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Razer Blade (2016) review: Incremental upgrades make it a good laptop for the moment

A newer processor, more VRAM, faster storage, and a cooler chassis provide good, if smaller-scale, improvements over last year's Blade. However, this year's Blade may end up having limited appeal depending on Nvidia's plans for mobile versions of its 10-series GPU.

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Alienware Alpha R2 review: A tiny PC gets meaner, faster and louder

Alienware's updated Alpha R2 gets a big graphics boost over its predecessor.

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GeForce GTX 1060 review: Nvidia battles AMD for PC gaming's next-gen sweet spot

The first head-to-head battle in the next-generation graphics card war is here: Nvidia's $250 GeForce GTX 1060 vs. AMD's $200 Radeon RX 480. We take it to the test bench.

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Acer Chromebook 14 review: You can brag a little about this laptop's luxury details

Acer's Chromebook 14 has a few things to brag about: Its brushed-aluminum chassis and high-resolution display make it stand out among other affordable models, even if other features remain pretty basic.

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Fenix RC40 review: This flashlight is so powerful, it'll even charge your phone

Fenix's RC40 is 50 times brighter than a 4D flashlight and as tough as nails.

Fenix's RC40 is the ultimate flashlight

It’s like having the sun in your pocket.

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Tested: The payoff in buying Nvidia's $40 SLI HB Bridge

Nvidia says you need the SLI HB Bridge to get optimum performance from dual GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs. We want to know what the benchmarks say.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Getting what you paid for

As streaming apps get more advanced, Amazon’s low-cost TV dongle doesn’t feel future-proof.

AMD's Radeon RX 480 is the best damned $200 video card we’ve ever seen

The Radeon RX 480 democratizes the pixel

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AMD Radeon RX 480 review: Redefining what's possible with a $200 graphics card

The $200 Radeon RX 480 is the first graphics card built around AMD's 14nm Polaris GPU, and it changes the game.

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Huawei MateBook review: Hip, hip Huawei is just a little too stylish for its own good

The Huawei MateBook's designers sacrificed productivity for aesthetics in a couple of key areas, marring what is otherwise a very nice Windows 10 convertible tablet.

Huawei MateBook review: This stylish Surface clone loses some substance in its design

Faux-leather accents and clean, white lines are nice, but the accessories fall short in some key ways.

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Which browser is best for battery life: We test Edge vs. Chrome vs. Opera vs. Firefox

It's a power struggle for the age of the web, as we test major browsers in a carefully controlled battery-rundown test. Which one will kill your laptop first? The answer's not as simple as you'd think.

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EVGA GTX 1080 FTW review: The most powerful graphics card in the world, made better

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the most powerful graphics card in the world today, and EVGA's custom GTX 1080 FTW version makes it better in every way.

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Toshiba Z20t-C2112 review: 14 hours of battery life highlights this business-class hybrid

Toshiba's Z20t is one of the best tablet-laptop hybrids we've seen, with a whopping 14 hours of battery life and design flourishes that include a matte-finish touchscreen. But it is pricey.

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HP Spectre 13.3 laptop review: Thin doesn't have to mean compromise

HP's Spectre 13.3 delivers competitive performance and a respectable keyboard, in spite of its super-svelte body.

Intel’s 10-core chip is a monster performer at an insane price

Intel's Broadwell-E sets a new standard with its 10 cores' worth of horsepower. It'd better be fast, for the price you'll pay.

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Acer Predator 17 review: One gimmicky fan can't make up for aging hardware

The Acer Predator 17 lets you swap out the optical drive for an extra fan, but novelty can't hide the machine's increasingly long-in-the-tooth discrete graphics.

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Misfit Ray review: This fitness band looks like a bracelet, but trades function for style

Misfit's focus on fashion hobbles the Ray, which relies on vibration and LED lights to communicate with you.