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Best Deals of the Week, October 17th - October 21st - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 17th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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20% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power is lost.

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Lyft customers face potential hack from recycled phone numbers

Giving up an old cell phone number for a new one may seem harmless. But for Lyft customers, it can potentially expose their accounts to complete strangers.

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Wacom Bamboo Slate review: Smartpad marries traditional note-taking to online output

Clipboard style smartpad bridges the gap between handwriting and keyboarding, but clunky software tarnishes the results.

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How Minecraft unlocks creativity and collaboration in classrooms

Microsoft's smash sandbox is expanding to more schools, and teachers claim real benefits.

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How to merge iPhoto and Photo libraries on a Mac

A reader has enormous photo libraries, and wants to merge and trim them while archiving parts.


Pixelmania: It keeps getting better

You should buy five of them.

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Logitech to release an Alexa skill for its Harmony Hub-based universal remote controls

Own an Echo and a Logitech Harmony Hub-based universal remote? You can now control your entertainment system with voice commands.


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Get fake rich making fake videos in the really tedious PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator

If YouTube stardom is nothing but ticking timers and video ads, then count us out.

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Apple issues macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update

The 1.25GB update includes several bug fixes and improvements.

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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 $17.

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Apple releases watchOS 3.1 update

Bug fixes and improvements for the Apple Watch.

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Apple Watch Nike+ hits the ground running on Oct. 28

Apple and Nike partnered to make a running-focused edition of the Apple Watch Series 2, which will be available around the world this Friday.

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Portrait Camera now available for iPhone 7 as Apple releases iOS 10.1 update

There’s plenty of other reasons to install the update, even if you’re not an iPhone 7 user.

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Photo shootout: We tested Portrait mode with an iPhone 7 Plus fashion shoot

Just for fun, we pushed Portrait mode to the limit and compared the results to a DSLR. The results made our photographer jealous.