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Asus GX700 deep-dive: Here's what's inside the world's first water-cooled gaming laptop

This water-cooled laptop doesn't leak. We know, we tried.

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Asus' gamer-centric RT-AC88U packs more ethernet ports than any other 802.11ac router

The new router, designed to appeal to gamers, features an 8-port gigabit switch.

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Asus G752 revamps the ROG gaming laptop lineup with Skylake and Thunderbolt 3.0

Asus' updated gaming laptop gets Skylake, Thunderbolt 3.0 and an affordable price.

Hands on with Asus' water-cooled GX700 gaming laptop

Want your gaming laptop to be cooler than your friend's? How about being water cooler?

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Developers getting more help with heterogenous processors

An effort to help developers get the most out of heterogeneous processors inched forward this week, promising to improve performance and reduce power consumption in applications for smartphones all the way up to high-performance computers.

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Microsoft: the Display Dock for the Lumia 950XL and 950 will cost $99

The device is roughly the size of a carton of cigarettes and has seven different ports.

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Here are the details of the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 chips, and why they matter

Microsoft has confirmed the details of the CPUs inside the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book computers, as well as some details of the GPU, too.

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This week in games: Team Fortress 2 gets spooky, Fallout 4's PC specs revealed, more

Plu:s The Witcher 3's latest patch notes detail 500+ fixes and voice actors vote to go on strike. This is gaming news for October 5 - 9.


Valve polishes up SteamOS 2.0 ahead of impending Steam Machine launch

Valve's getting its ducks in a row before the widespread launch of Steam Machines in November.

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Pick up some cool games for 10 cents each in the latest Play Store fire sale

EA Sports and Chillingo discounted some of their more popular titles, like Dead Space, Contre Jour, and Need for Speed: Most Wanted.

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12 extreme, obscenely expensive laptop bags

All laptop bags are not created equally … and some cost a lot more than others. These 12 lavish notebook satchels may not be in your price range (unless you're a Saudi prince) but they're sure to inspire envy, confusion, disdain, or some odd combination of these emotions.


Sony starts selling a TV remote with PlayStation controls built-in

The Universal Media Remote can control cable boxes, audio receivers, and TVs, along with Sony’s game console.

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Comcast Xfinity Home subscribers can now add Nest thermostats and other connected-home devices

Some installations can be DIY projects, but anything involving the alarm system must be installed by a Comcast technician.



The Windows Control Panel will eventually be killed, says Microsoft

Better get used to the Settings app now, because it could completely replace Control Panel in the future.


Firefox will stop supporting plugins by end of 2016, following Chrome's lead

Chrome recently dumped plugin support, now Firefox has finalized its plans to do the same.

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iPhone 6s chips from TSMC and Samsung have similar battery life, says Apple

Some benchmark tests show weaker battery life in Samsung’s A9 chip, but Apple claims those tests are misleading and unrealistic.