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Use your TV as a computer monitor: Everything you need to know

Will that big, sexy screen look as good on your desk as it does in your living room? Let's dig into the specifics of using an HDTV with your PC.

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The best SSDs of 2021

The best solid-state drives can supercharge your PC. Here are our picks for the best SSDs, and what you should know before a purchase.


Add 1TB of snappy Crucial SSD storage to your PC for just $82

Amazon is selling the 1TB Crucial MX500 for just $82.

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Upgrade your front door with the August Smart Lock Pro for $99

Amazon is selling the August Smart Lock Pro for more than half off the usual price.


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Pick the perfect motherboard with these 5 tips

Choosing the right motherboard might seem confusing, but this guide can help you shop smart.

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Sony WF-1000XM4 review: These noise-canceling earbuds have all-around appeal

Sony’s ultra-portable true wireless earbuds deliver on nearly all the features most people want out of a premium set.

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How to update your PC's BIOS

Updating your BIOS can cut boot times, fix compatibility issues, and improve overall performance--or brick your system if you do it wrong. But with recent attacks on UEFI, an out-of-date BIOS can leave your PC vulnerable.

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The Full Nerd ep. 191: 3rd annual PC Hardware Hall of Fame

Watch the Full Nerd crew open the books and admit three worthy pieces of hardware to the PC Hardware Hall of Fame.

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How to watch TV on your PC

There are several ways to watch live TV on your PC, some much easier than others. We walk you through your options.

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Should you buy a used mining GPU?

Gamers worry whether it's safe to purchase a graphics card that was used for cryptocurrency. Does it matter? We explain everything you need to know about buying a used mining GPU.

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Hulu’s best movies for cord-cutters

Films like these make a Hulu subscription worthwhile.


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See the Surface Laptop Studio in action: Full 8 minute walkthrough

The Surface Laptop Studio pulls elements from many other Microsoft Surface devices. Add in a GeForce RTX GPU and a new pull-forward display and you have something new for the PC market.

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How to overclock your PC's CPU

We'll show you how to tweak your PC's settings in order to wring extra performance from your CPU, and avoid a costly upgrade.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Independent, testing-based reviews of laptops from all the top brands. We pick the best budget, premium, and gaming PCs, and compare AMD vs. Intel.

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Meet Surface Laptop Studio, the RTX-powered PC that makes Windows 11 shine

Microsoft's new Surface Laptop Studio fuses parts of other Surface devices into a PC equally good for inking, Teams conferences, and even gaming. It's a powerful showcase for Windows 11's new capabilities.