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How to convert a PDF to EPUB

The PDF is a versatile file type which can handle both images and text well on a variety of devices. Not every one displays them as well as others, though, and in the case of ebook readers, there are often better options. With that in mind, in this guide, we’ll teach you how to convert […]

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A Look Back at the Golden Age of Sony VAIO PCs

For the 18 years Sony produced VAIOs, the firm experimented with wildly different form factors in dozens of different models. Let’s look back at these innovative PCs. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. In 1996, after a long hiatus from producing consumer […]

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How to combine PDF files

PDFs are often used as official documents online, so knowing how to convert to and from the file format is an important professional skill. So is arranging multiple PDF files into a single document. We’ll teach you how to accomplish both tasks below no matter what platform you’re on — and it doesn’t have to […]

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Avita Clarus

A well-equipped Dell XPS 13, HP Spectre 13, or Apple MacBook Pro will cost well north of $ 1,000, and it might be overkill if you care about styling but only need a sleek ultraportable laptop for drafting emails and watching the occasional movie on your plane or a couch. Enter the Avita Clarus ($ […]

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PC Sales Keep Falling, But Big Manufacturers Are Doing Just Fine

The desktop and laptop markets have seen a slow and steady decline since the mobile device boom, but the top PC vendors haven’t been hit as hard by shrinking sales as you might think. According to the latest Gartner report on worldwide PC shipments, 61.7 million PCs were shipped in the first quarter of 2018. […]

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The Traditional Laptop Is Dead

When is the last time you purchased a laptop? How much better was it than your old laptop? Why did you stop using your old laptop? I’ve been looking at laptops and laptop reviews and my own collection of laptops going back to some real clunkers. I could probably put together a laptop museum. And […]

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Save Up to 25 Percent on Select HP PCs

If you’re in the market for a new PC, HP is currently running a killer sale. For a limited time, you can save 25 percent on select PCs priced $ 999 or more with coupon code 25BMSM618, and save 20 percent on select PCs priced $ 799 or more with code 20BMSM618. HP Omen 17T […]

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The Best Lenovo Laptops of 2018

Classic Design Meets Innovation It’s been more than a decade since IBM stopped making ThinkPad laptops, yet you’re still likely to see them in the halls of industry. That’s thanks to Lenovo. The company formerly known as Legend Computers of Beijing, China, still produces the well-regarded laptop line, with its beloved AccuType keyboard. And indeed, […]

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Adobe Scan now now automatically turn business cards into phone contacts

Adobe Artificial intelligence could soon make manually typing up information off a business card a thing of the past. Adobe Scan, the smartphone scanning app, can now recognize business cards and automatically import them into the contacts on a smartphone. Adobe announced the AI-focused update to Adobe Scan on June 19, which also brings new […]

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10 Gadgets That Will Make International Flights a Breeze

There aren’t many ways to avoid the fatigue and boredom of a long flight, but this gear, from long-life laptops and game systems to smart luggage and shoes, can help. Bon voyage! June 18, 2018 11:00AM EST June 18, 2018 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this […]

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Foxconn is coming to America — more specifically, to its new Milwaukee HQ

Craig Ferguson/Getty Images Foxconn is coming to the United States. The Taiwan-based tech manufacturer, known for providing the requisite parts to bring many of your favorite Apple products to life, has always maintained a larger presence in Asia than in the west. And while that will likely remain the case, Foxconn is indeed extending its […]

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The best wireless routers

Your router might just be the most under-appreciated but essential part of your home or office. Whether you’re a PC gamer looking for the best, customizable wireless connection possible, or simply want easy, whole home/office coverage, then we know a router that will get the job done. Welcome to our list of the best wireless […]

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Dell XPS 15 9560 review

Research Center: Dell XPS 15 9560 The Dell XPS 15 is the larger version of the Dell XPS 13, one of our favorite laptops of the last few years. Set them side-by-side, and you can see that Dell didn’t want to mess with a good thing. With the XPS 15 2-in-1 now in the lineup, […]

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How to set up a VPN

Virtual private networks (VPNs) give computer users a wide range of capabilities and benefits. For starters, VPNs allow you to securely connect to remote networks through the internet, grant secure connections of multiple networks, and help boost your online security and privacy. There are multiple methods for setting up a VPN, but there simplest is […]

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Alienware 17 R5

The brand practically a synonym for “gaming PC,” Alienware puts out some of the most powerful—and most expensive—laptops you can buy. This year’s refresh of its 17-inch flagship, the Alienware 17 R5 (starts at $ 1,559.99; $ 3,974.99 as tested) fits that profile on both fronts, especially the souped-up configuration we tested. Our unit includes […]