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How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

With a little bit of research and elbow grease, an external graphics setup can transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse for a fraction of the price of a whole new gaming PC.

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How to squeeze more battery life from your Linux laptop

Linux has a lot of advantages, but long battery life on a laptop isn’t usually one of them. Here's how to fix that.

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How to get started with Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Want to strap your smartphone to your face? It's cheap and relatively easy.

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Five ways to add SSD speed to your laptop without losing storage capacity

Using an SSD and a hard drive together offers both speed and storage space. But most laptops won't let you install two drives.

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How to diagnose and fix a dead laptop keyboard

You can't write that report with a dead keyboard. A few tests can tell you how to bring it back to life.