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Microsoft's Xbox controller wireless adapter for PCs isn't gigantic anymore

Summer's coming to a close, but the Xbox wireless adapter for PCs just debuted its beach body.

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Windows 10 S laptops will be tardy for the first weeks of school, Microsoft says

The Windows 10 S laptops designed by Asus, Dell, HP, and other hardware makers to be sold to schools this fall won't ship in time for the beginning of classes, Microsoft acknowledged.

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G.Skill's superb RGB mechanical keyboard is $70 at Newegg today

The G.Skill KM780 is back on sale right now, and it's a great price for this mechanical keyboard.

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Divinity: Original Sin II adds split-screen multiplayer, a rarity for PC games

Divinity: Original Sin II adds split-screen multiplayer, even for the PC version. Finally you can threaten your friend with physical harm after they stab your character in the back.

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AV-Comparatives' anti-phishing results for 2017 put Avast, Bitdefender, Fortinet, and Kaspersky on top

AV-Comparatives recently released some test results for 2017 looking at the best protection for phishing, parental control, and the effectiveness of free vs. paid software.

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Galaxy Note8: Everything we know about Samsung’s next flagship phablet

The follow-up to Samsung's ill-fated Note7, the Galaxy Note8, is just weeks away from its unveiling. Here's what we know about it.

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Amazon Fire TV gets hands-free voice control via Echo and other Alexa devices

Alexa devices like the Amazon Echo can now control the Fire TV, no remote required.

on techhive.com

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IFTTT vs. Stringify: Which is the best service to connect all your smart-home devices?

These popular automation services can link disparate smart-home and Internet-of-Things devices together. We test both and name the best.

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Newegg is selling a 2560x1440 monitor for $170 today

If you'd like to try gaming at 2560x1440, the Acer G247HYU is available for a good price right now.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper: Everything we know so far about this monster CPU

With up to 16 cores on tap, AMD's Ryzen-based Threadripper just might be the fastest consumer CPU ever sold.

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AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 will cost $499 and battle the GeForce GTX 1080

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card will offer ultra-wide and 4K gaming capability for as little as $499, while RX Vega 56 is set to battle GeForce GTX 1070.

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Wireless mesh networks: Everything you need to know

There are genuine benefits behind the hype for this Wi-Fi technology.

on techhive.com

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Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

The Origin PC EVO15-S uses Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q to cram big power into a small, customizable package.

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4 ways to turn off annoying notifications on your Android phone or iPhone

You turn off notifications on your Android phone or iPhone to cut down on embarrassing noises or distractions. But you can also adjust notifications so that people who matter can still get through. Here's how.

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Surface Laptop: Everything you need to know

Microsoft's thin, light, beautiful Surface Laptop is the halo PC for Windows 10 S. Read all about it here.