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AMD to release FreeSync compatible drivers in mid-March

After over a year of development, preparations, testing and other work, AMD’s FreeSync technology will officially be enabled in AMD’s drivers later this month. At present graphics cards, APUs and displays supporting FreeSync technology are already available in select regions, which means that it is about time for AMD to …

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Acer launches Aspire V 4K gaming laptop

Acer is set to launch its own 4K gaming laptop,  the Aspire V Nitro Black Edition, featuring a 15.6 Inch 3840×2160 IPS display, an Intel Core i7-4710HQ CPU, 16GB of DDR3 RAM and an Nvidia GTX 860M GPU- so don't expect to actually do any gaming at 4K. Additionally, the …

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Apple is now the fifth largest PC maker in the world

Apparently Apple is now the fifth largest PC maker in the world according to a new report. The company managed to beat out Asus for a global top five spot, the International Data Corporation's latest quarterly PC shipment report states. The IDC's study also shows that the worldwide PC market …

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Analysts: Media tablets for $35 are incoming

As more manufacturers enter the market of media tablets, prices of slates fall rather dramatically. This week analysts from the Linley Group said that thanks to emergence of ultra-low-cost system-on-chips (SoCs), such as Allwinner A33 and some Intel Corp.’s SoCs, prices of white-box tablets could drop to $35 (£21, €26 …

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Acer attacks sub-£100 tablet market

We all knew it would happen, but we just weren't sure when. The price battle surrounding ‘serious/sensible tablets' looks to be well and truly underway – with former world heavyweight champ, Acer, leading a new charge. KitGuru scans for bargains in its inbox. Using the ever more popular 7″ format, …

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Toys ‘R’ Us accused of making cheap knock offs

Innovation and inspiration are not quite twins, but they are very close cousins. By the same token, derivation and downright rip-off are also closely related. Lawyers get phat on the differences between these words and, right now, some of those lawyers belong to Acer, Foxconn, Kingston and Toys ‘R' Us. You may …

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Acer president falls out with board and resigns

Acer have announced the resignation of their chief executive and president GianFranco Lanci. He is leaving immediately. A company spokesperson said that Lanci held different views from the majority of the board, which lead to a rift which could not be healed, despite several months of negotiations between the parties. …

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