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HyperX Cloud review: Kingston comes out of nowhere with a fantastic budget headset

Kingston doesn't have the same pedigree in the headset space as its competitors, but the HyperX Cloud is a winning device at a cheap price.

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SteelSeries RAW Prism review: Cheap price, cheap sound

The SteelSeries RAW Prism is one of the most affordable headsets on the market, at $60, but you get what you pay for.

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GX Gaming Cavimanus review: It will literally shake your head

The GX Gaming Cavimanus has bass-driven haptic feedback built into its budget innards, plus 7.1 support.

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UberPop will be banned in France from Jan. 1st

Although a Paris court declined to impose an emergency ban on the UberPop Friday, a new law will make the service illegal from the New Year

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Sharing the misery: 2014 was a rough year for Uber, Airbnb, and on-demand apps

Legal battles, labor scuffles, and dirty business tactics were on the rise this year as start-ups moved from sharing resources to on-demand everything.

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How to be your family's tech-support hero during the holidays

You should never have learned about computers if you didn't want to spend all your time fixing them during the month of December.

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Netgear redeems the Nighthawk X4: Firmware update delivers a significant performance boost

The Nighthawk X4 got faster, but so did the Asus RT-AC87U to retain its top-dog position.

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New Windows 10 screenshots surface as Build 9901 leaks

Cortana, taskbar tweaks, and an updated titlebar for Modern UI apps are among the highlights of the leaked Build 9901.

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Sony hackers release more data, promise ‘Christmas gift’

Weeks after hack, Sony continues to see corporate data leaked on the Internet

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How to find images for Office documents now that Microsoft's killing Clip Art

Microsoft's nixing of an old favorite doesn't have to mean the death of fun PowerPoint presentations or Word documents.

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Endless Legend review: This Civilization competitor makes a stale genre feel new

Endless Legend takes the 4X genre, tweaks it, and somehow makes it all feel fresh again.

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Facebook stops using Bing search technology

At present, Facebook is pushing search queries to people and places that it has stored on its network.

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Microsoft to open-source cloud framework behind Halo 4 services

The distributed computing research project known as Project Orleans will be available in early 2015