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How Apple can use Google’s simple strategy with Android P to make a better iOS 12

Google's Android P update is a typical release, focusing on system-level enhancements rather than innovative features. What if Apple adopted a similar strategy for iOS 12?


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Evoluent VerticalMouse C Right Wireless review: This upright mouse aims to end your arm pain

With its unique ergonomic design, the VerticalMouse minimizes reach and motion to combat repetitive strain injuries.

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AMD's Ryzen, Epyc security co-processor and chipset have major flaws, researchers claim

A little-known security firm claims that AMD's Ryzen and Epyc architectures are subject to major exploitable flaws. While AMD said it hasn't had time to confirm or deny the claims, two independent firms have confirmed at least some of the vulnerabilities.

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Microsoft: Windows 10's installation time will be short enough for your lunch break

While the Windows 10 Creators Update last March could require more than 80 minutes to install, the next update to Windows 10 could take a mere half-hour.

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Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing paves the way for lifelike gaming, the graphics holy grail

Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing tools for DirectX 12 make the holy grail of graphics possible: real-time ray tracing effects.

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How machine learning can make prettier PC games that adapt to your play preferences

Microsoft's new WinML and DirectML tools can supercharge games with smarter, adaptable AI, prettier images, and reduced development times.

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Azio Hue 2 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse review: Quiet and roomy, but a tad too sticky

The Azio Hue 2 keyboard boasts a roomy design, smooth, quiet keystrokes, and a reasonably inexpensive price (including a mouse). But its membrane-style switches were a bit sticky on our unit.

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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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AMD Ryzen CPUs get deeper price cuts ahead of Zen+'s April launch

Here's a look at the best deal prices right now on AMD's Ryzen processors.

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Charge your new iPhone X or Galaxy S9 without plugging it in for just $11

The JETech wireless charging pad is down to $11 on Amazon today.

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Apple’s next big display innovation could be microscopically small

Apple has a "secret" lab in Cupertino that is working on MicroLED displays, Bloomberg reports, which will bring screens that are brighter, thinner, and more power efficient.


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Lutron Caséta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit review: This capable kit includes physical remote controls

The included Wi-Fi bridge can also control Lutron’s Serena motorized window shades.


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HTC's next-gen Vive Pro gets a price, and the original Vive gets a $100 price cut

The Vive Pro finally has a price tag—but only the headset itself—and HTC is slashing the original HTC Vive's price.

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Create Excel reports from multiple spreadsheets with Multi-file Pivot Tables

The Pivot Table is a tool that Excel uses to create custom reports from your spreadsheet databases. All you need is one common, unique field. Here's how to set it up with multiple spreadsheets.

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Surviving Mars review: Spreading humanity to the stars isn't easy

Surviving Mars has a lot of interface annoyances and other small issues, but its blend of optimism and dread makes a compelling foundation for a city/colony builder.