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The best budget computer speakers: Surprisingly sound choices for $100 or less

Budget computer speakers have come a long way since the tinny-sounding beige boxes of yore. Our top picks are surprisingly good—and surprisingly affordable.

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How to turn off News And Interests in Windows 10's taskbar

Windows 10's News and Interests taskbar tool is a handy feature for people who want to quickly glance at the weather and news headlines. If that's not you, here's how to turn it off.

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What to do with an old laptop: 10 clever ideas

Repurpose, donate, sell, or recycle—you have so many choices for what happens next in an old laptop’s life.

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Samsung HW-Q800A review: Samsung TV users will get the most out of this 3.1.2 Dolby Atmos soundbar

If you want to try the HW-Q800A’s Q Symphony and SpaceFit features, you’ll need a Samsung TV.

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Why I left GeForce Now for a dusty PlayStation 4

As good as it is, Nvidia’s cloud-gaming service falters when it comes to competitive games, but there’s a setting that can help.

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The Full Nerd ep. 180: GeForce RTX 3070 Ti review, DLSS vs. AMD FSR, custom 3080 Ti GPUs

In this episode of The Full Nerd, it's all GPUs, all the time. We discuss our reviews of the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and EVGA's custom RTX 3080 Ti FTW3, then compare Nvidia's DLSS versus AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution with special guest Keith May.

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How to use Nvidia's performance tuning tool for one-click GeForce overclocking

If you have a relatively new GeForce RTX graphics card, Nvidia's new performance tuning feature in GeForce Experience can make it even faster with just one click. Here's how to use it, and what to expect from the results.

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How to change your monitor's refresh rate (and why gamers should check pronto)

High refresh rate monitors are fantastic, but if you don't set them up correctly they can't live up to their potential.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Independent, testing-based reviews of laptops from all the top brands. We pick the best budget, premium, and gaming PCs, and compare AMD vs. Intel.

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Germany’s Devolo to bring new hybrid powerline/mesh-network systems to North America

The Devolo Magic series of home networking products is based on the ITU G.hn standard widely embraced in Europe.

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Microsoft's Xbox cloud charge continues with smart TVs, Xbox streaming hardware

Microsoft is continuing its push into Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming by announcing new low-cost Xbox streaming consoles and plans to push Xbox cloud gaming into smart TVs alongside Netflix.

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Are used graphics cards worth the risk? | Ask an expert

Going pre-owned can be mighty tempting these days, since finding a new graphics card for a reasonable price is nigh impossible.

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How to record your screen in Windows 10

If you need to record your screen, try the Xbox Game Bar built right into Windows 10. Here's how.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti review: A GPU for wild times

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 Ti is a decent graphics card that would be hard to recommend in normal times, but we're not in normal times.

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Garmin's 2021 dash cams add cloud storage and app connectivity

Garmin enhances the already impressive capabilities of its super-slim dash cams with phone connectivity and cloud uploads.