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Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

Your PC needs virus protection, full stop. No matter how careful you are, some threats can't be avoided without the aid of antivirus software. Our top picks will keep you protected.

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13 game demos hit Steam to celebrate The Game Awards, including System Shock's reboot

Sure, you could watch The Game Awards tonight, or you could spend that time trying out a bunch of unique indie games. It's like PAX, but no pants required.

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Google makes it safer to text on Android phones, but end-to-end encryption is still MIA

Google has announced two new features for Android Messages: Verified SMS and spam protection.

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Superb Razer gear is dirt cheap in Amazon's 24-hour PC gaming sale

Amazon's one-day PC gaming sale offers some serious deals on Razer gear with many items hitting an all-time low.

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This absurdly cheap Asus gaming laptop packs a GeForce RTX 2060 for $980, today only

The Asus TUF Gaming laptop with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 is just $980 at Amazon on Thursday.

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT review: Bleeding-edge, underpowered, and overpriced

AMD's Radeon RX 5500 XT brings its next-gen navi GPU architecture to the masses, with mixed results.

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Windows Security review: There are better options, but not for the 'price'

Windows Security (nee Windows Defender) has come a long way, and its years as a bottom dweller in third-party testing are over.

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Media streamer remotes, ranked

Which streaming media player has the best remote control? Let's compare.

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Cleer Enduro 100 headphone review: Great sound, fantastic battery life, and all the right features

Cleer's Enduro 100 are stylish, sound expensive, and offer state-of-the-art features, including Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX HD, Google Fast Pair, Siri invocation, and USB-C connectivity.

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Protecting your Intel CPU from Plundervolt attacks can ruin your overclock, maybe

A new vulnerability, called Plundervolt, affects most modern Intel CPUs by allowing attacks via slight undervolting of the CPU's core voltage. We've updated the story with new input from Intel.

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Best Secret Santa Gifts under $50 for Techies

Are you looking for good and cheap Secret Santa gifts for techies under $50? Check out what LivingSocial, GearBest, AliExpress, and Banggood have to offer this year.

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Free game alert: Wasteland and Wasteland 2 are free at GOG for the next two days

GOG kickstarts the Winter Sale with some nuclear winter, giving away our 2014 Game of the Year Wasteland 2. Here's your chance to get caught up before Wasteland 3 drop next May.

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Must Buy Smart Travel Gadgets for 2020

Browse favorite tech gadgets for travelers at discounted prices from retailers, such as Expedia, Western Digital, GoPro, DJI, and others, before the year is over.

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23andMe vs. AncestryDNA: Which ancestry DNA kit is better?

23andMe and AncestryDNA are the two most popular DNA tests in the world. But there are some key differences you should know before buying one or the other.

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The 1TB Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4.0 SSD is down to a killer $150 today

A speedy PCIe 4.0 SSD from Sabrent is just $150 at Newegg right now when you apply coupon code 93XPD69.