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Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-575-33BM) review: This low-cost laptop provides incredible value

For just $350, the Acer Aspire E 15 amply covers basic computing needs and then some.

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Gmail for Android: 6 awesome features you probably aren't using

Android's oldest app still hides some cool secrets.

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Emerson Sensi Touch review: A big step up from the first-generation, but it’s not as deluxe as the competition

This is a smart and stylish thermostat, but it’s not in the same league as Nest or Ecobee.

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Amazon's got a sale on Logitech products today, including an HTPC keyboard for $18

If you need a new mouse, keyboard, or webcam, check out Amazon's Logitech sale today.

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Intel discloses 'Ice Lake,' another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake

Intel posted a small note to its website confirming that its 9th-gen Core processor, Ice Lake, will be a "10nm+" chip.

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Google Allo finally gains a web interface but it may be too late

Google has started to roll out the long-awaited web interface for its Allo messaging app, but it still requires a phone to work.

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Samsung T5 review: USB 3.1 Gen 2 makes the best SSD even better

The Samsung T5 is the first non-RAID external drive we've tested that truly taps into USB 3.1 Gen 2's 10Gbps potential. It's small, light, attractive--and reads as fast as an internal SATA drive.

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Windows 10 S review: Microsoft's OS for students is hard to love

Microsoft may have designed Windows 10 S for students, but a shortage of available hardware and restrictive apps policies earns it a barely-passing grade.

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Blizzard's keeping the Battle.net name after all

"Take it from the developer formerly known as Silicon & Synapse, and Chaos Studios, names are important too," says Blizzard, reversing last year's execution orders.

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BloomSky weather station/webcam review: Your eye on the sky

More webcam than weather station (unless you purchase an add-on kit), BloomSky still holds some appeal as an adjunct tool for weather enthusiasts.

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SteelSeries Rival 500 mouse review: Innovative design we hope to see more of

The Rival 500 isn't a great mouse, but its innovative thumb layout and the inclusion of haptic feedback are interesting glimpses of the future.

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How to configure your Chromebook for ultimate security

Chrome OS is already tops at security, but with a few extra tweaks you can ensure the gates are even more secure.

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Zenfone AR review: A better phone for Tango AR but far from perfect

The Zenfone AR is the only phone to deliver support for Google's Tango AR and Daydream VR platforms, but is it a reality-bending beast or a dud?

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Five Google Tango apps your AR phone needs right now

Google's Tango is still a new platform, so there aren't that many apps (or phones) for it just yet, but our five favorites show the potential of augmented reality.