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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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Samsung pushes back Galaxy Fold release to 'run further internal tests' following poor reviews

After several poor reviews and broken devices, Samsung has reportedly decided to delay the launch of the Galaxy Fold originally planned for Friday, April 26.

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Intel Optane Memory H10 SSD Review: How it could speed up your next laptop

Intel’s Optane Memory H10 SSD is a storage hybrid that shines under heavy workloads, but you can't buy it except in a pre-built laptop.

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Bowers & Wilkins announces its Formation Suite, a very high-end wireless multi-room audio system

The all-new mesh wireless system streams audio with up to 24-bit resolution and at sampling rates as high as 96kHz, but it also supports AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth.

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This week in games: Lego Star Wars returns, Ubisoft gives away Assassin's Creed: Unity after Notre Dame fire

Plus a remake of cult classic shooter XIII, details on Netflix's upcoming Witcher series, a Mortal Kombat launch trailer, and more. This is gaming news for April 15 to 19.

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The latest Windows patch is breaking even more PCs with antivirus installed

If you have antivirus software from McAfee, Avast, Sophos, Avira, or ArcaBit installed on your PC, it might not boot correctly after the latest Windows patch.

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Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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Acer CEO Jason Chen explains why his PCs are going niche

In our exclusive interview with Acer CEO Jason Chen, we talk about how the No. 4 PC vendor looks for growth in niche "microtrends" that bigger competitors might miss.

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How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

With a little bit of research and elbow grease (or a Thunderbolt 3 dock), an external graphics card setup lets you upgrade your laptop for a fraction of the cost of a new gaming PC.

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Cooler Master SK630 review: Low-profile gaming keyboards are officially a trend

The Cooler Master SK630's flat laptop feel might appeal to some, but awkward ergonomics and a lack of premium features make it a questionable value proposition.

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Primephonic app review: The unrivaled classical music streaming service comes to Android and iOS

Primephonic's mobile app for iOS and Android delivers the best parts of its classical music service to smart devices—with one glaring omission.

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Mysa Smart Thermostat review: Rendering electric heat stylish and smart

A beautifull smart thermostat for baseboard, radiant, and fan-forced convector heaters.

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Update: Facebook passwords for hundreds of millions of users were exposed to Facebook employees

Facebook confirms that user passwords from Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram were being stored in a readable format on Facebook servers. Hundreds of millions of accounts will be notified accordingly.

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The Full Nerd ep. 91: PlayStation 5 vs. gaming PCs, Acer's ConceptD desktops, case design thoughts

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we dive deep into the PS5 vs. the PC, Acer's behemoth yet beautiful desktops, and general PC case design.

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Stream these 12 movies to celebrate Easter, Passover, and the rebirth of spring

Whether you're a cord-cutter, a cord-never, or you're sticking with cable, you'll want to check out these great entertainment suggestions from TechHive's resident film critic.

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