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Windows 10 November 2019 Update review: Fewer features now, bigger changes later

Microsoft's goal with its Windows 10 November 2019 Update is to fix bugs, not push features. A Windows Search-powered File Explorer offers one of the few improvements.

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs Mac Pro: Can a thin, light laptop take down Apple's still-sold desktop?

Apple's revamped Mac Pro is on its way, but for now, its 'trash can' still rules the MacOS roost. This $3000 PC stumbles hard versus modern Windows laptops though.

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Attention Pixel fans: Grab a $100 Amazon gift card with your Pixel 4 preorder

The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are available for pre-order at Amazon, with a free $100 gift card.

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Big, fast storage: Seagate's 2TB hybrid drive is on sale for $60

The 2TB Seagate FireCuda is just $60 at Newegg with checkout code.

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The Pixel 4 has the same problem as the Pixel 3: It's too expensive

Google's new Pixel phone may have a great camera, speedy Assistant, and radar-sensing motion tech. But the bottom line is it just costs too much money.

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Acer Swift 3 (2019) review: This midrange notebook PC hides Nvidia graphics power

Acer's Swift 3 (2019) notebook PC offers excellent performance and satisfactory battery life for an inexpensive clamshell, though the audio and fingerprint reader are noticeably lacking.

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Google Pixelbook Go hands-on: Come for the low price, stay for the keyboard

The Pixelbook Go is a cheaper Pixelbook with a bigger screen, newer processor, and better keyboard.

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SimpliSafe Smart Lock review: The ultra-simple alarm system gets its own companion smart lock

This inexpensive but barebones smart lock merits a look by the SimpliSafe set.

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Innr Smart White A19 bulb review: This inexpensive smart bulb seamlessly connects with a Philips Hue Bridge

If you’re already invested in the Hue lighting ecosystem, these budget Zigbee bulbs can fill in your smart bulb gaps without breaking the bank.

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Google Pixel 4 hands-on: Once again, it's about features, not design

The Google Pixel 4 actually looks way better in person than it does in pictures, but the real beauty is on the inside.

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They're back: Windows 7 popup warnings to update to Windows 10 will soon reappear

Microsoft said Tuesday that it's beginning to use popup notifications to warn Windows 7 Pro users that they had better upgrade to Windows 10 by January 2020.

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Disco Elysium review-in-progress: This deep detective RPG bends itself around your choices

It's hard to imagine seeing everything in Disco Elysium.

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Try out the Google Pixel 4's Recorder transcription tech now, on your own phone

Google's upcoming Recorder technology builds on its free Live Transcribe app for Android, which you can try out right now.

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Nest Wifi's integrated smart speakers could give it an edge over Amazon Echo

This mesh router’s satellites, dubbed Points, house Nest Mini smart speakers.

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Google Pixel 4: The 5 things you really need to know

Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL carry on in traditional form, with a few much-needed additions—like dual camera lenses (finally) and a next-gen Assistant. Here's what you need to know.