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ET Memorial Day Deals: Dell 27-inch 144Hz 1440p Monitor for $400, 65-inch Vizio for $600, and more
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:45:26 +0000
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For Memorial Day weekend, our colleagues over at TechBargains have accumulated all of the very best deals from around the web. Top-notch items like the 144Hz Dell S2716DG gaming monitor, the Apple iPad Mini 4, and the quad-core Dell XPS 13 laptop are all on sale right now.

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Avast Finds Pre-installed Android Malware on Hundreds of Phones You’ll Never Use
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:07:24 +0000
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Avast researchers report that several hundred different Android devices are shipping with malware pre-installed, but as usual, the hysteria doesn't align with reality.

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Apple’s Self-Driving Car Project With VW is the Sad Trombone Coda to Its Original Plans
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:32:31 +0000
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Apple's once-mighty plan to transform the entire automotive industry has been reduced to an anemic idea for a few campus shuttles.

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Uber Self-Driving Car Had 6 Seconds to Avoid Fatal Pedestrian Crash
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:27:43 +0000
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A preliminary report on Uber's self-driving crash doesn't leave the company looking particularly great, and raises important questions about the future of self-driving car tests.

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IBM’s AI-Enabled Smartphone Scanner Can Detect Counterfeit Goods
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:27:02 +0000

An experienced wine connoisseur can probably tell at a glance if that $1,000 bottle is the genuine article, but most of us cannot. A properly trained machine learning algorithm might be able to help with that.

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Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 At Least 3 Years Away
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:15:02 +0000
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The PlayStation 5 isn't arriving for three years according to Sony, despite earlier rumors of a 2018 release.

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Acer Announces New 13 and 15-Inch Chromebooks
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:14:34 +0000

There are 13 and 15-inch variants, and each is available as a regular laptop and a "Spin" version with a 360-degree hinge. These might be just what the premium midrange needs.

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Apple’s Next-Generation iPhone SoCs Now in Production
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:30:19 +0000
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Apple is likely TSMC's first 7nm customer and the company's expected A12 SoCs are now rumored to be in full production.

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ET Deals: Refurb Dell Latitude 12 5289 12.5-Inch Two-in-One Laptop for $620
Thu, 24 May 2018 11:45:20 +0000
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Is your current laptop a bit long in the tooth? Now's the perfect time to upgrade! For a limited time, you can pick up a refurbished 12.5-inch hybrid Dell Latitude 12 5289 laptop from the PCMag shop with a $500+ discount with today's coupon in play.

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20 Best Games for Laptops and Low-End PCs in 2018
Thu, 24 May 2018 11:30:46 +0000

Just because you've got an older or low-end PC doesn't mean you can't enjoy gaming. There are thousands of back titles in the PC catalog. Here are some of our favorites.

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