Cyber Monday Sale: Use code to save 40% off a lifetime of WordPress hosting 2021-12-03
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You can’t have a website without first securing a host. But hosting fees are expensive, which is only made worse when website owners are forced to renew annually. And that’s what makes Rootpal WordPress Hosting such a breath of fresh air, and especially right now since the cost of their lifetime subscription has been reduced by 40 […] FTC sues to halt Nvidia Arm purchase 2021-12-03
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Arguing that innovation and competition would be harmed, the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to scuttle a proposed purchase of Arm by graphics-giant Nvidia. The federal agency charged with anti-trust enforcement said it made its decision to intervene in order to protect key technologies for data centers and driver-assisted cars, among other essential semiconductors. […] The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more 2021-12-03
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With Windows 11 officially here, you might think all the best laptops would now be shipping with it, but we’re actually seeing many notebook vendors still offering both operating systems. Yes, many come with Windows 11. Some, however, still ship with Windows 10, but obviously include the option to upgrade them (though you may not […] Windows 11 is getting minor (but much-needed) Start and taskbar upgrades 2021-12-03
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Microsoft is testing a Windows update that will bring the taskbar clock back to secondary monitors Windows 11, and will offer the ability to get rid of the “Recommended” documents on the Start menu. Well, not entirely. Microsoft’s Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22509 for the Dev Channel was announced on Wednesday, devoted almost entirely […] Best laptop deals: Top picks from budget to extreme 2021-12-03
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Whether you’re buying a new laptop for school or trying to find a high-end gaming laptop, the holidays can be the best time of the year to find laptop deals. This year, more so than years before, you should act fast. The ongoing supply chain shortages mean that there may be fewer PCs as the […] Nvidia makes the 12GB GeForce RTX 2060 unofficially official 2021-12-03
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How hard is it to get a new graphics card right now? Hard enough that Nvidia is sending its product line almost literally backward. After weeks of rumors, a new version of the GeForce RTX 2060 — which was first released in January of 2019 — appeared on the official Nvidia spec page. It has […] Boost your broadcasts with the Blue Yeti X mic for $95 2021-12-03
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If you want a USB microphone for more than just streaming, Best Buy is the place to be today. The online retailer is selling the Blue Yeti X World of Warcraft edition for $95. That’s about $45 cheaper than you’ll play elsewhere. We took a look at Yeti X as part of our round-up of […] This Dell laptop with RTX graphics is just $899 2021-12-03
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If you want a solid luxury business machine that can also do some gaming on the side, Dell’s got you covered today. The computer company is selling its Vostro 7510 laptop with a Tiger Lake Core i7 and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 for $899. That’s a fantastic price for a laptop with these specs. […] Stay focused with these 5 Google Chrome extensions 2021-12-03
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Nowadays, working from home is pretty darn common. While remote work definitely has its perks (nothing beats wearing comfy pajama bottoms all day), it has its downfalls too. Do you ever find yourself getting absorbed in a juicy Twitter thread or being sucked down a wormhole of countless dog-themed TikToks? If Google Chrome is your […] Windows 10 settings superguide: Get personal with your PC 2021-12-03
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If there’s one section of Windows 10’s Settings app that could be considered “fun” it would have to be the Personalization section. This is where you get to make your PC yours by setting the background image, choosing a color scheme, and getting the lock screen to behave just the way you like it. Let’s […] Save 40% off this PC user data migration tool on Cyber Monday 2021-12-03
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Get a bit of a thrill when you buy a new computer? Sure, everyone does. But transferring user data from an old system to a new one can be a hassle, especially in a business environment where time is money. That’s why we recommend PCMover for Business. And right now is the perfect time to get […] Razer and Qualcomm show off a Snapdragon-powered Steam Deck clone 2021-12-03
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AMD’s semi-custom chips power both the Xbox and PlayStation, as well as Valve’s hotly anticipated Steam Deck. Qualcomm’s processors can be found inside many phones, including those designed for gaming. Now Qualcomm is muscling its way into the middle ground too, announcing a chip for handheld consoles (yes, like the Steam Deck) called the Snapdragon […] Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 promises 85% more PC performance 2021-12-03
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On Wednesday, Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor platform for PCs, claiming that the chip will offer up to 85 percent more performance than the prior generation. That’s good, given that the pandemic severely undercut the value proposition of Snapdragon-powered PCs—long battery life and always-on mobile connectivity—as office work life moved to the […] Razer CEO says gaming laptop prices will spike in 2022 2021-12-03
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It’s not as if we needed to be told that the chip shortage is causing increased prices for electronics and computer hardware, but thanks to Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan for spelling it out. In a tweet forecasting the direction of his company’s self-branded line of stylish gaming laptops, the executive stated flat-out that increased component […] Behold! 12 days of awesome tech gifts, chosen by the PCWorld editors 2021-12-03
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The anticipation. The intrigue. The sheer insanity. To celebrate the holidays, the PCWorld editors—along with guest appearances from TechHive and Tech Advisor staffers—have chosen the 12 gifts they’d most like to give their friends and family. It’s all wrapped up in our Hack the Holiday landing page, where day after day we reveal video “unwrappings” […] Microsoft Edge’s new buy now, pay later tool has users fuming 2021-12-03
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Microsoft has been working diligently to make Edge a more viable alternative to the likes of Firefox and Chrome, going so far as to completely rewrite it based on Chromium code. The company is also looking to differentiate its official browser by loading it with helpful tools for online shoppers — a strategy that could […] Save $100 on the Apple Watch Series 6 at Best Buy 2021-12-03
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If you’re looking to pick up a swanky Apple Watch, now is the perfect time to do it. Best Buy is currently selling the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 with the navy blue sport band for $299. The Apple Watch is easily the best smartwatch you can get. While the Series 7 has supplanted the […] Get this Chromebook with a beautiful 1080p touchscreen for $169 2021-12-03
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done, but we’re still seeing some surprising deals. Best Buy has one such deal. The big box retailer is selling a 14-inch Lenovo Chromebook 3 with a touchscreen for $169. That’s $150 off of the sticker price and a great value for a touch-based laptop. It’s rocking 4GB RAM […] Best external SSD for gaming 2021-12-03
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If you run out of space on your gaming laptop or you simply want an easy way to make your game library portable, an external SSD provides an easy way to expand storage without the hassles. But choosing an external SSD involves a dizzying headache of options, and making a poor choice can leave you […] 5 free Photoshop alternatives for Windows 2021-12-03
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Photoshop is an absolute staple of modern graphic design, an industry standard for over 30 years. It’s also insanely expensive: no longer available as a stand-alone program, you’ll pay Adobe a minimum of $120 every year to use it as a part of a Creative Cloud subscription. That’s a lot of dough to drop, especially […]