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5 ways to make your Samsung Galaxy S21 more like the Pixel

Samsung Galaxy S21 phones are great, but some of the software you can get on Google Pixel phones is great. Here's how to make your Galaxy S21 more like a Google Pixel.

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Cord cutters: Don't buy these media streamers

These are the worst streaming players you can buy right now.

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Surface Laptop 4: Should you buy the AMD or Intel version?

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 is available with either an Intel 11th-gen Tiger Lake Core or an AMD Ryzen Surface Edition chip inside. Which should you buy? Microsoft has some fairly specific advice.

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Why doesn't the Surface Laptop 4 have the latest Ryzen processors?

Microsoft said that it's continuing to develop Surface Edition processors for its Surface Laptop 4, and that being a generation behind is justified by the improvements the chips add versus the current AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile.

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Add smarts to your lights with this Kasa 3-way switch kit for $33

Amazon is selling TP-Link's Kasa three-way smart switch kit for effectively its best price of 2021.

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Oculus Quest 2 boosts PC VR with wireless streaming and virtual office upgrades

The next big software upgrade for Oculus Quest 2 includes key enhancements, particularly for people who pair their VR headset with their PC.

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Amazon's smaller new Echo Buds offer better noise cancellation, wireless charging

Set to arrive next month, the new Echo Buds add wireless charging, a smaller design, and twice the noise cancellation of the original Alexa-enabled earbuds.

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A refurbished, fully guaranteed Kindle Paperwhite is $60 less than new

Amazon is selling the certified refurbished Kindle Paperwhite for $70.

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Isn’t local storage better for password database security? | Ask an expert

Cloud-based password managers strike some as a potential risk, but how bad is the danger?

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Microsoft didn't lie: The Surface Laptop 4 really is twice as fast

We put the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 and its Ryzen 7 4980U Surface Edition chip through a battery of early tests. How fast is it? Is it worth your money? Check out our benchmarks and decide.

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Your Roomba is filthier than you think. Here's how to get it completely clean

Think you’ve been taking good care of your Roomba? Think again. Here’s how to do it right.

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Ring Video Doorbell Wired review: Strong entry-level porch security for the price

Lots of competitors are more powerful, but few are this affordable.

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Nvidia expects crippling GPU shortages to continue throughout 2021

Nvidia expects graphics card demand to exceed supply for most of the year, though some relief may be in sight.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

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AMD's new Ryzen 5000G chips wield Radeon graphics and double the cores

AMD's Ryzen 5000G processors could help out gamers suffering from the current GPU crisis, but they're coming to prebuilt computers first.