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Townscaper impressions: Build picturesque fishing villages with no direction and no drama

Released in Early Access on Tuesday, Townscaper is a radical new "city" builder with no goals or objectives or limits. It merely asks you to build because you're passionate about building.

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How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature

Knowing your graphics card's GPU temperature is vital when your PC keeps overheating, or when you try your hand at overclocking. Here's how to check your GPU temperature.

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Cambridge Audio CXN (v2) network audio streamer review: This is a sweet-sounding, high-tech musical powerhouse

Support for every audio-streaming protocol and service you can think of, prodigious connectivity options, upgradeable firmware, and sweet sound make for a best-in-class audio component.

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Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.

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Google retires the affordable Pixel 3a as Pixel 4a rumors swirl

Google's Pixel 3a, our favorite bang-for-buck Android phone, is now discontinued, but a Pixel 4a successor may be imminent.

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We loved this two-camera Arlo Pro 2 kit at $480, and today it's $200

Amazon is selling the fantastic Arlo Pro 2 system with two cameras over half off its debut price.

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Let this $200 refurbished Roomba 860 clean your floors for you

Woot via Amazon is selling a refurbished Roomba 860 for $200.

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Microsoft Word reads to you: How to use the Speak and Read Aloud commands

Can Microsoft Word read to you? Yes, it can. The Speak feature was incorporated into Microsoft Office back in version 2003. Here's how it works.

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Best Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra cases: Top picks in every style

The Galaxy S20 is one of the most expensive phones ever made, so you're going to want to protect it.

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Data caps on Comcast, T-Mobile return on July 1

Unless ISPs extend benefits like unlimited data and the Keep America Connected Pledge to waive late fees, all of the incentives to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic will expire next week.

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New Windows test build makes major changes to Start, Taskbar, and Alt+Tab

Microsoft's Windows 10 Insider build 20161 makes major changes to the Start menu, taskbar, Alt+Tab, the Settings menu, and more. These are all experimental changes, but they're profound.

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OneDrive simplifies document sharing by making it even more complex

Microsoft has added additional controls to simplify the sharing of documents stored within its OneDrive cloud storage service. But they don't look especially easy to use.

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Microsoft's Surface devices are now receiving the Windows 10 May 2020 Update

Microsoft says a recent patch solved an Always On, Always Connected bug that could cause affected devices to shut down or restart unexpectedly.

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Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar adds a widget store and much-needed transparency controls

Microsoft has created a widget store to add functionality to Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar, including Destiny-specific widget. Even better, there are now transparency and click-through controls, too.

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'Significant and fundamental' Windows tweak sets the stage for GPU innovation

Windows 10's new hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling feature is "a significant and fundamental change to the driver model," Microsoft says, letting graphics chips control their memory more directly.