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Here’s what you need to know about buying a custom built PC

PC gamers are just as fanatical about their hobby as ever before, and today's custom gaming rigs are the best, and most affordable systems that have ever been available. But what components do you need in a decent gaming PC, and how much do…
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Building a new PC? You may be able to strip your old one for some parts

Recycling can be a big money saver, especially when it comes to building a new PC. Here are some guidelines you should follow if you're interested in stripping out some old parts from a past rig to stuff into a new one.
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Is Apple asleep at the wheel on the MacBook Air?

Apple's minor revision of the MacBook Air was thoroughly underwhelming, which means that Retina is unlikely to come to the laptop in the near future. Does Apple just want a value notebook in its line-up, or is the Air doomed to be…
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Swedish anti-piracy law resulted in boost of music sales, drop in Internet traffic

However, the effects of the law began to taper off after a while. You can learn more about why exactly that was the case here.
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The end of Windows XP support breathes a little more life into the PC market

As people move away from Microsoft's unsupported Windows XP, at least some of them tend to buy new PCs. You can learn more here.
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Google flags torrent site Demonoid for spreading malware

Google deals a big blow to Demonoid, one of the most popular torrent sites on the Web, by labeling it as a dangerous site. You can learn more here.
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Google is ‘thinking’ about adding remote recovery features to Chrome OS

At some point, Chrome OS devices could be remotely locked, wiped and located. However, it's not a certainty that those features will make it into future Chrome OS systems. You can learn more here.
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Web-hosting service gives the FCC a taste of the Internet slow lane (and you can too!)

Today in poetic justice, Web hosting service Neocities.org has dragged the FCC’s Internet access to the mid-‘90s, throttling the agency’s private network to dial-up speeds of 28.8 kbps in a Net neutrality protest.
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In a multi-screen future, phones don’t control TVs, TVs control phones

The world of TV is shifting rapidly. We’ve got Ultra HD 4K resolution, futuristic OLED TVs and more and more of our favorite programs coming from the Internet. But there are some who believe the real key to change lay in the interaction…
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Google works to make Chrome OS more offline-friendly, scoop up Windows XP refugees

Though Chromebooks are known for losing some functionality if they're not connected to the Internet, Google is working to change that. You can learn more here.
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How to watch the 2014 NFL Draft online

Here's how you can keep track of every single pick in this year's NFL Draft online. With this guide, you won't miss one announcement, pick, or trade. You can learn more here.
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Asus outs new Chromebooks armed with big touchpads, Bay Trail CPUs

Asus' new C200 and C300 Chromebooks are expected launch by the end of next month. They'll feature bigger touchpads, Intel Bay Trail chips, and will start at $249. You can learn more about these new Chromebooks here.