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Dell XPS 15 review: A practically perfect laptop

Dell's latest incarnation of its XPS 15 high-end notebook is the type of laptop dreams are made of.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p Tiny review: A tough yet petite desktop PC

This diminutive business PC is smart enough for the office, and tough enough for the factory floor.

9 ways to stay below your data cap on Android and iOS

Limited data plan? No problem—we have some simple tricks that can help you cut back on data usage.

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The 10 techiest cars of 2014 drive, park, and even smell better than you do (yep)

It's true: One car offers interior scent control, and you’ll also see dual displays, digital instrument clusters, and better connectivity (for a fee).

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Black Friday free-phone offers: Are the deals real?

Plenty of retailers will offer phones for free on Black Friday—but only some of these deals are worth it.

Make money via online rebate sites while shopping for Black Friday deals

Online rebate sites like Ebates and Swagbucks will give you a small percentage of your online purchases back in cash or gift cards, but you must jump through some hoops first.

Origin EON17-S review: This gaming laptop is an absolute beast

Super-fast and super-expensive, this machine will play any game you can think of at high resolution.

10 ways to repurpose your old iPad

Want to treat yourself to a new iPad? Go ahead--we've collected a few great ways for you to make use of your old one.

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How to make your pet as Internet-famous as Lil Bub and Menswear Dog combined

Tips from the experts on launching your cat, puppy, or parakeet's career as a meme.

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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review: It's like a laptop for your Galaxy phone

Unless you intend to take full advantage of Samsung's SideSync technology, you'll find far better notebooks on the market.

Asus G750JH review: A swift, silent superhero of a gaming laptop

From Dirt Showdown to Bioshock Infinite, this notebook’s 10 pounds of raw power delivers top-notch graphics performance, and yet it's surprisingly quiet.

McAfee LiveSafe review: Blanket security protects PCs, Macs, mobile devices, and the cloud

LiveSafe’s biometric protections make it worthwhile, even if the antivirus is nothing special.

The nanny car of the future focuses its attention on the driver's every move

Driver monitoring systems. 360-degree short-range radar. Infotainment that can personalize audio and video. Future cars are as alert and attentive as nannies—all in the interests of safety as well as happiness.

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Acer Aspire V3 review: "Budget desktop replacement” needn’t be an oxymoron

Yes, you can buy a 17.3-inch Haswell-powered notebook with a discrete GPU for $1100. Just be prepared to make some compromises in features.

GM promises a $30K, 200-mile electric vehicle…someday

The world is waiting for a cheaper, long-range electric car to rival Tesla’s pricey Model S—but GM’s version could be several years out.

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