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CEDIA Expo 2019: There was a lot to see and hear at the annual confab for custom-installation professionals

Major trends included projectors designed to replace TVs, direct-view LED screens, 8K, and more affordable high-end audio.

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.

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AMD announces third-gen Threadripper, but confirms supply issues and delays Ryzen 3950X

AMD announces a 3rd-gen Threadripper chip that's smaller than some had expected, and confirms that it's doubling down on producing more high-end Ryzen processors. Unfortunately, that will mean a delay in the Ryzen 9 3950X.

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HP buys Bromium to apply virtualization security to its PCs

HP purchased Bromium, a company whose technology isolates downloaded files and browser tabs within secured virtual machines. HP already licenses Bromium technology, for its Sure Click solution in certain HP laptops.

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Astro C40 review: For those who think the Xbox Elite Controller just isn't premium enough

Great battery life, reliable connectivity, durable build quality, trigger stops, grip buttons, and swappable stick layouts—the Astro C40 does it all. It's an excellent high-end controller option.

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Phiaton Curve BT120 NC review: A great value in noise-cancelling in-ear headphones

Decent active noise cancellation and great sound combine with a solid feature set and design to produce a high-value package.

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Acer Nitro 5 (2019) review: A great budget-conscious laptop, at least for the moment

Acer's Nitro 5 may age quickly with its entry-level hardware, but it's a great option for budget-minded buyers who enjoy light gaming and wouldn't mind upgrading in a few years.

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Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening

Whether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Insider build 18985 expands its simple Bluetooth pairing

Microsoft announces Windows 10 Insider Build 18985 (20H1), which expands the simplified Bluetooth pairing first launched in the April 2018 Update, and beefs up optional updates and Snip & Sketch.

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WatchOS 6: Everything you need to know about the new features, faces, and functions

Apple has unveiled watchOS 6, and it makes the Apple Watch more independent than ever.

on macworld.com

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Watch The Full Nerd talk about the latest CPU performance leaks live!

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Apple Card FAQ: Interest rates, rewards, sign-up and everything else you need to know

Here's everything you need to now about Apple's new credit card.

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Apple Watch Series 3 vs Fitbit Versa 2: Even a two-year-old Apple Watch is hard to beat

We pit the newest Fitbit smartwatch against a two-year-old Apple Watch, and the results are surprising.

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The Huawei Mate 30 phones have arrived and they have everything—except what you need most

The Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro have giant screens, huge batteries, and lots of cameras—but there is nary a Google app to be found.

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Epic's own library update finally adds a List view for your game collection

Yes, the Epic Games Store probably should've launched with a list view—but hey, it's here now.