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Polestar 2 gets a 68HP power boost through a paid update, no subscription required

Polestar is delivering a not-so-subtle snub to Mercedes’ subscription performance upgrade. The automaker has released an update that gives the Polestar 2’s long range dual motor variant a 68HP power boost (plus 15lb. ft. of torque) in the US and Canada for a one-time $1,195 fee. That’s far from a trivial expense, but it’s a decidedly better value than Merc’s $1,200…
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HP will lay off up to 6,000 employees over the next few years

Add HP to the list of tech companies cutting staff. The PC maker plans to lay off as many as 6,000 employees over the next three years. The cuts are part of a broader restructuring HP announced during its Q4 earnings call on Tuesday (via Gizmodo). The company estimates its…
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Apple's M2 MacBook Air is $150 off and back to its all-time low

A quick PSA for anyone looking to pick up a new laptop ahead of the holidays: The base model of Apple’s newest MacBook Air is back down to $1,049 at various retailers, including Amazon and B&H. That matches the best price we’ve seen for what is currently the top pick in our guide to the best laptops. The notebook has hit this price a couple of times over the last month or so, but…
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Razer's Blade 15 laptop is $250 off right now

Razer’s 2022 base model Blade 15 gaming laptop is on sale for $250 off at the manufacturer’s site. We named the Blade 15 our top pick for a premium gaming laptop in our best gaming laptop guide. At just $1,550, it’s a great deal, considering the 2021 model…
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Apple's M2 MacBook Pros could arrive next March

Apple won’t release any more new Macs before the end of the year. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the company had planned to announce new M2 versions of its 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros “as early as this fall,” but Apple now aims to introduce them in the first…
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Apple's MacBook Air M2 is back on sale for $1,049

You won’t have to pay much extra to get Apple’s latest thin-and-light laptop. Amazon is once again selling the base MacBook Air configuration with 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD for $1,049, significantly below the official $1,199 price. The savings only apply to the silver and midnight hues, but you probably won’t mind if you were previously considering the M1 model. You can also…
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Razer’s cloud gaming handheld starts at $400 for the WiFi-only model

Razer, you may recall, recently teased a 5G handheld device that’s focused on cloud gaming. The company took the opportunity at RazerCon to formally announce the system, which it calls the Razer Edge — yep, Razer finally went there with its branding. The Edge has a 6.8-inch AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 144Hz and a Full HD+ resolution of 2,400 x 1,080. Razer claims the display has…
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