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AMD's six-core Ryzen 5 2600 processor is cheaper than ever

The Ryzen 5 2600 is $160 at Amazon and Newegg today.

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The Galaxy Note 9 might be the last Note phablet Samsung ever makes

Here's everything we know (and think we know) about the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's next flagship phone.

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Get a five-port wall charger with a USB-C connection for $20 with this code

Amazon's got a RavPower five-port charging station for $20 if you use a $10 discount code.

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How to pick the best CPU for your next laptop

What's the best CPU for your next laptop? We'll help you pick Core i7 vs. Core i5, Pentium N or Celeron U.

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Lighthouse review: a smarter security camera

This AI-driven home security camera can tell you who is in your home—just ask it.

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Convert text to image, and image to text

Arcticsid asked about turning text into a .jpg. We'll also explain converting an image back into text.

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The NES Classic Edition is available on Amazon, so get it before it's gone

You won't be getting Nintendo's beloved "mini" console for a discount, but it hasn't been listed on Amazon for months.

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This week in games: Star Citizen is sued by a backer, The Culling 2 is yanked from Steam and more

Plus: Todd Howard says "never say never" about another third-party Fallout, and August's releases (We Happy Few, Two Point Hospital, No Man's Sky NEXT) get new trailers. This is gaming news for July 16 to 20.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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The Data Transfer Project’s big-name support won’t matter without the biggest one: Apple

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft have teamed on the Data Transfer Project, a new, secure way to let users share their files and photos between online services. But where's Apple?

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This 4-port USB hub is just $3.50 today, $4.50 off list

Unitek's portable USB 3.0 4-port high speed hub is just $3.50 today using a promo code, a sharp discount from its $8 list price.

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The Full Nerd ep. 59: Core i7-8086K overclocking and CPU soldering with Steve from Gamers Nexus

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we get geek out over Intel's Core i7-8086K with Steve Burke from Gamers Nexus.

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Thermaltake's Riing 12 Trio RGB fans can be voice-controlled with Amazon's Alexa

The Thermaltake Riing 12 Trio's fans can shine in 16.8 million colors, controlled by Amazon Alexa or Razer Chroma.

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This 8GB Radeon RX 580 is just $230 and comes with a $25 Amazon gift card

MSI's RX 580 8G V1 is $230 after a $30 rebate at Amazon, plus you get a $25 gift card.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.