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7 dorm gadgets to make campus living a breeze

Setting yourself up for college success is easy. Just make sure you have a comfortable, welcoming and fun home space with these tech and gadget picks.
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8 SNES games that still need to come to Nintendo Switch

The SNES just turned 30. Sadly, many of its most beloved games aren't available on Nintendo Switch.
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Here’s how I tracked down the people selling my data, then stopped them

Shady online data brokers collect and sell your personal information without your permission. But with the right software tools, you can stop them
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Oberhasli is an evolving virtual world built for Deadmau5 fans

Oberhasli is a digital world curated by electronic musician Deadmau5. We sat down with the man behind the mask to hear how it works.
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5 essential productivity apps for students of all ages

Going back to school this fall? Pick up one of these five apps to hit the ground running!
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How Intel Thread Director makes Alder Lake and Windows 11 a match made in heaven

Alder Lake is the new hybrid CPU architecture from Intel, and it features a special optimization for Windows 11 in the form of Thread Director.
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Pokémon Legends: Arceus has me craving a full Pokémon Monster Hunter game

Pokémon Legends: Arceus shares a lot of similarities with Monster Hunter, but it could go deeper.
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The best note-taking apps for college students

Note-taking apps can help you manage your busy life as a student and help you study. Check out our list of the best note-taking apps for college students.
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5 things we want to see in Wednesday’s Pokémon Presents

We know there will be updates on the biggest upcoming Pokémon games, but we want to know more.
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Will Google ever lose its throne as king of search? Here are its main contenders

Google has been the king of search for decades and has worked hard to keep competitors down. But there's a small group of startups that refuses to back down.
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Venom in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Why it should (or shouldn’t) happen

Should Tom Hardy's Venom become part of the MCU? Here are some of the reasons why Marvel's favorite symbiote should or shouldn't join the MCU narrative.
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The best to-do list apps for students

With back-to-school season looming, there's no time like the present to get organized with our picks of the best to-do list apps for students.
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The most important personal computers in history, ranked

Forty years ago this week, the iconic IBM PC made its debut. In honor of this game-changing tech anniversary, we ranked the most important PCs of all time
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Flying and roving security cams are here, but are we ready for them?

There are now flying, roving, autonomous security cameras. Are they helpful, or are we facing a HAL 9000 situation?
Two Asus Chromebook Flip C536's sitting on a desk displaying different ways it can be folded.

Why Chromebooks are still the go-to student laptop after a year of remote school

After a year of remote learning, Chromebooks are still a top choice for students over WIndows laptops and there are many reasons why.
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Facebook’s ‘droidlet’ A.I. could take speech recognition to a whole new level

Today's natural language recognition systems -- like Siri and Alexa -- are still somewhat limited in what they can understand. Facebook thinks it can do better
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Performance enhancing shoes? How Nike’s controversial Vaporfly line redefined running

Nike's 'performance-enhancing' Vaporfly running shoes are headed to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, but some running enthusiasts don't think they should be allowed
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Kodorin is Super Smash Bros. Melee’s newest rising star

We spoke to Super Smash Bros. Melee's rising star Kodorin about his journey and Smash Summit.
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Intel road map explained: Alder Lake, Meteor Lake, and beyond 2025

Intel laid out a new road map at its Intel Accelerated event, showing the path forward through 2025. Here's what's coming down the pike.
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5 ways geofencing makes your smart home smarter

Goefencing can add even more convenience and utility to your smart home, as well as improve your home's overall security.
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Intel’s incredible athlete-tracking A.I. is the ‘holy grail’ of training tech

3DAT, Intel's athlete-tracking A.I., was built to boost the viewer experience at the Olympics, and it has huge potential as a training tool for elite athletes.
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7 things you didn’t know your home security system could do

Your home security system can do more than just watch for broken windows or open doors. It might even save you money.
An athlete aims his bow during the men's individual archery ranking round held in Yumenoshima Park as part of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

The incredible engineering inside an Olympic archer’s bow

The bows used in modern archery competitions have more in common with Formula 1 race cars than they do with the simple wooden bows of centuries past.
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A complete, chronological history of the catastrophic GPU shortage

The GPU shortage continues to be a problem for anyone looking for a graphics card. To understand how we got here, here's a complete history of the GPU shortage.
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Smart homes should include a safe word for emergency situations

The smart home can improve the security features it provides to homeowners by including a safe word that contacts authorities.
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Under the radar: How a 117-year old technology gives Olympic throwers an edge

It takes more than sheer strength to be an elite thrower, so today's top athletes often use a unique kind of radar technology to optimize their performance.
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Wind breakers: The epic quest to eliminate aerodynamic drag

The faster an athlete travels, the more resistance they meet from the forces of aerodynamic drag. Here's how engineers are helping minimize that problem.
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Quantum clocks and e-pistols: The ultra-precise timekeeping of the Tokyo Games

In the Olympics, a single microsecond can mean the difference between winning and losing a race, so timekeeping systems need to be outrageously accurate.
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Battlefield Portal brings past games, powerful creative tools to 2042

Battlefield 2042 will feature a creative mode called Battlefield Portal that lets players create custom games.
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World of Warcraft’s biggest streamer is leading the Final Fantasy XIV charge

Thanks to a popular World of Warcraft streamer, Final Fantasy 14 has seen a startling rise in player numbers.
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How kids and seniors prompted Qualcomm to heavily invest in wearables

Google and Samsung aren't the only ones wanting to change wearables for the better. Qualcomm has opened a forum to drive innovation and plans a new Wear chip.
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Google needs to figure out supply problems before the Pixel 6 launches

Google hasn't been especially good at managing the supply of its Pixel phones, but the Pixel 6 presents a good chance for the company to make a change.
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This cockroach-inspired rescue bot could save your life one day

Despite being the size of a cockroach, UC Berkeley's clever new rescue robot could help save humans buried in rubble. Here's a look at how it works.