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7 Things You Need to Know About External GPUs
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External graphics processing units (eGPUs) sound great. You can get desktop-quality graphics on a laptop, which means you only need one computer for portability and high-level gaming. But do they stand up against internal GPUs? Is it worth dropping a few hundred bucks on a dock? How much performance can you really expect? Unfortunately, expectations […]

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The Best Chiptune Players for iPhone, Android, and Web
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Who doesn’t love free music? The chiptune and demo scene that accompanied the rise of the home computer in the 80s and 90s spawned a vibrant community of bedroom producers and what essentially become a new genre of modern music. Thanks to the wonders of hardware emulation, we can now enjoy original chiptune on just […]

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The Best Backpacks for College Students With Laptops
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As the summer draws to a close, your mind starts to focus on the academic year ahead. Whether you’re just starting college, or going back to school for another year, you’ll want a backpack that is both functional and fashionable. And one that can carry your laptop safely too. It’ll need to fit all your […]

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The 7 Best Bluetooth Headphones You Can Buy
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Bluetooth headphones come in all shapes and sizes, and the sound quality satisfies everyone except the keenest of audiophiles. Yes, it’s one more thing to charge, but it’s just so convenient to not need a wire. Still, finding the right pair of Bluetooth headphones isn’t easy. There are several options when it comes to¬†choosing the […]

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9 Solid Reasons to Subscribe to DVD Netflix
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While Netflix might not be the only streaming service available, it’s arguably the most popular right now. The company, founded in 1997, continues to make money (how Netflix makes money), and dominate the streaming space. Although the streaming portion of Netflix gets the most attention, its DVDs-by-mail service continues to provide tons of benefits. As […]

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10 Tech Terms Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
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Merriam-Webster has added hundreds of words to the dictionary. Among them are a selection of technology terms most of us will be familiar with, even if we don’t use them on a daily basis. This article is totally bingeable and worthy of a retweet. Our Language Is Evolving All dictionaries have to move with the […]

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Learn How to Write Your Own Android Apps With React Native
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React Native lets you build native mobile apps using JavaScript and React, the user interface library built by Facebook. It makes it easy to write code for both Android and iOS devices, without having to master both Java (Android) and C++/Objective C (iOS). Here’s everything you need to know to get up and running with […]

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The 3 Best Affordable Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Students
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Noise cancellation comes in two types: passive and active. Passive noise-cancelling headphones just seal your ears with enough padding to block out noise. Active noise cancellation headphones emit a pitch that cancels out incoming sound, thus only letting you hear what’s playing through headphones. Active noise cancellation is almost always the way to go. If […]

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10 eBay Advanced Search Tips for Geeks
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eBay’s heyday might be in the past, but the site still boasts 175 million active users, 25 million sellers, and revenues of almost $10 billion. In fact, if you’re looking for an alternative to Amazon, eBay should be right at the top of your list. After you’ve been using the site for a while, you’ll […]

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