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Amazon is selling the awesome new Echo Show 5 for just $65 today

Amazon is selling the Echo Show 5 for $25 off right now.

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Real-time ray tracing is coming to Minecraft on Windows 10, and it looks stunning

Like Quake II before it, full-blown path tracing is coming to Minecraft with Nvidia's help.

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Spotify family plans slated to get parental controls, including an explicit lyrics filter

Users of Spotify’s family plan will finally be getting some parental controls later this year, including a long-awaited filter for songs with explicit lyrics.

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Photoshop Elements 2019 is just $60 at Amazon today

It's almost the fall, which means it's time for another Photoshop sale. Right now Elements 2019 is $30 off on Amazon.

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PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats

AMD's platform for Ryzen 3000 also ushers in PCIe 4.0, the first big change to the PCIe interface since 2010. Here's what you need to know.

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iMessage is never coming to Android, so please stop asking

iMessage for Android might be on the wishlist of tech journalists and pundits, but it wouldn’t make much sense for Apple.

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QNAP HS-453DX NAS box review: The most powerful multimedia NAS box that money can buy

The QNAP HS-453DX is the most capable multimedia NAS box on the planet. But it's very pricey and just how useful its direct audio/video output will be depends on your setup. But it's not dead easy to use.

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Samsung Galaxy A50 review: A $350 phone that gives Galaxy a whole new meaning

The Samsung Galaxy A50 is more than a fantastic $350 phone, it's a recipe for a budget phone that you'll love like a premium one.

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New Windows 10 build adds GPU temp monitoring, desktop renaming, and Settings updates

Microsoft announces Windows 10 build 18963 in the 20H1 feature track, adding small but notable improvements to the Task Manager, Windows Search, Settings, and virtual desktops.

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This 55-inch 4K HDR Smart TV may be refurbished, but it's only $239 today

The refurbished TCL 55-inch 4K HDR Smart TV (55S401) is just $240 today at Walmart.

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Grab an Amazon Echo Dot and a TP-Link Smart Plug Mini for just $35 today

The Echo Dot is on sale for $30 today, but if you add an extra $5 Amazon will throw in a smart plug.

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Swiftpoint Z review: Would you spend $230 on a mouse?

The Swiftpoint Z's exorbitant price is hard to stomach no matter how many gimmicks are crammed in—and there are a lot of gimmicks here. Pressure-sensitive buttons, a gyroscope, and more.

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Deep Sentinel Home Security review: More than just cameras that document crime, this system actively deters it

Real people monitor these security cameras on your behalf, and they'll let any potential intruder know they're being watched.

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Why lower clock speeds on Intel 10th-gen Ice Lake CPUs aren't a disaster

Megahertz matters with CPUs, so should you worry that Intel's new 10th-gen, 10nm CPU drops at least 700MHz compared to its predecessor? Read on to find out.

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.