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Here’s a Decently Priced Graphics Card That the Crypto Miners Haven’t Found Yet

It’s a little old, and this price is basically MSRP, but with crypto miners buying up every graphics card in existence, $298 for this graphics card counts as a deal. In terms of speed, the GTX 980 will actually be a little bit faster in most cases than the equivalent GTX 1060.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Please Don’t Freeze Your Surface Pro 4 to Fix the Flickering Screen

If your Surface Pro 4 is starting to bug out, you’re not alone. Over a thousand people have reported issues with the Microsoft-made device’s screen flickering to the point that it’s barely usable, and some have even taken to freezing the gadget to get it working again. One person claims they got 30 minutes of […]

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Microsoft Is Finally Selling a Super Cheap Surface Laptop, and It Almost Feels Like a Bargain

Today, as noted by Windows Central, Microsoft launched a cheaper version of its gorgeous Surface Laptop. This new version will retail for $800—a full $200 less than the previously cheapest Surface Laptop. If you’ve wanted a full-blown, lower-cost computing experience in the Surface ecosystem then this is the machine…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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See What Data Microsoft is Collecting on You and Put a Stop to It (Maybe)

Privacy-conscious users will be happy to hear about Microsoft’s latest addition to Windows 10, which adds transparency in terms of data collection, and finally let users see what information is being sent for analysis to Microsoft. The Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer makes it more convenient for users to see what data…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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You Can Now Run Microsoft Office Apps on Your Chromebook

Chrome OS: Chromebook users looking for an alternative to Google’s set of editing tools can now turn to Microsoft Office, which is finally available on Chromebooks. The suite of office apps—Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook—has been available on macOS, iOS, and Android devices, but Chromebooks have been left out of…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Get An Xbox One S Starting at $189, Plus a Bonus Game

If you’re looking to grab an Xbox One S this holiday season, Microsoft has a ton of selection, and great incentives. Pretty much every console bundle is discounted by $50, with prices starting at a paltry $189, plus you get to pick an extra game of your choice, albeit from a fairly uninspiring selection.Read more… […]

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Swap Your Pixel 2’s Google Assistant for Cortana

Your Google Pixel 2 has a pretty capable built-in butler in the form of Google Assistant. Not everyone with an Android phone, however, is all-in on Google’s ecosystem. In fact, some users might be—wait for it—Microsoft users. And that means Cortana is their go-to virtual assistant. Thanks to Microsoft, you can ditch…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Set Up Your Surface Pro’s Pen

The Microsoft Surface line of laptops, desktops, and convertible notebooks all feature an optional Surface Pen—Microsoft’s stylus that lets you write, draw, and annotate documents and images. It works fine right out of the box, but if you find yourself at all frustrated with its functionality, you can customize it to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Microsoft’s Giant Surface Book 2 Is Very Powerful, Very Fast, Very Pretentious

Typing at work on Microsoft’s new 15-inch Surface Book 2, I can’t shake the feeling that this thing’s not for me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a powerful laptop, it’s beautiful, and the workspace its giant screen affords made me completely forget I wasn’t seated at my desk with my usual 34-inch extra-wide display. So…Read […]

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