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

D-Link DIR-880L

D-Link DIR-880L review: A good, basic 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

It’s far from being the fastest router on the market, but D-Link’s latest is very easy to manage.

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.

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.

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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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.