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How to buy a laptop for college

Light. Fast. Not too expensive. Study up on the most important specs for long days at class and long nights at the library.

SSD shipments skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013

SSD shipments nearly doubled from the first quarter of 2012 to the same time frame of 2013 thanks to growing usage of mobile devices.

10 puzzle games that will bend your brain

Bend the rules of physics. Build bridges for blobs. It's all in good fun.

Deep inside Razer's design lab, home to gaming hardware that shouldn't actually exist

We invade the offices of Razer USA to learn how this PC upstart designs and builds some of the best gaming hardware on the market.

The top tech products of 2013 (so far)

It's all here: New chips, great phones, innovative hardware. And the year's far from over yet.

Review: Digital Storm's Virtue delivers superior power in a midsize tower

Within its plain enclosure, the Virtue has some serious power thanks to Intel's new Haswell chips and Nvidia's high-performing graphics card—just be sure to set up a triage for your wallet.

Free Game Friday: A new take on old games

When a classic gets boring, it's time to shake things up by reinventing the game. Here are three reworked favorites that will kick your butt.

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TrackingPoint's sensor-packed smart gun redefines the term 'point and shoot'

TrackingPoint's Linux-powered hunting rifle employs cutting-edge tracking technology to make anyone an excellent marksman.

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Review: SteelSeries Apex is a supersized keyboard for any gamer

Keyboards that really stand out are tough to come by, but the SteelSeries Apex will turn heads with its large size and colorfully lighted keys. It hits the perfect sweet spot for the entry-level gamer.

Free Game Friday: Addictive, rage-inducing logic puzzles

Logic games can hone your mind and give it a good workout to prepare you for any hard-thinking challenges you face—it can also frustrate you to no end and leave you with a broken keyboard. Take the challenge in these 3 tough, but free, games.

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The sounds of a sick PC: Listen to the noises that could mean bad news

Is that beeping good or bad? Sharpen your ears with our audio examples.

11 indie games you must play

Monsters. Mayhem. Mind-blowing graphics. The best indie titles make triple-A games look downright klunky.

Free Game Friday: Brick-a-palooza

Whether your using them to to build stuff up or breaking them apart, bricks have a special place in a gamer's heart (i.e. Tetris). Check out these free games based on the building block we love so much—and smash the crap out of them.

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10 strategy games that will sharpen your tactics

You're no army general or mayor, and people's lives probably don't rest on the decisions you make—time for that to change. Check out these strategy games to get the tactical edge on any opponent.

You got some Twitch in my Raptr

Raptr, the desktop app and social network that manages your games, has teamed up with Twitch to provide in-app video streaming without any extra software.