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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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Change these iOS 15 settings to get the most out of your iPhone
Change these iOS 15 settings to get the most out of your iPhone

Change these iOS 15 settings to get the most out of your iPhone

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Microsoft expands gaming and Xbox further, buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion
Microsoft expands gaming and Xbox further, buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

Microsoft expands gaming and Xbox further, buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

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Edit text easily on iPhone with its hidden trackpad: See how it works
Edit text easily on iPhone with its hidden trackpad: See how it works

Edit text easily on iPhone with its hidden trackpad: See how it works

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Change these picture settings to make watching TV a whole lot better
Change these picture settings to make watching TV a whole lot better

Change these picture settings to make watching TV a whole lot better

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You can actually get Microsoft Office with Word, Excel and PowerPoint for free
You can actually get Microsoft Office with Word, Excel and PowerPoint for free

You can actually get Microsoft Office with Word, Excel and PowerPoint for free

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The metaverse is everywhere: Here's what you need to know
The metaverse is everywhere: Here's what you need to know

The metaverse is everywhere: Here's what you need to know

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Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today
Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today

Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today

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Best Samsung Galaxy phones to buy for 2022
Best Samsung Galaxy phones to buy for 2022

Best Samsung Galaxy phones to buy for 2022

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How to take a screenshot on your Mac: 4 ways to capture your screen
How to take a screenshot on your Mac: 4 ways to capture your screen

How to take a screenshot on your Mac: 4 ways to capture your screen

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Best laptop for 2022: Here are 15 laptops we recommend
Best laptop for 2022: Here are 15 laptops we recommend

Best laptop for 2022: Here are 15 laptops we recommend

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What you need to do to make that old laptop last longer
What you need to do to make that old laptop last longer

What you need to do to make that old laptop last longer

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Best iPhone for 2022: Which of Apple's 8 phones is right for you?
Best iPhone for 2022: Which of Apple's 8 phones is right for you?

Best iPhone for 2022: Which of Apple's 8 phones is right for you?

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Garmin Fenix 7 and Epix up the ante with endurance features, mind-blowing battery
Garmin Fenix 7 and Epix up the ante with endurance features, mind-blowing battery

Garmin Fenix 7 and Epix up the ante with endurance features, mind-blowing battery

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The best iOS 15 features are the hidden ones
The best iOS 15 features are the hidden ones

The best iOS 15 features are the hidden ones

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Stop straining to read small print on your iPhone, iPad or Mac screen with these tools
Stop straining to read small print on your iPhone, iPad or Mac screen with these tools

Stop straining to read small print on your iPhone, iPad or Mac screen with these tools

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The race to build AR glasses is heating up, and Samsung is surprisingly quiet
The race to build AR glasses is heating up, and Samsung is surprisingly quiet

The race to build AR glasses is heating up, and Samsung is surprisingly quiet

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Verizon's upgraded 5G will cover 100 million people this month
Verizon's upgraded 5G will cover 100 million people this month

Verizon's upgraded 5G will cover 100 million people this month

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Apple's iMessage issue is much bigger than the color of the bubbles
Apple's iMessage issue is much bigger than the color of the bubbles

It's time to fix Apple's iMessage green bubble issues

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Best cases for iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
Best cases for iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

Best cases for iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

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Verizon and AT&T's C-band 5G upgrade: From airports to rollouts, the latest on what you need to know
Verizon and AT&T's C-band 5G upgrade: From airports to rollouts, the latest on what you need to know

Verizon and AT&T's C-band 5G upgrade: From airports to rollouts, the latest on what you need to know

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Screenshots in Windows 10 and Windows 11: 7 easy tricks
Screenshots in Windows 10 and Windows 11: 7 easy tricks

Screenshots in Windows 10 and Windows 11: 7 easy tricks

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Galaxy S22 Ultra rumors: What we've heard about Samsung's next high-end phone
Galaxy S22 Ultra rumors: What we've heard about Samsung's next high-end phone

Galaxy S22 Ultra rumors: What to expect from Samsung's next high-end phone

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The 21 best wireless earbuds for 2022
The 21 best wireless earbuds for 2022

The 21 best wireless earbuds for 2022

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Pixel Fold rumors: What we know now about Google's first foldable phone
Pixel Fold rumors: What we know now about Google's first foldable phone

Pixel Fold rumors: What we know now about Google's first foldable phone

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Best phone to buy for 2022
Best phone to buy for 2022

11 top phones for 2022

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Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal leaves gamers wondering what's next
Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal leaves gamers wondering what's next

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal leaves gamers wondering what's next

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PS5 restock tracker: GameStop expected to have consoles soon
PS5 restock tracker: GameStop expected to have consoles soon

PS5 restock tracker: GameStop expected to have consoles soon

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It's time to ditch the subtitles and improve your TV's speech
It's time to ditch the subtitles and improve your TV's speech

It's time to ditch the subtitles and improve your TV's speech

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Best noise-canceling headphones for 2022
Best noise-canceling headphones for 2022

Best noise-canceling headphones for 2022

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Xbox Series X restock tracker: GameStop to have consoles in select stores on Thursday
Xbox Series X restock tracker: GameStop to have consoles in select stores on Thursday

Xbox Series X restock tracker: GameStop to have consoles in select stores on Thursday

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Change these iOS 15 settings to get the most out of your iPhone

Change these iOS 15 settings to get the most out of your iPhone

You'll wonder why you didn't try these tricks on your iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11 or older model sooner.

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Edit text easily on iPhone with its hidden trackpad: See how it works

Edit text easily on iPhone with its hidden trackpad: See how it works

Fat fingers and shaky hands, unite! A simple iPhone trick makes it much easier to position your cursor on screen.

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Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today

Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today

Did you get a new iPad, but don't know what to do first? We think you should try these features. They're some of our favorites.

Best Samsung Galaxy phones to buy for 2022

Best Samsung Galaxy phones to buy for 2022

From the Galaxy S22 Ultra, to the folding Z Flip 3 and affordable 5G options, there's a Samsung phone for every budget. Here's what to look for.

Best iPhone for 2022: Which of Apple's 8 phones is right for you?

Best iPhone for 2022: Which of Apple's 8 phones is right for you?

Apple's iPhone lineup ranges from $399 to $1,599. Here's how to find which one suits your needs and budget.

Computing

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How to take a screenshot on your Mac: 4 ways to capture your screen

How to take a screenshot on your Mac: 4 ways to capture your screen

Depending on which Apple computer you have -- MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or iMac -- you may have up to four ways to take a screenshot.

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Best laptop for 2022: Here are 15 laptops we recommend

Best laptop for 2022: Here are 15 laptops we recommend

With so many laptops to choose from, let CNET help you find the right one.

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What you need to do to make that old laptop last longer

What you need to do to make that old laptop last longer

Don't buy a new laptop yet. We'll explain some ways to maximize the lifespan of your existing one.

Windows 11: Here's how to download Microsoft's latest OS on your device

Windows 11: Here's how to download Microsoft's latest OS on your device

Whether you just bought a new laptop or you want to update an older device, the Windows 11 Installation Assistant can help you skip the line for Microsoft's new operating system.

Windows 11 doesn't have all the features we wanted

Windows 11 doesn't have all the features we wanted

Although Microsoft's latest OS has a lot to offer, there are eight features still missing.

Home Entertainment

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Change these picture settings to make watching TV a whole lot better

Change these picture settings to make watching TV a whole lot better

Adjusting your TV's color, brightness, picture mode and other settings can make a big difference. We'll show you how to do it.

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It's time to ditch the subtitles and improve your TV's speech

It's time to ditch the subtitles and improve your TV's speech

The dialogue coming from your TV could be overwhelmed by music and sound effects. Changing a setting or two can help.

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Best TV for 2022

Best TV for 2022

Looking for a new TV? Start here.

Don't let your Roku, Apple TV or other streamer track you. Change these privacy settings

Don't let your Roku, Apple TV or other streamer track you. Change these privacy settings

Whether you have a Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV or Chromecast, we'll show you how to ensure your viewing habits aren't being tracked.

Best 65-inch TV for 2022

Best 65-inch TV for 2022

Large TVs are cheaper than ever, and when it comes to screen size, 65 is the new 50. Here are our favorite 65-inch TVs.

Services and Software

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You can actually get Microsoft Office with Word, Excel and PowerPoint for free

You can actually get Microsoft Office with Word, Excel and PowerPoint for free

Yes, there's a way to use every tool in Microsoft 365 without spending a penny. Just keep in mind there are some caveats.

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The metaverse is everywhere: Here's what you need to know

The metaverse is everywhere: Here's what you need to know

Facebook, Microsoft and a host of other companies are jockeying to define the next iteration of the internet.

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Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today

Fun iPad features you'll want to try out today

Did you get a new iPad, but don't know what to do first? We think you should try these features. They're some of our favorites.

Stop straining to read small print on your iPhone, iPad or Mac screen with these tools

Stop straining to read small print on your iPhone, iPad or Mac screen with these tools

Forcing yourself to read tiny print can cause eyestrain and headaches. But these magnifying features can make your device easier to read and help alleviate that pain.

It's time to fix Apple's iMessage green bubble issues

It's time to fix Apple's iMessage green bubble issues

Commentary: Why is SMS still the only universal texting standard?

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