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Maybe you're in search of a decent Bluetooth speaker for your next party, or perhaps your band is on the lookout for some new, creative gear. We've got you covered either way, and you'll find even m...

September 12th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Even if you aren't hauling a 55-inch smart TV with you to campus, you can do better than watching Netflix on your laptop. Our picks include an affordable Blu-ray player, set-top boxes and a few big-...

September 10th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Everyone needs a study break at some point, and there are plenty of consoles ready and waiting to entertain you. We've also included our top gaming laptops for those who need serious graphics. Once...

September 5th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Once you've figured out your laptop and smartphone situation, chances are you'll want to invest in a nice backpack or a few extras to make the dorm room feel like home. Our back-to-school accessorie...

August 30th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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By design, tablets are less about work and more about play -- though you'll find some notable exceptions in our roundup of top slates for the back-to-school season. Among them are Microsoft's Surfac...

August 26th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Nowadays, "basic" has a very different and derogatory Urban Dictionary-style meaning. Fifty years ago on this very day, however, it was the name given to a new computer-programming language born in...

May 1st 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The current-gen console wars may be tilting in Sony's favor with its PlayStation 4, but once upon a very recent time (i.e., the previous console generation), Microsoft had a big early lead. When the...

April 27th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The World Wide Web. It sounds like such a silly thing when you actually spell out those consecutive W's. Nowadays, we just say "the internet," but once upon a time the web was a new and exciting thi...

April 9th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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When Engadget launched ten years ago, few predicted how popular it would become. Even fewer (basically, nobody) guessed it'd have an impact three thousand miles away across the Atlantic. Nevertheles...

April 7th 2014 at 9:50am 0 Comments