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Intel NUC6i7KYK review: This Skull Canyon NUC smashes all mini-PC preconceptions

Intel’s Skylake Core i7 NUC is talented across the board.

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The horror-movie streaming service Shudder serves up phantasmic scare fare

If you love quality horror films, this streaming service is worth the price of admission.

SOFTWARE

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Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon brings new selection tools and a retouch extension for Photos

Pixelmator Team just released a major update to our favorite image-editing app for Mac.

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QuarkXPress 2016 review: New features help your documents look their best

Converting PDF, EPS, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office items to native QuarkXPress items highlights this fast, stable upgrade.

HARDWARE

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The legendary Omen line comes back in force with stylish new HP gaming PCs

HP's late 2014 laptop was an omen of what was to come: a revamped gaming platform with new devices rolling out this summer.

HARDWARE

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The fantastic $35 Raspberry Pi 3 mini-PC may soon get official Android support

Google appears to be developing a version of Android for the Raspberry Pi 3, but nobody knows what it will be for.

ENTERTAINMENT

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Report: Apple considered buying Time Warner, owner of HBO and CNN

According to a new report, Eddy Cue proposed bidding for Time Warner, the second largest media company after Disney.

CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY

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Apple could have trouble opening Apple Stores in India

The company reportedly won't be exempt from requirements that 30 percent of products be locally sourced.

HARDWARE

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The Backpack PC is a portable VR rig that leads MSI’s VR and gaming lineup at Computex

That's right, you could break free of that display-cable tether by carrying your VR rig with you.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Latest Product Reviews

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Key Ingredient kitchen tablet review: Yummy recipes can't rescue this crummy tablet

Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.