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Why Apple's move from Intel to ARM means we should stop buying Macs

Apple's move from Intel x86 to ARM chips will probably allow Intel-based Macs about five years of support before they are abandoned. Sounds like a good reason not to buy a Mac.

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AMD vs. Intel: Should you buy an Intel laptop right now?

The AMD vs. Intel fight starts a new chapter with the formidable Ryzen 4000 mobile CPU. Is there any reason to buy an Intel laptop anymore? That's a good question.

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The best Dell XPS 13: How to choose among three great thin-and-lights

Dell has three great thin-and-light laptops: The XPS 13 7390, the XPS 2-in-1 7390, and the new XPS 13 9300. Here's how to decide based on value, performance, and screen options.

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SD Express will support PCIe 4.0, but don't hold your breath

SD Express cards will support PCIe 4.0, but don't expect to see it on a camera or drone anytime soon. It's traditionally taken a while for new storage standards to take hold.

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Alienware Area-51m upgradability: How the Holy Grail of laptop features eluded us

The sad tale of the Alienware Area-51m tells us why we'll never, ever see upgradeable graphics in a laptop.

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The $1,799 MacBook Pro 13 vs. the $650 Acer Swift 3: Guess who wins?

We put a Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3 against Apple's new MacBook Pro 13 and the results weren't pretty

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Shop carefully: Some Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics cards are much faster than others

Thanks to a last-second VBIOS upgrade, some Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics cards are much faster than others. Here's what you need to know, and how to make sure yours is upgraded.

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5 laptops you should consider instead of the new MacBook Pro 13

Apple’s updated MacBook Pro 13 will get the most powerful 10th-gen Intel Ice Lake CPU available. But we can think of a bunch of Windows laptops that already outstrip it in features. 

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The Full Nerd ep. 130: DirectX 12 Ultimate and PlayStation 5 specs

Microsoft just married the Xbox Series X to the PC via DirectX 12 Ultimate, and Sony's PlayStation 5 specs get detailed

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Ryzen 4000 CPUs explained: How AMD optimized Zen 2 for laptops

AMD executives explain how the Ryzen 4000 mobile CPUs will leap ahead of the prior generation thanks to a carefully balanced design.

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Update: Google and Microsoft are scaring consumers over Edge extensions, and for what?

The new Edge browser can use Chrome extensions, but users risk being scared away by security warnings from both Google and Microsoft.

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How AMD's new compute GPUs could alter Radeon's gamer DNA forever

AMD's rolling out new CDNA graphics optimized for compute tasks, and these data center GPUs could portend big changes for Radeon graphics cards. Here's why.

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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X60 5G modem has an audience of one: Apple

Qualcomm has unveiled the next generation of its 5G modem, the X60, and it's a thinly veiled bid to lock up the iPhone.

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3 Samsung Galaxy S20 features Apple should borrow for the iPhone 12 (and three it shouldn't)

The Galaxy S20 is loaded with bells and whistles—some of which would be nice to see in the next iPhone.

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Threadripper 3990X review roundup: AMD's 64-core CPU can play Crysis, but it's not for everyone

The first reviews of AMD's insane 64-core Threadripper 3990X show a CPU that's in a performance class by itself, but it's not for everyone, and it has some distinct limitations as well.