-sensitive buttons and LCD screens.

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V3 Traverse review: great graphics performance for budget-minded gamers

V3 crams a dual GPU GTX 690 into a tiny PC costing $2,500. The result is superb gaming performance, but general performance lags a bit.

AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse

This compact gamng PC is housed in a surprisingly tinker-friendly chassis, and offers great overall performance.

AT&T to pay $700,000 fine and refund wireless customers over billing error

FCC fines AT&T over forcing customers to switch from pay-as-you-go to monthly data plans.

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File-sharer skips court date; hit with $1.5 million in fines

Illinois federal court hands out largest BitTorrent-related damages award ever.

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Twitter tests 'Like,' 'Star' buttons in place of 'Favorite'

The Favorite button lets people know that you either loved their tweet or wanted to remember it.

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Toshiba R945-P440

Toshiba Satellite R945-P440 review: Sturdy and so-so

The S945-P440 is a mediocre all-purpose laptop that might make a good family machine.

Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 review: Not so stylish, awesome screen, superb performance

The Inspiron 15R 7520 may not be an Ultrabook, but it certainly packs a wallop under the hood.

Best Buy

Best Buy will match online prices this holiday season

Retailers are wary of "showrooming," which refers to customers visiting brick-and-mortar retail outlets only for a hands-on look at merchandise, which they then buy cheaper online. To fight this, some retailers are offering discounts for buying in person and promoting sales staff expertise.

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Facebook phone number lookups now limited, but you should still tweak this privacy setting

Facebook confirmed it has patched a security hole related to its phone number search.