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Microsoft's Office sales soar and Windows Phone fades in cloud-happy earnings call

Microsoft calls Windows phone sales "immaterial" during its quarterly earnings call on Thursday. Instead, Office and cloud sales carried Microsoft to a strong, profitable quarter.

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Best Buy is selling a 2-in-1 Chromebook for $220

The Acer R11 offers both a convertible form factor and support for Android apps—and right now, Best Buy is offering the 32GB model for one of the lowest prices we've seen.

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SteelSeries Arctis 7 review: This wireless headset provides incredible comfort

SteelSeries improves on the floating headband and also makes a play for the "affordable wireless" market with its latest Arctis 7 line.

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What to do about the 'Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC' error

Windows PCs with Intel's Clover Trail Atom chips can't upgrade to the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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Phiaton BT 460 Bluetooth headphone review: Sleek, smart, and feature rich. But they sound best wired

Innovative features and strong battery life set these headphones apart from the pack. Unfortunately, their Bluetooth audio performance falls short.

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What happened to Fling, Amazon's Chromecast clone on Fire TV?

Amazon Fling was supposed to bring Chromecast-like features to Fire TV devices. Two years later, that effort has fizzled.

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Confirmed: Windows 10 may cut off devices with older CPUs

Microsoft has confirmed it won't provide Windows 10 updates such as the Creators Update to hardware that's no longer supported by its manufacturer, a policy that puts all older hardware at risk.

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Intel's 12-core Core i9 might lose the megahertz war to AMD's Ryzen Threadripper

An inadvertent slip of a key Core i9-7920X spec suggests that Intel's next CPU could cede ground to AMD.

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Android O: The Reddit AMA's 8 most interesting reveals

Android O's team of engineers did a Reddit AMA. Here are the most interesting things we learned.

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The Full Nerd episode 26: AMD Threadripper's wild prices, Ryzen 3, Radeon Vega FE reviews

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we talk Threadripper pricing, AMD's budget-friendly Ryzen 3 chips, and what Vega Frontier Edition means for consumer Radeon RX graphics cards.

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Doom's 6.66 update makes all DLC free

All of Doom's DLC is now free: Nine maps, three guns, three playable demons, and a grab bag of other features.

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Newegg is offering a four-port USB hub for free today (after rebate)

Newegg has slashed prices on some of its Rosewill accessories down to $0. That is, if you file the rebates.

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Telltale reveals Wolf Among Us 2, a final Walking Dead season, and another Batman

Telltale's 2017 is all about superheroes as Guardians of the Galaxy and Batman finish out the year, but we'll see new Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us in 2018.

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Best VPN services of 2017: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.