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low-cost computer

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Hackers could sniff out your passwords if you're typing nearby

The keysniffer attack picks up your passwords when you type on a wireless keyboard. But hackers have to sneak up pretty close to make it work.

By July 26, 2016

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Best computer accessories of 2016

The term "peripherals" is wide-reaching on purpose to include all the accessories that will surely complete any home office or entertainment set up. Our CNET Editors have tallied the scores and provided their top picks in the list below.

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How Alienware's gaming PCs kept their cool

The company, known for its distinctive alien head logo and edgy designs, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Now owned by Dell, Alienware envisions even more of its PCs -- thanks to VR -- in our futures.

By June 10, 2016

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Add 128GB of flash storage to any PC for under $30

Thanks to a big drop in storage prices and drive sizes, you can now easily (and inexpensively) expand a desktop, laptop or Chromebook. Here's the secret to choosing the right drive.

By April 25, 2016

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How the Amazon Dash button works

​Appliance Science: Push button, order stuff. The Amazon Dash Button makes ordering things as simple as pressing a button when you realize you are running low. Appliance Science looks at how it works.

By June 1, 2016

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Oculus exec Mary Lou Jepsen resigns to cure diseases

Departure comes amid exploding interest in taking headset-wearing users to computer-generated environments.

By May 5, 2016

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Facebook, Samsung prepare to sell virtual reality to the masses

Two of the world's largest tech companies have teamed up to sell their $100 Gear VR device to everyday consumers. Will people buy it?

By November 20, 2015

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Microsoft All-in-One Media keyboard

The Microsoft All-in-One Media keyboard is a keyboard-plus-touchpad combo for home theater PCs that is both low-cost and simple to use.

By May 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2014
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How to run both Chrome OS and Ubuntu on a Chromebook

Google's low-cost computers are capable of doing more than you think. Here's how you can transform a Chromebook into a full-blown Linux laptop.

By March 19, 2014

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Cool Kinect move: Reading sign language in real time

Here's another example of how the Kinect works great as a low-cost Swiss Army Knife for human and computer interaction: the multicamera device reads sign language like a champ.

By July 18, 2013

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Dell unveils low-cost PC in China

The world's second-largest PC maker unveils computer that will sell for as little as about $335.

By March 20, 2007