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Best Black Friday Roku deals 2020: Roku Express, 2020-11-23 06:39:29All the best Black Friday Roku offers plus what to look for before making a purchase.

The Best Black Friday Apple Watch deals for 2020-11-23 06:34:24Looking for the best smartwatch money can buy today? Here are all the best Black Friday Apple Watch deals available right now on new and last-gen mode

What is a teraflop? 2020-11-23 06:30:05Microsoft revealed that the Xbox Series X comes with 12 teraflops of power, but what does that actually mean? Here's what to know about the common sp

Best Black Friday Monitor Deals 2020: BenQ, Dell, 2020-11-23 06:28:50We've rounded up all the best Black Friday monitor deals available now and have compiled them right here.

What is a motherboard? 2020-11-23 06:28:03Ever asked, "What is a motherboard?" Let's go over a useful definition and why it's vital to know the details.

What is a hard drive? 2020-11-23 06:25:11The humble hard drive might be old, but it's still a useful technology. Here's what it is, and how it works.

What is a CPU? 2020-11-23 06:22:54What is a CPU? That's not an existential question, but your device would be lost without it. We explain what it is, what it does, and why it's impor

What is a Chromebook, and should you buy 2020-11-23 06:20:56If you're wondering, "What is a Chromebook?" here's all you need to know about what powers the device, its ecosystem, and if it's the right choic

What do you need to power 4K games 2020-11-23 06:18:514K games look great, but what do you need to power 4K games? We break down all of the hardware you need to play games and watch movies at 4K.

The best Black Friday blender deals 2020 2020-11-23 06:17:33Save big on these Black Friday blender deals with plenty of discounts on your favorite brands and info on what to look for.

The best iPhone deals for Black Friday 2020 2020-11-23 06:17:23Upgrading to a new Apple iPhone? Here are the best Black Friday iPhone deals we could scrounge up.

Intel’s LGA CPU sockets explained 2020-11-23 06:16:24These sockets change often to cater to new chip pin layouts and enhancements in performance and features.

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The Hugo Awards will have a video game New! 2020-11-23 17:04:25For the first time in its storied history, the Hugo Awards will honor a video game. The annual literary award has avoided recognizing the medium for y

The best Instant Pot for most of us New! 2020-11-23 16:35:59The Instant Pot is one of the most popular kitchen appliances of the past few years, and the 6-quart Duo has often been the most recommended model. Bu

GM pulls out of Trump administration's fuel emissions New! 2020-11-23 16:20:59General Motors won’t support the Trump administration’s attempts to strip California of the right to set its own fuel emissions standard.

Google's 'Verse by Verse' AI can help you New! 2020-11-23 15:21:05If you've ever fancied yourself as a poet but don't quite have the lyrical and rhythmic skills one might require, Google's Verse by Verse tool can

Roku adds AMC+ to its streaming channel New! 2020-11-23 14:08:41While free content has been the Roku Channel’s primary calling card, it has also offered the option to subscribe to paid TV channels like STARZ

The EPA confirms the 2021 Mustang Mach-E can New! 2020-11-23 13:59:46The Environmental Protection Agency has released its certified range numbers for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, and they're pretty much what Ford had expec

Decorate your home with affordable, museum-quality wall art New! 2020-11-23 13:55:01Quarantine restrictions make us spend a lot more time at home these days. Chances are you’ve upgraded your home office to be better suited for r

Facebook is making it easier to donate essentials New! 2020-11-23 13:10:18The holidays can be a hard time for some in the best of circumstances. Add to that the coronavirus pandemic, and you have more people than ever strugg

'Ready Player Two' author is going on a New! 2020-11-23 13:00:53Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing

Amazon Music and Lil Nas X will host New! 2020-11-23 12:50:31Unfortunately, many of us will forego holiday concerts and plays this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While it won’t quite be the same, Amazon

How to make sense of Logitech's universal remote 2020-11-23 12:00:14When I was a kid there were two devices attached to the television in my family’s living room: a VCR and a cable box. And we had a universal rem

Jabra updates its Elite 85t earbuds to fix 2020-11-23 11:44:35Jabra’s Elite 85t earbuds do a lot of things right well, but we also ran into some troubles with some annoying (and sometimes painful) popping s


How Video Game Historians Resurrected Sega's Lost VR 2020-11-20 10:32:39In 1993, the console maker's big plans for virtual reality fizzled. Now a team of preservationists is using emulation to bring them back.

The Best iPhone 12 Deals (and Which Model 2020-11-20 09:00:00From the Mini to the Pro, we explain how Apple’s latest phones differ, and where you can score the best deals.

Google Photos Storage Is Changing. Here Are Your 2020-11-20 08:00:00Google's unlimited free storage is going away, but that doesn't mean you're stuck. Here are alternatives for fast, flexible photo storage on all of

All Hail the Electric Bicycle 2020-11-20 08:00:00This week, we talk about ebikes' recent upgrades, and we offer tips for those curious about riding one.

The US Could Soon Ban the Selling of 2020-11-20 07:00:00Carrier lock-in was recently prohibited in the UK. If it finally happens here next year too, consumer advocates say the move would give users more fle

These Are the 10 Best Android Phones 2020-11-19 10:00:00Shopping for a new phone can be an ordeal. Let us take some of the pain out of it with these picks and tips.

Conquer Your Watch Queue on Any Streaming Service 2020-11-19 09:00:00Don't get buried beneath all the new, original shows you want to enjoy. Here are some tips and tricks.

Batch's Trusty E-Bike Won't Let You Down 2020-11-19 08:00:00This Bosch-powered electric bike doesn't look as elegant as its competitors, but it's more affordable and reliable.

15 Early Black Friday Deals You’ll Want to 2020-11-19 07:00:00You don’t have to wait until the day after Thanksgiving—or leave your house—to get in on these Black Friday deals.

16 Stress-Relieving Gifts to Make 2020 More Bearable 2020-11-18 09:00:00Everyone could use a break right now. These picks will bring peace to the mind, body, and home.

Google Nest Audio Packs Great Sound and Smarts 2020-11-18 08:00:00If Assistant is your jam, then this mid-sized smart speaker is one of the best around.

Stay Warm With These 15 Pre-Black Friday Outdoors 2020-11-18 07:00:00Have fun outside this socially-distanced winter with our favorite deals from Patagonia, Solo Stove, and more.

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Abusive add-ons aren’t just a Chrome and Firefox 2020-11-20 16:28:06Edge users take to social media to report their Web searches are being hijacked.

Apple pushes out iOS 14.2.1, and it’s mostly 2020-11-20 14:33:32It’s the first update since November 5, but it’s a small one.

“We are giddy”—interviewing Apple about its Mac silicon 2020-11-20 12:00:49Craig Federighi, Johny Srouji, and Greg Joswiak tell us the Apple Silicon story.

iFixit teardown of M1 MacBooks gives us our 2020-11-20 11:36:23Big performance and efficiency were priorities here, not serviceability.

Google Chrome is available as an Apple M1 2020-11-19 16:02:05Chrome runs much better natively than translated—we've got benchmarks inside.

Google is testing end-to-end encryption in Android Messages 2020-11-19 15:33:03End-to-end encryption is growing in popularity. Google is getting on board.

Mac mini and Apple Silicon M1 review: Not 2020-11-19 09:03:10The M1 is amazingly fast. More importantly, it's a compatibility slam dunk.

Nvidia developed a radically different way to compress 2020-11-19 07:57:34Nvidia Maxine uses Generative Adversarial Networks to re-create video frames.

Massive, China-state-funded hack hits companies around the world, 2020-11-18 19:02:38Attacks are linked to Cicada, a group believed to be funded by the Chinese state.

Google Pay relaunch transforms it into a full-fledged 2020-11-18 16:36:50The new Google Pay competes directly with heavyweights like Venmo and Apple Pay.

Apple drops its cut of App Store revenues 2020-11-18 12:20:27The cut benefits only developers who pull in less than $1 million annually.

Hands-on with the Apple M1—a seriously fast x86 2020-11-17 16:06:18Apple's M1 proves that ARM can compete with x86 in high-end systems.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

Lego expands its Super Mario world with customization 2020-11-17 05:00:57Lego’s partnership with Nintendo delivered a pretty awesome debut earlier this year with the interactive Lego Super Mario Starter Course, and no

Demon’s Souls: The first truly next-gen game is 2020-11-13 15:15:14The next generation of gaming is here with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X — except it isn’t, because there are almost no next-generat

Nintendo’s Mario Game & Watch is a choice 2020-11-13 12:34:53Nintendo will never stop mining its past for new nostalgia-based products, but at least it tends to do so with aplomb and occasionally even generosity

Gifting a gadget? Check its creep factor on 2020-11-12 16:51:39Buying someone a gadget is a time-honored tradition, but these days it can be particularly fraught, considering you may buy them a fitness tracker tha

Amazon’s new ‘Care Hub’ lets Alexa owners keep 2020-11-11 12:36:18Amazon today announced a set of new features aimed at making its Alexa devices more useful to aging adults. With the launch of “Care Hub,”

Josh.ai launches a ‘nearly invisible’ Amazon Echo competitor 2020-11-10 18:30:57In the past several weeks we’ve seen refreshes and product expansions from about every facet of the smart home virtual assistant world. Apple la

The Boox Poke 3 is my new favorite 2020-11-10 17:38:31There are plenty of e-readers to choose from out there, but never enough for me. I’m always questing for the one that will make me forget that t