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The best of LG Display’s Black Friday deals

If you've been sleeping on getting yourself a new display, then it's worth checking out what LG is knocking money off this Black Friday. That includes the 32UL750-W, its 32-inch 4K LED monitor with

ASUS' 27-inch, 165Hz gaming monitor is $150 cheaper for Black Friday

Now might be a good time to upgrade your gaming PC's display if your current model is feeling old in the tooth. Two of ASUS' gaming monitors are on sale from now until December 30th at 3:05AM Eastern,

ASUS' 27-inch, 165Hz gaming monitor is $150 cheaper for Black Friday

Now might be a good time to upgrade your gaming PC's display if your current model is feeling old in the tooth. Two of ASUS' gaming monitors are on sale from now until December 30th at 3:05AM Eastern,

Intel is losing against AMD

When AMD launched its third-generation Zen 2 Ryzen processors earlier this year, Intel had to be sweating. Its rival had developed an all-new architecture with improvements to clock speed, core count

Save up to $400 on Razer Blade laptops at Amazon

With Black Friday around the corner, now is a great time to spring for a laptop -- particularly if you're looking for one that can be used for gaming. Amazon will discount Razer's Blade 15 until

Save up to $400 on Razer Blade laptops at Amazon

With Black Friday around the corner, now is a great time to spring for a laptop -- particularly if you're looking for one that can be used for gaming. Amazon will discount Razer's Blade 15 until

Facebook's Portal devices are each $50 off for Black Friday

With this latest Black Friday roundup, we want to draw your attention to a group of devices that are perhaps more controversial than some of the other products we've spotlighted recently: Facebook's

The Echo Flex is Amazon’s Alexa gateway drug

One of Engadget's favorite smart speakers over the past few years has been Amazon's Echo Dot. It's small, easy to use and incredibly affordable at only $50. Sure, there are speakers offering better

Valve's Steam Controller is dead

Four years after Valve released its oddball Steam Controller, it's not making any more. The controller is on sale today for $5 -- that's 90 percent off its list price of $49.99 -- and a note in the

Valve's Steam Controller is dead

Four years after Valve released its oddball Steam Controller, it's not making any more. The controller is on sale today for $5 -- that's 90 percent off its list price of $49.99 -- and a note in the

'Red Dead Redemption 2' comes to Steam on December 5th

Red Dead Redemption 2's PC launch drew a number of complaints, not the least of which was having to use yet another publisher-specific launcher to play it. If you haven't already bought the game,

'Red Dead Redemption 2' comes to Steam on December 5th

Red Dead Redemption 2's PC launch drew a number of complaints, not the least of which was having to use yet another publisher-specific launcher to play it. If you haven't already bought the game,

The Sensel Morph creative touchpad is discounted for Black Friday

Sensel's Morph controller is a weird but effective device; it scored a solid 87 in our review and is recommended in our PC and mobile accessories gift guide. The base unit works like a tablet for

'Quake II RTX' update delivers more realistic ray-traced visuals

NVIDIA is still committed to sprucing up Quake II RTX's graphics after the novelty has worn off. The GPU maker has released a 1.2 update that adds significant realism to the ray tracing effects --

'Quake II RTX' update delivers more realistic ray-traced visuals

NVIDIA is still committed to sprucing up Quake II RTX's graphics after the novelty has worn off. The GPU maker has released a 1.2 update that adds significant realism to the ray tracing effects --

The Morning After: Giphy restored the 'Baby Yoda' GIFs

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.All week, we'll be tracking some of the best Black Friday deals on electronics, so keep an eye on our deals hub for more information. In the news, the police are

The Morning After: Giphy restored the 'Baby Yoda' GIFs

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.All week, we'll be tracking some of the best Black Friday deals on electronics, so keep an eye on our deals hub for more information. In the news, the police are

AMD's 64-core Threadripper 3990X arrives in 2020

AMD appears to have confirmed that it will launch the creator-centric 64-core Threadripper 3990X chip sometime in 2020, as rumored. The company didn't release many details, other than to say it'll

Microsoft updates developers on designing apps for dual-screens

As 2020 draws closer, we're also slowly nearing the debut of dual-screen devices from Microsoft and others. Now that the Surface Duo and Surface Neo have been revealed, the company's next step is to

Intel teams with MediaTek to create 5G modems for PCs

Intel has backed away from 5G in smartphones, but it's determined to bring the technology to PCs -- and it's recruiting an ally to ensure that happens. The chip giant is teaming up with MediaTek to