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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.

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Microsoft's privacy policy admits contractors listen to Cortana, Skype recordings

Microsoft's updated privacy policy now discloses that contractors are allowed access to recordings of speech captured by Windows, without user permission.

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Grab a Roav SmartCharge car charger for only $11.79 on Amazon

This compact charger has two USB ports, and Bluetooth connectivity lets you make hands-free calls and tune into a boosted FM signal.

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Pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPU listings reveal the limits of AMD overclocking potential

Case King and Silicon Lottery are selling pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPUs with guaranteed minimum overclocks, and they show how limited the headroom is for AMD's cutting-edge processors.

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This charge-it-all travel adapter with 4 USB ports and AC is less than $10 today

Amazon is selling an all-in-one travel adapter for just $9.46 after checkout code.

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Google Assistant can now remind other people to do things you don’t want to do

Google is rolling out a new Assistant feature called assignable reminders, which allows you to tell other people in your family to do things.

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Amid privacy concerns, Google nixes the ability turn off the status light on active Nest cameras

Nest Cam, Dropcam, and Hello owners will no longer be allowed to completely turn off the status lights on their cameras, although they will be able to dim them.

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Install Windows 10's August 2019 updates now to protect your PC from a nasty worm

Microsoft plugged four severe, wormable RDP exploits in Windows 10's August 2019 Patch Tuesday.

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Spectacular laptop deals: $400 Core i5, $200 Chromebook,and a tiny $230 convertible

Walmart is selling an Acer Aspire 5 for $400 today, among several other laptop deals.