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Mint review: Popular app focuses on the big financial picture

The popular Mint financial app lets you manage all your accounts from a personal financial hub, and as importantly, helps you focus on the big picture.

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Sick of NBC's vapid Olympics coverage? Use a VPN and you can watch the BBC's coverage instead

How to use a VPN to watch the Olympics online via a foreign broadcaster, and avoid the vapid banter of NBC's games coverage.

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Android P rumor suggests Google's Pixel 3 could have an iPhone X-style notch

Google is reportedly building support for notched screen into Android P, which could offer a huge clue as to what the Pixel 3 will look like.

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AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset

Don't buy an AM4 motherboard for your AMD Ryzen processor until you read this.

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Announcing our Ryzen APU with Radeon Vega Graphics PC build

Are you as curious as we are how AMD's Ryzen 3 APU performs with current games? In this video we go over what we are putting in the build and why.

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Ryzen APU review: Ryzen plus Vega saves budget gamers during a GPU drought

AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs are everything budget gamers have been praying for: surprisingly decent gaming performance at a shockingly low price.

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AMD Ryzen APU benchmarks and review

AMD's new Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 5 APUs offer unheard of gaming performance at an unheard of price for budget gamers

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The best smart home devices that work with Alexa

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers are most powerful when paired with third-party smart home hardware. These products earned our highest raitings.

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Cities: Skylines's robust modding scene and DLC keeps making the best city builder even better

Cities: Skylines's thoughtful DLC and active modding community has basically transformed the game into its own sequel.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro turns 5 amid rising competition and faltering sales

As Microsoft celebrates the five-year anniversary of the Surface Pro, data from IDC reveals that unit sales of Microsoft Surface detachable laptops and tablets have dropped nearly 19 percent in the last year.

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This week in games: Relic sunsets Dawn of War III, Kerbal Space Program gets an expansion

Plus: The Surge secures a sequel, Civ IV designer Soren Johnson has a new project, Sunless Skies details development woes, and Vampyr nabs a release date. This is gaming news for February 5 to 9.

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 doesn't play DVDs by default, but this free program can help.

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VLC 3.0 adds Chromecast, HDR, and 360-degree video support

The always popular VLC media player is getting even better with support for Chromecast, 360-degree video, 3D Audio, and a tweaked UI.

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How to create custom Input & Error Messages In Excel

In Excel, custom input or error messages explain the rules for each field to prevent data-entry errors. Here's how to set them up in a spreadsheet.

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Yeti: How a Google game console could take on Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam

Google may enter the gaming business with a cloud-based service and home console, code-named "Yeti." Here's what Yeti could—or should—entail if it wants to compete with Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam.

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Romantic movies to stream this Valentine’s Day

Here are 20 great movies to watch with the one you love.

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HP Omen 15 (2017) review: A good laptop that made some bad decisions

The 2017 HP Omen 15 is a strong all-around gaming laptop option, but choose your configuration carefully.