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Best cheap smartwatch deals for March 2021 2021-02-23 17:51:06Smartwatches make life easier by sending alerts right on your wrist. Many also provide fitness-tracking features, so now is a great time to pick one u

The best cheap Fitbit alternatives for workouts 2021-02-23 17:42:35As much as we love Fitbits, they're rather expensive. If all you want is a simple activity tracker, however, then check out these great cheap Fitbit

MacBook Pro 2021: No Touch Bar, return of 2021-02-23 17:01:13This year will be a huge one for the MacBook Pro, which could see the return of better port selection and a brand-new chassis design.

The best time to buy a laptop (and 2021-02-23 17:00:57Laptop discounts may feel random, but they often happen at specific times of the year. Here's when to plan a big purchase for the best deals and when

Google just added 6 great features to Android, 2021-02-23 15:25:10Google has announced the addition of a series of new features to Android, including updates to Google Maps, Android Auto, and the Messages app.

This ultra slim Notebook is $300 cheaper at 2021-02-23 14:49:29Buy the Gateway Creator Series Performance Notebook now from Walmart for just $599 before stocks run out.

Best cheap Chromebook deals for February 2021 2021-02-23 14:41:23Whether you want a compact laptop to enjoy some entertainment on the go, or you need a no-nonsense machine for school or work, we've smoked out the b

The best student Chromebooks for 2021 2021-02-23 14:00:10Are you searching for the best student Chromebook? Here, we consider factors critical to students, such as battery and portability, giving you our top

Hurry! Dell slashed an insane $650 off this 2021-02-23 13:48:36The Alienware m15 R3 Gaming Laptop has new display technologies, game-enhancing features, intuitive immersion, and advanced eye-tracking.

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in March 2021-02-23 13:43:18Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are free for all Prime members. Check out all the new content hitting Amazon Prime Video in March.

The best RPGs for PS4 2021-02-23 13:34:12PlayStation 4 has no shortage of excellent RPGs. From The Witcher 3 and Bloodborne to Persona 5 Royal and Horizon Zero Dawn, these are the best RPGs o

The best free PS5 games 2021-02-23 13:25:43There are plenty of fantastic games you can jump into without spending a dime on the PlayStation 5. These are some of the best free games you can play

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Microsoft hopes its cloud expertise can modernize nonprofits New! 2021-02-24 09:00:41After debuting its new Industry Cloud service with a suite of tools for the healthcare sector last year and unveiling a Retail-specific version in Jan

Amazon's Luna cloud gaming service is now open New! 2021-02-24 08:30:58Amazon joined Google and NVIDIA in the cloud gaming ring last year with the launch of Luna. However, with the service starting life in early access th

Amazon Echo Show 10 review: A rotating screen New! 2021-02-24 08:00:12Smart displays have proven to be pretty useful around the house. They’re great for quickly looking up information, recipe instructions, video ca

The Morning After: This USPS vehicle could have New! 2021-02-24 07:39:34While you can use your existing PlayStation VR headset on the PS5 (if you have the adapter), Sony has revealed the first details of a brand new PSVR v

NASA wants to play a big part in New! 2021-02-24 07:20:06While everyone's eyes are trained on its mission to Mars, NASA is also working to make flights back here on Earth more eco-friendly. By way of

TikTok removed almost 350,000 videos for spreading election New! 2021-02-24 07:00:55TikTok is offering a new glimpse into just how much misinformation is on its platform. Between July and December of last year, the app removed hundred

Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra drops to $925 New! 2021-02-24 06:35:06The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is still Samsung's biggest, baddest smartphone with features like a huge, fantastic screen, excellent battery life an

Teenage Engineering will handle product design at Carl New! 2021-02-24 06:00:12Nothing, the London—based startup formed by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, has formally introduced Teenage Engineering as a founding partner. You

Federal judge rules that California can enforce its New! 2021-02-24 05:35:56A federal judge has ruled that California can enact its net neutrality law, paving the way for the enforcement of rules banning internet service provi

Hyundai will replace 75,680 Kona EV batteries over New! 2021-02-24 05:00:16Hyundai will replace the batteries in 75,680 Kona EVs and 82,000 electric vehicles in total at a cost of around 1 trillion won ($900 million), accordi

The ‘Stardew Valley’ board game is now available New! 2021-02-24 03:24:48Stardew Valley creator ConcernedApe is giving you a new way to run a farm without having to, you know, run an actual farm. The developer has announced

The remaining Fry's Electronics stores are all shutting New! 2021-02-24 00:50:27Fry's Electronics has been a mostly West Coast-based shopping destination for gadget heads of all kinds, but now the retailer is calling it qu


The Best Posture Correctors to Put a Stop 2021-02-20 09:00:00You're hunched over your desk and phone for hours. So we rounded up the gear to help you straighten up—including a DIY trick and yoga advice.

Gamify Your Workouts With Ergatta's Rowing Machine 2021-02-20 08:00:00This internet-connected rower makes sweating fun by adding a layer of video game logic to your exercise routine.

6 Clever Ways to Use the Windows Command 2021-02-20 07:00:00A rundown of things you can do faster, easier, and with less hassle, all just by peeking under the hood.

The 18 Best Weekend Deals on Masks, Headphones, 2021-02-20 07:00:00If you’re looking to stay warm or just need a bit of self-care, check out these discounts.

L.L.Bean’s Extra-Warm Bean Boots Are $140 Off Right 2021-02-19 16:10:00The limited-edition, Gore-Tex lined, insulated version of the classic duck boot is $129 at the moment.

The Love Triangle Is a Sex Toy With 2021-02-19 09:00:00This adorable little device is actually a powerful two-in-one suction toy and vibrator.

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Get a 2021-02-19 08:00:00This week, we share our horror stories about trying to procure Sony’s elusive new gaming console. We also share tips for testing your own luck.

Our 14 Favorite Headphones and Earbuds for $100 2021-02-19 07:00:00You can probably fill a football stadium with all the cheap headphones out there. We're here to help you pick the right pair.

4 Work-From-Home Tech Tricks I Learned From Twitch 2021-02-18 09:00:00They stay at their desks for hours at a time, communicate with the world, and look great in the process. Here's what they can teach us.

Lenovo's Desktop PC Has Plenty of Beauty, Not 2021-02-18 08:00:00This all-in-one desktop PC has a clever, eye-catching design, but its meager performance doesn't earn kudos.

Online Meetups Are Sad, but What If You 2021-02-18 07:00:00A conference organizer's solution to virtual gatherings during the pandemic is equal parts audio chat, serendipity, and Animal Crossing.

The Best Smart Bulbs to Light Up Your 2021-02-18 07:00:00They're the easiest way to start building a smarter home. From Nooie and Ikea bulbs to Phillips Hue and ambient lighting kits, here are our favorites

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Pixel 5a leak shows a headphone jack, flat 2021-02-23 14:46:39The Pixel 5a design is a case of "if it's not broke, don't fix it."

Lenovo updates ThinkPad lineup with 16:10 screens and 2021-02-23 14:38:41The new laptops launch this spring.

The Ars Technica low-end USB shootout 2021-02-23 13:21:51Tired of everything being 4.5+ stars on Amazon? We'll show you the real winners.

Samsung now updates Android for longer than Google 2021-02-23 11:20:44Galaxy devices going back to 2019 are now getting four years of security updates.

Chip shortage may threaten PlayStation 5 supplies at 2021-02-23 10:44:38Sony’s gaming chief refuses to guarantee there will be enough consoles to meet demand.

The bitcoin blockchain is helping keep a botnet 2021-02-23 09:00:19Wallet transactions camouflage the IP address of the botnet's control server.

$200 Puro Pro hybrid over-the-ear headphones are almost 2021-02-23 08:00:24These full-featured, flagship Bluetooth headphones impressed us mightily.

Huawei’s new $2,800 foldable phone copies Samsung’s Galaxy 2021-02-22 15:59:56The phone looks great, but can Huawei even get the parts for it?

Apple beats Samsung in phone sales for first 2021-02-22 13:04:08Apple sold almost 80 million phones in Q4 2020.

New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security 2021-02-20 10:10:13With no payload, analysts are struggling to learn what this mature malware does.

What’s new in the first Android 12 Developer 2021-02-19 18:30:45Lots of hidden features, and hints that the leak from the other day is true.

Apple faces development hurdles with MagSafe battery pack 2021-02-19 14:17:30Development ran into a hitch when software falsely reported overheating.