HP Omen Accelerator Adds External GPU, SSD, and More for Laptop Gaming


HP’s new Omen Accelerator doesn’t just pack an external GPU — it offers an SSD, multiple USB ports, and gigabit Ethernet as well.

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Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

A new Kickstarter project aims to bring external graphics to the MacBook and MacBook Pro — but is this the best way to do it?

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Apple's iPad Pro Smart Connector open to accessory makers, Logitech Create keyboard coming in Nov.

Aside from its larger 12.9-inch Retina display, the biggest external design change on the iPad Pro is a new port dubbed the Smart Connector. Apple has revealed that third-party accessory makers will be able to create their own accessories for the Smart Connector, and the company even worked with accessory maker Logitech for one set to debut this November.

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Rumor: Apple Watch 2 will add bigger battery, look exactly the same

Apple’s second-generation Watch is unlikely to see any external changes, a Thursday morning report from South Korea suggests, with the company instead focusing on tightening up internal components in order to fit a larger battery.

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Apple expands HealthKit in iOS 9 to track sexual activity, ovulation, UV exposure, water intake

Beginning with iOS 9, HealthKit will accept a number of new data types from external apps and accessories, tracking everything from water consumption to whether protection was used during sex.

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LaCie adds $950 1TB Thunderbolt SSD model to rugged external storage range

Consumers looking for Thunderbolt-compatible external storage that can keep up with a rough-and-tumble lifestyle now have a new high capacity option, as Seagate’s LaCie subsidiary unveiled an updated version of its Rugged Thunderbolt range that ships with 1 terabyte of solid-state storage.

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Apple's early 2015 MacBook Air confirmed to support 60Hz 4K external displays

While Apple says that its latest MacBook Air will officially support external monitors with resolutions up to 2,560-pixels-by-1,600-pixels, tests have shown that the slim portable can actually drive an external 4K display at a full 60Hz.

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USB 3.1 shows big gains over USB 3.0, early tests indicate

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The first benchmarks of USB 3.1 are in, and they’re impressively fast. External storage is taking yet another step towards matching internal performance.

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Roundup: The best alternatives to Apple's outdated Thunderbolt Display

The last time Apple updated its in-house external display line was 2011’s Thunderbolt Display, but with no clear signs that a refresh is imminent, AppleInsider has put together a list of the latest and greatest monitors.

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Leak reveals Sony's next iPhone-connected camera lens will feature swappable E-Mount, pop-up flash

Sony’s next-generation QX-series external camera accessory, which wirelessly connects to and is controlled by smartphones like Apple’s iPhone, may include an E-Mount attachment for swapping lenses, as well as a dedicated flash.

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LaCie unveils 48TB Thunderbolt 2 drive, Dropbox upgrades Pro plans to 1TB

Apple users gained two additional high-capacity storage options on Wednesday, as external drive maker LaCie showed off its new rack-mount Thunderbolt 2 drive in a 48 terabyte configuration and cloud storage firm Dropbox announced that its $9.99-per-month Pro plan will now include 1 terabyte of space.

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