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HP welcomes Windows 11 with a new Spectre, an Arm laptop, and a tablet with a swiveling camera

HP's Tablet and Laptop feature a radical camera and the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 SoC in a laptop, respectively.

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How to buy the perfect PC case

PC cases come in all shapes, sizes, and features—from fully loaded ATX towers to bare-bones small form factors. This guide will help you find the best PC case for your needs.

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The best air purifiers: Keep your home safe, comfortable, and odor-free

The world of air purifiers can be confusing, but the bottom line is that the best units can improve your quality of life.


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These 7 core apps will change in Windows 11

Windows includes a number of native apps: Mail, Calendar, Clock, Paint, and more. All of these will receive a new look and/or features within Windows 11.

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What to expect from Microsoft's Surface event

Microsoft is expected to debut the Surface Pro 8, Surface Go 3, and Surface Pro X tablets; the Surface Book 4 convertible notebook PC, plus the Surface Duo 2 phone.

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How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature

Knowing your graphics card's GPU temperature is vital when your PC keeps overheating, or when you try your hand at overclocking. Here's how to check your GPU temperature.

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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for-cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.


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Hotspot Shield review: Still the undisputed speed champ in VPNs

Hotspot Shield is easily the fastest VPN we've ever tested, and while the privacy policy isn't ideal, this is the VPN you want if speed is your only concern.

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Best power banks: The top portable chargers for your phone

These USB portable chargers from Anker, Mophie, Xiaomi, and others will keep your Android or Apple phone charged while you're on the go.

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RAVPower Portable Power Station 252.7Wh Power House review: Perfect for a weekend camping trip

RavPower's 252.7Wh Power House is a handy companion for your off-the-grid power needs, and happens to be affordably priced to boot.

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Ultrawide vs. dual monitors: Which should you choose?

Everyone knows that having more screen space is a good thing. The more important question is whether to seek a wider expanse with a single ultrawide monitor, or by using two screens side by side.

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Adata XPG Gammix S70 Blade SSD review: A worthy Samsung 980 Pro rival

Adata's follow-on to the S70, the XPG Gammix S70 Blade replaces the older model's 96-layer TLC NAND with 176-layer NAND. It's a worthy competitor to the Samsung 980 Pro, and compatible with the PlayStation 5.

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Brace yourselves: Windows 11 may have more popups

Microsoft said that it's testing new ways to add more popups to Windows 11 in the form of tips on how to use its new operating system.

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Office 2021 will ship alongside Windows 11 on October 5

Microsoft has announced Office 2021 for the PC and Mac, at the same price as its predecessor, Office 2019.

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Why use virtual desktops? 5 practical reasons from real-world users

Windows 10's virtual desktops can supercharge your productivity, but figuring out why and how to use them can be tricky. Luckily, several Reddit users recently shared their use cases.