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Is your PC vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits? InSpectre tells you

Steve Gibson's free InSpectre tool tells you if your PC is patched against the Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits.

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 review: The ultimate laptop improves in every way but one

The second generation of the Microsoft Surface Book, the Surface Book 2, features vastly more graphics horsepower and battery life than its already-impressive predecessor. But there's a small power problem you should know about.

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Dell XPS 13 (2017) review: Intel's 8th-gen CPU makes a great laptop even greater

Dell's updated XPS 13 features Intel's new 8th-gen Core CPU, with quad-core performance that can rival much larger laptops. The performance results were truly impressive.

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Microsoft's Surface Book 2 has a power problem

Microsoft's Surface Book 2 has a power problem that causes it to drain the battery even when plugged in, when playing 3D games on certain settings, PCWorld has confirmed.


WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD review: One of the fastest TLC drives you can buy

WD's Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD is an entry-level SSD that impresses with sustained transfers at 450MBps, despite using TLC NAND. It's one of the fastest TLC drives you can buy and offers easily the best value on the market.

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Excel macros: Essential rules, tips and tricks

An Excel macro is a sequence of commands (or directives) that you record to perform a series of tasks. We'll show you how to create custom macros for your spreadsheet.

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Venmo review: An app that makes it easy—and social—to split the check

With its huge user base, sleek interface, flexible payment options and agility at splitting bills, Venmo is the peer-to-peer payment app to beat.

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Intel Optane SSD 900P review: Optane finally starts to live up to the hype

Intel's latest PCIe/NVMe SSD utilizes the company's new 3D XPoint/Optane storage tech to garner impressive performance.

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Facebook Messenger for payments review: A no-frills way to send cash to Facebook friends

If you're a Facebook user and you enjoy chatting with friends using Facebook Messenger, you're just taps away from exchanging cash with your Facebook buddies.

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Snapcash review: Send cash to Snapchatters in a snap, or with a swipe

Snapcash offers the easiest way to send money to fellow Snapchatters, but we're talking bare-bones features here.

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