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Best Monitors: Enthusiast, gaming, affordable 4K, and value picks

A good monitor makes all of the difference when you spend several hours a day in front of one, and as we slowly transition into higher resolution panels there’s plenty to be excited about right now. After looking at some of the best monitors in the market, and hundreds of professional and user reviews, these are our picks for best monitors in a few distinct categories.

Acer's massive Chromebook 15 packs Intel Broadwell processor

Chromebooks are most often marketed to those looking for a highly portable machine but that’s no longer the case as Acer has announced a massive (for Chromebook standards, anyway) 15.6-inch Chromebook it’s calling the Chromebook 15.

IDC: Apple now the world's fifth largest PC vendor

Apple is now among the top 5 PC vendors in the world, according to the latest report from market research firm IDC. With 6.3 percent market share in the third quarter of 2014, the Cupertino-based company has jumped to the fifth…

The Cornerplay: Price is the only weapon Chromebooks have against Windows

On an absolute basis, one device is clearly better than the other; but the expectations for what a Chromebook is supposed to do is so much lower that, relatively, Acer's C720 Chromebook feels like a better device than it really is. Asus' popular T100 budget hybrid, on the other hand, gets compared to other Windows laptops (or the iPad Air) and doesn't look as good in the comparison.

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Acer launches the first 4K display with Nvidia G-Sync

If you've recently been building a 4K Ultra HD-ready gaming PC, Acer's latest gamer-oriented 4K display might be of interest to you. The imaginatively-named XB280HK from Acer is a 28-inch 4K panel that most importantly packs Nvidia G-Sync technology, which…