Jon L. JacobiFreelance contributor, PCWorld

Jon is a Juilliard-trained musician, former x86/6800 programmer, and long-time (late 70s) computer enthusiast living in the San Francisco bay area. jjacobi@pcworld.com

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Akaso Trace 1 Dash Cam review: Nice features, nice front and interior video

The Akaso Trace 1 Dash Cam produces very good video, especially the infrared interior captures, plus excellent battery run time, for an affordable price.

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Garmin Dash Cam Mini review: Tiny and easy, with surprisingly good video

The super-svelte Garmin Dash Cam mini could be just the unobtrusive camera you seek. However, it lacks GPS, and the super-capacitor lasts only a second or two.

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Fledging Shell USB 3.1: A small, fast and portable M.2 NVMe to USB 3.1 enclosure

The Fledging Shell enclosure houses a single NVMe drive, giving you faster-than-SATA speeds, but also exposing the limits of USB 3.1 Gen 2.

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Sony SRS-XB32 Bluetooth speaker review: Flashy lights, fun, amazing sound—and it's waterproof!

The Sony SRS-XB32 is a fun Bluetooth portable speaker with a nice amount of thump and great overall sound. And its IP67 rating means it's submersible up to three feet.

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Best TVs: Our top picks, plus plain-language explanations of the most important specs and features

There are plenty of great smart TVs. Our guide cuts through the alphabet soup to tell everything you need to know to buy the one that's right for you.

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LG E9 4K OLED smart TV review: The real deal gets brighter

LG's top-of-the-line 4K OLED remains a velvety, colorful, and now slightly brighter viewing experience.

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Seagate is the first to hit 16TB capacity with its IronWolf, IronWolf Pro, and Exos x16 hard drives

Seagate's Exos x16 enterprise, IronWolf 16TB and IronWolf Pro 16TB raise hard drive capacity to an all-time high.

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Seagate FireCuda 510 NVMe SSD review: Very fast almost all the time

With one exception the Seagate FireCuda 510 proved the fastest M.2 NVMe SSD we've tested to date.

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Samsung Q900 smart TV review: This 8K TV will make you forget all about 4K

Samsung's best TV yet shows what's possible with 8K video. It also upscales lower-resolution material with aplomb.

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Kingston KC2000 NVMe PCIe SSD: Entry-level price, top-shelf performance

Though priced for budget users, Kingston's KC2000 actually compares nicely with Samsung's mighty 970 Pro in real-world performance.

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FileShadow review: 100GB of free online storage plus local data backup and consolidation

FileShadow consolidates your local and online data into one search-able and share-able 100GB repository. For free. The PC client is a pig, but the service is otherwise a gem.

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Etymotic ER4XR in-ear headphone review: Top-notch sonics and a comfortable fit

Though definitely on the pricey side, Etymotics ER4 XR's deliver the musical goods, and the flanged tips are more comfortable in the ear than the standard memory foam types.

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Hisense H8F 4K UHD TV (2019) review: Better color, better blacks, and better HDR

Hisense's H8F has upped its game with array backlighting, more vivid color, and true HDR pop.

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Upgrading an older iMac’s PCIe SSD: Third-party solutions that save you beaucoup bucks

Most 2013 and later iMacs ship with proprietary PCIe SSDs, many of which are old, slow, and small. Upgrading to an SSD not made by Apple, including common M.2 types, will save you tons of money while improving performance. In many cases, drastically.

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Seagate IronWolf 110 2.5-inch SSD: Up to 4TB of NAS storage designed to last, but a lot of cash

Seagate's IronWolf 110 SSD is designed for NAS, but can also be used in PCs. Thanks to very good performance, a high durability rating, and surprisingly low premium, you might just want to do that. Being available in capacities up to 3.82 TB doesn't hurt either.