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How to snooze your Wi-Fi in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a new feature that lets you turn off your Wi-Fi, and then turn it back on automatically after a set time period.

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Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft's hardware business takes a hit

Microsoft's device businesses took a hit this quarter, as Microsoft admitted during an earnings call that Surface sales were lower than expected and sales of its branded Windows phones would essentially end by June.

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Razer Ornata review: An expensive rubber-dome keyboard that comes with a mechanical click

This mechanical/rubber-dome hybrid keyboard is an interesting experiment, but too pricey to make sense for most people's needs.

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Logitech G213 Prodigy review: An ambitious keyboard that's oversized and overpriced

An exorbitant price, flimsy construction, and an overly large footprint undermine the high-end rubber-dome switch in Logitech's gaming keyboard.

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How to use MAME emulator to cure computer game nostalgia

MAME is the name that matters for arcade game and PC emulators. Its aim is to preserve the PC and gaming past—and let you enjoy them once again.

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How to master your music metadata (Part 1)

Tired of seeing “unknown track” by “unnamed artist” on your favorite music player? We’ll show you how to automatically identify, tag, and properly rename all your mystery tracks and albums to whip your music library into shape.

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Asus Strix RX 580 Gaming Top OC review: Proof that size matters

The Asus Strix RX 580 Gaming Top OC may be the best RX 580 available—but that doesn't necessarily mean you should buy it.

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Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.

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The best fitness trackers at every price point

It's time to get serious about your health and fitness goals. These activity trackers can help.

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Acer's new Holo 360 is a 360-degree camera in a smartphone

The effort to grow in the virtual reality market has Acer chasing weird, but rather interesting, devices.

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Acer's Aspire GX comes out of nowhere to be the first prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor

Acer's Aspire GX is the first-ever prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor, but you wouldn't know it from its quiet debut at the Next@Acer event in New York.

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Hands-on with Acer's Swift 5, a liquid-cooled Surface rival that runs silent

Acer's latest Surface-style device is the Switch 5, which offers a couple of advantages over Microsoft's tablet, but lacks in other areas.

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FCC asks whether to 'keep, modify, or eliminate' net neutrality rules

A U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal to kill the regulatory foundation for the agency's own 2015 net neutrality rules nevertheless asks for public comment on whether it should "keep, modify, or eliminate" basic protections.

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When to defrag a hard drive, TRIM an SSD and perform other storage tasks, or not

Hard drives need defragging. All SSDs can use a good TRIM. But how and when? We'll tell you what to do and not do, and what's being done automatically.