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MacBook Pro with all the fanciest specs: We did the math, and the price is... wow

Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops come with M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. If you want the biggest, fanciest version you can buy, it won't be cheap. → Read More

One of our favorite Wi-Fi range extenders is on sale today for just $20

Got an annoying dead zone in your home's Wi-Fi network? The TP-Link RE220 can boost your signal strength in minutes. → Read More

FTC calls out internet providers for amassing user browsing data

Six major ISPs collect far more user data than consumers realize, the FTC warns, including data that groups those consumers by race and sexual orientation. → Read More

Google cuts subscription-based service fees for Play Store apps in half

Apps that make their money via subscriptions will no longer need to retain customers for a year in order to see service fees drop from 30% to 15%. → Read More

Among Us arrives on PlayStation and Xbox consoles December 14

Players on the latest-gen consoles should prepare to lie and backstab their way through online matches by the end of the year. → Read More

Save $73 on the top-rated Asus ZenWifi XT8 mesh router

With Wi-Fi 6 and a tri-band design, it's one of the best mesh routers we've tested, and it's currently marked down to $377. That's an all-time low. → Read More

The fanciest new MacBook Pro with every single upgrade costs... how much?!

New MacBook Pro laptops from Apple are here -- and if you want the biggest, fanciest version you can buy, it won't be cheap. → Read More

A $6,000 MacBook Pro is a real thing you can buy now

New MacBook Pro laptops from Apple are here -- and if you want the biggest, fanciest version you can buy, it'll cost you quite a lot. → Read More

TP-Link rolls out a tri-band Wi-Fi 6 mesh router that only costs $229

Similar systems we like from Asus, Netgear and Eero cost hundreds more. → Read More

A fully-upgraded, 16-inch MacBook Pro will cost you $6,100

New MacBook Pro laptops from Apple are here -- and if you want the biggest, fanciest version you can buy, it'll cost you quite a lot. → Read More

Asus ZenWifi XD6 review: A middle child among mesh routers

The XD6 is neither the fastest nor the cheapest ZenWifi mesh router, but it's still well worth your consideration. → Read More

5 things you need to know before buying LED bulbs

Read this before switching all of the bulbs in your house. → Read More

Newly leaked Pixel 6 images turn up on Twitter

Google's newest smartphones aren't set to debut until October 19, but leaked details and images of the new devices keep showing up online. → Read More

Coinbase embraces NFTs with new peer-to-peer marketplace

The cryptocurrency exchange is branching out and launching a new marketplace for non-fungible tokens. → Read More

Netgear Orbi's newest mesh router adds in support for Wi-Fi 6E, costs $1,100

With a 2.4GHz band, two 5GHz bands and the new 6GHz band for Wi-Fi 6E connections, Netgear is hailing it as the first quad-band mesh system ever made. → Read More

Battle of the off-brand mesh routers

Available on Amazon, these no-name mesh routers feature fancy, tri-band designs for hundreds less than the competition. But are they any good? → Read More

This solid gold PlayStation 5 can be yours for just $320,000

Caviar, a Russian company specializing in custom-made designer gadgets, is offering a new Prime collection of 18-karat gilded gizmos for the holidays. → Read More

Save $120 on an Eero Pro 6 mesh router 3-pack

Usually $599, A three-pack of one of our favorite mesh routers is down to $479 on Amazon, complete with a tri-band design and Wi-Fi 6 support. → Read More

Comcast Xfinity vs. Spectrum: Which is better for cable internet?

Comcast Xfinity and Spectrum are two of the largest ISPs in the US. Which should you trust for your home broadband needs? → Read More

Score an Echo Dot and smart bulb for $25, an Echo Show 8 for $70 and more on Amazon today

Amazon tucked a couple of nice discounts on Alexa devices into today's Epic Daily Deals -- here's what's on sale from the Echo lineup. → Read More