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Séamus Bellamy is a travel and technology writer with bylines at Boing Boing, AFAR Magazine, BBC Worldwide and USA Today. A full-time digital nomad, Séamus calls Canada home--but he doesn't see it all that often.

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How to switch from Mac to PC, part 6: Which Mac users should do it

Switching from Mac to PC is a big deal, and some people should—and others shouldn't. Here's what to consider if you're on the fence.

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Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 Review: Active noise cancellation on a budget

But the low price tag comes at the cost of other desirable features.

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InkBook 8

Midia InkBook 8 review: This could have been a versatile e-reader had it not been built on such low-end hardware

Ventures off the beaten path sometimes lead to the discovery of a gem, but not this time.

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Switching from Mac to PC, part 5: Gaming is a serious business

When you switch from a Mac to a Windows PC, one of the undisputed advantages is the bottomless trove of games. Here are pointers to the best resources.

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Waterfi Waterproofed Kindle Paperwhite review: A great e-reader that’s completely protected from water damage

This aftermarket waterproofing treatment will let you take your Kindle for a swim.

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Switching from Mac to PC, Part 4: How to keep your iPad and iPhone in the mix

Incorporating your iPhone and iPad into your new life with Windows is easy.

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Switching from Mac to PC, Part 3: The software challenge

When you switch from Mac to PC, you’ll be leaving some software behind. We've found some solid replacements.

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Switching from Mac to PC, Part 2: Choosing a laptop

Windows PCs offer many more choices than Macs do. We'll help you sort through the options.

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How to switch from Mac to PC, Part 1: What's driving me to do it

A 20-year Mac veteran decides it's finally time to switch to a Windows PC—and he's taking us on his journey, step by step, starting with what drove him to bail on Apple.

Bose QC30

Bose QuietControl 30 wireless headphones review: A nearly perfect set of active noise-cancelling earphones

One minor shortcoming kept us from giving these headphones a perfect score.

Chamberlain HomeKit

Chamberlain’s smart garage door opener to get HomeKit compatibility

HomeKit versions of the company’s Smart Garage Hub and MyQ HomeBridge will ship in July.

Tablo Droid

Nuvyyo's Tablo Live Stick and Tablo Droid software DVR promise to help consumers escape the clutches of cable

.The company is also showing a proof-of-concept cloud-based over-the-air DVR at CES this year.

Gocontrol 500 Series

Nortek’s GoControl 500-series lighting and appliance controls can be programmed to respond to taps

Tap one of these smart switches once to turn on your lamp, tap it twice to dim the lamp, tap it a third time and it might turn off every light in your home.

Maximus Security Light Camera

The Maximus Smart Motion Security Light looks like it could light up a prison yard

The 2400-lumen floodlight harbors a 1080p night-vision security camera in its base.

Sylvania Smart Multicolor A19

Sylvania’s Smart Multicolor A19 light bulb is HomeKit compatible, but it doesn’t require a hub

The new bulb can be controlled via Siri when you’re at home, and remotely via an Apple TV when you’re not.