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

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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

Dell Computex 2014

Dell targets younger audience with 360-degree laptops and thin, light All-in-One PCs

Dell's tired of being your parents' computer brand. The now-private company is changing its attitude and taking risks.

Toshiba Encore 2

Toshiba announces first tablets to run Windows 8.1 with Bing

The 8-inch Encore 2 is priced at $199; 10-inch model priced at $269

Toshiba Radius

Toshiba shows us the Yoga-like Satellite Radius, plus two new detachable notebooks

The 360-degree hinge on the Satellite Radius is Yoga-like, but the 15.6-inch diagonal display makes this convertible much bigger—and heavier. Toshiba also refreshes its Click lineup with budget- and performance-oriented models.