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Cortana takes the fight to Alexa with the Microsoft Home Hub
— 9:16 AM on December 5, 2016

Until now, Microsoft has been relegated to bit player status in the emerging digital home assistant sector, with the lion's share of attention going to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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Zalman's ZM-K900M RGB LED gaming keyboard reviewed
— 7:07 PM on December 1, 2016

Zalman's ZM-K900M keyboard hides a huge range of hardware-controlled backlight and macro modes underneath an unassuming exterior. We took it for a spin to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Riing RGB Radiator Premium fans bring the IoT to the PC
— 12:00 PM on November 29, 2016

If you're going to go with RGB-illuminated case fans, you might as well see how far the rabbit hole goes. Thermaltake's Riing LED RGB Radiator...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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MSI seeks to Shield M.2 SSDs from thermal throttling
— 11:00 AM on November 29, 2016

A good bit of the PC enthusiast product space is devoted to solving problems most computer users rarely experience or notice. The proliferation of mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage

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X2 Magic Lantern fans add a shot of color to PCs on the cheap
— 12:12 PM on November 28, 2016

Dutch PC component X2 is looking to inject a little wizardry and a lot of light into users' PC cases with its new Magic...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Antec budget CPU heatsinks look cool in shades of blue
— 1:00 PM on November 25, 2016

Antec may be best known for its cases, but the manufacturer has other product lines on offer, too. The company is launching an all-out assault...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Rosewill's RK-9000V2 RGB mechanical keyboard reviewed
— 10:14 AM on November 23, 2016

Rosewill's RK-9000V2 RGB keyboard adds fancy lighting effects and an extensive built-in macro programming toolkit to one of our favorite Cherry MX-equipped mechanical keyboards. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Microsoft's Windows 10 VR headsets won't require a high-end rig
— 9:02 AM on November 22, 2016

Microsoft announced a partnership earlier this fall with companies like Asus, Lenovo, and HP to bring cheaper virtual reality headsets to the market, along...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Thermalright AXP-100H Muscle keeps it on the down-blow
— 3:58 PM on November 21, 2016

Say what you will about Thermalright, but the company listens to its fans. The low-profile AXP-100R down-draft heatsink wouldn't fit on certain high-end motherboard...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Drive like Verstappen with the Thrustmaster TS-PC Racer wheel
— 2:16 PM on November 17, 2016

Playing racing games with a gamepad is doable and entertaining enough. A proper racing wheel is where it's at, though. Thrustmaster's simulator gear has always...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Lepa NeoIllusion cooler shines with remote-controlled RGB LEDs
— 11:28 AM on November 17, 2016

PC component vendor Lepa has a new CPU cooler for those who feel like copper and aluminum are boring. The company's NeoIllusion CPU cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation as a Platinum member
— 9:30 AM on November 17, 2016

Linux and Microsoft were, for years, fully at odds with each other. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer considered Linux a bigger threat to Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Pro 140 completes the MasterLiquid CLC quartet
— 2:54 PM on November 16, 2016

Some of you may have already read our review of the Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 240 and 280 CLCs. If you have, and you'd...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Cooler Master's MasterLiquid Pro 240 and Pro 280 CPU coolers reviewed
— 6:59 PM on November 15, 2016

Cooler Master's MasterLiquid Pro 240 and MasterLiquid Pro 280 CPU coolers bring fresh thinking to nearly every part of the closed-loop liquid cooler. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Corsair K55 keyboard and Harpoon mouse make RGB LEDs attainable
— 12:30 PM on November 11, 2016

Corsair's new K55 RGB keyboard and Harpoon RGB mouse offer prospective buyers the bling factor of 16.7 million colors without the swollen sticker...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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G.Skill KM570 RGB keyboard goes for rainbow-lit simplicity
— 11:29 AM on November 11, 2016

G.skill joined the rapidly-expanding world of backlit mechanical keyboards earlier this year with the Ripjaws KM780R. Now,  the company is looking to fill out...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Cooler Master's MasterLiquid Maker 92 CPU cooler reviewed
— 6:48 PM on November 10, 2016

Cooler Master's MasterLiquid Maker 92 reimagines where liquid-cooling systems can fit by putting a pump, radiator, and fans into a footprint no larger than the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Xigmatek Tyr SD1264B heatsink loses the love handles
— 1:00 PM on November 10, 2016

Xigmatek is announcing a new version of its 120-mm Tyr heatsink, designated the Tyr SD1264B. The redesign addresses long-standing complaints about overly large tower...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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