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Chip shortages will continue until 2023, superfoundry TSMC says

TSMC makes the chips that Nvidia, Qualcomm, Apple, and others design. And it has bad news: The chip shortage will continue for another couple of years.

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One of our favorite low-cost laptops is even cheaper today

Newegg is selling a faster, updated version of the Acer Aspire 5 for $50 off today.

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The best CPUs for gaming

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station review: Good for venturing off the grid

You won't want to tote the Explorer 1000 long distances, but for your off-the-grid needs, or as a hefty backup in your garage, it brings the juice.

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This versatile robot vacuum mops floors too, and today it's 30% off

This Amazon daily deal on the Proscenic M6 Pro robot vacuum/mop hybrid can take some of the hassle out of spring cleaning.

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5 ways to make your Samsung Galaxy S21 more like the Pixel

Samsung Galaxy S21 phones are great, but some of the software you can get on Google Pixel phones is great. Here's how to make your Galaxy S21 more like a Google Pixel.

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Cord cutters: Don't buy these media streamers

These are the worst streaming players you can buy right now.

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Surface Laptop 4: Should you buy the AMD or Intel version?

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 is available with either an Intel 11th-gen Tiger Lake Core or an AMD Ryzen Surface Edition chip inside. Which should you buy? Microsoft has some fairly specific advice.

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Why doesn't the Surface Laptop 4 have the latest Ryzen processors?

Microsoft said that it's continuing to develop Surface Edition processors for its Surface Laptop 4, and that being a generation behind is justified by the improvements the chips add versus the current AMD Ryzen 5000 Mobile.

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Add smarts to your lights with this Kasa 3-way switch kit for $33

Amazon is selling TP-Link's Kasa three-way smart switch kit for effectively its best price of 2021.

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Oculus Quest 2 boosts PC VR with wireless streaming and virtual office upgrades

The next big software upgrade for Oculus Quest 2 includes key enhancements, particularly for people who pair their VR headset with their PC.

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Amazon's smaller new Echo Buds offer better noise cancellation, wireless charging

Set to arrive next month, the new Echo Buds add wireless charging, a smaller design, and twice the noise cancellation of the original Alexa-enabled earbuds.

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A refurbished, fully guaranteed Kindle Paperwhite is $60 less than new

Amazon is selling the certified refurbished Kindle Paperwhite for $70.

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Isn’t local storage better for password database security? | Ask an expert

Cloud-based password managers strike some as a potential risk, but how bad is the danger?

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Microsoft didn't lie: The Surface Laptop 4 really is twice as fast

We put the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 and its Ryzen 7 4980U Surface Edition chip through a battery of early tests. How fast is it? Is it worth your money? Check out our benchmarks and decide.