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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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Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best
Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best

Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best

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Best phones under $500 2021: iPhone SE, OnePlus, Galaxy A52 5G, Pixel 4A and more
Best phones under $500 2021: iPhone SE, OnePlus, Galaxy A52 5G, Pixel 4A and more

Best phones under $500 2021: iPhone SE, OnePlus, Galaxy A52 5G, Pixel 4A and more

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Best laptop 2021: 15 best laptops we recommend in 2021
Best laptop 2021: 15 best laptops we recommend in 2021

Best laptop 2021: 15 best laptops we recommend in 2021

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Best Android phones to buy for 2021
Best Android phones to buy for 2021

Best Android phones to buy for 2021

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Best VPN for Windows
Best VPN for Windows

Best VPN for Windows

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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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Best VPN service of 2021
Best VPN service of 2021

Best VPN service of 2021

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Best antivirus software for 2021
Best antivirus software for 2021

Best antivirus software for 2021

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Best laptop under $500 for 2021
Best laptop under $500 for 2021

The best cheap laptops available now

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The best 55-inch TV for 2021
The best 55-inch TV for 2021

The best 55-inch TV for 2021

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The best Oculus Quest 2 games and experiences
The best Oculus Quest 2 games and experiences

The best Oculus Quest 2 games and experiences

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Best live TV streaming service for cutting cable
Best live TV streaming service for cutting cable

Best live TV streaming service for cutting cable

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Best MagSafe and magnetic wireless chargers for Apple iPhone 12
Best MagSafe and magnetic wireless chargers for Apple iPhone 12

Best MagSafe and magnetic wireless chargers for Apple iPhone 12

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Best Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra cases 2021
Best Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra cases 2021

Best Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra cases 2021

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The best 65-inch TV for 2021
The best 65-inch TV for 2021

The best 65-inch TV for 2021

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Best noise-canceling true wireless earbuds for 2021
Best noise-canceling true wireless earbuds for 2021

Best noise-canceling true wireless earbuds for 2021

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Best dating sites for 2021
Best dating sites for 2021

Best dating sites for 2021

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Best password manager to use for 2021
Best password manager to use for 2021

Best password manager to use for 2021

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Best streaming device in 2021
Best streaming device in 2021

Best streaming device in 2021

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Best printer for 2021
Best printer for 2021

Best printer for 2021

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Best Android smartwatch in 2021
Best Android smartwatch in 2021

Best Android smartwatch in 2021

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Best cheap true-wireless earbuds in 2021: Top AirPods alternatives for $100 or less
Best cheap true-wireless earbuds in 2021: Top AirPods alternatives for $100 or less

Best cheap true-wireless earbuds in 2021: Top AirPods alternatives for $100 or less

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Best soundbar for 2021: Yamaha, Klipsch, Vizio, Sonos and more
Best soundbar for 2021: Yamaha, Klipsch, Vizio, Sonos and more

Best soundbar for 2021: Yamaha, Klipsch, Vizio, Sonos and more

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Best laptop for college 2021
Best laptop for college 2021

Best college laptop for 2021: Apple, Lenovo, Microsoft and more

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Best TV antenna for 2021
Best TV antenna for 2021

Best TV antenna for 2021

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Best 15-inch gaming and work laptop for 2021
Best 15-inch gaming and work laptop for 2021

Best 15-inch gaming and work laptop for 2021

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Best Chromebook 2021: 8 best Chromebooks starting under $300
Best Chromebook 2021: 8 best Chromebooks starting under $300

Best Chromebook 2021: 8 best Chromebooks starting under $300

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Best noise-canceling headphones for 2021
Best noise-canceling headphones for 2021

Best noise-canceling headphones for 2021

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Mobile

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Freedom Phone: Why you should avoid it and what else to know

Freedom Phone: Why you should avoid it and what else to know

It's basically a bunch of old hardware and unsubstantiated promises. Here's everything we know (very little) and don't (so much).

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Apple could signal new coronavirus, chip shortage troubles before iPhone 13 release

Apple could signal new coronavirus, chip shortage troubles before iPhone 13 release

The tech giant's been uncharacteristically public about its pandemic concerns, raising alarms before most anyone else.

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Apple Watch 7 rumors: Everything you need to know about its possible September release and more

Apple Watch 7 rumors: Everything you need to know about its possible September release and more

The new Apple Watch Series 7 could be making its debut in a couple of months alongside the iPhone 13 and AirPods 3. Here's all the gossip we've heard so far about the new smartwatch's release date, price, colors and new health features.

OnePlus Nord 2: A great 5G phone for a reasonable price

OnePlus Nord 2: A great 5G phone for a reasonable price

The new OnePlus Nord 2 offers 5G connectivity, a powerful processor, dual rear cameras and speedy charging for an affordable £399 starting price.

Best Buy Black Friday in July 2021 sale: Here are the best deals

Best Buy Black Friday in July 2021 sale: Here are the best deals

Best Buy's Black Friday in July sale is on through this Sunday. Here are some of the top deals we've spotted.

Computing

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Facebook pauses sales of the Oculus Quest 2 due to face irritation concerns

Facebook pauses sales of the Oculus Quest 2 due to face irritation concerns

A silicone cover to the foam face-plate is being offered as a solution, and will be included with a new 128GB model coming Aug. 24.

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Windows 11 download: The upgrade will be free, and here's how to get it

Windows 11 download: The upgrade will be free, and here's how to get it

You'll be able to upgrade to Windows 11 for free if you're already a Windows 10 user, and you can test out an early version now. Use the PC Health Check app to see if your PC will be able to run Microsoft's new operating system.

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TCL's mirrorshade TV glasses plug an extra monitor onto my face

TCL's mirrorshade TV glasses plug an extra monitor onto my face

Call me crazy, but I wrote this whole article using them.

Best laptop 2021: 15 best laptops we recommend in 2021

Best laptop 2021: 15 best laptops we recommend in 2021

There are so many to choose from, so let CNET help you choose the best laptop.

Windows 11 compatibility: Try WhyNotWin11 if the PC Health Check app doesn't work

Windows 11 compatibility: Try WhyNotWin11 if the PC Health Check app doesn't work

Will your PC work with Windows 11? Check out Microsoft's system requirements.

Home Entertainment

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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 QLED and LG OLED televisions sound similar on the surface, but the underlying technologies are very different.

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Best TV for 2021

Best TV for 2021

Looking for a new TV? Start here.

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The best 55-inch TV for 2021

The best 55-inch TV for 2021

They're like 65-inch TVs, only smaller.

The best 65-inch TV for 2021

The best 65-inch TV for 2021

For screen size, 65 is the new 50, and large TVs are cheaper than ever. Here are our favorites.

Best streaming device in 2021

Best streaming device in 2021

From Apple TV and Roku to Amazon Fire Stick and Chromecast, here are our favorite devices to stream Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney Plus, YouTube and more on your TV.

Services and Software

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7 ways you can take screenshots in Windows 10

7 ways you can take screenshots in Windows 10

Capture all of your Windows 10 screen -- or just part of it -- with a few keystrokes.

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Download Windows 10 for free right now

Download Windows 10 for free right now

Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free by following these simple steps, now that support for Windows 7 has ended.

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Netflix codes: A secret trick for getting better streaming recommendations

Netflix codes: A secret trick for getting better streaming recommendations

Are you tired of the same old Netflix recommendations? Try this hidden trick to get better TV show and movie suggestions that are tailored to you.

Apple releases iOS 14.7. Here's what to know about the iPhone update

Apple releases iOS 14.7. Here's what to know about the iPhone update

iPhone bug fixes and new features are here with the iOS 14.7 upgrade.

Windows 10 and 11 move to the cloud with Microsoft's Windows 365 Cloud PC

Windows 10 and 11 move to the cloud with Microsoft's Windows 365 Cloud PC

Windows 365 takes the OS to the cloud for the hybrid work era, so businesses can stream the full Windows experience on personal or corporate devices.

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