How to choose the right mechanical keyboard

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Mechanical keyboards have never been cheaper or better, and it’s an upgrade you’ll benefit from greatly. But… which board should you get? And what’s all this about switches?

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Sony unveils 2 updated PlayStations: Pro and slim versions

Sony is unveiling a slimmer, lighter, cheaper version of its PlayStation 4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers that features high-resolution images and a 1-terabyte hard drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/sony-unveils-2-updated-playstations-pro-and-slim-versions.html

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Cost of out-of-warranty Apple Watch Sport repairs drops to $199

Article Image As of this week, the Apple Watch is not only cheaper to buy, but also to repair in the event that it’s broken without an AppleCare+ warranty, with a new cost of $199 per incident.

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Shootout: Apple's new 9.7" iPad Pro vs. iPad Air 2

Article Image The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is meant to be a successor to the iPad Air 2 as much as a cheaper alternative to its 12.9-inch sibling. But what separates the 9.7-inch Pro from its predecessor, and what’s unchanged?

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Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk’s Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we’re stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/06/cheap-flights-best-day-to-book-top-sites-and-insider-secrets.html

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The traditional smartphone flagship is sinking, but don’t count it out just yet

Smartphones are getting cheaper all the time. Sales of high-end $700 or $800 flagships are generally declining. More people are bypassing carriers and buying directly from OEMs, or picking up unlocked devices from online retailers. Could we be looking at the end of the traditional, expensive flagship phone? Can Samsung, LG, or even Apple keep asking us to pay big bucks for their latest offerings?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/10/traditional-smartphone-flagship-is-sinking-but-dont-count-it-out-just-yet/

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Tech Q&A: Cheaper air flights, HDR photography, two-factor authentication and more

Kim Komando answers your questions about getting cheaper air flights, diving into HDR photography, two-factor authentication, and more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/12/tech-qa-cheaper-air-flights-hdr-photography-two-factor-authentication-and-more/

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LEDs: Illuminating your light choices

The cheaper a technology becomes, the more pervasive it gets. So the precipitous price drops in the LED bulb market mean it’s ready to go mainstream — although you may need a few pointers about how to choose the right LEDs for your home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/15/leds-illuminating-your-light-choices/

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Smartphone shipments topped 1.2 billion in 2014, Samsung's share plummeted in face of Apple gains

Squeezed at the high-end of the market by Apple, and also at the low-end by cheaper Chinese alternatives, Samsung saw its share of the total smartphone market shrink in 2014, even as overall smartphone shipments grew to new heights.



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Uber fails to make the grade with the Better Business Bureau

Uber, the smartphone-based car service app that claims to provide cheaper alternatives to a standard taxi ride, failed to make the grade with some consumers. On Thursday, the company that is popular with urban customers looking for less expensive travel fares received an “F” rating from the Better Business Bureau – the organization’s lowest rating.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/10/uber-fails-to-make-grade-with-better-business-bureau/

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Cheaper $400 Xbox One coming sans Kinect as consoles face pressure from low-cost streamers

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that consumers will soon be able to purchase a cheaper, Kinect-less Xbox One bundle and won’t be forced to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold in order to use media services like Netflix or MLB.TV on their consoles, bending to price pressure from Sony’s PlayStation 4 and streaming boxes such as the Apple TV.



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Best Buy now offering lowest pre-tax prices on Apple's 2013 & 2014 MacBook Airs, starting at $759

With last week’s release of new and cheaper MacBook Air models, authorized Apple reseller Best Buy has undercut those prices, offering discounts on the latest refresh, as well as deep price cuts on the previous-generation models, which now start at just $759 plus tax.



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ExtremeTalk: What would you pay for a return to old-school CPU scaling?

Sebastian Anthony, gazing wistfully into a 22nm Intel Bay Trail wafer
For decades, the semiconductor industry has operated under the mantra of ‘Better, faster, cheaper.’ With Moore’s law scaling no longer functioning below 28nm, what would you be willing to pay for chips and products that satisfied ‘Better’ and ‘faster’ — but were more expensive than current hardware?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/180365-extremetalk-what-would-you-pay-for-a-return-to-old-school-cpu-scaling

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