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Samsung's glorious CHG70 FreeSync 2 display shows the wonder (and wonkiness) of PC HDR

The Samsung CHG70 is FreeSync 2's vanguard and the best monitor we've used, but HDR is still bleeding-edge on PCs.

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LIFX Beam review: Six feet of decorative lighting that ties into your smart home

This smart lighting kit will give your walls some dynamic visual flair.

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How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

Everything you need to view your mobile device media on your big screen.

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AMD Combat Crates help gamers get Radeon GPUs by bundling them with Ryzen hardware

AMD's Combat Crates should help get Radeon cards into PC gamers hands instead of cryptocurrency miners.

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Boost your storage with these great deals on giant portable flash drives

Amazon and Best Buy are offering great deals on portable flash drives from SanDisk and PNY.

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13-inch MacBook Pro battery replacement program FAQ: What it is and how to use it

Apple has launched a battery replacement program for some non-Touch Bar model of the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how to find out if your model is affected and how to get it replaced.

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The Full Nerd episode 48: 2nd-gen Ryzen review, AMD vs. Nvidia's GeForce Partner Program

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we review AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen CPUs, and Radeon comes out swinging against Nvidia's controversial GeForce Partner Program.

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Get a RavPower Qi wireless charger for $9 today, the cheapest we've seen it

If you're looking for a Qi-compatible wireless charger on the cheap, Amazon's got a great deal.

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Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus and Home Assistant Pack review: A middling tablet is a poor Alexa speaker

The Lenovo's Tab 4 8 Plus is an OK Android tablet on its own, but the Home Assistant Pack accessory doesn't do Alexa justice.

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 18 Ultra review: Still the best, and now a little bit better

There is no higher-quality video player available for Windows. It's a bit pricey, but PowerDVD Ultra is also the only software that can play Ultra HD Blu-ray discs on your computer.

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CloudBerry Backup review: Back up anything to just about anywhere

With backups to, from, and between numerous online storage vendors as well as to your local network and direct attached storage, CloudBerry Backup is the Swiss Army knife of data safety. There's a free version for those that just want file backup, but things get expensive from there.

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The Elder Scrolls Online's Summerset expansion doesn't shy from the dark sides of elves

In the Summerset expansion, Elder Scrolls Online makes its first big break with nostalgia and comes out fine.

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Ryzen 7 2700X review: AMD's 2nd-gen CPUs nail the sequel

AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen 7 2700X puts the squeeze on Intel's 8th-gen Coffee Lake CPUs.

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Best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases: Top picks in every style

If you want a case for your new Galaxy S9, check out our list to find the one that's right for you.

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I don't care if Google's 'chat' for Android is an inferior version of Apple iMessage, I want it now

Google has announced that a new messaging protocol called chat is on the way, bringing RCS support and unifying the scattershot messaging experience on Android. It's about time.