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How the Xbox Series X and Series S fits into the most popular Ikea furniture

We tried life-size console mockups in everything from a Hemnes to a Kallax to a Fjallbo. → Read More

Exclusive: Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table brings a big game library to your coffee table

This table-topper game screen includes games from Hasbro and others. → Read More

How to avoid PS5 and Xbox Series X preorder FOMO

If you didn't catch the blink-and-you-missed-it preorders, don't worry, you're really not losing out on all that much. → Read More

Why you should save $100 and get the all-digital version of the PS5

Commentary: Save a few bucks and avoid one of the most troublesome components in any game console. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7 wants to be your premium work and play tablet

It does a lot right, but Apple's latest iPad updates still win on price. → Read More

What we didn't get at Apple's September event: iPhone 12, Apple Silicon Macs, AirTags and more

There's still at least one more big Apple event happening this year, so plenty of time for new products. → Read More

Best remote learning MacBook for 2020: MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro

The MacBook line offers three distinct choices: the 13-inch Air, 13-inch Pro and 16-inch Pro. Students who need a remote learning tool are going to naturally gravitate towards one of them. → Read More

Maybe the Xbox Series S is all you need

The Xbox Series S shows the ever-shrinking future of game consoles: smaller, disc-free and with big pipes. → Read More

Acer Spin 7 is the world's first Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 notebook

Apple isn't the only company looking to make inroads with post-Intel laptops. → Read More

Wasteland 3 is the game to play while you're waiting for other games

Kill some time, and a few hundred post-apocalyptic thugs, in this classic PC-style RPG. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 coming Sept. 18, starting at $649

This gaming-and-work-friendly tablet arrives later this month with a custom clip-on keyboard. → Read More

Choosing the right back-to-school laptop for in-school vs. remote learning

Remote and in-person students have different computer needs, and we've tracked down some still-in-stock suggestions for both groups. → Read More

Microsoft Flight Simulator: 5 things I learned playing the new ultrarealistic flight sim

Flight sim fans have been waiting more than a decade for this all-new version. → Read More

Make the new 27-inch iMac even better with these 3D printed hacks

By adding some print-at-home extras, the new 2020 iMac is even better. → Read More

Now What: How work-from-home is evolving

With remote working now the accepted norm, home offices need to evolve beyond the short-term setups of the past six months. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus wants to work hard and play games

We went hands-on with Samsung's newest tablet. With a new keyboard, enhanced office tools and 5G support, the Galaxy Tab S7 line makes a good alternative to the iPad Pro or even your main laptop. → Read More

New Apple iMac: Hands-on with a 27-inch work-from-home beast

With a better webcam and nano-texture screen, plus new CPU and GPU options, it's almost all-new under the skin. → Read More

New Apple 27-inch iMac: Hands-on with a work-from-home beast

With a better webcam and nano-texture screen, plus new CPU and GPU options, it's almost all-new under the skin. → Read More

Apple iMac review: A 27-inch work-from-home beast with a killer webcam

A much-improved webcam will make you a Zoom meeting boss, but the anti-glare nano-texture screen is an extra $500. → Read More

Hands-on with the new Apple 27-inch iMac, a work-from-home beast

With a better webcam and nano-texture screen, plus new CPU and GPU options, it's almost all-new under the skin. → Read More