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Michael manages PCWorld's hardware product reviews and contributes to TechHive's coverage of home-control systems and sound bars.

beta Sonos controller app

Hands-on with the new mobile Sonos apps

We've tested the beta versions of the new Sonos controllers and come away impressed.

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Toshiba Kirabook

Toshiba Kirabook review: Rich and thin, but still short of awesome

Most of the original Kirabook's shortcomings have been addressed, but Toshiba's competitors haven't stood still.

Nvidia GeForce 800M series

Nvidia announces its all-new GeForce 800M line of notebook GPUs

New chips deliver more gaming power and longer battery life, plus other novel features.

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Steiger Dynamics LEET Home Theater PC review: Extremely powerful; quietly elegant

This epically lust-worthy digital entertainment system does it all.

WD Purple hard drive

WD says its new Purple hard drives are optimized for 24/7 video surveillance

Western Digital's new drives are designed for systems with up to 32 IP cameras.

HP DataPass

HP to expand its mobile broadband service to the U.S. this summer

DataPass service will be bundled with select HP consumer laptops and tablets.

HP Pavilion x360

Will HP’s Yoga-like Pavilion x360 get Lenovo’s chakras in a bunch?

HP unveils new convertible notebook at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Asus, Linksys router exploits tell us home networking is the vulnerability story of 2014

Buggy firmware, sloppy design, and careless users mean easy pickings for online hackers.

Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Black

Nvidia tweaks its Titan: Meet the bigger, badder GeForce GTX Titan Black

Higher clock speeds for gamers; same double-precision for developers.

Nvidia GeForce 750

Nvidia unveils Maxwell: A supremely power-efficient GPU architecture

The eventual successor to Kepler promises high-end gaming performance from low-end video cards.

SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive

SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive review: Android file transfers made easy

Cables? We don't need no stinkin' cables!

Toshiba Canvio Home

Toshiba announces new network storage device for consumers

Canvio Home Backup & Share works with Macs, PCs, smartphones, and tablets.

Asus USB-AC56 review: Feature-rich and very fast

Asus makes the fastest 802.11ac router and the fastest 802.11ac adapter.

Buffalo AirStation WI-U2-866D review: Decent performance for a low price

This isn't the best 802.11ac Wi-Fi USB adapter, but it boasts an excellent price-to-performance ratio.

D-Link DWA-182 review: A solid performer at all distances

There’s a lot to like here, including compact dimensions, a handy cradle, and decent performance.