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New Chrome feature aimed at preventing websites from blocking Incognito Mode

PhotoMIX Ltd./Pexels A new Chrome feature, to be included in future versions of Google’s browser, is expected to finally address a fairly well-known loophole that allows websites to detect and block the use of Incognito Mode browsing. According to 9to5Google, Google’s efforts to implement a fix for the loophole were spotted on Chromium Gerrit’s source […]

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Windows Update not working after October 2018 patch? Here’s how to fix it

Windows Update is sometimes underestimated as a cornerstone of your system’s integrity and security. Microsoft also delivers featured OS updates from Windows Update, including the Windows 10 October 2018 Update that was just re-released after a fitful start, and so you’ll need to make sure that it’s up and running. The update process has been greatly streamlined […]

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MSI GS75 Stealth

MSI has supersized its popular, super-slim GS65 Stealth Thin 15.6-inch gamer. The GS75 Stealth (starts at $ 2,099; $ 2,999 as tested) brings not just a larger 17-inch screen to the arena, but also Nvidia’s new, mobile-ready GeForce RTX “Turing” graphics chips (GPUs) for a performance boost. Our test unit’s Max-Q-tuned GeForce RTX 2080 has […]

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Windows is getting a face-lift in 2020, but you can get a sneak peek right now

Microsoft Press Photo/Microsoft Microsoft is stretching the lead time for future updates to its flagship Windows operating system by quite some margin, giving Insiders the chance to test out  in early 2019 one of the updates planned for a 2020 release. Microsoft is currently testing its April 2019 update for Windows 10, and hasn’t yet opened up its […]

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Acer Aspire 3 (A315-41-R98U)

Acer’s Aspire 3 is a big-screen budget laptop that delivers a roomy 15.6-inch display, a comfortable keyboard, and horsepower for productivity work—and even a bit more. Our $ 529.99 review model (Acer’s identifier is A315-41-R98U), based on an AMD Ryzen CPU with on-chip Vega graphics and an SSD boot drive, dips under $ 500 at […]

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ViewSonic VP2785-4K

As careful parsing of its model number would suggest, the ViewSonic VP2785-4K ($ 899.99) brings a native 4K resolution to its 27-inch screen. Geared toward creative professionals such as photographers and video editors who require exacting, reproducible color in their images, this professional-grade monitor supports a wide color palette and is factory-calibrated for a host […]

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Lenovo Legion C530 Cube

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A solid, compact gaming desktop, Lenovo’s Legion C530 Cube brings a distinct design and borderline 1080p gaming performance to budget buyers, but we’d like to see an SSD boot drive and a slightly better GPU. PCMag.com Latest Articles

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Asus ZenBook 13 (UX333)

Asus is trying to undercut our laptop Editors’ Choices. At $ 849.99, the ZenBook 13 is a hefty $ 360 less than a Dell XPS 13 equipped with an identical Intel Core i5-8265U processor, 8GB of memory, a 256GB solid-state drive, and a 1080p non-touch display. The difference between the Asus and the Razer Blade […]

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Corel VideoStudio adds tools for customizing color in simple video edits

Previous Next Corel’s VideoStudio Ultimate 2019 has a few new tricks. On Tuesday, February 12, Corel launched an updated version of the company’s consumer video editor. VideoStudio 2019 now includes tools like color-grading tools and custom transitions, as well as faster rendering and new shortcuts. The new color-grading tools allow editors to adjust the colors […]

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Is 5G millimeter wave spectrum dangerous? We asked an expert

Miquel Benitez/Getty Images Harnessing millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum for faster data speeds is one of the biggest breakthroughs of 5G, the next generation cellular networking technology following 4G LTE. But there are concerns this very high-frequency spectrum could pose adverse health effects for the public. These kinds of concerns aren’t new — consumer anxiety concerning […]

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Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701

The 15-inch Asus ROG Zephyrus was one of the first Max-Q gaming laptops we reviewed, targeting the sweet spot between power and thinness using tuned-down versions of high-end Nvidia graphics processors (GPUs). Asus slimmed it more with the Zephyrus S, and it is now beefing up that package in two big ways. The Asus ROG […]