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Mingis on Tech: Windows 10 turns 1 -- now what?

It's been a year since Windows 10 rolled out. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis talks with Windows expert Preston Gralla about Microsoft's OS and what's new in the Anniversary Update.

3 ways to remove Windows 10's default apps

Microsoft makes it easy to remove some apps, but for others, you'll need assistance from a third-party utility.

Why You'll Want Windows 10's Anniversary Update

Windows Ink, Cortana, and Microsoft Edge: Here's why you'll want Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

This trick will stop Windows 10 Automatic Updates, but be careful

A little white lie could save Windows 10 Home users from automatic updates, but it comes with big responsibilities. Watch for the full details.

2 ways to get out of Windows 10 Safe Mode

You went into Windows Safe Mode to fix something, and now you can't get out. Luckily, you have two emergency exits. Watch for more details.

The Full Nerd: Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, AMD vs. Nvidia and world's largest hard drive

This week on the Full Nerd, Brad, Alaina and Gordon discuss rumors of Kaby Lake-X

PCWorld Show Episode 21: The Windows 10 upgrade gets serious, AMD's RX 480 is fast and cheap, and suing Apple is easy, right?

The PC world is popping in Episode 21 of the PCWorld Show. Windows 10's free upgrade ends soon, and Microsoft settles one user's beef for $10,000. AMD's $200 graphics card is a steal and a half. Finally, a Florida man seems to think getting $10 billion out of Apple will be a piece of cake. Editor in chief Jon Phillips, executive editor Melissa Riofrio, and senior editor Brad Chacos hash it out here.

Huawei MateBook review: This stylish Surface clone loses some substance in its design

Faux-leather accents and clean, white lines are nice, but the accessories fall short in some key ways.

The Full Nerd Episode 3: Will Smith, VR, and a $500 gaming PC

This week on The Full Nerd, we do a deep dive with one Will Smith and how he's creating a VR talk show and we talk about a $500 eSports PC build.

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58% off RAVPower FileHub Wireless Hard Drive, WiFi Bridge & Sharing Media Streamer - Deal Alert

This action packed file hub is highly rated, and dramatically discounted now on Amazon.

Intel’s 10-core chip is a monster performer at an insane price

Intel's Broadwell-E sets a new standard with its 10 cores' worth of horsepower. It'd better be fast, for the price you'll pay.

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Highly Rated, Dramatically Discounted Adapters - Deal Alert

Our picks for the best adapters and connectors, highly rated and dramatically discounted on Amazon.

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75% off Opolar LC06 Laptop Fan Cooler with Temperature Display - Deal Alert

This highly rated laptop fan quietly and rapidly reduces both surface and internal temperature by 18 to 50 F degrees in minutes. It currently lists for just $29.99.

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25% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.

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29% off FlashForge Finder 3D Home Printer - Deal Alert

The FlashForge Finder is a user-friendly, home-friendly, and wallet-friendly 3D printer, designed for beginners.

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76% off Intel Compute Stick - Deal Alert

The Intel Compute Stick is a tiny device the size of a pack of gum that can transform any HDMI TV or display into a complete computer. It's regular list price of $490 on Amazon has been dramatically reduced to just $115.90.

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Chromebooks surge past Macs in the U.S. for the first time

Chromebooks outsold Macs in the early months of 2016, according to IDC. But the victory comes with a few caveats.

Which Mac should I buy?

Which Mac should you buy?

Trying to decide which Mac to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Find out which Mac is best for you.

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The nightmare of rogue USB-C cables and adapters will end soon

The wave of rogue USB-C products that could pose a risk to PCs and mobile devices hasn't gone unnoticed, and the USB Implementers Forum has taken steps to eradicate the issue.

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55% off Tripp Lite Rotatable Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Deal Alert

This power strip has a built-in surge protector, 6 rotatable outlets, an extra long 8 foot cord and a USB port for charging portable devices. Currently averages 4.5 out of 5 stars from almost 600 people on Amazon.

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Save 57% on Atrico's Rapid-Charging 6-Port Hub - Deal Alert

This hub/charging station quickly charges various combinations of devices simultaneously.

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48% off APC Back-UPS Pro Uninterruptible Power Supply - Deal Alert

The Back-UPS BR1500G offers guaranteed battery backup and surge protection for high performance computer systems, networks, external storage devices, game consoles and other electronics, and is currently offered at a 48% discount.

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45% off Mini DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI/DVI/VGA Adaptor - Deal Alert

This adaptor is 45% off and will connect Mini DisplayPort / Thunderbolt enabled devices to HDMI, DVI or displays.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: It's faster, it's better, and it has more competition

Microsoft re-engineers the Surface Pro 4 tablet for performance, adding a new Intel Skylake processor, an improved Type Cover, and even a better Surface Dock.

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The Power Mac G5 is one of Apple's best designs

Crack open Apple's classic tower and behold the attention to detail.