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Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.

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The best fitness trackers at every price point

It's time to get serious about your health and fitness goals. These activity trackers can help.

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Acer's new Holo 360 is a 360-degree camera in a smartphone

The effort to grow in the virtual reality market has Acer chasing weird, but rather interesting, devices.

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Acer's Aspire GX comes out of nowhere to be the first prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor

Acer's Aspire GX is the first-ever prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor, but you wouldn't know it from its quiet debut at the Next@Acer event in New York.

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Hands-on with Acer's Swift 5, a liquid-cooled Surface rival that runs silent

Acer's latest Surface-style device is the Switch 5, which offers a couple of advantages over Microsoft's tablet, but lacks in other areas.

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FCC asks whether to 'keep, modify, or eliminate' net neutrality rules

A U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal to kill the regulatory foundation for the agency's own 2015 net neutrality rules nevertheless asks for public comment on whether it should "keep, modify, or eliminate" basic protections.

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When to defrag a hard drive, TRIM an SSD and perform other storage tasks, or not

Hard drives need defragging. All SSDs can use a good TRIM. But how and when? We'll tell you what to do and not do, and what's being done automatically.

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Cloudflare launches service to secure IoT devices from external hacks

Web optimization and security firm Cloudflare launched a service that could allow IoT manufacturers to protect devices from attacks and deploy patches much quicker.

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Google eyes massive AI expansion with new Assistant SDK

Google is launching the developer's preview of a new Google Assistant ASK, which will bring the AI chatbot to a slew of new products.

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Acer's Nitro 5 is a laptop that lets casual gamers get reckless

Acer's Nitro 5 is a laptop designed for casual gamers, with one distinctive feature: You can adjust the fan speed yourself. Adjusting thermals can be tricky, so it'll be interesting to see how this goes.

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Newegg has lowered the price of HP's Stream 11 Pro G2 to $180

The HP Stream 11 Pro G2 won't win any awards for innovation or excitement, but it'll do as a travel laptop.

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Acer's Predator X27 G-Sync HDR monitor is infused with every feature you could ask for

The 4K Acer Predator X27 is one of the first G-Sync HDR displays, and one of the most impressive monitors ever announced.

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How to find the Windows 10 Creators Update's hidden desktop themes

The Windows Store has nearly 175 desktop themes for Windows 10 Creators Update users, but don't start by opening the Store to find them.

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Google Trips update reminds us Google has another travel app, and it's actually pretty great

An update to the Trips app brings automatic bus and train reservation detection, manual entering, and itinerary sharing to Google's other travel app.

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AMD updates Ryzen drivers with a new power profile and the promise of better performance

AMD's Balanced Power Plan is packaged with driver 17.10 WHQL for PC users rocking Ryzen on Windows 10 64-bit.