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Worst use of fire-engine red (laptop division): CyberPower Xplorer

We haven't carried around anything this red since we played with Tonka trucks. For the record, that was awhile ago. This CyberPower laptop makes up for it a bit with decent performance, but anything this red should have a tourniquet wrapped around it. Still, it's probably smaller than the Wolverine Data MVP.

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