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Sound BlasterX Kratos S3 review: A versatile entry-level 2.1 speaker system

The Kratos S3 2.1 speaker system brings full, warm sound to music, movies, and games.

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WD Gold Enterprise Class Hard Drive review: 12TB of vast storage goodness

WD's Gold Enterprise 12TB is as fast and feature-filled as Seagate's best, yet costs only as much as that competitor's least expensive model. A great deal in high-capacity hard drives.

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AMD rolls out CPU firmware and Windows 10 patches to protect against Spectre exploits

AMD's CPU microcode updates join forces with a new Windows 10 patch to protect against Spectre variant 2—if you can get them.

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The HP Chromebook x2 is a $599 premium tablet aimed at the iPad Pro

The HP Chromebook x2 brings 2-in-1 versatility to Chrome OS. By aiming to topple the iPad Pro, however, it's made itself more expensive than most other Chromebooks.

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Microsoft plans to bring native 64-bit apps to Qualcomm-powered PCs, but it'll take time

Microsoft confirms that it will make an announcement regarding 64-bit app support for Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered ACPCs at its Microsoft Build conference, but that's all.

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Microsoft's new Cortana chief plans to put her smarts in more places

PCWorld sits down with Javier Soltero, who is now responsible for the Cortana digital assistant within Microsoft, to explain Microsoft's new strategy.

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Intel's Kaby Lake-G mystery: Why Radeon Vega M may be more Polaris than Vega

Intel's hot new Kaby Lake G may actually be based on AMD's older Polaris GPU, despite its Vega M name.

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Microsoft adds ransomware protections to make OneDrive and Outlook.com safer

Microsoft has made to several cloud-based protections available to Office 365 users to help fight the spread of malware.

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How to protect your PC from the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

Here's how keep your computer safe from the nasty Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws.

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Western Digital Black 3D NVMe SSD: High-end performance at near entry-level prices

WD's Black 3D NVMe drive sets a new standard for NVMe drives in the mass market. It's fast and affordable. That's a win-win.

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