With the new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on the way, Alienware tries to make PC gaming a slightly better deal.
Laptops & Desktops
John Morris and Sean Portnoy deliver straight talk about notebook and desktop computers.
John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine.
Sean Portnoy is a former executive editor at Computer Shopper magazine and editor at CNET Networks.
It's not much of a discount, but the retail giant will be selling the new flagship tablet for $20 less than Apple starting on November 1.
Super-sized tablets with 3,840x2,160 resolution may hit the market in the next couple of years.
In an age of hybrid tablet/notebooks and Ultrabooks, Gateway releases what's essentially a $329.99 Windows 8 netbook.
The Android-based Venue 7 starts at $149.99, while the Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1 is priced from $299.99.
The new model will join a growing list of Windows 8.1 slates when it ships later this month, starting at $329.99 for a 32GB version.
An analyst with a knack for nailing future Apple plans predicts cheaper iMacs will be on the way to boost sales outside the U.S.
The new Ultrabook-friendly SSDs will be available later this month in 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB capacities, starting at $159.99.
The new 10.1-inch notebook will join a slowly growing number of PCs that use Android as their operating system.
The five new cards are tweaked from existing hardware to perform better and run quieter, while remaining competitively priced.