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Apple: Mac users don't believe Tim Cook's hype about pro products

Pipeline Tim is at it again, talking up Apple's pro products. But his words ring hollow to many frustrated Mac users. Will Apple ever release updated desktop Macs? Will there ever be a new Mac Pro?

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4 things you’ll love about Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 and 4 you won't

The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 offers a fresh design for the enterprise, without sacrificing productivity and functionality. But as a device trying to be two things at once, there are some downsides.

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Boston Dynamics takes big jump with two-legged Handle robot

Robotics company Boston Dynamics has built a two-legged, wheeled robot that can roll down a flight of stairs and jump on and off a table, all while maintaining its balance and speed.

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Intel will change its approach to PC chip upgrades

Intel is changing its view on how it upgrades chips.

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MediaTek will sit out the ARM race for Windows 10 PCs

Despite a turbulent past, Windows PCs with ARM are making a grand return later this year with only Qualcomm chips.

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Qualcomm details plans for Windows 10 PCs with Snapdragon 835

Qualcomm has big plans to bring back ARM to Windows 10 PCs, and there is a chance that its Snapdragon 835 could support Windows Holographic for VR headsets.

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Porsche Design's Book One looks to outrace Microsoft's Surface Book

As with its cars, Porsche Design loved what it has created with its new Book One 2-in-1, made to challenge Microsoft's Surface Book.

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WD ships 256GB Lightning-attached storage for iPhone and iPad

SanDisk today announced it has doubled the capacity of its iOS mobile flash drives that use wireless or USB/Lightning connectors to store up to 256GB of images, videos or other data from iPhones or iPads.

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Alienware 13 Gaming Notebooks Discounted Up To $169 For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

Alienware’s first 13-inch VR gaming laptop features up to 7th Gen Intel Quad Core H- Class processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics. For a limited time various configurations have been discounted up to $169 with free...

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Uber rejects claims it stole Waymo's self-driving car tech

Uber is dismissing allegations that it stole trade secrets from rival Waymo, calling them “a baseless attempt to slow down a competitor.”

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Afraid of AI taking your job? Yep, you likely are

Some 86% of 2,000 people surveyed said they thought emerging tech would disrupt their industries or cost them their jobs personally.

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Apple is investigating an iPhone 7 Plus that ‘blew up’

So far, there’s no reason to think this issue is affecting other iPhone devices.

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Toshiba reveals new 3D flash chip that can store 1TB

Toshiba has begun shipping samples of its third-generation 3D NAND memory product, a chip with 64 stacked flash cells, compared to its previous 48-layer product. The move comes as suitors are eyeing a majority share of the company's...

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Apple: Transgender bathrooms instead of new Macs?

Once again Apple is busy mouthing off about political issues instead of updating its aging and outdated Mac computers.

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Three easy to use activity trackers

CIO contributor Jim Martin tries out three of the easier to use fitness trackers for those who want something that doesn't require a steep learning curve.

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Unboxing the da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix printer

XYZ's latest 3D printer supports two-color printing at an affordable price. Computerworld reporter Lucas Mearian shows us what's in the box.

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Tesla plans to build three more Gigafactories, five in all

In a letter to shareholders, Tesla said it will finalize plans for three more Gigafactories to produce solar panels and lithium-ion battery packs for electric cars, as well as home and business energy storage systems.

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50% off Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor - DealAlert

This 34-inch 21:9 curved monitor with a panoramic view, cinematic WQHD resolution and rich sound is discounted 50% making this a solid deal on the U3415W.

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