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This week in games: Star Citizen is sued by a backer, The Culling 2 is yanked from Steam and more

Plus: Todd Howard says "never say never" about another third-party Fallout, and August's releases (We Happy Few, Two Point Hospital, No Man's Sky NEXT) get new trailers. This is gaming news for July 16 to 20.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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The Data Transfer Project’s big-name support won’t matter without the biggest one: Apple

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft have teamed on the Data Transfer Project, a new, secure way to let users share their files and photos between online services. But where's Apple?

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This 4-port USB hub is just $3.50 today, $4.50 off list

Unitek's portable USB 3.0 4-port high speed hub is just $3.50 today using a promo code, a sharp discount from its $8 list price.

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The Full Nerd ep. 59: Core i7-8086K overclocking and CPU soldering with Steve from Gamers Nexus

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we get geek out over Intel's Core i7-8086K with Steve Burke from Gamers Nexus.

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Thermaltake's Riing 12 Trio RGB fans can be voice-controlled with Amazon's Alexa

The Thermaltake Riing 12 Trio's fans can shine in 16.8 million colors, controlled by Amazon Alexa or Razer Chroma.

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This 8GB Radeon RX 580 is just $230 and comes with a $25 Amazon gift card

MSI's RX 580 8G V1 is $230 after a $30 rebate at Amazon, plus you get a $25 gift card.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.

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15 gorgeous PC games that will punish your graphics card

These graphically intense PC games crank the eye candy to 11—and make your PC sweat while they're at it.

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Best video doorbell: Nest vs. Ring vs. August and all the rest

Video doorbells maintain a continuous watch over the most important part of your property but which one is best? We take a look at the field.

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Nanoleaf Remote review: The smartest d12 on the block

This avant-garde approach to smart home control needs refinement.

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6 cool things we learned about Android P from Google's Reddit AMA

Google's Android engineers held their annual Reddit AMA yesterday. Here are the coolest things we learned.

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HP's Sprocket Photo Printer makes easy, fun snapshots and has a $40 discount today

HP's Sprocket Printer is a very small, battery-powered printer that lets you make happy snaps for your friends. It has a steep $40 discount today.

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These are the best PC deals in the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale is on now, and there are quite a few good PC gaming deals to be had including Forza Motorsport 7, Gears of War 4, Everspace, Tacoma, and Resident Evil 7.

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The highest-performing PC hardware you can buy today

Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want, from Intel's bleeding-edge Optane 900P SSD to Nvidia's Titan V.