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It’s Okay to Keep Your Tablet in a Drawer

There isn’t a single part of life that isn’t touched by tech. We’ve gone from flipping wrinkled pages to swiping. From recording tunes as they crackle on-air to listening on-demand. And you’re probably near a screen (you’re h…

How to Stream Every 'Halloween' Movie in 2022

You can’t kill Michael Myers, and you can’t kill the Halloween franchise, either. The horror series has been repeatedly rebooted and reimagined since the 1978 original, and it just keeps going. Here’s how to stream all of the…

The 5 Best Blu-ray Players of 2022

With the picture and sound quality of Blu-ray, every night is like a trip to the cinema. Check out our top five picks that range from a superb gaming console to a nifty on-the-go gadget.

How Electromigration Can Kill Your CPU

We tend to think of solid-state devices like CPUs and SSDs as unchanging as if they’ll keep working forever. The truth is that CPUs are subject to wear and tear thanks to something called electromigration at the atomic level….

Did You Know?

Dale Carnegie, most famous for the book How to Win Friends and Influence People, changed his last name from “Carnagey” to “Carnegie” in honor of the steel magnate, Andrew Carnegie, and to make it easier for others to remember his name.


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The Best iPhone Chargers of 2022

When it comes to recharging your iPhone, picking the best charger for the job is important. We’ve rounded up the very best on the market to ensure your Apple phone juices up the fastest and safest way possible!…

Should You Plug a UPS Into a Surge Protector?

In the quest for the ultimate combination of battery backup and surge protection, the UPS-in-surge protector question has been asked for years, with no clear-cut answer. Many recommend plugging a UPS into a surge protector; y…
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