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Acer Aspire E 15 Gaming Laptop

The Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM 15.6" Gaming Laptop may not have top-of-the-line specs, but it's more than enough to play the latest titles, and a pre-order is being offered for only $349.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $499.99. Some features include: a 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U Processor (2.4GHz, 3MB L3 cache), a 15.6" Full HD Widescreen ComfyView LED-backlit Display, 4GB of DDR4 Memory, and a 1TB 5400RPM HDD. Product page. Continue reading for a video of this laptop running Fallout 4, and some additional information.

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Lenovo Y700

Lenovo's Y700 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop is perfect for everyday use, and it's being offered for only $749.99 shipped, today only, originally $1,099.99. This model comes equipped with an Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz CPU, 8GB of DDR4 SDRAM, a 1TB 5400rpm HDD, and NVIDIA GeForce 960M graphics. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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Acer 21 X Gaming Laptop

For serious PC gamers who love traveling, consider picking up Acer's Predator 21 X when it's released early next year. At 17-pounds, the $5,000+ laptop features a sleek 21-inch curved display, dual GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs, 64GB of RAM, 5 storage (SSD) drives, 4 speakers, 2 subwoofers, a built-in mechanical keyboard, 2 power supplies, 5 system fans and 8 heatpipes for cooling. That's not all, you also get a Tobii eye-tracking camera so you can aim by simply looking at enemies. Click here for some bonus hands-on images of the 21 X. Continue reading for two hands-on videos straight from IFA Berlin 2016.

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ASUS Chromebook

The ASUS C201 11.6" Chromebook is perfect for basic tasks, and it's being offered for only $159 shipped, this weekend only, originally $198.67. With Rockchip 3288-C Quad-Core 1.8GHz processor with up to 4GB RAM (varies by models), the ASUS Chromebook C201 lets you multitask to instantly switch between your apps and several browser tabs all while staying energy efficient. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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HP Ascetic

It's better to be safe than sorry, and that's why many laptop owners purchase sleeves, bags or cases to protect them. HP's Ascetic is not only designed to be luxurious, but it transforms into a tank-like briefcase of sorts when closed, eliminating the need for other protection. The entire device appears to be coated in Rose Gold, and boasts Steampunk-inspired keyboard keys to top things off. Continue reading for more pictures.

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VOYO VBook V3

The VOYO VBook V3 Ultrabook is the Windows 10 laptop and tablet hybrid you've been waiting for, all for $227. Featuring a 13.3" 1080p IPS touchscreen display, an Intel Cherry Trail Z8300 1.44-GHz (up to 1.84-GHz) quad-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of ROM, dual cameras, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, HDMI-out, and more. This is the perfect device for work, school, streaming media, and even some light gaming. Product page. Continue reading for our full review.

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Lenovo Flex 3

Lenovo's Flex 3-1580 15.6" Convertible is a notebook / tablet hybrid in one, and it's being offered for only $429.99 shipped, today only, originally $649.99. The 1580 is powered by the Intel Core i5-6200U Dual-Core 2.3GHz processor for impressive performance results and energy efficiency, while the HD LED-backlit Touchscreen display with 1366 x 768 resolution showcases movies and games in stunning clarity. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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HP 14

HP's 14-an013nr 14" Laptop is a great alternative to tablets, or just for anyone who prefers a full-sized keyboard, and you can pre-order one today for just $219.99 shipped. It features a 14" Full HD IPS UWVA Brightview WLED-backlit display, AMD E2-7110 QC, 1.8GHz, Quad-Core Processor, 4GB of DDR3L-SDRAM Memory, and a 32GB Solid State Drive. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Laptop Cat Password

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Imgur user "pigeonkitty" made it so their laptop would snap a photo after three incorrect password attempts, just in case someone is trying to brute force for illegal access. However, one day, their house cat just happened to be playing around the computer, and the this happened. "I just got a text alert on my phone with this image attached," according to pigeonkitty. Continue reading for another video showing what it's actually like to work with cats around on a daily basis.

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MacBook OLED Touch Bar

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

Master 3D modeler Martin Hajek is back at it again, and this time, he has rendered the upcoming MacBook OLED Touch Bar. As you can see above, it can be used like a status bar, showing download progress, used as media control, Spotify playlist, or even a Siri visualizer. If you need additional custom shortcut keys, they could also be programmed to appear in the bar. Continue reading for more pictures, including one in the dark.

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