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What are the best pre-built PCs for basic tasks? | Ask an expert

Our recommendations prioritize easy purchasing, setup, and support—perfect when serving as the family IT guru from afar.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: Which should you spend your $800 on?

By cutting the price of the S21 to $800, Samsung has put the iPhone 12 in its sights.

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Rocksteady Stadium 2-Pack review: You could fill an arena with these portable Bluetooth speakers

They sound great, but “AI-powered” audio smells like hype to us.

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How to buy the right-sized TV (the only problem is that it might not exist)

Quality over size is our usual mantra, but vendors don't generally offer their best technology in TVs smaller than 55-inch class.

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MediaTek's powerful Dimensity 1200 smartphone CPU will challenge Qualcomm

MediaTek plans to attack mid-range and flagship 5G smartphones with its new Dimensity 1200 and 1100 mobile chips that match up well to what rival Qualcomm offers.

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The best SSDs of 2021: Intel says goodbye to Optane in desktops

The best solid-state drives can supercharge your PC. Here are our picks for the best SSDs, and what you should know before a purchase.

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Save $160 on this loaded Acer Spin 5 convertible laptop, today only

Amazon is selling an Acer Spin 5 for $840 until midnight.

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Snag Amazon's already affordable Fire HD tablets at serious discounts

Amazon has put its tablets back on sale, with the Fire HD 10 starting at $95 and the Fire HD 8 starting at $60.

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Intel quietly kills its face-melting Optane desktop SSDs

Intel issues a discontinuation notice for all consumer Optane SSDs in desktops, bringing a radical experiment to an end, but the technology lives on in laptops and servers.

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Samsung 870 EVO SATA SSD review: The speed you need, at sane prices

Samsung is at it again: Its new 870 EVO SATA SSD delivers best-in-class performance at a competitive price.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 is a faster 865, but without WiFi 6E

Qualcomm has tweaked its Snapdragon 865 smartphone processor yet again to create the Snapdragon 870, bumping up the CPU speed but eliminating Wi-Fi 6E.

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HDFury 4K Arcana review: This magic box fixes a crucial shortcoming of pre-2019 TVs

The HDFury Arcana unlocks the Sonos Arc's full potential on non-eARC TVs for $199.

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Wyze Sprinkler Controller review: 8 zones, 50 bucks

A dirt-cheap way to take care of what’s in your dirt.

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The Full Nerd: What you need to know about Ryzen 5000 mobile

AMD's Robert Hallock answers our questions about the new Ryzen 5000 laptop CPU.

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Wait, did Nvidia just say it could make graphics cards for cryptocurrency miners?

Would Nvidia make graphics cards just for cryptocurrency miners? As GPU supplies remain lean, Nvidia's CFO considers priorities.