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For more than 20 years, Rick Broida has written about all manner of technology, from Amigas to business servers to PalmPilots. His credits include dozens of books, blogs, and magazines. He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow.

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Spider Holster SpiderLight review: A belt holster for your camera

There are many ways to carry a DSLR, but a belt-based holster system may be best for you.

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E3 2017 day 2 wrap-up: Destiny 2 on PC, Wolfenstein returns, and Ubisoft games galore

Day two of E3 is a wrap! Listen in as we talk Destiny 2 on PC, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Assassin's Creed: Origins, Skull & Bones, and more.

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E3 2017 day one wrap-up: Call of Duty WWII, Intel's wireless VR, and crushing crowds

The first day of E3 2017 is a wrap! Adam and Hayden discuss the best games and technology they've seen so far.

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Phone camera shootout: HTC U11 vs. LG G6

The LG G6 has the best smartphone camera we've tried. So how does the camera in the new HTC U11 compare?

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The Full Nerd Episode 24: Core Wars. AMD and Intel go nuts, RAID $$$ and a Radeon shortage

The staff goes Full Nerd on 18-core CPUs, Intel VROC, Nvidia's amazing Max-Q and the Radeon shortage

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Watch us play Vanquish on PC

Vanquish, the cult classic from Platinum Games, has finally arrived on PC, thanks in part to a vocal fan base. Watch us play it right here.

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Smartphone camera shootout: LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 does a lot of great things, but the LG G6 retains its Best Smartphone Camera crown.

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Smartphone camera showdown: Google Pixel vs. LG G6

It's a tight race, but LG takes the Best Smartphone Camera crown from Google.

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9 must-know Amazon Echo tips and tricks

Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot and Tap devices can do more than just check the weather and sling playlists. We offer 9 great tips and tricks for Alexa users.

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Microsoft’s Nadella takes on privacy fears about LinkedIn, Cortana

One Gartner analyst called Cortana "Big Brother" combined with productivity, and asked some pointed questions about Microsoft's intentions.

Election 2016 teaser - Electronic voting, Republican and Democrat

One election-system vendor uses developers in Serbia

But even an all-U.S. team is no guarantee of security.

Election 2016 teaser - A hacker pulls back the curtain on United States election data

If the election is hacked, we may never know

At particular risk are touch-screen voting machines that have no paper trails. If those are hacked or a hack is even suspected, it will be difficult to prove—and impossible to reconstruct the real tally.

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U.S. efforts to build next-gen supercomputer take shape

The goal is now an exascale computer by 2023, which will consume the output of a small power plant all to itself.

App the vote: 9 mobile tools for election junkies

It's going to be an exciting election season. We've nominated nine Android and iOS apps that can help you follow the races.

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How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 17 no-contract carriers

The old two-year-contract business model for mobile phone plans is all but abandoned. And there are more choices than ever: We look at 17 alternate mobile service carriers.