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Quirkywriter S

Quirkytoys Quirkywriter S Keyboard review: Great typing experience accompanied by whimsical features

The Quirkywriter S' vintage good looks and butter-smooth mechanical keys would make it enticing, but a number of design decisions reduces what could be a fabulous keyboard to a whimsical—but functional—conversation starter.

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Best smart speakers: Which delivers the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

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The Bard's Tale IV review impressions: An enthralling adventure hobbled by PC performance issues

Ten hours in, The Bard's Tale IV has all the makings of a special adventure, but it's crippled by long load times and other technical issues

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Vizio Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Atmos review: This speaker covers all the bases

This soundbar features immersive audio for movies, Chromecast for multi-room audio, and Google Assistant support for voice control.

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Garmin Dash Cam 65W review: State-of-the-art features in a compact design

The Dash Cam 65W boasts every modern feature in a super-compact with a unique magnetic mount. The video is very good, though being 180-degree, it does fish-eye a bit.

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Logitech Crayon review: An Apple Pencil alternative that can take a punch

If you can stand a couple of restrictions, Logitech’s iPad stylus is ideal for schools or busy environments.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include laptops from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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JBL Link 300 review: This Google Assistant-powered speaker delivers multi-room sound and smart home skills

Shake your money maker with the middle of JBL’s Link series of smart speakers.

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D-Link Full HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera review: This one is for smart-home buffs only

D-Link delivers another solid camera, but its app's emphasis on smart-home automation may limit its appeal.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) review: A business laptop that's tops in its class

It's difficult to find fault with Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen). It's expensive, but it exudes quality. It's a no-brainer for those who want a powerful, light laptop with decent battery life.

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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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Channels DVR review: This is a powerful DVR for cord-cutters, but it's also an expensive one

Channels DVR gets a lot of little things right, but the price is wrong.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Johnson Controls GLAS smart thermostat review: Hey Cortana, I’m cold!

No smart thermostat is more beautiful, but is that enough to justify a sky-high price tag?

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Dell G7 15 (7588) review: A six-core gaming laptop that won’t break the bank

Armed with a screamingly fast six-core CPU and a reasonably robust graphics card, the $1,200 Dell G7 15 packs in an impressive amount of processing and gaming power into a shell that’s less than an inch thick.

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Roborock S5 Robot Vacuum Cleaner review: This premium vacuum busts dust and mops, too

Powerful suction, laser mapping, and an elegant app justify the high price.

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Seagate BarraCuda Pro 14TB review: Pushing the hard drive limits yet again

The Seagate Barracuda now tops out at 14TB and 260MBps. It's a hair slower than the company's IronWolf Pro, but a bit cheaper, with the same warranty and data recovery service.

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