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Windows 10 preview build 18282 finally supports smarter Windows Updates, new light theme

Microsoft Windows 10 Insider build 18282 adds several new conveniences, including a long-awaited intelligent Windows Update that won't unexpectedly download and install updates. There's a light theme, too.

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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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We're building a Fallout PC—and giving away its limited-edition case!

For our November live build, we're rolling a gaming PC with NZXT's gorgeous, limited-edition H700 Nuka-Cola case. Afterward, we'll give the case to one of you.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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The Anker PowerPort 6 Lite 6-port USB hub is $12 today, a savings of $8

Amazon is selling the Anker PowerPort 6 Lite 6-port USB hub for just $12 today, after a $4 discount and a $4 coupon.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update review: Many small improvements make a better experience

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update includes a few nifty tricks, such as the PC-to-PC cut and paste, and the Your Phone app to grab photos from your phone. But there's more under the hood than on the surface.

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RTX on! Battlefield V becomes the first game to support DXR real-time ray tracing

Battlefield V isn't even technically out yet, but it's already the first game to support DXR ray tracing and Nvidia's GeForce RTX technology.

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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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Amazon Fire TV Recast review: This over-the-air DVR is frustratingly close to great

Amazon's over-the-air DVR nails the little details, but it has some major limitations.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent October 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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Withings takes aim at Fitbit with the Pulse HR, a simple fitness band with 20-day battery life

Withings launches a new Pulse HR fitness tracker with three week battery life and continuous heart-rate monitoring.

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HighPoint 7101A PCIe NVMe RAID card: The world isn't ready for its amazing 11GBps throughput

The HighPoint 7101A PCIe NVMe RAID is capable of outstanding sustained throughput, but not for the average Windows PC user. Still, it's a peek at the future of high-performance consumer storage.

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Sony XBR X900F 4K UHD TV review: Great image processing, but restrained color

Sony's XBR X900F can handle just about any kind of material with aplomb, including HDR. But its color palette is subdued and light bleed on black backgrounds is noticeable with the Xtended Dynamic Range function engaged.

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Logitech G560 gaming speakers review: The first truly useful RGB peripheral, but it'll cost you

Logitech's G560 speakers use RGB lighting in a way that mimics Microsoft's futuristic IllumiRoom research, but there are some annoyances.

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Awesome tech gifts that cost $50 or less

Please your friends and loved ones with these cool and affordable, tested and approved, tech-centric gifts.