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Epson FastFoto FF-640 review: Quick, convenient photo scans don’t come cheap

The FastFoto FF-640 combines the world’s fastest photo scanning hardware with Mac and PC software that makes it easy to enhance and organize decades of precious memories in the time it takes to press a button.

A deeper look at Microsoft's Surface Book i7 with Performance Base

CIO.com's Sarah White reflects on her past month using the Microsoft's top-tier hybrid laptop, the Surface Book i7 with Performance Base.

Hands on with Asus' super-cool 2017 motherboard line-up

Big motherboard changes are afoot. Asus shows us USB 3.1 headers, a trick M.2 daughterboard, and a special integrated water block. And there's more! It's all PC enthusiast heaven.

The Phanteks Enthoo Elite is for PC users who like to live large

This big, badass case is built for big, badass PCs.

Opcom's indoor garden system doesn't need soil (and looks totally sci-fi)

The Opcom Grow Wall in an extremely space-efficient hydroponic system that eschews soil entirely, and can accommodate up to 75 different plants, flowers or herbs.

Nvidia Shield: Hands on with the 2nd-gen gaming/video/smart home box

Besides introducing new designs for its box and controller, Nvidia has added smart home control to its TV-connected do-everything hub.

iBuyPower's Snowblind PC case is outrageously cool

Priced at just $250, this optional case includes a 19-inch transparent display, turning your iBuyPower PC into, well, just look at it!

Watch HWbot overclock Kaby Lake CPUs by using liquid nitrogen

These extreme overclockers are putting Kaby Lake to the test in one of the most hardcore competitions we've ever seen.

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OWC Drive Dock with USB 3.1 Gen 1 review: High performance—with the right Mac

Allows two bare internal drives up to 10TB in size to be mounted on Mac or PC without cases from a single cable.

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NuPower 60W USB-C Power Adapter review: Simultaneously charge your MacBook and iPhone with one adapter

An inexpensive and better USB-C replacement AC adapter for the 12-inch MacBook with a Type-A port for simultaneous mobile charging. It's also an option for new MacBook Pros.

Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Innovative touch capabilities trapped in an otherwise basic computer

You use touch all the time on your smartphone and tablet, and now you can do it on the Yoga Book, too, with its combination touch keyboard and drawing surface

Heavyweight battle: Surface Book vs Macbook Pro

Microsoft and Apple have both recently added new devices to their high-end lineups but which machine is better for you? CIO.com senior writer, Sarah White matches these two machines up to see who is the victor.

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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Frederique Constant smartwatch review: Good looks but no brains

Frederique Constant's gorgeous Swiss smartwatch tracks activity and sends you notifications, but its intelligence is more annoying than useful.

Best Gifts Under $25

Awesome tech gifts that cost $25 or less

Tech gifts don't have to break the bank. We've assembled our favorite picks for under $25 that will improve life for your nearest and dearest.

10 tablets for under $500

With the holidays nearing, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White counts down 10 tablets that offer the most bang for your buck. Whether you're a seasoned road warrior or a tablet-toting movie fan, there's a tablet on the list for you.

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13-inch MacBook Pro review: Too many tradeoffs

The entry-level 2016 MacBook Pro—the one without a Touch Bar—compromises on graphics, ports, and RAM speed.

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Vidbox Video Conversion for Mac review: Preserve analog video memories with ease

Have a bunch of video tapes you need to save to your Mac? Vidbox makes it easy.

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BTS Pro review: Bluetooth headphones let you tweak the sound with an app

Sporty Bluetooth 4.2 headphones from 66 Audio let you customize the sound and the button output with an app for iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Nonda Hub+ mini review: The only dock for a 2015 MacBook and a DisplayPort Apple Cinema Display

If you're dying to keep using an older Apple Cinema Display with a 2015 MacBook, the Hub+ Mini is your only choice.

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Satechi Slim Aluminum Type-C Multi-Port Adapter review: Portable MacBook dock makes no compromises

An attractive small package bundles 4K video, USB 3, and passthrough power at an affordable price.

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Fitbit Flex 2 review: Swim-tracking boosts this basic fitness band

Fitbit's $100 Flex 2 is a solid, water-resistant upgrade from the first-gen Flex, but its automatic exercise-tracking needs some work.

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Apple Watch Series 2 review: A faster, brighter fitness machine

Apple's second-generation watch doubles down on fitness with GPS, water-resistance, a dual-core processor, and super-bright display.