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Secured-core PCs offer new defense against firmware attacks

Microsoft, PC makers, and three major chipmakers team up to announce Secured-core PCs, designed to defend against PC firmware attacks.

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Surface Laptop 3 review: AMD Ryzen makes a good 15-inch Surface, but Intel's version may be better

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 boldly includes a custom AMD processor, and maintains Surface excellence while adding new features like USB-C. But is it really the best Surface Laptop 3 you can buy?

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Microsoft buys Mover to make moving from Google Drive to OneDrive a snap

Microsoft buys Mover, a cloud migration service that helps make moving your data from Google Drive and others into OneDrive and Sharepoint as easy as possible.

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How to remove your login password from Windows 10

Sure, you can remove your password from your Windows 10 PC, as long as it's in a very safe place. Here's how.

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Night Sight fight expanded: The Pixel 4 is no match for the iPhone 11 in low light

The first sample pics of the Pixel 4 Night Sight versus the iPhone 11 Night mode were surprisingly one-sided, and the second round is more of the same.

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Pixel 4 vs every other Pixel: The newest Google phone might not be the best one to buy

The Google Pixel 4 has better specs and more features than any Pixel phone that came before—but does that mean it's worth buying over the others?

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Roku Smart Soundbar review: Easy controls make a big difference

Roku's streaming TV soundbar doesn't win on audio quality or extensibility, but its speech enhancements really come in handy.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is one of the most beautiful phones we've ever laid eyes on, so you're going to want to keep it safe.

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Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Cord-cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

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Surviving the Aftermath

Surviving the Aftermath hands-on: It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine(ish)

If you're more a glass half-empty person, Paradox has a post-apocalyptic alternative to the eternally optimistic Surviving Mars. Can it break out from its predecessor's shadow though? We trudged through nuclear winter to find out.

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PDXCON 2019: Paradox reveals Crusader Kings III, Surviving the Aftermath, and more

After eight years and over a dozen expansions, Crusader Kings II is getting a sequel—or an heir, if you prefer. That, plus expansions for Hearts of Iron IV, BattleTech, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris, and more inside.

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This week in games: Internet Archive adds 2,500 DOS games, Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines 2 delayed

Plus: Free copies of Alan Wake's American Nightmare and Observer, the surprise release of Postal 4, and Riot announces both a shooter and a card game. This is gaming news for October 14 to 18.

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Best true wireless earbuds: Free yourself from the tyranny of cords

Not sure if you should buy AirPods or some AirPods alternatives? We break down the best earbuds without wires, whether you're looking for top sound quality, value, or workout-friendly features.

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The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd ep. 111: Ryzen 7 3750X leak, Microsoft Elite Series 2, wait for Nvidia Ampere?

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses the leaked Ryzen 7 3750X, whether high-end graphics cards buyers should wait for Nvidia's next-gen GPUs yet, and Microsoft's Xbox Elite Series 2 controller.

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.