Dieter HolgerStaff Writer, PCWorld

Dieter is a staff writer covering consumer tech, apps, and services.

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Best DNA testing kits: Discover the secrets stored in your genes

At-home DNA testing has rapidly become a popular way to learn more about your ethnic background and heritage. We took numerous different tests to evaluate and compare their services.

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Best organizer bags, fanny packs, and pouches for your gear

For most of us, even our most pared-down tech includes not just a phone, but also cables, adapters, and other sundry accessories. This is where an accessory pouch, bag, or organizer comes in. We've rounded up some of our favorites.

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Best iPhone screen protectors: Keep your screen flawless

Screen protectors are a hassle, but a necessary hassle. To keep your display pristine, we've rounded up our favorite screen protectors for the iPhone.

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FamilyTreeDNA review: Unique genealogical collaboration, but an outdated interface

FamilyTreeDNA is the oldest consumer genetic geneaology company, and its age can show for the wrong reasons. But there are still some great features to consider. Read our review to learn more.

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Best photo book printing service: Cherish your memories in a DIY project

It's easier than ever to transform your photos into a pro-grade, coffee table-style photo book. But not all services are created equal. PCWorld reviewed photo book services to find the best money can buy.

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Best iPhone XR cases: Top picks in every style

At 6.1-inches large, the iPhone XR comes in six stunning colors. We rounded up some of the best iPhone XR cases available right now.

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23andMe vs. AncestryDNA: What's the difference?

23andMe and AncestryDNA are the two most popular DNA tests in the world. But there are some key differences you should know before buying one or the other.

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Best cases and sleeves for MacBook, MacBook Air, and Macbook Pro: Keep safe and stylish with our top picks

There are an overwhelming number of cases and sleeves for the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air. We got hands on and picked out some the best MacBook cases money can buy.

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DNA testing for ancestry is more detailed for white people. Here’s why, and how it's changing

23andMe and AncestryDNA are the most popular DNA tests in the world. But right now, their results appear biased toward people of European descent. Here's what's being done about it.

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23andMe, our favorite DNA test, is a whopping 50 percent off right now

23andMe's exceptional Ancestry + Health test service is down to just $100 on Amazon for Black Friday. That's a stunning price for a DNA test that'll only get better with time.

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AncestryDNA review: The largest DNA database for finding relatives and heritage

AncestryDNA is easily the most popular DNA testing kit out there. We reviewed the kit and its service and were impressed with the results, services, and privacy controls.

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23andMe review: It lives up to the hype of DNA testing

23andMe is the second-most popular DNA testing service in the world. Its large database of users and comprehensive DNA test make it our favorite DNA test.

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iPad Pro cases: What you can buy now for the new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPads

Apple's latest iPad Pros are here and there are already some excellent cases and covers you can buy. We put together some tasty picks to help you decide.

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How 'free' Wi-Fi hotspots can track your location even when you aren't connected

Some free Wi-Fi hotspots are tracking the locations of users who've signed on even if they're no longer connected. PCWorld investigates how this happens.

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Best iPhone XS cases: Our top picks in all styles

Bought the new iPhone XS? You're going to need a case to protect it. Luckily, we've found some of the best iPhone XS cases money can buy.