PC makers hike prices
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Components getting pricey


PC vendors are jacking up their prices as part costs, including display panels, DRAM, SSDs, Li batteries are getting more expensive.

Apple quietly announces new 9.7 inch iPad
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Starts at $329 and is heavier and thicker

Apple has quietly announced the successor to the iPad Air 2 and simply calls it the iPad. It comes with a new A9 SoC and will be up for sale from March 24 and redefines its meaning of the word cheap. 

Acer expects significant growth in Chromebooks, gaming PCs
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Windows Mixed Reality headsets will also play a minor role


According to a recent report from top executives at Acer, the company expects to experience double-digit growth this year in the gaming PC and low-cost Chromebook markets, with most of the growth being generated from Chromebooks in particular.

EVGA teases its upcoming SC15 gaming notebook
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Coming with 120Hz G-Sync display and GTX 1060

While its 17-inch SC17 gaming notebook has been getting hardware updates, EVGA has now once again teased its smaller 15-inch SC15 gaming notebook that has been showcased at CES 2017 show in January.

EVGA adds G-Sync to its SC17 notebook
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Drops price on previous SC17 model

EVGA has announced an updated version of its high-end gaming notebook, the SC17, which will now include an option with a 17.3-inch 4K/UHD screen with Nvidia G-Sync technology.