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HP's Omen Accelerator can give your laptop some guts

HP's Omen Accelerator takes the external-GPU dock further, supporting storage and ethernet as well over a Thunderbolt 3 connection.

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HP's Omen X Compact Desktop can morph into a backpack VR PC

HP's Omen X Compact Desktop was purely a VR backpack PC in a past life, but for this generation, HP is emphasizing its desktop side.

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HP reboots Omen desktop with more of what gamers love

HP's Omen Desktop is upping its game, shedding the old, boring box with "gaming facade stapled on" for a bigger, faster, and slicker design that's better-equipped for serious gameplay.

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Apple's Siri speaker is called HomePod and will cost $349

Apple's HomePod speaker has Siri and HomeKit capabilities onboard.

on techhive.com

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The new iMac Pro has 18-core Xeon chips, Radeon Vega graphics, and a sky-high price tag

The new $5,000 iMac Pro is the fastest Mac Apple has ever made, with 18-core Zeon processors, Radeon Pro graphics, 128 of RAM, and 10Gbit/s Ethernet.

on macworld.com

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New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C

Apple has released new iMacs that deliver faster processors, better screens, more powerful graphics, and, at long last, Thunderbolt 3.

on macworld.com

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Streaming TV industry says "meh" to 4K, but it loves HDR

Streaming video execs prefer HDR over 4K, but will better pixels and more pixels ever be decoupled?

on techhive.com

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This week in games: Overwatch goes to the moon, Tropico 6 teased, Shadow of War delayed

Plus: Developers announce about a million game release dates—Shadow of War, Elex, Sonic Mania, Argo, and more. This is gaming news for May 29 to June 2.

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Why AMD's Radeon graphics cards are almost impossible to buy right now

Vega's not coming for two more months and Ethereum miners have driven the Radeon RX 570 and RX 580 off store shelves.

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Google will block bad ads (even its own) with a filter built into Chrome

Google plans to remove obtrusive and aggressive ads from Chrome with a new ad-blocking feature starting next year.

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Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 preview builds cause chaos

A buggy internal Insider preview build accidentally made its way to Windows 10 devices and even non-Insider Windows phones.

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Computex's wildly powerful PC hardware: CPU core wars, ultra-thin gaming laptops, and more

After years of catering to svelte notebooks, the new PC hardware at Computex 2017 focused on heavy firepower.

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Skype's major redesign prioritizes helpful bots and a smart camera over traditional video chats

Skype's next major upgrade adds an army of smart bots and services that are eager to supplement your chats with your group of best friends.

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BattleTech's turn-based combat makes miniature mechs feel like true war machines

We go hands on with the BattleTech backer beta and start punching mechs in the face.

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Motorola's Z2 Play comes with a smaller battery, a higher price tag, and new Moto Mods

Motorola has launched the Z Play 2, the follow-up to last year's hit modular phone, with a better camera, smaller battery, and higher price tag.