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PCWorld Show Episode 14: Apple tanks, Intel reinvents and web pages bloat

Jon, Mark and Gordon discuss whether the end is nigh for Apple, just how much it hurts for the PC to get tossed under the bus by Intel, and strange-but-true: This web page probably took more space than Doom did.

Acer's new tablet, gaming PCs pack power

Acer unveiled a new tablet PC, gaming laptop and gaming desktop in New York on Thursday.

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The nightmare of rogue USB-C cables and adapters will end soon

The wave of rogue USB-C products that could pose a risk to PCs and mobile devices hasn't gone unnoticed, and the USB Implementers Forum has taken steps to eradicate the issue.

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55% off Tripp Lite Rotatable Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Deal Alert

This power strip has a built-in surge protector, 6 rotatable outlets, an extra long 8 foot cord and a USB port for charging portable devices. Currently averages 4.5 out of 5 stars from almost 600 people on Amazon.

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Save 57% on Atrico's Rapid-Charging 6-Port Hub - Deal Alert

This hub/charging station quickly charges various combinations of devices simultaneously.

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48% off APC Back-UPS Pro Uninterruptible Power Supply - Deal Alert

The Back-UPS BR1500G offers guaranteed battery backup and surge protection for high performance computer systems, networks, external storage devices, game consoles and other electronics, and is currently offered at a 48% discount.

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45% off Mini DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI/DVI/VGA Adaptor - Deal Alert

This adaptor is 45% off and will connect Mini DisplayPort / Thunderbolt enabled devices to HDMI, DVI or displays.

PCWorld Show Episode 9: Apple's PC diss, Intel's tick-tock retirement, Microsoft's creepy AI

Gordon, Melissa, and Jon discuss the topics that got PCWorld fired up this week (and two of them just couldn't resist trolling Apple).

PCWorld Show Episode 7: Opera Ad Blocking

Jon, Gordon and Mark discuss Opera's snazzy ad blocking capabilities.

Hands-on with HP's new Spectre X360 15

Would you give up some performance on your 15-inch laptop for a little less weight and heft? HP thinks you will with its new Spectre X360 15.

Hardcore Hardware: Desktop-class GPU in a laptop? Yes!

Here's proof you can now get desktop-class performance in a laptop. This MSI GT72S packs all the power of a desktop GeForce GTX 980 inside.

Mingis on Tech: Mac guy becomes a Dell dude; wireless charging and the iPhone

Dell's XPS 15 9550 Touch laptop wins kudos from Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie. And what about those reports that Apple's iPhone may soon get wireless charging capabilities?

PCWorld Show Episode II: Tanking tablets, the SwiftKey acquisition, and the new Windows phone

In this week's episode of the PCWorld Show, we ponder why PCs are killing tablets, why Microsoft would buy SwiftKey, why anyone would make a new Windows phone, and why we love (or hate) USB-C.

The PCWorld Show Episode 1: Surfacegate, spec leaks and teeny-tiny phones

Welcome to the first installment of PCWorld's first long-form video show! Florence Ion, Gordon Mah Ung and Jon Phillips discuss, analyze and goof on the most interesting news of the week.

Two new Vaios land in our laps: The flipping crazy Vaio Z and surprisingly tough Vaio S

The Vaio Z turns the 2-in-1 concept on its head, and the Vaio S practically begs to be bent.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: It's faster, it's better, and it has more competition

Microsoft re-engineers the Surface Pro 4 tablet for performance, adding a new Intel Skylake processor, an improved Type Cover, and even a better Surface Dock.

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The Power Mac G5 is one of Apple's best designs

Crack open Apple's classic tower and behold the attention to detail.

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9 awesome photos of school computer labs from the 1980s

It was the golden age of personal computers. The hardware was massive—as was the impact on the computing industry.

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Inside the Macworld Vault: A hidden collection of vintage Macs

Take a trip through Mac memory lane with this small collection of photos.

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Twentieth Anniversary Mac: The delight is in the details

Apple does details better than anyone, and the TAM is no exception.

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The mystery of the iMac's granddaddy: The Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh

It doesn't fit into any product line, only a few thousand were made, and nothing like it would ever be made again. Let's take a look at what made the TAM such a head-scratcher.

Got a bad 3TB hard drive in your iMac? Apple will replace it

Apple's iMac (27-inch) 3TB Hard Drive Replacement Program allows iMac owners to get a new 3TB hard drive

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Macbeth syndrome: Killing the Mac won't stop the voices

There are easier ways to focus.

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An outpouring of love for the playful, personality-filled Macintosh Classic

From its compact size to its 1-bit black and white display, the Mac Classic's adorable form factor is one to be celebrated.