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OnePlus unveils preorder method for its hard-to-get phone

You better jump on this now if you've been unsuccessful in scoring an invite to buy one.

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What the WinHEC? Microsoft revives Windows engineering event

However, WinHEC won't be a large, annual show, but rather smaller events held more frequently in different parts of the world, Microsoft said.

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What to do when your laptop's touchpad stops working

The touchpad built into your laptop no longer responds to your fingers. Here's what to do about it.

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How to set up Raspberry Pi, the little computer you can cook into DIY tech projects

The tiny $35 Raspberry Pi computer doesn't come from a bakery, but it can power your robot army or other DIY electronics project. Here's how to install Raspbian and get cooking with Pi.

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How to install a new hard drive in your desktop PC

Don't be afraid of cracking open your desktop PC's case. Installing a new 3.5" hard drive is a basic task anyone can accomplish.

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Logitech unveils the G402 Hyperion Fury, the 'world's fastest gaming mouse'

Logitech's latest mouse can reportedly track movements of up to 500 inches per second—perfect, if your name is Bruce Lee or The Flash.

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How to install (or replace) a case fan

Your PC needs to stay cool to keep working at its best. Here's how to install a fan for a new build, or to replace a fan that has stopped working.

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Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

Hack-A-Day is offering $200,000 in rewards for open-source hardware innovations.

Computer shutting down on its own? Maybe it's time to play it cool.

If your computer has acquired the habit of shutting down when you didn't ask it to, there's a good chance that it's overheated. Here's how to cool it down.

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What to do when a second hard drive bricks your PC

You install a second hard drive, plug in the power, and turn on the PC. But Windows doesn't boot. Run through this checklist to fix the problem.