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13 game demos hit Steam to celebrate The Game Awards, including System Shock's reboot

Sure, you could watch The Game Awards tonight, or you could spend that time trying out a bunch of unique indie games. It's like PAX, but no pants required.

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Google makes it safer to text on Android phones, but end-to-end encryption is still MIA

Google has announced two new features for Android Messages: Verified SMS and spam protection.

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Superb Razer gear is dirt cheap in Amazon's 24-hour PC gaming sale

Amazon's one-day PC gaming sale offers some serious deals on Razer gear with many items hitting an all-time low.

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This absurdly cheap Asus gaming laptop packs a GeForce RTX 2060 for $980, today only

The Asus TUF Gaming laptop with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 is just $980 at Amazon on Thursday.

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT review: Bleeding-edge, underpowered, and overpriced

AMD's Radeon RX 5500 XT brings its next-gen navi GPU architecture to the masses, with mixed results.

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Windows Security review: There are better options, but not for the 'price'

Windows Security (nee Windows Defender) has come a long way, and its years as a bottom dweller in third-party testing are over.

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Media streamer remotes, ranked

Which streaming media player has the best remote control? Let's compare.

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Cleer Enduro 100 headphone review: Great sound, fantastic battery life, and all the right features

Cleer's Enduro 100 are stylish, sound expensive, and offer state-of-the-art features, including Bluetooth 5.0 with aptX HD, Google Fast Pair, Siri invocation, and USB-C connectivity.

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Protecting your Intel CPU from Plundervolt attacks can ruin your overclock, maybe

A new vulnerability, called Plundervolt, affects most modern Intel CPUs by allowing attacks via slight undervolting of the CPU's core voltage. We've updated the story with new input from Intel.

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Free game alert: Wasteland and Wasteland 2 are free at GOG for the next two days

GOG kickstarts the Winter Sale with some nuclear winter, giving away our 2014 Game of the Year Wasteland 2. Here's your chance to get caught up before Wasteland 3 drop next May.

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The 1TB Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4.0 SSD is down to a killer $150 today

A speedy PCIe 4.0 SSD from Sabrent is just $150 at Newegg right now when you apply coupon code 93XPD69.

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Amazon's 24-hour PC and tablet sale features an enticing hodgepodge of bargains

Amazon has a one-day sale on tech gear from displays to tablets and laptops from Acer, AOC, and HP.

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7 free GIMP scripts and plug-ins for filters, brushes, textures and more

Some of GIMP’s greatest assets are the plug-ins and scripts created by numerous independent programmers. We'll find some good ones for you.

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TCL Alto 7+ soundbar review: You’ll get more than you paid for, but less than you might wish for

Buying a super-cheap 4K TV this year? This is the soundbar to go with it.

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4K HDMI cables: How to cut through the marketing lingo and figure out what you actually need

You probably don’t need to buy a HDMI cable to go with your new TV, but here’s how to tell for sure.

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