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Oscar Effects 2021-04-13 17:05:17Every year, five films are nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Visual Effects category. The projects nominated each year offer a unique perspec

Life on Mars 2021-04-13 16:58:25The race is on to put humans on Mars — and not just for a quick visit, either. Right now, organizations like NASA and SpaceX are laying the grou

Final Fantasy XIV NieR raid guide: How to 2021-04-13 16:32:53The Tower at Paradigm's Breach is the last NieR raid of FFXIV: Shadowbringers. Here's how to beat each of its four bosses and end the crossover stor

The best co-op games for 2021 2021-04-13 16:31:55It doesn't matter if you want to team up to shoot aliens or solve a few quiet puzzles -- our list of the best co-op games has you covered.

How to fix Joy-Con drift on Nintendo Switch 2021-04-13 16:24:48Joy-Con drift is still an issue in 2021, but you can solve the problem with a few simple steps. Here's how to fix Joy-Con drift on the Nintendo Switc

Best Staples deals and sales for April 2021 2021-04-13 15:54:54The work-from-home revolution has begun. Staples deals cover everything you need to set up the perfect home office.

The best gaming laptops for 2021 2021-04-13 15:45:40Gaming laptops keep getting more powerful, all while growing thinner and sleeker. These are the best gaming laptops, regardless of your budget.

A beginner’s guide to Tor: How to navigate 2021-04-13 15:00:18Privacy is a rare commodity these days. If you need a basic intro into an underground route to the web, we've got the beginner's guide to understand

AMD’s Ryzen 5000G for prebuilt rigs boasts huge 2021-04-13 14:59:32AMD unveiled its Ryzen 5000 series APUs, tailor-made for prebuilt desktops. AMD says its offerings beat Intel by as much as 70%.

Wyze Watch Review: A $20 smartwatch with faulty 2021-04-13 14:55:07The low price means a high number of compromises

Outriders crafting guide 2021-04-13 14:51:05Crafting in Outriders shouldn't seem daunting. We've laid out a complete Outriders crafting guide detailing each upgrade and where to find the neede

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) Review 2021-04-13 14:49:18The pressure was on to make a bigger, better Echo Show device and Amazon delivered at a reasonable price.

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Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro hit all-time low of New! 2021-04-15 08:20:14Samsung's Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds are on sale at an all-time low, while the Galaxy Buds+ have also been reduced.

Lyft now lets healthcare providers cover rides for New! 2021-04-15 08:00:03Lyft is introducing a healthcare pass that lets health plan provides and social services organizations cover rides for eligible patients.

The Morning After: TCL's Fold n' Roll phone New! 2021-04-15 07:15:30TCL has a funky concept phone to show off and LG is ready to sell its ultra-expensive rollable TV.

Apple’s AirPods Pro fall to $197 at Amazon New! 2021-04-15 07:02:34You can get a pair of Apple's AirPods Pro for $197 right now from Amazon, where it's on sale for $52 lower than its original price.

Facebook reaches its target of using 100 percent New! 2021-04-15 05:40:57Facebook says it has reached its goal to power its global operations on renewable energy several months ahead of its targets thanks to a large investm

Twitch is purging 7.5 million bots that inflated New! 2021-04-15 04:48:23Twitch has discovered over 7.5 million bot accounts that have been inflating streamer stats.

Ubisoft delays Assassin's Creed Valhalla's first major expansion New! 2021-04-15 03:50:08Assassin's Creed Valhalla's first major expansion, Wrath of the Druids, will come out a couple of weeks later than expected.

Bang & Olufsen's latest speaker was designed to New! 2021-04-15 03:00:15With a design inspired by a book, Bang & Olufsen's Beosound Emerge is an impressively slim and full-featured speaker.

Sony's PS5 update added 120Hz for 1080p displays New! 2021-04-15 02:08:20The first big PlayStation 5 update adds new features to almost every part of the system.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra gets eSIM support New! 2021-04-15 01:29:13T-Mobile has rolled out an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra that adds eSIM support to the phone, allowing you to use your number without h

Google rolls out Chrome 90, which defaults to New! 2021-04-14 23:18:43Starting with Chrome 90, Google will automatically try to create an encrypted connection with any websites you visit.

Microsoft: Timeline is staying in Windows 10, but New! 2021-04-14 21:04:18Timeline was the "star" of Microsoft's big 2018 update for Windows 10 and while it will still remember everything you did, it just won't save that

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The Best Chromebooks for Every Budget 2021-04-12 09:00:00All in on Google services? Then check out our favorite Chrome OS laptops and 2-in-1 tablets for school, work, or home.

Vizio's M-Series Quantum Is Our Favorite TV for 2021-04-12 08:00:00The gorgeous quantum dot display makes Vizio's M-Series the best cheap TV you'll find.

The 8 Best Smart Speakers With Alexa or 2021-04-11 09:00:00Chatty assistants from Google, Amazon, and Apple are popular. But which one is right for you?

What’s Making You So Gassy? This Gadget Aims 2021-04-11 08:00:00The FoodMarble measures the level of hydrogen in your breath, which can tell you which foods are causing your digestion woes.

How to Layer Clothes for Your Next Outdoor 2021-04-11 07:00:00Whether you’re hiking, climbing, or backpacking, here’s how to build a layering system that can handle all that Mother Nature will throw a

16 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Mom 2021-04-10 09:00:00Brunch may still be out of the question, but you can send your ma the best sweatpants ever made.

The Best Controllers for ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ 2021-04-10 08:00:00We may all still be trapped at home for a while, but we can at least take flight. Virtually, that is.

The 17 Best Weekend Deals on Stand Mixers, 2021-04-10 07:00:00Springtime is here, and so are some surprisingly good deals on kitchen appliances and computer components.

The Best Rain Jackets to Help You Brave 2021-04-09 10:00:00When it rains, it pours. Here are our picks for cold, wet days—plus expert tips on deciphering product specs.

This Ebike Is a Fun Ride—Until the Glitches 2021-04-09 09:00:00This powerful electric bike has super build quality, but I didn’t have a super time with it.

How Tech Transformed How We Hook Up—and Break 2021-04-09 08:00:00This week, we look at how living online makes it harder to forget a love that's been lost and easier to find love once again.

The Best Theragun to Buy (and Other Great 2021-04-08 10:00:00Therabody’s percussive therapy devices help soothe achy muscles. Here’s our guide to its lineup—and some cheaper alternatives.

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Microsoft acquires Nuance—makers of Dragon speech rec—for $16 2021-04-12 15:42:20Nuance's deep-learning-based speech recognition serves 77% of US hospitals.

Google is killing the Google Shopping app 2021-04-12 13:02:35In a few weeks, the Shopping tab on Google.com will be the main interface.

Apple M1 hardware support merged into Linux 5.13 2021-04-09 18:17:21The merge is exciting, but don't rush out to buy an Apple M1 for Linux just yet.

Google says the Pixel 5a will launch, but 2021-04-09 16:44:22The Pixel 5a is getting Google's smallest distribution ever, due to a lack of chips?

No password required: Mobile carrier exposes data for 2021-04-09 15:23:36Q Link Wireless made data available to anyone who knows a customer's phone number.

Report: Samsung may change course and begin selling 2021-04-09 14:57:34A deal with LG is close to being finalized, according to South Korean outlets.

The Nokia X20 brings 5G phones down to 2021-04-09 12:51:30The new Snapdragon 480 SoC brings 5G downmarket.

Windows and Linux devices are under attack by 2021-04-09 07:59:59With new exploits and capabilities, the Sysrv botnet poses a growing threat.

Apple, Epic Games lay out detailed arguments for 2021-04-08 18:05:22Is the App Store its own market or just one of many competing gaming markets?

Lenovo’s gaming phone has an extreme dual-fan cooling 2021-04-08 12:59:27Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 has 2 fans, 2 USB-C ports, and 6 shoulder buttons.

Best Buy takes aim at Amazon Prime with 2021-04-07 18:54:55The company's new program should appeal to Geek Squad frequent fliers.

How a VPN vulnerability allowed ransomware to disrupt 2021-04-07 18:15:38Patching in industrial settings is hard. Ransomware shutting down production is harder.