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Microsoft says it hopes to buy TikTok by September

Microsoft confirms that it is in talks to buy the video social-networking site TikTok, following a personal discussion between CEO Satya Nadella and Donald Trump.

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Microsoft will remove Cortana from Harman Kardon Invoke and Surface Headphones in 2021

Microsoft offered a more concrete timeline for removing Cortana from the Harman Kardon Invoke and the first-generation Surface headphones on Friday. It will offer users gift cards to sweeten the deal.

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The best CPUs for gaming: Core i9-10850K and Ryzen 5 3600 price cuts shake things up

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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Powkiddy Q90 review: A solid retro gaming option

The Q90 is a cheap handheld retro gaming emulator that has some nice features but falls short in key departments.

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Snapdragon 765G tested: We probably don't need premium Android phones anymore

The Snapdragon 765G isn't as fast as the 865, but is it good enough to turn Android's premium market on its head?

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July 2020 top product alerts: A Ryzen 4000 mini-PC and 8TB Samsung SSD lead the way

Tracking the most intriguing PC product reveals of July, we look at a Ryzen 4000 mini-PC from Asus, an 8TB Samsung SSD, a tricked-out Asus ROG gaming display, and many more enthusiast-caliber products.

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Jabra's terrific Elite 65t true wireless earbuds are $50 refurbished, today only

Newegg is selling the refurbished Jabra Elite 65t true wireless earbuds for $50.

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This 1-day Anker blowout sale includes a radical solar charger

This one-day sale on Anker mobile accessories on Amazon features excellent deals.

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How to check and monitor your hard drive's health

Any hard drive is bound to fail eventually. We show you how to check a drive's health, using SMART, chkdsk, and other tools at your disposal.

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The best smart shades: These luxurious window treatments blend high tech with high fashion

Smart, motorized shades and blinds cost a pretty penny, but do they ever bring the wow.

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We tested an eGPU in some of 2020's biggest games

We paired an Asus XG Station Pro eGPU with a Dell XPS 15 to see what kind of gaming performance is possible in some of 2020's biggest games.

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How to play your personal music collection on Google Home and Chromecast

How to play music you own on Google Home and Chromecast after Google Play Music shuts down.

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Dell quietly fixes charging issues with some XPS 17 9700 laptops

The Dell XPS 17 9700's charging issue has been fixed on all shipping laptops, and the company will contact those with faulty units to resolve their problems.

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Google Pixel 4a preview: Single camera, no 5G, arriving August 3

Google is preparing to launch the Pixel 4a, the anticipated follow-up to the best Android bargain of 2019

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Cherry DW 9000 Slim review: Eye-catching keyboard and mouse combo is pleasingly productive

Thin, durable, and customizable, the DW 9000 Slim is a worthy replacement for your daily driver.