Switching back to a dumbphone was the smartest thing I’ve ever done

I set out to find whether a smarter feature phone like the Nokia 8110 can help break our smartphone addictions and restore balance in our digital lives.

The best Black Friday iRobot Roomba robot vacuum deals in 2019

Roomba is, to many people, the embodiment of robot vacuum cleaners. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday on the way, the time is perfect to take advantage of fantastic sales and invest in a Roomba all your own.
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Beautiful creatures: Behind the visual effects of HBO’s His Dark Materials

Visual effects studio Framestore explains how they bring the fantastic creatures of HBO's His Dark Materials to life on the screen, from golden monkeys to massive, talking polar bears.
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Bose Portable Home Speaker review: Great sound, anywhere

With Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, smart assistants, and a built-in battery, you can take this great-sounding speaker anywhere. But can a portable speaker really deliver the sound quality you desire?
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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid review: Not enough

The 2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid aims to offer practicality, performance, and good gas mileage. That's a tall order for any vehicle, so can the Acura MDX pull it off?
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Sony WF-1000XM3 review: A whole new genre

Sony’s newest pair of true wireless headphones bring excellent fidelity and great noise-canceling, offering a brilliantly tiny alternative to bulky over-ears.
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Dell XPS 13 (2019) review

The XPS 13 has always been easy to recommend, but what happens when Dell fixes one of the only problems we had? Well, it’s near perfection.
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The best Xbox 360 games

The Xbox 360 thrived during a generation where games were plentiful. Here's our list of the best Xbox 360 games of all time, including all game genres and even a few special indie hits.
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Spotify’s free tier now works on Sonos, just in time for Black Friday

With a new software update, Sonos is making it possible to stream Spotify's free, ad-supported tier on Sonos devices using the Sonos app. Until now, a paid subscription was required.

Amazon’s Ninja and Philips air fryer deals save you as much as $150

The 4-quart Ninja and Philips Twin TurboStar XXL air fryers allow you to make quick and healthy snacks or full meals for you and your family. Get them on Amazon today and save up to $150. 

What is Wi-Fi Direct? Here’s everything you need to know

You may use it every day, but what is Wi-Fi Direct? This is an important peer-to-peer connection for your devices that doesn't require a wireless network to use. Here's how it works and how it helps out.

How to combine PDF files

Sometimes juggling multiple files at once is more of a hassle than a convenience, especially when a single file would do. This quick guide will teach you how to combine PDF files on Windows, MacOS, or with online tools.

Amazon Cyber Monday deals 2019: Everything you need to know

Amazon's Cyber Monday sales carry on from Black Friday if anything with a greater emphasis on electronics. Amazon will continue to add new deals to the site to maintain buyer interest and to stay competitive with other merchants.

Pretend it’s 1985 again with this 8BitDo NES-style mouse

8BitDo created a new wireless mouse inspired by the design of the original NES controller. It features a directional pad on the side and buttons that mimic the controller.

MacBook Pro 16-inch: Everything you need to know

A new MacBook Pro is on the horizon, equipped with a 16-inch screen and a new keyboard.

Gamers in the U.S. create as much carbon dioxide as 5 million cars, study says

A new study puts the spotlight on gaming's power consumption, and it's not good news. Energy tied to gaming in the United States puts out carbon dioxide equal to 5 million cars.