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The best Linux distro for privacy and security in 2018

The awesome operating system Linux is free and open source. As such, there are thousands of different ‘flavours’ available – and some types of Linux such as Ubuntu are generic and meant for many diffe..

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Best Ultrabooks 2018: top thin and light laptops reviewed

The times, they are a-changin’, as Bob Dylan would say, and for laptops that means they’re getting thinner and lighter, but also faster than ever before. That rings true for nothing else more than it ..

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Best Windows tablets 2018: the top Windows tablets reviewed

Eight years on from its initial release, lo and behold, the iPad isn’t quite what it was cracked up to be. As the public interest has veered towards tablets that aren’t restricted to mobile applicatio..

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Best Mac 2018: the best Macs to buy this year

Apple doesn’t have the best track record lately for pleasing its fans, but we’re gradually seeing that change – and, who knows, maybe there’s an entirely new demographic that the newest Macs are begin..

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Best running headphones to buy in 2018

You might assume that the only thing that separates the best running headphones from that cheap pair you saw at Wal-Mart the other day is the fact that they don’t fall out while running. That isn’t ex..

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Best MP3 Players: TechRadar’s guide to the best portable music players

Best MP3 Player: Welcome to our guide to the best portable MP3 players.
In the words of the inimitable Bob Dylan: “the times, they are a-changin’.”
About ten years ago, MP3 players were the center of..

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Best 32-inch TVs 2018: the best secondary TVs for any budget

In 2018, a lot of the conversation about TVs is naturally going to focus on the biggest and most technologically advanced TVs you can buy. But if you’re looking for something smaller, you’ll be please..

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Best cheap headphones: your guide to the best budget headphones in 2018

Here at TechRadar, we’ve sort of built a reputation for covering all of the latest, greatest and priciest technology in the world. However, even in the face of all of that high-end equipment, we still..

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The best fitness apps we’ve used – get in shape in just 20 minutes a day

We all have busy lives, it comes with the times we live in, and while this does wonders for productivity, it can mean that it is increasingly difficult to find the time or energy to stay in shape. Eit..

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VLC 3.0 Adds Chromecast Support and More as the Best Free Media Player Gets Even Better

Ian Paul, writing for PCWorld: The best free media player is getting even better. After three years of development, VLC 3.0 'Ventari' is rolling out to all platforms, and it's packed full of goodies such as Chromecast support. The latest version of VLC contains a lot of great additions, as well as a tweaked UI. Chromecast discovery tops the list. It's only available on Windows desktop and Android right now, but Videolan says the feature's coming to VLC's iOS and the Windows Store apps in the future. […] VLC 3.0's refreshed UI isn't a fresh, new look from previous versions, but it is noticeably different. The icons at the bottom of the window are cleaner, and the small icons used within menu items are also new. Version 3.0 also adds support for 360-degree video and 3D audio, readying features for a VR version of VLC slated to roll out in mid-April. The new VLC also adds hardware decoding across all platforms for better performance and less CPU c..