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Surviving Mars captures the excitement and dread of launching a colony mission

Haemimont's Surviving Mars channels the spirit of Anno 2205, mixed with the excitement of new frontiers.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Microsoft's next big upgrade, and it's bringing all sorts of new features.

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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 (or a Thunderbolt 3 dock), an external graphics card setup can transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse.

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Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: Kaby Lake and a 4K display make a difference

With a Kaby Lake quad-core and Pascal graphics, the XPS 15 remains the quad-core to beat.

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How to use Gmail's Google Tasks as your daily to-do list

Google Tasks, integrated into Gmail, provides a simple way to create ordered task lists, complete with due dates, and even turn emails into action items.

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Over-the-air DVR: Do you really need it?

Who needs an over-the-air DVR? Here's our guide to deciding.

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Amazon has a tiny 64GB SanDisk Ultra thumb drive on sale for $19

SanDisk's discrete thumb drives are the perfect fit for laptop users on the go.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2 updates Ring's original smart, wireless doorbell

For $199, Ring Video Doorbell 2 upgrades video quality to 1080P, improves night vision, and includes a removable battery and faceplate options.

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Hands-on: Middle Earth: Shadow of War gets more creative with Tolkien's universe

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will live and die based on its unique Nemesis System and the dynamic characters it generates, but the Lord of the Rings lore behind the technology also seems improved for the sequel.

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Photoshop fonts: Using Text Type and Text Editing to transform fonts

Adobe Photoshop's Text Type and Text Editing tools let you manipulate standard fonts for greater visual impact.

The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd episode 25: Core i9 review, build an Xbox One X PC, and Creative's 32-bit sound card

In this episode of The Full Nerd the gang discusses PCWorld's Core i9 review, building an Xbox One X PC, and the first 32-bit consumer sound card before declaring a graphics card state of emergency.

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How to share your DRM-free ebooks with Calibre

Calibre 3.0 ebook management software has all kinds of little tricks including the ability to set up an ebook server on your home network.

The Focal Spark is a sweet-sounding in-ear-headphone.

Focal Spark in-ear-headphones review: Refined audio and French style on a budget

These modestly priced headphones sound leaps and bounds beyond their price tag.

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Focal Spark Wireless in-ear headphone review: Audiophile sound at a budget price

The French manufacturer's in-ear-headphones will bathe you in intoxicating audiophile sound and a smart set of accessories without breaking your budget. And they won't fall off while you run.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

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