Ian PaulContributor, PCWorld

Ian is an independent writer based in Israel who has never met a tech subject he didn't like. He primarily covers Windows, PC and gaming hardware, video and music streaming services, social networks, and browsers. When he's not covering the news he's working on how-to tips for PC users, or tuning his eGPU setup.

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Get two Google Home Mini speakers and two WeMo smart plugs for $58—a $100 discount

Target's offering an incredible smart home bundle that can save you $100 on a pair of Google Home Minis and two WeMo smart plugs.

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Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

Upgrade your home with these deals on speakers, thermostats, light bulbs, security cameras, and more.

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Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

Laptops, processors, and video cards are on sale almost everywhere, but these particular deals will actually save you some real cash.

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X-VPN review: Good speeds, nice app, but radio silence on details that matter

X-VPN is a little-known VPN that works well enough, but too many open questions about the company leadership and the VPN protocol make it hard to recommend.

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Black Friday 2018: The best tech deals

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These tech deals truly are.

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The luxurious Corsair 570X RGB, one of our favorite PC cases, is on sale for $80 off

The Corsair Crystal series 570X RGB is just $100 until Saturday at Newegg.

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AMD's Radeon RX 570 and RX 580 are dirt-cheap after the Radeon RX 590's launch

With prices dropping on the RX 570 and RX 580, value for 1080p gaming is off the charts.

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Go grab our favorite SSD, the 1TB Samsung 860 Evo, for less than $150 at Amazon today

The 1TB Samsung 860 Evo is $148 at Amazon right now.

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Upgrade to a 27-inch, 1080p FreeSync monitor for $200 or less

Walmart has a 27-inch Dell 1080p FreeSync monitor for $119, while Newegg has a more deluxe 27-inch FreeSync monitor for $200.

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Upgrade to an 8-core, all-AMD gaming PC for cheap with these killer Newegg CPU and GPU deals

Until Sunday, you can get the Ryzen 7 1700X and MSI Radeon RX 580 Armor 8G OC for $340 combined, after a $20 rebate.

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Avira Antivirus Pro 2019 review: Solid performance, better prices

Avira Antivirus Pro isn't worth the price given how it doesn't differ from Avira Free, but the Avira Prime subscription with its recently lowered price makes it competitive with top suites from companies like McAfee and Symantec.

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Upgrade to the Samsung 970 EVO SSD's blazing-fast NVMe speeds for cheaper than ever

Amazon's selling the 500GB 970 Evo for $117 right now, which is $30 cheaper than it was last week.

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Get great PC upgrades for cheap in Newegg's second Early Black Friday blowout

Newegg's Early Black Friday sale round 2 is on with deals on an Intel Core i5-8600K, Acer monitors, G.Skill RAM, and more.

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3 killer PC deals in Best Buy's early Black Friday sale

Best Buy's early Black Friday sale includes some juicy PC deals you won't want to miss.

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Nvidia's Shield TV, the best media streamer for enthusiasts, hits its lowest price yet

Grab the Nvidia Shield TV with remote for just $140 on Amazon right now.