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Go grab the GTX 1080 Mini for $500 at Amazon before the price shoots back up

The GTX 1080 Mini is available at its $500 MSRP at Amazon right now.

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Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

The Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote with voice commands, but Alexa isn't up for the challenge.

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CloudBerry Backup Free: Cloud storage syncing that's worth the learning curve

Though really designed for IT, the free version of CloudBerry Backup is super handy for backing up to, or syncing between online services. It does local backup as well, although the means may not be immediately obvious.

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4 ways Android Messages for web is better than Apple Messages on the Mac (and 4 ways it's not)

Google has finally launched Android Messages on the web, letting users send and receive texts from their PC. But is it better than Apple's Messages on the Mac?

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Follow along as we build a Twitch streaming PC!

For our new vlog series, Alaina wants to jump into Twitch streaming—so step one is to choose the right parts for her rig.

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Upgrade your PC peripherals for cheap in Amazon's huge one-day Logitech sale

Kick the keyboard and mouse that came with your PC to the curb during Amazon's big one-day Logitech sale. Sound systems are going cheap, too.

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Hands-on: Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is like XCOM with a quirky personality

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden blends XCOM-like tactical action with real-time exploration reminiscent of isometric RPGs. Oh, and a pig wearing biker gang clothes and wielding a shotgun.

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The Full Nerd ep. 56: Intel and AMD's CPU Core Wars go nuclear, the best PC games of E3

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we're going deep on Intel's 5GHz Core i7-8086K and AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2, and Hayden dishes out what PC gamers need to know about from E3.

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The Humble Cybersecurity Bundle offers everything you need to protect your PC for $15

Humble's PC security software bundle antivirus software, a top-tier password manager, encrypted cloud backup, and more.

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Trend Micro Maximum Security review: A great security suite, but the privacy protection features need work

Trend Micro Maximum Security is a solid antivirus suite with a few privacy features that need an upgrade.

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Bullguard Premium Protection review: A solid security suite that likes to bark

Bullguard Premium Protection can do a good job at protecting your PC, but mid-range PCs may see a performance drop under heavy loads.

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7 ways to master the new Google News and use it more like Google Reader

The new Google News app and web interface is yet another attempt by Google to replace the hole left behind by the death of Google Reader. Here's how to use it to its full potential.

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QSAN XCube XT3002T NAS review: Classy, clean, and fast—but better suited to the enterprise

Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it's missing a few features consumers will find essential.

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Vivint Smart Home bundles two Google Minis with its starter kits, nudging users toward voice control

Amazon’s Echo had a long head start with Vivint, but this is the first time the service provider has included smart speakers in its packages by default.

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Adobe, Microsoft join to put PDF document creation into the Office ribbon

Only business users or consumers willing to pay for two subscriptions will benefit from this partnership, though. But an upgrade to the free Adobe Scan app is worth your time,