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66% off KMASHI 15000mAh External Battery Power Bank - Deal Alert

KMASHI's 15,000mAh power bank can charge any 2 smartphones, tablets or USB devices simultaneously at high speed, and several times over without needing to be recharged. With the current 66% discount you can buy it on Amazon for just...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge phones are catching fire too; 2 fires in the last week

Two Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge owners had their phones catch fire in the last week, with even more S7 Edge, S7 and iPhone 7 fires reported within the last two months.

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20% off Micca Speck G2 1080p Full-HD Ultra Portable Digital Media Player - Deal Alert

The Micca Speck G2 provides playback of all popular photo, music, and video formats up to 1080p Full-HD resolution on any TV, as well as composite AV output for use with analog TVs. Highly rated, and currently discounted 20% on Amazon....

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DDoS attack: Apple’s HomeKit for a safer smarthome

Why smart home customers need to read the small print


How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.


Google's Chromebook End Of Life Policy Gives Your Laptop Five Years to Live

Older Chromebooks will lose support after five years, if Google’s Chromebook End of Life Policy has its way. Here’s what to expect as the dreaded date nears.

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75% off DKnight MagicBox II Bluetooth 4.0 Portable Wireless speaker, 10W Output Power with Enhanced Bass - Deal Alert

The DKnightMagicBox II Bluetooth speaker offers great quality sound with the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology. It features two highly powerful 40mm total 10W acoustic drivers for excellent sound.

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Deep dive: The Apple Watch Series 2 delivers on last year’s promise

This year’s Apple Watch Series 2 surpasses the previous model by addressing many first-generation flaws.

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32% off Asus 15.6-Inch Laptop, 2.1GHz Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Windows 10 - Deal Alert

Housing multiple USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer and the latest 802.11ac wireless for fast Internet connectivity, Asus promises it'll be fast and easy to get things done with their F555 laptop, currently discounted 32%.

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The all-out battle for game realism takes two dramatic steps forward

Battlefield 1 by Electronic Arts and the Sony PlayStation are competing for your attention. Which one offers the most immersion?

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19% off HooToo Shuttle Type C Hub With Charging, HDMI Output, Card Reader, 3 USB 3.0 Ports - Deal Alert

Charge or power your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals, transferring data, or even extending/mirroring your screen to an external display in 4k. This all-in-one adapter is currently discounted 19% on Amazon.

phone repair kit

42% off 17-Piece Precision Smartphone Repair Kit For iPhone, Android, Samsung and Others - Deal Alert

Save money by repairing your own device. This 17-piece tool set is heavy duty, lightly magnetic, and highly rated from over 450 people on Amazon. Currently listed at 42% off its typical list price.

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Tesla's fully autonomous cars: How they work and when they'll be available

Tesla has announced that all new cars it manufactures will come with the hardware to be fully autonomous, but that doesn't mean the automaker is going to enable the software for fully self-driving cars just yet.

smoke detector

44% off First Alert Dual Photoelectric and Ionization Sensor Smoke Alarm - Deal Alert

While all smoke alarms are designed to detect smoke, this alarm makes use of both ionization and photoelectric sensors to offer the earliest warning, regardless of the type of fire.

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56% off Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Laptop Desk/Stand/Table - Deal Alert

This desk is designed to allow you to set up an office anywhere! It is easy to carry, with a light weight aluminum frame. While this device makes a perfect desk for your laptop.

cable modem

25% off ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem - Deal Alert

The SURFboard SB6190 is the first Gigabit+ Cable Modem available in retail. It's capable of download speeds up to 1.4 Gbps, and is compatible with major US Cable Internet Providers like Xfinity by Comcast, Time Warner, Cox,...


Google Pixel Camera Shootout

We take the Pixel XL into the lab and square it off against the iPhone 7 Plus, LG V20, and Galaxy S7 Edge.

Computerworld Podcast: Mingis on Tech

Mingis on Tech: Guns get smart, Sony does VR

What happens when you marry fingerprint readers and RFID chips with guns? You get a smarter gun. And Sony rolls out a virtual reality setup that might just hit the sweet spot in terms of price and performance.

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