Computers

Razer Kraken X review: A no-frills take on a headset that had few frills to... The Razer Kraken has long been a favorite of people buying a gaming headset on the cheap. Listing at $80, and often discounted even lower, it’s one of the cheaper name-brand headsets on the market.But what if it were even ...
Fluance Ai60 Bluetooth speaker review: Large and in charge! This pair of powered Bluetooth speakers has the look, feel, and sound of a high-end product without a high-end price.
How to use a Nintendo Switch Pro controller with a PC Many people play games on PC with a mouse and keyboard, but some genres are just better suited to controllers. If you’ve got a Nintendo Switch Pro controller, you can put it to work with your Windows computer in barely ...
5G could make the iPad a better PC than the MacBook With rumors that 5G is coming to the iPad next year, Apple's tablet could finally be the ultimate mobile computer.
Sonos Arc review: A great soundbar for any home theater, even if it’s not all... You’ll likely need a newer TV that supports eARC to get the best that this soundbar can deliver.
PlayOn gives cord-cutters an offline DVR, but it's pricey How to download from Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services to your TV with PlayOn.
Privacy.com review: Burner debit cards made easy The internet can be a dangerous place for your debit card. When a phishing site isn't enticing you to hand over your account info, credit card databases are getting hacked. Privacy.com from Pay With Privacy, Inc. offers a solution to ...
Why you can't get a 1440p laptop: Blame 4K TVs If you’ve tried to buy a nice Windows laptop in the past few years, there’s a good chance you’ve agonized over display resolutions.Buy a laptop with a 4K display, and you’ll get a picture so sharp that individual pixels become ...
Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest The gaming laptop landscape is experiencing an earthquake-like shift. With the near-simultaneous launches of AMD’s Ryzen 4000 and Intel’s Comet Lake-H mobile CPUs, we have a real fight for the first time ever, focusing onRyzen 4000’s cores vs. Comet Lake-H’s clock speeds. ...
The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more The best laptops of 2020 are experiencing a seismic shift. With the near-simultaneous launches of AMD's Ryzen 4000 and Intel's Comet Lake-H mobile CPUs, we have a real fight for the first time ever: Ryzen 4000's cores vs. Intel's clock speeds. At ...
Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more Antivirus software is nearly as crucial as a PC’s operating system. Even if you’re well aware of potential threats and practice extreme caution, some threats just can’t be prevented without the extra help of an AV program—or a full antivirus ...
The best SSDs of 2020 Switching to a solid-state drive is the best upgrade you can make for your PC. These wondrous devices obliterate long boot times, speed up how fast your programs and games load, and generally makes your computer feel fast. But not ...
Microsoft begins pushing the 'new' Microsoft Edge browser to all Windows 10 PCs Microsoft has begun rolling out the “new” Microsoft Edge to Windows 10 PCs, as part of its planned replacement strategy outlined earlier this year.Microsoft began updating PCs to the new Edge in January. It began with PCs still running the April ...
Outlook organization tips: 5 ways to tame the email pile Microsoft's Outlook is an irreplaceable tool for countless organizations and a veritable legion of people around the globe—but it's not a beloved one by any stretch. Nobody actually enjoys sifting through a stuffed inbox or responding to meeting requests all day ...
SmartDry laundry sensor review: This quick fix can make your old, dumb clothes dryer smart(er) This inexpensive wireless sensor can reduce the amount of energy your home consumes drying your laundry.
The best USB-C hubs for your laptop or tablet A USB-C hub allows you to add connections and ports that your laptop or tablet lacks: an HDMI connection, for example, or an SD card slot. But it's also important to know whether what you're looking for is a true ...
Epic will give away the next Total War game for free on launch day Epic keeps finding ways to surprise me. You'd think simply "giving games away for free" would be enough, and yet the bar keeps rising higher and higher. In May, Epic gave away copies of Civilization VI and Grand Theft Auto ...
Facebook's Manage Activity lets you easily delete or archive posts and photos Facebook on Tuesday introduced what it’s calling “Manage Activity,” a way for Facebook users either to archive or entirely delete older posts that they simply want expunged from the social network.Facebook, which came under fire for refusing to take down ...
How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now How to sideload HBO Max on Fire TV while Amazon and WarnerMedia fight over money.
Google's latest Android features are too vital to be Pixel-only Google just introduced a number of great updates to Android, but only for its own Pixel product line. While that’s awesome for Pixel users, it shuts out the rest of the Android community from important upgrades.There was a time when new ...
Skyroam Solis Lite The Skyroam Solis Lite is a solid international hotspot you can buy or rent, with long battery life and widespread coverage that offers unlimited LTE data in over 130 countries.
Brother DSmobile DS-940DW Brother's feature-rich, manual-feed DS-940DW portable document scanner makes scans (and processes them) quickly, and it comes with all the software you'll need for most tasks. It's a terrific value.
Acer Aspire TC-885-UA92 The Acer Aspire TC-885-UA92 is our top pick among budget desktops for its excellent value, delivering speedy performance and a solid feature set at a very reasonable price.
Sony FE 20mm F1.8 G The Sony FE 20mm F1.8 G is a sharp, bright lens with a wide angle of view. It's a top-end performer and a fine addition to your camera kit.
Doom Eternal (for PC) Doom Eternal tops its predecessor by featuring larger maps filled with secrets, more ultra-violent weapons, and a huge variety of demons to slay. It is 2020's most extreme, first-person shooter.
Dell Precision 7920 Tower (2020) Dell's Precision 7920 Tower workstation is a dual-CPU monster for tasks that can leverage its server-grade hardware and require maximum reliability. Just be prepared for sticker shock if you go all-in like on our test model.
Adobe Lightroom Classic Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom remains the gold standard in pro photo workflow software. It's a complete package, with top-notch organization tools, state of-the-art adjustments, and all the output and printing options you'd want.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ The Samsung Galaxy S20+ is pricey, but it's the first phone that's a solid investment in the 5G future.
Flo by Moen Smart Water Detector The Flo by Moen Smart Water Detector will let you know when something in your house has sprung a leak, and when used with the Flo Smart Water Shutoff valve, it will prevent further damage by turning off your water ...
NordVPN NordVPN wraps a slick client around a strong collection of security features and an enormous network of servers. It's an excellent VPN that's working hard to rebuild its reputation after a breach.