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Logitech officially discontinues its line of Harmony universal remotes

Logitech promises to continue supporting its Harmony service for “as long as customers are using it.”

Online backup: We test the best services—Carbonite, iDrive, and Backblaze

Online backup is an essential hedge against physical data disaster. Whether it’s an act of theft or an act of God (earthquakes, floods, hard-drive devouring locusts), you never know what could hit your PC or phone, and when. This is an especially important issue for mobile-centric users, who stand to lose a lot of their digital possessions if their...

Corsair K65 RGB Mini: Hands-on with the 60-percent mechanical gaming keyboard

Mechanical gaming keyboards are the way to go if you’re looking for a superior typing or gaming experience, and size doesn’t always matter. Corsair’s K65 RGB Mini is a 60-percent mechanical keyboard—meaning it trims off some of the keys and focuses on offering a smaller footprint compared to a full-size keyboard with a dedicated function key row and...

What’s the fastest solution for local or private game streaming? | Ask an expert

Q: What’s the fastest solution for local or private game streaming?A: All options work pretty well. You can pick whichever suits your preference (Steam Remote Play, AMD Link, Nvidia GameStream, etc), as the service is less of a restricting factor for speed than your network setup. As with cloud gaming, you can run into issues with local or private game...

Pioneer DJ VM-70 powered speaker review: This versatile speaker delivers accurate sound at a reasonable price

The VM-70 offers pleasing sound for recreational listening along with the sonic definition and connections you look for in a studio monitor—all at an affordable price.

You should probably buy your memory now before prices get worse

After months of warnings that DRAM prices would spike, prices are, in fact, edging up again. We looked on camelcamelcamel at historical memory prices for the top 10 RAM modules sold on Amazon, and they're all trending upward. For example, we looked at historical pricing of a pair of 16GB DDR4/3200 G.Skill TridentZ RGB modules, which were introduced...

Another day, another data breach. Here’s how to see if you’ve been exposed

In early April, security experts made public the details of yet another Facebook data breach, this one affecting over half a billion users. As originally reported by Business Insider, personal information on 533 million Facebook users spanning 106 countries surfaced in a hacking forum, with records including email addresses, phone numbers, full names,...

How to install a power supply in your PC

Don’t underestimate the importance of your PC’s power source. A good power supply serves as the cornerstone for a low-maintenance and highly reliable computer. But more often than not, boxed, pre-built desktops ship with the cheapest power supplies that meet the criteria of their product warranties.This means that two or three years after buying your...

Wyze Home Monitoring review: A tremendous value for the price, if you can live with its limitations

Focused primarily on home security, this wireless system also supports smart lighting.

Which CPU do I have and how fast is it? How to check

Do you know which CPU you have, and how fast it runs?  And is it fast enough to run Windows 10 at a capable clip? The latter question we can answer right away: As long as you have a PC-compatible CPU manufactured in the last five years, there’s little reason to think it can’t run Windows 10. The minimum Windows 10 processor spec is just 1GHz, after...

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