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Cyber Monday deals: 15 more decent PC buys from the seedy discount jungle

Black Friday may be gone, but the deals keep coming, particularly for PC users.

15 Black Friday doorbuster tech deals that are worth the money

Not every Black Friday tech sale is worth it. Here are the ones that are.

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10 Black Friday laptop deals that pass the crap test

Most post-Thanksgiving notebook bargains skimp on something. We scrutinize the specs and tell you what's worth checking out.

AdBlock Plus erases YouTube's clutter and contentious Google+ comments

If you don't like YouTube's move to Google+ comments, you'll love AdBlock Plus's latest banhammer.

Google Chrome experiment takes you on a stunning tour of Tolkien's Middle-earth

If you ever wanted to explore Rivendell or battle the monsters of Trollshaw Forest or Dol Guldur, now's you're chance.

Southwest becomes first airline to offer gate-to-gate Wi-Fi

Takeoff? Landing? In-flight? It's all the same under Southwest's new gate-to-gate Wi-Fi policy.

Hands-on with Firefox's revamped 'Australis' interface

Firefox is ditching its Windows 7-esque design in favor of a more Chrome-like experience.

Galaxy Gear gets a custom ROM as Samsung talks up its smartwatch sales

The Galaxy Gear may or may not be selling well, depending on who you ask, but it'll a custom ROM for the smartwatch will definitely be available soon.

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Valve to reveal its own virtual reality headset and Steam VR plans in January

Valve's betting big on virtual reality after supporting the Oculus Rift in its early days.

Crazy ASRock motherboards support 6 graphics cards for hardcore Bitcoin mining

Bitcoin's street price is surging, and even mainstream PC makers are scrambling to make money off the gold rush.

Qualcomm's long-lasting TOQ smartwatch coming December 2 for $350

The TOQ plays nice with Android and lasts for days, but you'll need to act fast if you want one: Selling swathes of smartwatches isn't the goal for Qualcomm.

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Fat wallets begone: Coin combines your payment plastic into a single smart card

Coin's 'one card to rule them all' dream certainly seems alluring, but this plastic needs to stay close to your smartphone.

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Yoga styles and Windows 7: Dell XPS 11 hybrid, refreshed XPS 13 Ultrabook hit the streets

Dell's latest laptops flip, bend, and kick it OS old school to grab your attention.

Google Now update adds RSS-style Cards, Waze traffic reports, and more

An update to Android's Google Search app has added some handy-dandy new features to Google Now.

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Temporary 'Intel Experience Stores' pop up for the holidays

in the crucial battle for mindshare, Intel's going directly to the people, armed with free coffee, movie nights, and a legion of loaner two-in-ones and Ultrabooks.