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33% off Kinivo 5 Port HDMI Switch With Auto-Switching & Remote - Deal Alert

The Kinivo 501BN is a premium quality high speed HDMI switch for your gaming or home theater setup. It allows for switching up to 5 HDMI inputs into one output, and supports resolutions up to 1080p.

Wi-Fi security

Four lesser-known Wi-Fi security threats and how to defend against them

You’ve hardened your network against all the common weaknesses, now we’ll show you how to take your wireless security to the next level.

Mingis on Tech: 'Alexa, what's in the news?'

Amazon's voice-activated digital assistant Alexa is learning new skills right and left, and can now deliver the latest tech news from Computerworld.

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Amazon Echo's new 'Computer' wake word lets you fulfill your Star Trek fantasies

Amazon's Echo can't make hot Earl Grey, alas, but its new 'Computer' wake word can still make you feel like you're living in Star Trek's bridge.

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22% off Kingston Digital 64GB Dual USB 3 and C Flash Drive - Deal Alert

Works with newer USB Type-C devices such as smartphones and tablets, and is also compatible with USB Type-A ports on existing USB host devices. Designed to be simple and fast. The 64GB model is currently 22% off.

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Jam Voice Bluetooth Speaker with Amazon Alexa review: Leave this one on the shelf

This is an inconvenient smart home controller married to a poor-quality speaker.

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Trump names net neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

President Donald Trump has named Commissioner Ajit Pai, an outspoken opponent of the FCC’s net neutrality rules, as the next head of the agency.

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59% off RAVPower 14000mAh Portable Car Jump Starter - Deal Alert

A compact power bank, a car jump starter, and a LED flashlight, all fit into a minimal and portable design. Store it in the glovebox or simply drop it in your bag. Have a concentrated 14000mAh source of power always with you.

How to Clean-install Windows without Bloatware

You can get rid of bloatware or other troublesome software by doing a clean install of Windows 10. Here’s how it works.

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China plugs its 'Great Firewall,' going after unauthorized VPN access from local ISPs

China is patching a hole in its online censorship apparatus. The country’s regulators are going after unauthorized internet connections, including tools known as VPNs (virtual private networks) that can bypass China’s efforts to control the web.

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33% off HP 23er 23-inch IPS LED Backlit Bezel-less Monitor - Deal Alert

This super thin monitor features an edge-to-edge ultra-wide viewing angle, and delivers a crisp, vibrant picture in 1920 x 1080 resolution. Its affordable price tag is currently 33% more affordable.

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Sprint takes a 33 percent stake in Tidal

The music-streaming service will make exclusive content available to the mobile phone service’s customers.

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Nvidia Shield TV (second generation) review: This the best media streamer for geeks

The Nvidia Shield TV, a $200 media streamer and gaming box, doesn't appeal to everyone, and that's okay.

Android Wear

What Android Wear 2.0 needs to be a hit

Google's upcoming smartwatches are going to have to deliver a "wow" experience to make Android Wear a hit.

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25% off YETI Hopper 20 Portable Cooler - Deal Alert

The YETI Hopper 20 ice-for-days portable cooler and is tough as nails so it can be hauled anywhere you want to take it.

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34% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos to and from your mobile device.

How NOT to lose your Apple AirPods

Apple's new AirPods are here and they have been well-received but losing these wireless earbuds is a real concern when you consider the cost to replace and the current back order. James Martin looks at Apple's newest offerings to see if the concern is myth or reality.

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46% off ZeroLemon ToughJuice USB-C 30000mAh Power Bank, Dual Layer Rugged External Battery/Portable Charger for Apple MacBook, iPhone, Google Pixel XL, Samsung & More - Deal Alert

World's Toughest USB-C/Type-C External Battery Pack @ 30000mAh Capacity. Charges the iPhone 6s 11 times, the iPhone 6s Plus/Galaxy S7/LG G5/HTC One/Nexus 6P 7 times or MacBook once.

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How to watch Donald Trump's presidential inauguration live online for free

No cable? No problem. Here's how to watch Donald Trump's presidential inauguration live online for free.