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2 Hours Ago   Some people have a hard time staying in one place. For PC gamers, this has long been a challenge. Since desktop setups were the gold standard for so long, the more powerful rigs have often required that PC gamers stay in one spot — or else lug a heavy tower, monitor, and more with them.

2 Hours Ago   The Instant Pot Ultra is $60 off right now on Amazon and that's a pretty big deal. As part of Amazon's 12 Days of Deals, the sale on this trendy kitchen gadget is sure to go quick.

12 Hours Ago   Searching for a great holiday gift that won't end up in next year's white elephant game? This knife set, available now for a hugely discounted price of $58, might just do the trick.

12 Hours Ago   Does the slightest sight of Comic Sans, Papyrus, or — heaven forbid — Mistral set off a physical reaction in your gut? Well, congrats — you have what it takes to be a decent graphic designer.

Yesterday   The holidays usually means two things: gifts and some much-needed time off from work. If you're planning an epic trip to the slopes this winter, or are venturing off to someplace warm for surfing or some other extreme adventure, now's your chance to snag a GoPro on sale so you can capture it all.

Yesterday   'Tis the season for holiday deals. If you clicked on this you aren't looking for travel coupons for New Year's. You're here to find some of the best laptop and tablets deals available if you still need to do some gift shopping.

2 Days Ago   Wish you could give someone the world this holiday season? Well, now you can — (somewhat) literally — with the gift of language lessons. Whether your Secret Santa aspires to be a polyglot or just wants to brush up on their vocabulary so they don't sound like an idiot the next time they dine at their local Mexican place, they'll find it easier to navigate the world around them with a subscription to any of these three online language courses and apps.

2 Days Ago   The holidays are generally a stressful time, thanks in no small part to the mind-numbing task of having to think of (and not to mention, afford) the perfect presents for our friends and family.

3 Days Ago   Hoping to land on someone's nice list this holiday season? We've got just the ticket, with deets on ten of the coolest gifts we're loving right now, all of which you can snag in the Mashable Shop.

3 Days Ago   When Ariel sang about "gadgets and gizmos aplenty," she was referring to all the rad stocking stuffers that just went on sale in the Mashable Shop.

3 Days Ago   It seems like battle royale style games took over the world almost overnight. One day the beta for a game called PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds opened up and next thing you know Call of Duty is getting in on the action.

4 Days Ago   The upside about the holidays: All of the great deals are like a savings buffet. The downside: Gift shopping isn't exactly the most relaxing activity. Don't worry though, we're here to help if you're searching for a new laptop or tablet for someone on your list.

5 Days Ago   A good cup of coffee can be your best friend during the holidays. How else are you going to get through all the gift shopping, parties, and random drop-ins from the in-laws?

5 Days Ago   A shiny new MacBook is great and all, but if you're looking to buy a great gift for your kid, you might not want to drop thousands of dollars on something they could very easily break.

5 Days Ago   Between hot toddy-powered cocktail parties, cookie exchanges, and Secret Santa present pursuits, we really can't blame you if you mentally check out from work at some point during the holidays.

5 Days Ago   Shopping for an Ansel Adams wannabe this holiday season? Congratulations! You've got plenty of gift options to sort through. The challenge, however, is finding something that's neither tacky (like a lens-shaped thermos) nor budget-busting (like an honest-to-goodness DSLR).

6 Days Ago   It's already bad enough you're stuck in the middle seat for a six-hour flight home for holidays. But before the plane even taxis, the couple you're stuck between decide to start fighting and it's clear it won't end anytime soon.

6 Days Ago   The holiday season presents plenty of "stranger danger" moments for you and your family. The only risk that's greater than strange people is strange people on the internet, all trying to get ahold of your personal information.

6 Days Ago   Whoever said that reality is better than fiction hasn't taken the 2018 news cycle into account. It's really no wonder more and more people are becoming increasingly reliant on escapist entertainment.

6 Days Ago   If you have a diehard Star Wars fan in your life, chances are, they probably already own every piece of official merchandise there is. Lightsabers, action figures, R2D2, BB-8 droids, and Chewbacca plush toys — the whole shebang.

7 Days Ago   PC gaming can get really expensive. It's something I know all too well: I had to save up for almost seven months in order to afford the $1,500 Alienware laptop I wanted when I was in high school.

7 Days Ago   We don't need any convincing about the fact that Marvel comics are awesome. The characters and plot lines are essentially modern versions of ancient Greek and Roman myths: Quicksilver is like Hermes, Iron Man is like Hephaestus, and Jean Grey is suspiciously reminiscent of Athena and Pandora.

7 Days Ago   It's a problem most Apple lovers know all too well: Any attempt to organize your chargers and wires leaves you with a convoluted mess of cables reminiscent of the Pokémon Tangela.

7 Days Ago   From your niece's shrill and ceaseless rendition of Deck the Halls to Uncle Jerry's eggnog-fueled, politically incorrect rantings, there are plenty of reasons to pick up a pair of noise-canceling headphones this holiday season.

7 Days Ago   Editor's note: PCMag and Mashable are both owned by Ziff Davis. While at one time Apple MacBooks may have seemed like the be-all and end-all of the laptop world, that time has quickly passed.

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