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How to install an SSD in a PC

Here's how to install an M.2 or SATA SSD in your desktop. We walk through every step and include details to consider. We also remind you to read the manual—you'll need to for a couple of important steps.

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Streaming TV's invisible annoyance

Does your streaming video get too loud or too quiet? Here's why, and what you can do about it.

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Drop + THX Panda wireless headphone review: Supremely clean sub-bass

These planar ribbon headphones sound fantastic, especially in the sub-bass region, but they could use more padding on the headband.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Independent, testing-based reviews of laptops from all the top brands. We pick the best budget, premium, and gaming PCs, and compare AMD vs. Intel.

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AMD will introduce another new GPU you probably can't buy next week

AMD will debut its latest Radeon RX 6000 graphics card to dejected and beaten-down gamers next week. Tight inventories have made it nearly impossible to buy even older Radeon cards.

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Intel fires a shot at AMD's storage performance. Here's what to believe

Intel has test results that show the 11th-gen Rocket Lake outpacing Ryzen 9 5950X in PCMark 10.

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iRobot's luxurious Roomba 981 is $250 off

Amazon is selling the iRobot Roomba 981 for just $350.

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HP buys HyperX to boost its gaming peripherals

HP is snatching up HyperX's brand and gaming peripherals, though Kingston gets to keep HyperX's PC component gear.

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Your new Mac's speedy SSD might not last as long as it should

If M1 Macs are performing too many writes on the SSD, that could lead to drive problems down the road.

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Snag Adobe's Photoshop Elements 2021 for a ludicrously low $45

Photoshop Elements 2021 is a whopping 55% off at Newegg.

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Fry's Electronics permanently closes all stores

Iconic electronics retailer Fry's permanently closed its doors this week after years of decline.

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Don’t worry, Spotify Free users: You can still cast to Google speakers

The “Premium only” error that Spotify Free users saw while trying to cast music to Google Assistant-powered speakers was just a bug, Spotify says.

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Roon 1.8 review: An unparalleled service for critical listening and music exploration

The barrier to entry can be steep, but the reward is oh so worth the investment.

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How to use Zoom's Video Filters to spice up your next Zoom call

Zoom's new Video Filters and Studio Effects give you fun effects without having to search for third-party images online.

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Acer Swift 3X review: This lightweight laptop shows Intel's Xe Max magic

The Acer Swift 3X is a great laptop for creators, but its value depends on whether your workloads benefit from Intel's Deep Link capabilities for its Xe Max graphics.