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23andMe vs. AncestryDNA: What's the difference?

23andMe and AncestryDNA are the two most popular DNA tests in the world. But there are some key differences you should know before buying one or the other.

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The best USB-C hubs for your laptop or tablet

Tested and approved: We'll tell you which USB-C hub to buy for your laptop or tablet, based on our hands-on evaluation of more than a dozen products.

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Best e-readers for digital-book lovers

With so many models to choose from, it’s hard to believe there are only two major players in this space. Don’t worry, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Amazon All-new Kindle Paperwhite review (2018): The best just got better

The All-new Kindle Paperwhite is a outstanding upgrade to an already-fabulous device, with its refined, waterproof design, Bluetooth connectivity, beefed-up storage and reasonable price,

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The best Kindle: Reviews and buying advice

Amazon offers their Kindle e-readers with features and prices to suit the taste of any bookworm. We’ll help you pick the one that’s perfect for you.

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iDevices Outdoor Switch review: A premium smart outlet you can use in the yard

This HomeKit-compatible smart outlet is protected from the weather, so you can extend the perimeter of your smart home into in wet and damp locations such as your patio and porch.

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John Romero celebrates Doom's 25th anniversary with Sigil, a free fifth chapter for the original game

John Romero's apparently spent the last two years working on a nine-level mod for the original 1993 Doom, titled Sigil. Also, it's free.

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Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.

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Best smart plugs: These gadgets will turn any electrical outlet into a smart socket

With models from Lutron, Wemo, Leviton, iDevices, and others, it can be difficult to know which easy and inexpensive device is best for controlling the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. We’ll help you find the right one.

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Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

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After another massive Google+ data breach, you should probably delete your profile right now

Google has announced another Google+ data breach, this time affecting more than 50 million users. So here's how to shut down your profile for good.

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Best smart sprinkler controller

Whether you’re motivated by water conservation, saving money, a drive to render every aspect of your home smart, or all the above, a smart irrigation controller will scratch that itch.

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How fast is 5G? This speed demo gives us an idea

Motorola, Qualcomm, and Verizon show off a prototype 5G MotoMod for the Moto Z3, demoing how fast it is on 5G wireless.

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Microsoft Edge embraces open-source Chromium code, plans move to Windows 7, 8, and Macs

Microsoft's Edge is embracing the open-source Chromium project and expanding to other operating systems. It'll even run Chrome extensions, company executives said recently.