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Windows 11 release date: Here's when you can install Microsoft's free update

Windows 11 release date: Here's when you can install Microsoft's free update

Wondering when Windows 11 is coming out? We've got the details on when you can finally say goodbye to Windows 10.

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Samsung's next Galaxy Watch coming this summer has a whole new Google look

Samsung's next Galaxy Watch coming this summer has a whole new Google look

The first look at the One UI Watch interface, which will also arrive on other watches this fall.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 Plus will speed up gaming, AI in high-end 5G phones

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 Plus will speed up gaming, AI in high-end 5G phones

And it will arrive in devices in the third quarter of 2021.

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Apple event recap: AirPods 3, new MacBook Pro, HomePod Mini and everything announced
Apple event recap: AirPods 3, new MacBook Pro, HomePod Mini and everything announced

Apple event recap: AirPods 3, new MacBook Pro, HomePod Mini and everything announced

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Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround
Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround

Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround

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Apple's iPhone 13 lineup: Comparing the iPhone 13 vs. Mini vs. Pro vs. Pro Max
Apple's iPhone 13 lineup: Comparing the iPhone 13 vs. Mini vs. Pro vs. Pro Max

Apple released four iPhone 13 versions. What's the difference?

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AirPods 3 unveiled: Apple's new 2021 earbuds look a lot like the AirPods Pro
AirPods 3 unveiled: Apple's new 2021 earbuds look a lot like the AirPods Pro

AirPods 3 unveiled: Apple's new 2021 earbuds look a lot like the AirPods Pro

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Get Microsoft Office for free: How to get Word, Excel, PowerPoint at no cost
Get Microsoft Office for free: How to get Word, Excel, PowerPoint at no cost

Get Microsoft Office for free: How to get Word, Excel, PowerPoint at no cost

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October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect
October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect

October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect

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New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes
New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes

New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes

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Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements
Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements

Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements

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I switched to the iPhone 13 Mini. Here are 3 things I loved -- and 3 I hated
I switched to the iPhone 13 Mini. Here are 3 things I loved -- and 3 I hated

I switched to the iPhone 13 Mini. Here are 3 things I loved -- and 3 I hated

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This is the best time to buy an M1 Mac Mini -- unless a new one is announced on Monday
This is the best time to buy an M1 Mac Mini -- unless a new one is announced on Monday

This is the best time to buy an M1 Mac Mini -- unless a new one is announced on Monday

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PS5 restock tracker: How to find a console this week
PS5 restock tracker: How to find a console this week

PS5 restock tracker: How to find a console this week

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MacBook Pro 2021: Every rumor we've heard ahead of today's Apple event
MacBook Pro 2021: Every rumor we've heard ahead of today's Apple event

MacBook Pro 2021: Every rumor we've heard ahead of today's Apple event

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Windows 11: Wondering if you really need to upgrade? Here's what to consider
Windows 11: Wondering if you really need to upgrade? Here's what to consider

Windows 11: Wondering if you really need to upgrade? Here's what to consider

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Apple event 2021: Today marks a critical moment for Apple's next M1 Macs
Apple event 2021: Today marks a critical moment for Apple's next M1 Macs

Apple event 2021: Today marks a critical moment for Apple's next M1 Macs

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AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: All the specs and features compared
AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: All the specs and features compared

AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: All the specs and features compared

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M1 Pro and M1 Max: Apple silicon is kicking Intel out of the Mac computer
M1 Pro and M1 Max: Apple silicon is kicking Intel out of the Mac computer

M1 Pro and M1 Max: Apple silicon is kicking Intel out of the Mac computer

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Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Everything Microsoft changed in the new OS
Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Everything Microsoft changed in the new OS

Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Everything Microsoft changed in the new OS

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Microsoft launched Windows 11. Now what? Essential info about the new OS
Microsoft launched Windows 11. Now what? Essential info about the new OS

Microsoft launched Windows 11. Now what? Essential info about the new OS

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8 default Windows 10 settings you need to disable right now
8 default Windows 10 settings you need to disable right now

8 default Windows 10 settings you need to disable right now

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16-inch MacBook Pro: Everything Apple updated for 2021, including M1 Pro, M1 Max chips
16-inch MacBook Pro: Everything Apple updated for 2021, including M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

16-inch MacBook Pro: Everything Apple updated for 2021, including M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

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Windows 11: All best features in Microsoft's new OS and how to use them
Windows 11: All best features in Microsoft's new OS and how to use them

Windows 11: All best features in Microsoft's new OS and how to use them

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Best iPhone for 2021: Which of Apple's 7 phones is right for you?
Best iPhone for 2021: Which of Apple's 7 phones is right for you?

Best iPhone for 2021: Which of Apple's 7 phones is right for you?

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Another Apple event: Oct. 18 could unleash next-gen Silicon Macs
Another Apple event: Oct. 18 could unleash next-gen Silicon Macs

Another Apple event: Oct. 18 could unleash next-gen Silicon Macs

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Should you upgrade to iPhone 13? We compared the last five years of iPhones to find out
Should you upgrade to iPhone 13? We compared the last five years of iPhones to find out

Is the iPhone 13 worth it? We compare it to iPhones 12 through 7 to find out

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'This PC can't run Windows 11' error: How to fix the problem with TPM and Secure Boot
'This PC can't run Windows 11' error: How to fix the problem with TPM and Secure Boot

'This PC can't run Windows 11' error: How to fix the problem with TPM and Secure Boot

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Best laptop 2021: The 14 laptops we recommend
Best laptop 2021: The 14 laptops we recommend

Best laptop 2021: The 14 laptops we recommend

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Best true wireless earbuds for 2021
Best true wireless earbuds for 2021

Best true wireless earbuds for 2021

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CNET Deal Days: Two days of pre-Black Friday deals start Oct. 19
CNET Deal Days: Two days of pre-Black Friday deals start Oct. 19

CNET Deal Days: Two days of pre-Black Friday deals start Oct. 19

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14-inch MacBook Pro 2021: Apple's smallest Pro laptop gets new M1 chips and more
14-inch MacBook Pro 2021: Apple's smallest Pro laptop gets new M1 chips and more

14-inch MacBook Pro 2021: Apple's smallest Pro laptop gets new M1 chips and more

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Sonos Beam Gen 2 review: Atmos, Alexa and the best music streaming get even better
Sonos Beam Gen 2 review: Atmos, Alexa and the best music streaming get even better

Sonos Beam Gen 2 review: Atmos, Alexa and the best music streaming get even better

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Apple released four iPhone 13 versions. What's the difference?

Apple released four iPhone 13 versions. What's the difference?

Apple's four newest iPhones vary in a few key ways. Here's what to know.

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AirPods 3 unveiled: Apple's new 2021 earbuds look a lot like the AirPods Pro

AirPods 3 unveiled: Apple's new 2021 earbuds look a lot like the AirPods Pro

The third-gen AirPods are here, and the buds have an open design and a $179 price tag.

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October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect

October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect

Apple's event is set for 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET) on Oct. 18. Here are all the last-minute rumors we've heard.

I switched to the iPhone 13 Mini. Here are 3 things I loved -- and 3 I hated

I switched to the iPhone 13 Mini. Here are 3 things I loved -- and 3 I hated

Commentary: Apple's smaller smartphone doesn't have me convinced.

AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: All the specs and features compared

AirPods 3 vs. AirPods Pro: All the specs and features compared

The AirPods 3 have a narrower design, spatial audio and water resistance like the AirPods Pro.

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Apple event recap: AirPods 3, new MacBook Pro, HomePod Mini and everything announced

Apple event recap: AirPods 3, new MacBook Pro, HomePod Mini and everything announced

Apple introduced a new version of its wireless earbuds with "spatial audio," a redesigned MacBook Pro and more on Monday.

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Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround

Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround

You can use Windows 11 Installation Assistant as a shortcut if you're waiting on Microsoft's latest OS to hit your computer.

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October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect

October Apple event is today: New M1 MacBooks, AirPods 3 and what else to expect

Apple's event is set for 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET) on Oct. 18. Here are all the last-minute rumors we've heard.

New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes

New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes

If you don't want to subscribe to Microsoft 365, consumers and small businesses will be able to buy Office 2021 as a one-time purchase this fall.

Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements

Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements

Using the PC Health Check app, WhyNotWin11 and other tools, you can find out if your computer can handle Microsoft's Windows 11 upgrade.

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Sonos Beam Gen 2 review: Atmos, Alexa and the best music streaming get even better

Sonos Beam Gen 2 review: Atmos, Alexa and the best music streaming get even better

Excellent features and sound quality make this compact soundbar worth the money.

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Best TV for 2021

Best TV for 2021

Looking for a new TV? Start here.

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Target Deal Days kicks off Black Friday-style sales. Here are our favorite deals so far

Target Deal Days kicks off Black Friday-style sales. Here are our favorite deals so far

Target's first big holiday sale runs now through Tuesday, October 12.

Best Buy flash sale: Get these Black Friday-level deals now on laptops, TVs and more

Best Buy flash sale: Get these Black Friday-level deals now on laptops, TVs and more

Move over, Target: Best Buy has its own three-day sale.

QLED vs. OLED: What's the difference between these types of TV?

QLED vs. OLED: What's the difference between these types of TV?

Samsung makes QLED televisions and LG makes OLED televisions, but the differences don't end there. Here's what you need to know.

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Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround

Windows 11 upgrade: Download Microsoft's new OS right now with this workaround

You can use Windows 11 Installation Assistant as a shortcut if you're waiting on Microsoft's latest OS to hit your computer.

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Get Microsoft Office for free: How to get Word, Excel, PowerPoint at no cost

Get Microsoft Office for free: How to get Word, Excel, PowerPoint at no cost

Microsoft Word, Excel and more are available for free -- with a few caveats. Here's what to know.

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New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes

New Microsoft Office rollout: When you'll get it, pricing and major changes

If you don't want to subscribe to Microsoft 365, consumers and small businesses will be able to buy Office 2021 as a one-time purchase this fall.

Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements

Windows 11 compatibility: Check if your PC meets Microsoft's requirements

Using the PC Health Check app, WhyNotWin11 and other tools, you can find out if your computer can handle Microsoft's Windows 11 upgrade.

Windows 11: Wondering if you really need to upgrade? Here's what to consider

Windows 11: Wondering if you really need to upgrade? Here's what to consider

Windows 11 has started to roll out to eligible devices. Keep these things in mind if you're debating the upgrade.

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