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Kensington SD1500 USB-C Mobile Dock review: Great for the traveling MacBook presenter

A new MacBook dock can handle a 4K display, VGA, and Ethernet, but lacks passthrough power.

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iPad Pro or MacBook? The best Apple gear for college

Heading to college? Take the right tech. We'll tell you what Macs and iPads to buy today—and what to pass on until it's updated.

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Kindle Oasis review: Amazon's newest e-reader is nearly perfect

The Oasis makes reading a pleasure, but its free 3G only works inside the United States.

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Drift Compass review: Inexpensive, wearable camera for everyday life underwhelms

This camera's attempt to be inconspicuous is marred by usability and image quality issues.

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MX Master review: Logitech’s mouse is smooth, sturdy, and versatile

Five customizable buttons and two scrollwheels make this mouse very handy.

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TomTom Bandit Action Cam review: Shoot, edit, and share your action video in minutes

All it takes to edit a video is a shake of your iPhone.

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Even earphones tune into your ears to deliver the perfect sound

Using proprietary software, these earphones augment audio to create a personalized experience, based on how we hear different frequencies.

AMD's Radeon RX 480 is the best damned $200 video card we’ve ever seen

The Radeon RX 480 democratizes the pixel

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.

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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Fitbit Alta review: My favorite Fitbit by far

By focusing on style and nailing the basics, Fitbit has a winner with the new Alta fitness band.

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Misfit Ray review: This fitness band looks like a bracelet, but trades function for style

Misfit's focus on fashion hobbles the Ray, which relies on vibration and LED lights to communicate with you.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 enterprise features

CIO.com's Sarah White takes a closer look at Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 all-in-one device to see how it fits into enterprise IT.

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Withings Body Cardio scale review: Goes way beyond weight, for a price

This $180 scale gives you a "mini annual physical" every day, which is probably more than most people need. But it's really, really cool.

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The MonoShot review: Versatile, lightweight, and affordable smartphone tripod

A versatile mini-tripod for smartphones and GoPro cameras that’s small enough to take with you almost everywhere.

Rapid Review: Phillips QD Monitor

Philips says its 276E6 display is the world's first 'quantum dot' monitor, and it's designed to deliver pro-quality colors at a consumer price point. This short video review shows how the E6 shines — and where it falls short.

Hardcore Hardware: The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 is irresponsibly fast

Seven point two billion transistors. State-of-the-art 16nm process. And nothing but absolutely pure bad-assery.

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Adonit Pixel review: Nothing beats Apple Pencil, but this stylus comes close

For serious writers and artists, the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil combination is impossible to beat. But Adonit's stylus wins for backwards compatibility and improved features.

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5 travel backpacks designed to carry your MacBook

It's the start of summer travel season, and you don't have to leave your laptop behind.

Hardcore Hardware: HTC's Vive has made me a VR believer

VR is finally here, and it's sure to make you the most popular nerd on the block.

Rapid review: Uno Noteband wearable

In this quick video review, CIO.com Managing Editor Al Sacco goes hands-on with the Uno Noteband wearable notification monitor and fitness tracker.

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X-Doria Engage Folio Lux review: This wallet case for iPhone 6/6s looks great but is low on utility

The Engage Folio Lux's see-through backing does let you see all of your iPhone, but unfortunately that's not enough to make up for its shortcomings.