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Stream On
The world of streaming video has grown and morphed a huge amount since Netflix first led the charge in 2007, offering its streaming library of 1,000 titles free to its physical DVD subscribers. (Remember DVDs? And the mail?) Streaming seemed like a n
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Seagate FireCuda Beskar Ingot External Hard Drive: Mandalorian Design
Think you’re skilled in the ways of the Force? Versed in the Mandalorian Way? You’ll want to check out Seagate’s FireCuda Beskar Ingot External Hard Drive. This 2TB desktop drive is crafted to resemble an ingot of the virtually indestructible metal p
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Security Advice Is on Everyone’s Mind
I just read your review of SimpleLogin. Wow, what a thorough review! Thank you. Most online reviews just skim the surface and tend to discuss different features for different products, such that you’re left wondering what each product doesn’t do or h
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The Ultimate Cord Cutter's Guide
Cable TV was once the ultimate entertainment necessity. Pumping hundreds of channels, many of which you never watched, into your home became the norm, and cable providers knew they had you on the hook with bundles that also included internet and phon
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LG Gram 17 (2022): Light, but No Lightweight
Most of the lightest laptops are compact little machines with 13-inch screens, but the LG Gram 17 breaks the mold by offering a spacious 17-inch screen, full keyboard and numeric pad, and performance that just won’t quit. The new model is still the l
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PC Magazine2 min de lectureIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Did an AI Paint That?
“My kid could paint that” is a frequent rejoinder to art that viewers struggle to understand. But “my computer could paint that” may become the challenge to art that has secured its status as a masterpiece. DALL-E 2, an OpenAI-created system that tra
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Hear 64 Cores Roar! First Tests: AMD’s Monster Ryzen Threadripper Pro 5995WX
AMD’s elite Ryzen Threadripper processors and their huge dies, derived from the company’s Epyc server chips, have distinguished themselves as the ultimate multi-core monsters. They are ideally suited for pro-grade content-creation and rendering—not t
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PCMag Cheap 100: 3 Deals for September
While the baseline prices of gaming laptops have risen with supply-chain issues and soaring component costs, the standout budget gaming laptops still come in under $1,000. The 2022 Acer Nitro 5 delivers a solid feature set and steady mainstream gamin
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For the Disabled, Consumer Electronics Aren’t There Yet
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders reports that 15% (37.5 million) of Americans over the age of 18 have some hearing loss, and nearly 29 million US adults could benefit from hearing aids. Improving TV sound quality i
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5 Tips for Teaching Kids the Cybersecurity Basics
When I attended public school in the late 90s and early 00s, I learned how to perform now-archaic tasks such as writing cursive script, balancing a checkbook, and navigating the Dewey Decimal System. I’m pretty sure my compatriots from the Z and Alph
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5 Modern Technologies ‘The Jetsons’ Accurately Predicted 60 Years Ago
When The Jetsons premiered in 1962, show writers William Hanna and Joseph Barbera imagined what the future might look like in 100 years. They also created George Jetson, the “dad of the future,” to handle the trials and tribulations of the nuclear ho
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PCMag Picks the Best Video Streaming Services
Streaming services started as an add-on to DVD and digital download offerings and featured a trickle of second-run movies and TV shows. They were supplements to the programs you watched on their first (and second) runs on cable TV. But speedier inter
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Inside Computer Stores Of The 1970s And 1980s
In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, if someone wanted to buy a personal computer, they had to make a trip to a local computer store and check out what was available in person. Once they got there, customers typically encountered a dizzying ar
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iRobot and Its Roombas Could Give Amazon a Window Into Your Home
In early August, Amazon made the surprise announcement that it was acquiring iRobot for $1.7 billion. In the announcement, neither company gave much of a hint of why Amazon wanted to acquire the maker of Roomba robot vacuums. To me, the answer is obv
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Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (for PC): Awesome Adventure
Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered has migrated from the Sony PlayStation 5 to the PC, giving comic-book fans the best iteration of this impressive superhero action game to date. Like the PS5 remaster, this PC game features improved lighting, lightning-q
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This Modest Proposal Solves the Apple-Google ‘Green Bubble’ Debate
Apple and Google are locked in a battle over messaging. Google wants Apple to implement RCS (rich communication services) in its Messages app on iPhones to improve the experience of “green bubble” texting to Android users. Apple says, well—no. RCS is
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OnePlus 10T: Terrific Performance
The OnePlus 10T is a return to form for a company that has struggled to find its footing after an awkward merger with Oppo. The phone recaptures the company’s core ethos of offering a “flagship killer” for less money than the competition, and it does
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Surfshark VPN: Worth the Price
VPNs can improve your online privacy by routing all your web traffic through an encrypted connection to a remote server. But that protection can come at a price—in the case of Surfshark VPN, in actual dollars and cents. Surfshark VPN is an Editors’ C
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LG Tone Free Fit (TF8): True Wireless Earphones
LG’s Tone Free Fit earbuds, also known as the TF8 or TF8Q, join the Tone Free T90 ($229) as the latest entries in the company’s noise-cancelling true wireless earphone lineup. They deliver strong audio, are surprisingly customizable via a companion a
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How To Connect Your IPhone Or IPad To Your TV
Mobile devices have bigger screens than ever before, but sometimes your iPhone or iPad display is still just too small for streaming video or watching the game. And although most TVs now have their own native apps for content streaming, you may need
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4 Things I Hated About Putting 1,700 Miles on a Tesla
There may be no more pleasurable part of the Tesla Model 3 driving experience than when you tap the accelerator with some force. The vehicle immediately shoots forward, quicker than most gas-powered cars could ever translate your input into motion. A
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SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro: Wired Gaming Headset
The SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless previously earned our Editors’ Choice award for wireless gaming headsets thanks to its clear audio, strong noise cancellation, and easily swappable batteries—but that said, it costs $349.99. If you like that h
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Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2: A Top Budget Option
Consider it a successful compromise computer. Microsoft has refreshed its in-between portable, the Laptop Go, which occupies the middle ground between its small Surface Go 3 tablet and the conventional Surface Laptop 4. The Surface Laptop Go 2 is a m
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The Best Programs for Learning to Code
Coding is a critical skill these days, and not just for web developers. Whether you’re creating a website, assembling a professional portfolio, or contributing to an online publication, knowing even the basics of coding can go a long way. Of course,
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Verizon Orbic Speed 5G UW Mobile Hotspot: Speedy Indeed
Verizon’s fresh C-band network showed up about 20% of the time in our recent Best Mobile Networks tests and generally unlocked speeds at least twice as fast as the rest of the carrier’s 5G nationwide coverage. But older phones with a hotspot mode can
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These Are the Best Tech Products for Kids—According to Parents
Every child in the United States wants a smartphone. And almost half of them have one, according to their parents. Our new survey shows that a smartphone is typically the primary device of children under the age of 18. Around one-third of kids use a
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8 Ivy League Courses You Can Take for Free
An Ivy League education comes with a lot of cachet—and costs a lot of cash. But for just a bit of computer cache, you can take some Ivy League classes without investing anything more than your time. The eight institutions that comprise the Ivy League
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Duolingo: Best Free Language App
Duolingo was the first free language-learning app to rival expensive paid programs. It offers plenty of self-paced exercises to help you build a base understanding of dozens of languages or review one you already know. It’s easily the best free langu
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Virgin Galactic Selects Boeing’s Aurora to Design New Motherships
Virgin Galactic has teamed up with Aurora Flight Sciences to design and manufacture the aerospace firm’s next-generation motherships. The first new mothership—an air launch aircraft that carries Virgin’s spaceship to its release altitude of approxima
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