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What was the first game you upgraded your PC to play? – PC Gamer

It’s a familiar experience: you spend a bunch of money on a dazzling PC, then four years later it’s somehow just hovering above minimum specs for that new FPS you’ve had your eye on. You check your bank account. An upgrade is just about within reach, sort of. You put …

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For digital nomads, work is where the laptop is – Chicago Daily Herald

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Gwendolyn DaSilva rises at 5 a.m. to teach English to Chinese children from a small office just off her kitchen in Colombia. Through an online teaching portal, she gives one-hour private lessons for about four hours to children ages 5 to 12, and then she walks to …

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2018 MacBook Pro Features 'Fastest SSD Ever' in a Laptop According to Benchmarks – Mac Rumors

The 2018 MacBook Pros just went on sale yesterday, but Apple was quick about shipping them out and some customers already have the new machines in hand. Laptop Mag was able to get one of the new 13-inch 2018 MacBook Pro models and performed some benchmarks to give us an …

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Fortnite servers reinstated after temporary down time (Updated) – PC Gamer

We’re back up and our services are looking healthy! You may encounter a waiting room as you log back in.July 13, 2018 Update: As outlined in our original story below, Epic disabled Fortnite’s servers earlier. The developer sought to “further investigate the root cause” of the problem, and, it seems, …

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Apple MacBook Pro line gets a refresh – CNNMoney

Apple is updating its flagship MacBook Pro line of laptops to make them faster, brighter and quieter. The company on Thursday announced the revamped 13- and 15-inch laptops which start at $1,799 and reach a whopping $6,699 for the most tricked out model. The new devices represent a significant power …

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AMD's latest GPU driver promises huge performance gains in Earthfall – PC Gamer

AMD has started rolling out its Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 driver release, and with it comes some claimed hefty performance improvements to Earthfall, the co-op shooter that’s due out tomorrow, July 13. Just how hefty? According to the release notes, the game runs up to 28 percent faster, compared …

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Old Laptop? Mobile x86 Game System! – Hackaday

Between smartphones and tablets, computing is becoming increasingly mobile in nature. It used to be that everyone had a desktop computer, then laptops became the norm, and now many people don’t have anything beyond their mobile device. Unless you’re the kind of person who actually needs the power and versatility offered …

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This 32" 1440p Acer monitor is just $260 right now – PC Gamer

If you’ve been on the lookout for a large monitor, this is the deal for you. Right now, you can get the Acer EB321HQU (great name, I know) 32-inch IPS monitor for just $259.99 on Newegg—a savings of $120 from the MSRP. This display has a resolution of 2560×1440, with …

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Paul Manafort's VIP jail treatment: A private phone line, a laptop and his own shower – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Paul Manafort’s VIP jail treatment: A private phone line, a laptop and his own showerLos Angeles TimesWhen President Trump’s former campaign chairman wants to call his lawyers from jail, he doesn’t have to line up at a pay phone. He just picks up the private line in …

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