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

Seagate NAS

Seagate aims to make a splash in small-business NAS by announcing 5 new products

Hard-drive manufacturer introduces 2-, 4-, and 6-bay NAS boxes with up to 30TB of storage.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 (2014 Edition) review: This laptop sounds as gorgeous as it looks

The audiophile features are no gimmick, but do they justify the price tag?

Netgear Nighthawk X6

Netgear's Nighthawk X6 router packs 6 antennas, 3 Wi-Fi radios, and 802.11ac

Asus was first to announce, but it looks like Netgear will be first to market.

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How to blanket your home or small office with Wi-Fi

10 tips for improving the range of your wireless network

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Lenovo Yoga clones: 5 copycats from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Toshiba

Lenovo started it, but they're everywhere now: Laptops that flip, fold, and pitch like a tent.

Dish Network Wireless Joey

Dish Network ships its Wireless Joey video distribution system

One access point can stream to up to three clients using the 802.11ac protocol.

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D-Link DIR-880L

D-Link expands its DIY connected-home portfolio

Belkin has a head start with its WeMo product line, but D-Link is coming on strong.

Portable hard drives

The best portable hard drives: Our top picks are fast, light and spacious

Cloud storage is great, until you don't have Internet access. A portable hard drive lets you access your data anywhere.

PowerCube Extended USB

PowerCube Extended USB review: Quirky and efficient, but no surge protection

My search for the perfect power strip continues.

Vivint Sky

Vivint launches a “learning” home-control system

Cloud-based Vivint Sky offers management suggestions based on homeowners’ daily activities.

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Coalesse Free Stand

Coalesse Free Stand review: The perfect desk for the work-at-home stiff

This impeccably designed work surface helps you get the job done in the most casual spaces.

AMD mobile Kaveri

AMD unveils Kaveri, its first enthusiast-class mobile APUs, some with FX branding

The AMD FX-7600P and AMD FX-7500 will both have Radeon R7 Graphics.

SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD

SanDisk announces Extreme Pro enthusiast SSDs with crazy long 10-year warranties

Fast, durable drives are aimed at gamers and PC enthusiasts.

Intel Devil's Canyon

Intel unveils Devil’s Canyon, its first 4GHz CPU, plus a 20th-anniversary Pentium processor

The new four-core, unlocked processors are sure to please hard-core overclockers. A dual-core unlocked Pentium was also introduced.

Asus ROG G20 gaming desktop

Asus teases a host of PC-gaming products, including a potential Steam Machine

Products include small form-factor desktops, a gaming laptop, and several new components