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Steam adds Proton, making Windows games playable on Linux (at least in theory)

Last week it was just a rumor. This week it's real: Valve's added a games-centric compatibility wrapper into Steam for Linux.

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The Full Nerd Episode 64: GeForce RTX Arrives!

Join the Full Nerd crew as they discuss the exciting—and brave new world—of the GeForce RTX and real-time ray tracing

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TimeRide VR offers Gamescom visitors a fascinating virtual tour of Cologne's imperial age

TimeRide VR's tour of prewar Cologne drives home how effective the medium can be in educational circumstances.

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With the revamped Fit app, it’s looking more and more like Google is making a Pixel watch

Google has updated its Fit app for the first time in many months, bringing yet another clue that it is working on its own Pixel smartwatch.

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Solving Spectre and Meltdown may ultimately require an entirely new type of processor

Panelists at the Hot Chips conference debate short- and long-term solutions to Spectre and Meltdown, the two side-channel attacks that leveraged the speculative execution techniques of many modern microprocessors.

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Outfit every room in your home with Echo Dots for an all-time low of just $25 apiece today

Amazon is selling a three-pack of Amazon Echo Dots today for $75, bringing the price down to just $25 each.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX: Every game that supports real-time ray tracing and Deep Learning Super Sampling

These PC games put Nvidia's radical new GeForce RTX graphics cards to work, tapping into newfound real-time ray tracing and Deep Learning Super-Sampling technologies.

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Grab a 27-inch Acer curved 1080p monitor for just $200 at Newegg today

The Acer ED273 Abidpx is $200 today at Newegg with this checkout code.

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YI 1080p Dome Camera review: HD panoramic security

This pan-and-tilt home security camera provides near 360-degree views, motion tracking, and even cruise control.

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HP's Omen Mindframe and Omen Obelisk bring special features to PC gaming

HP's Omen Mindframe gaming headset is actively cooled, while the Omen Obelisk's case window could be the first for a large PC vendor.

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Nuance Power PDF Advanced 3 review: This Acrobat alternative gets some welcome improvements

With new real-time collaboration, tabbed document viewing, and one-click document combining, Version 3 is worth the upgrade.

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Learn JavaScript: The best free and paid online courses and tutorials

If you're an aspiring web developer or completely new to coding, JavaScript is a great start. We've put together some of the best free and paid online courses to help you learn this popular coding language.

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AI camera shootout: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro and LG G7

Samsung has introduced its own AI-powered camera with scene optimizer on the Galaxy Note 9. Here's how it stacks up against the LG G7 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro.

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Every custom GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti you can preorder, and why you shouldn't

You can preorder a slew of custom GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards right now. We point you to them all, and explain why you might want to wait for reviews before pulling the trigger.

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Acer, Alienware, and HP have all announced desktops with GeForce RTX

Acer, Alienware, HP, Origin and others announce support for Nvidia's breakthrough ray tracing graphics cards in their desktop lineups. Here are the details.