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Microsoft's Xbox Skill grants Alexa and Cortana-powered smart speakers the ability to control an Xbox

Microsoft is rolling out an Xbox Skill that will allow PCs and smart speakers that use Amazon Alexa or Microsoft Cortana to communicate with and control the Xbox game console.

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AMD's $55 Athlon 200GE brings Zen CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics to the masses

The AMD Athlon 200GE is built on Zen and includes Radeon Vega graphics, in a radical departure for the brand.

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Upgrade to a water-resistant mechanical keyboard for just $26 today

An Aukey 87-key mechanical keyboard with Outemu Blue switches and per-row backlighting is $26 on Amazon today.

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How to pick the best gaming laptop GPU

The GPU in a gaming laptop matters, so here's everything you need to know about picking the right one for 720p, 1080p, or 1440p gaming, as well as esports.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from August 2018

Don't miss top debuts like Donut County, Sneak Ops, Evergarden, and plenty more.

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Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.

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In pictures: PAX West's extravagant PCs and cutting-edge gaming gear

PAX West loves PC gaming.

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Netgear’s XR700 Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router features 10-gigabit ethernet

Lag-hating gamers aren’t the only target, this 802.11ad router has Plex Media Server onboard, too. But brace yourself for the price tag.

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Just buy it? Why Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti might be worth preordering

Most people shouldn't preorder computer hardware. But there are some very valid reasons to preorder the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti—they just haven't been articulated well.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from August 2018

August brought some seriously awesome new Mac games to check out.

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Acer's blisteringly fast 4K, 144Hz HDR gaming monitors cost far less than rival displays

The Acer Predator XB273K supports G-Sync, while the Acer Nitro XV273K supports FreeSync.

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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth review: The world is enough

The latest expansion is a tiny step back in some ways, but it’s also a reminder that Azeroth itself is one of WoW's biggest draws.

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Acer Predator X27 review: 4K, 144Hz G-Sync HDR is the Holy Grail of gaming monitors, with quirks

The Acer Predator X27 is one of the first G-Sync HDR displays and checks every box you could ask for despite some bleeding-edge quirks and a sky-high price.

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This clever trick gets AMD FreeSync running on an Nvidia GeForce graphics card

You can run AMD's FreeSync with an Nvidia GeForce graphics card by changing some settings around, but you'll also need Radeon's help doing it.

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Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are loaded with boundary-pushing graphics tech

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are loaded with hardware dedicated to real-time ray tracing, futuristic interfaces, and enough power to drive bleeding-edge 4K G-Sync HDR displays. Those prices though.

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The Asus ROG Gladius is $15 off and the Logitech MX Master 2S is $30 off on Amazon

The Asus ROG Gladius (right hand) is $45 today, and the Logitech MX Master 2S is $70.

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14 Nvidia GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card we saw at Gamescom: Founders Editions to custom behemoths

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti have been unveiled, and they're everywhere you turn at Gamescom 2018. Here's a look at the ones we've seen so far.

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Every custom GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti you can preorder, and why you shouldn't

You can preorder a slew of custom GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards right now. We point you to them all, and explain why you might want to wait for reviews before pulling the trigger.

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GeForce RTX 2080 will be 50 percent faster than GTX 1080 in traditional PC games, Nvidia says

Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 2080 will be 10x faster than the GTX 1080 in bleeding-edge ray traced games, but also 1.5x faster in traditional rasterized games, too.

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Yes, Pokémon Go works for weight loss, but don’t get too caught up in catching ‘em all

Pokémon Go all but explicitly encourages exercise, but it can also slow you down.

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