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Best Buy is selling an 8TB external hard drive for $160 again

Best Buy is selling WD's 8TB easystore drive for $20 less than Amazon right now.

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Intel expects hard drives to disappear, replaced by SSDs with Optane and cloud storage

Intel plans to replace hard drives with a new storage ecosystem: Its NAND flash SSDs and Optane memory for temporary storage, and the cloud for everything else.

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Best VPN services of 2018: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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HomePod review roundup: 'Room filling,' 'best-in-class' sound, but Siri is 'embarrassingly inadequate'

The first HomePod reviews are in, and while it excels as a speaker, its smarts leave much to be desired.

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The best SSDs of 2018

The best SSDs can supercharge your PC. We review our picks for the best SSDs, and what to look for in an SSD.

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Logitech MX Master 2S review: The Flow software lifts this elegant mouse above the rest

By itself, Logitech's flagship mouse offers a superior mousing experience. But when paired with the Logitech Flow software, the MX Master 2S offers a best-in-class experience.

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Polk Audio Signa S1 soundbar review: This budget speaker is a big improvement over the built-in audio in most TVs

Polk’s Signa S1 soundbar and wireless subwoofer offer a super-slim package at a budget price for those wanting to hear what they've been missing from their TV’s built-in audio.

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5 awesome Android features you probably take for granted

It's easy to forget how much Android has evolved over the years. So here are some vivid reminders of how things used to be—and how good we currently have it.

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Report: Windows 10 S could be the default mode for future Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft may be planning to make Windows 10 S the default OS mode for future PCs. The leaked document, revealed by Thurrott.com, also says an upgrade path to full Windows 10 will be available.

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Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablet is $60

Amazon has a bunch of devices on sale right now, including the Fire HD 8 tablet for $60.

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Honor 7X review: The most phone you can get for under $200

The Honor 7X may be priced like a budget phone, but with an 18:9 screen, slim-bezel design, and all-metal enclosure, you might mistake it for a premium one.

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Best smart speakers: Which delivers the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

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Office 2019 will have one big system requirement: Windows 10

Microsoft said you should expect to see previews of the Office 2019 apps next quarter, but you'll need Windows 10 to run them.

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Celeste review: An excellent platformer with an excellent message

Celeste is the best precision platformer since Super Meat Boy. It's also an amazing parable about depression. The way those two combine is what makes it so endearing.