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Intel expects PCs with fast 5G wireless to ship in late 2019

Intel and PC partners including Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft have begun talking up PCs with integrated 5G connectivity, scheduled to ship late next year.

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Spectrum quietly tries a la carte TV streaming, but restrictions apply

Hands-on with Spectrum's new a la carte TV streaming service

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Walmart's selling a white Philips Hue lightbulb for $10 today

Walmart has taken 33% off the price of an A19 Philips Hue White bulb.

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Intel ships new Spectre patches: Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake now, Sandy Bridge next

Intel has shipped revised patches for Spectre and Meltdown for its most recent CPU families, including Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake, with a roadmap for what's next.

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The 500GB Samsung 960 Evo is at its cheapest price yet

The 500GB Samsung 960 Evo is available for $200 today at Amazon, B&H Photo Video, and Newegg.

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Samsung's 30TB SSD crams massive capacity into an ultra-fast 2.5-inch drive

The Samsung PM1643 SSD packs over 30TB of capacity, fast speeds, and impressive endurance ratings.

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Confirmed: AMD will loan chips to help with motherboard updates for Ryzen APUs

No, AMD won't give you a free CPU, but it it will loan you one to help update your BIOS to support its new Ryzen APU.

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Intel says it's been hit with 32 separate lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown

Intel's annual report claims that both customers and shareholders have filed numerous suits claiming they've been harmed by what Intel has or hasn't done regarding Spectre and Meltdown.

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Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.

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This week in games: New THQ buys back old THQ, The Evil Within II adds a first-person mode

Plus: Free weekends for Rainbow Six Siege and Overwatch, and a slew of release dates including Warhammer: Vermintide II and Where the Water Tastes Like Wine. This is gaming news for February 12 to 16.

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Amazon has dropped $50 off the Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is $199 today on Amazon.

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VPN Unlimited review: Good speeds, but what's with that map?

VPN Unlimited is a capable service that needs to improve its Windows interface, but the speeds are good and it works with Netflix too.

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Don't panic about the new 'Prime' Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits

Researchers discovered new ways to trigger Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits, but existing software patches offer protection.

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YouTube TV changes: Can TV streaming services learn to say no?

YouTube TV couldn't refuse Turner channels, hiking prices to bring them on board.

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EA's Origin is giving Dead Space away for free

EA's latest "On the House" offering is a repeat, with free copies of Dead Space up for grabs.