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Aqara Smart Home Starter Kit review: This muddy smart home kit has a glimmer of promise

This bare-bones, but budget-friendly kit covers just the basics and is very weak in terms of home security.

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How Warcraft III accidentally became a great Lord of the Rings game

Warcraft III had a surprising symbiosis with The Lord of the Rings—one that's worth revisiting, on the eve of Warcraft III: Reforged.

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New 'CacheOut' attack targets Intel processors, with a fix arriving soon

Researchers claim that the latest side-channel exploit against Intel processors can be used to leak a targeted set of data, rather than just a random bunch of bytes.

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Report: Avast and AVG collect and sell your personal info via their free antivirus programs

The report alleges that Avast and AVG are collecting personal information and sending it to Jumpshot, a subsidiary that provides information on every "search, click and buy" you make to corporate clients.

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Grab a TV for the Super Bowl with deals from Samsung, TCL and more

It's not to late. These deals on 4K TVs from Westinghouse, TCL, and Samsung can supercharge your Super Bowl party this Sunday.

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Black wallpaper bug from Windows 7's 'final' update will get fixed

Microsoft's final Windows 7 patch added a bug that turned some wallpapers black, so it's preparing yet another final patch to fix it.

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Print photos on the go with HP's pocketable Sprocket, just $50 after a massive $80 discount

Amazon is selling the HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer for a ridiculous $50, way down from the usual $130.

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Find you lost keys anywhere with Amazon's 24-hour blowout on Tile trackers

Amazon's one-day sale on Tile gear includes deep discounts on Tile Sticker, Tile Mate, and more.

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How to create Excel macros and automate your spreadsheets

Excel macros are like mini-programs that perform repetitive tasks, saving you a lot of time and typing. Here's everything you need to know to start programming macros yourself.

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Amazon Echo Studio review: Not quite the best smart speaker, but a fantastic value

The more-expensive Google Home Max delivers higher fidelity, and Sonos has the better multi-room ecosystem, but Amazon’s best Echo shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Roborock S5 Max review: Precision water control sets this robot vacuum/mop hybrid apart

New mopping options--and powerful suction--make this a complete cleaner.

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IceGiant says its giant cooler can even tame AMD's giant Threadripper

IceGiant's new cooler uses an old technique it hopes can take it where no air cooler has gone before

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Google decides to 'iterate' on its deceptive favicon search plan

Google has backed off its plan to put tiny 'favicons' next to search results, which some said were visually indistinguishable from sponsored results.

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The Full Nerd ep. 122: AMD's confusing Radeon RX 5600 XT launch

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT's confusing launch, and Nvidia's GeForce countermeasures.

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This smart, 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV for $130 is a perfect second set

Grab a solid low-cost TV for the bedroom, kitchen, or play room at a fantastic price at Amazon.