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Microsoft promises new twice-yearly feature update schedule for Windows 10

Windows 10 and Office 365 will be aligning update schedules going forward, meaning we'll see two feature-rich updates each year.
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The latest Windows Insider build can boost battery life and clean your desktop

Microsoft released yet another Windows Insider build this week bundling some helpful new features together, and patching a host of new bugs.
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Latest Windows Insider build aims to squeeze the life out of background processes

Today's Windows Insider build includes an assortment of bug fixes, and a brand-new feature which could increase your laptop's battery life.
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New iMacs may have Xeon processors that protect your data from cosmic rays

According to supply chain reports, Apple is hard at work on the new iMac lineup that could feature high-end server-grade materials.
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LG 27MD5KA‑B Ultrafine 5K review

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Analysts predict Nintendo will release a 'Switch Mini' console in 2019

Nintendo is having a banner year thanks to the Switch and market analysts predict a new model for 2019, but don't get your hopes up.
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You think you want a ‘budget’ gaming laptop, but trust us – you don’t

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Microsoft rolls out new Insider build just days ahead of Creators Update release

We’re days away from the official release of the Windows 10 Creators Update, but that doesn’t mean Windows Insiders are left out in the cold.
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Apple patent describes a woven display technology that is a series of tubes

An Apple patent published today describes a new kind of electronic display that could make its way into your next laptop -- or your clothes.
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Acer Aspire VX 15 gaming laptop review

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Apple announces big plans to revamp the iMac in the not-so-near future

At a roundtable discussion held on Apple’s main campus, Apple executives promised an all new lineup of iMacs in the not-so-near future.
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Samsung takes aim at Google and Eero with new smart home Wi-Fi system

Samsung announced its own home router system today, complete with mesh network support, and a host of unique features.
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Snake oil, or black magic? Windows’ new Game Mode is a bit of both

Microsoft’s new Game Mode promises to push your PC to its limits and deliver unparalleled gaming performance. But does it really work?
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AMD's Vega architecture to pack power, performance in a tiny package

At the AMD Tech Summit this weekend, AMD's vice president took the stage to discuss the company's plans to take the fight to Nvidia.
Dell Latitude E5470 review

Dell Latitude E5470 review

Steelseries Rival 500

Steelseries Rival 500 review

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‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ performance guide

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Socialize from the comfort of your couch with Rooms 1.2 on Gear VR

Oculus has rolled out support for its Rooms and Parties features to the Gear VR, allowing users to hang out together in the virtual realms.

Microsoft exterminates dozens of bugs in the latest Windows Insider build

Good news, Windows Insiders: There’s a brand-new Windows 10 Fast Ring update waiting for you -- but it's bad news for any lingering bugs.
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1Password bets $100,000 that security experts can't break into its systems

AgileBits, the developer behind 1Password upped the ante for bug hunters, putting up $100,000 for anyone who can break into a 1Password vault.
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Just days after release, 'Breath of the Wild' is running on a Wii U emulator

To celebrate the release of Breath of the Wild, the team behind the CemU Wii U emulator figured out how to get the game to run on a PC.
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (2017) review

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Microsoft’s mixed-reality headsets will bridge gap between HoloLens and VR

Today at GDC, Microsoft announced a new slate of OEM-produced headsets that start shipping to developers later this month.
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AMD’s new Ryzen chips are available for order, still in stock at most retailers

The wait is almost over. On March 2, you’ll be able to run out and purchase one of AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs... if there are any left.
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Google devices mutiny en masse — has the robot uprising begun?

Late last night, Google experienced a bizarre outage which caused a number of devices to misbehave. Luckily though, your data is secure.
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Google wants to make us all less clumsy with motion-sensor LED power cords

By putting motion sensors and LEDs into common smartphone power cords, Google hopes to make us all a lot less clumsy.
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Google's Tilt Brush arrives for Oculus Rift, redesigned for Touch controllers

Now that the Oculus Touch controllers have had picked up steam among Rift users, Google is releasing a new version of an old favorite.
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Parts shortages in the PC market are set to drive up costs

There are more budget PCs on the market than ever before, but in 2016 prices went up and sales went down, a trend unlikely to change in 2017.
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Google patent describes tileable displays to turn your living room into a movie theater

Google appears to be exploring the world of big, massive, wall-mounted screens according to a patent filing published today.

Toshiba offers a new hard disk lineup, bringing 8TBs of storage to your desktop

Ever want to put an aircraft hangar inside your desktop? Soon you can with Toshiba’s huge new 8TB consumer-grade hard disks.
Asus ROG Strix GL553V review

Asus ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 review

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Razer’s latest ‘Blade’ boasts cutting-edge hardware and a 4K Display

Razer unveiled the 2017 update to its popular Razer Blade lineup today, and the new notebooks are just packed with high-end hardware.

Samsung hopes to entice developers to build apps for Tizen TVs with update

Samsung unveiled an important update to its Tizen development kit today, and it has far-reaching implications for the nascent OS platform.
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Get another dose of 'Stranger Things' with hacker's Atari-style retro-browser game

Everyone loves Stranger Things, right? Well, if you’re eagerly anticipating season two, Netflix has a surprise for you.