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Elgato Avea color LED smart bulb

Elgato Avea Bulb review: A novelty bulb, through and through

This LED bulb is great for mood lighting, but it’s not so good at lighting a room.

Flux color LED smart bulb

FluxSmart Bluetooth LED Light Bulb review: A fun light to be sure, but it’s not bright enough on its own

You’ll encounter lots of features here, but if you’re looking for a light to read by, look elsewhere.


ilumi A19 LED Smartbulb review: The smart light bulb for the security conscious

This bulb claims to be the brightest Bluetooth bulb on the market, but its light is cooler than expected.

Lightify color LED smart bulb

Ledvance Lightify RGBW A19 review: Affordable smart lighting with a steep learning curve

You’ll find lots of form factors in the Ledvance Lightify collection, but getting the most out of them takes some effort.

Philips Hue Color and Ambiance Starter Kit

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Kit review: Still the market leader

No manufacturer has done more to advance the concept of smart LED bulbs.

LIFX Color 1000

LIFX Color 1000 review: One of the best smart bulbs gets brighter and better

This year’s model is smaller, lighter, and brighter than the original, but scheduling within its app remains a weak spot.

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HP to cut up to 4,000 jobs in next three years

HP is cutting between 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over the next three years as part of a restructuring plan worked out by the company.

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The Note7 debacle will cost Samsung another $3 billion in profit

The fallout from the Note 7 debacle, which is expected to take a big chunk out of Samsung’s third-quarter profit, will keep hurting its business into next year, the company said.

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Survey says many companies want to phase out passwords

Don't be surprised if your company decides to do away with password logins. A new survey has found that most organizations are leaning toward phasing out password authentication.

Hands-on with the da Vinci Mini 3D printer

Possibly the best low-cost consumer 3D printer, XYZprinting’s inexpensive unit delivers the ability to create good quality models in a short amount of time.

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The VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The cloud partnership AWS and VMware announced Thursday makes Amazon's public cloud even more attractive for enterprises by letting them take the popular virtualization platform with them.

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PCWorld's October Digital Edition: iPhone 7 Review

Enjoy the best of in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS.

Starship delivery robot

Autonomous delivery bots will soon stroll the streets of Washington D.C.

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.

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Verizon signals Yahoo data breach may affect acqusition

Verizon has signaled that Yahoo's massive data breach may be enough reason to halt its US$4.8 billion deal to buy the internet company.

These pedestrian robots could deliver your next package

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.

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46% off Earth Pak Waterproof Dry Bag Compression Sack - Deal Alert

While Kayaking, Beaching, Rafting, Boating, Hiking, Camping or Fishing, this super durable and waterproof bag keeps your phone, electronics and gear safe.

Shadow Warrior 2

Tested: Shadow Warrior 2 sees huge performance boosts from Nvidia's multi-res shading

Shadow Warrior 2 is the first traditional PC game to include Nvidia's multi-resolution shading technology, and it's a game changer.