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The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is the right phone at the very wrong price

Samsung has forsaken the glass and the curves on the Note 20 to bring down the price down, but it still costs as much as the iPhone 11 Pro.

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MacBook Air 2020 vs. 13-inch MacBook Pro (2016): Which would I buy?

Should you buy the 2020 MacBook Air or a used 2016 MacBook Pro 13? Here's the answer

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The Full Nerd special episode: Sapphire's Ed Crisler talks GPU development, PC gaming, and nostalgia

In this wide-ranging special edition of The Full Nerd, we're joined by Sapphire Technology gaming evangelist Ed Crisler to talk about graphics card development, PC gaming, old-school computing, and a whole lot more.

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The Full Nerd ep. 146: AMD Ryzen 4000 G, Nvidia 12-pin power rumors, and Q&A

In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon digs into the details of AMD's new Ryzen 4000 G-series APUs with Radeon inside, while Brad pours cold water on rumors of Nvidia graphics cards with new 12-pin power connectors.

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Why it's an awful time to buy a graphics card

They aren't announced yet, but high-end, next-gen graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia appear right around the corner. You don't want buyer's remorse on an $800 purchase.

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The Full Nerd ep. 145: Threadripper Pro and the best games we've played this year

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we discuss AMD's loaded new Threadripper 3 Pro chips, the best games of 2020 so far, and the best games yet to come.

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Adios, Wraith? Why AMD's XT chips signal doom for a key Ryzen selling point

AMD's Ryzen 3000 XT chips don't come with Wraith coolers in the box but still cost full price. Is AMD setting expectations for next-gen Zen 3 processors?

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The Full Nerd ep. 144: Ryzen 3000 XT reviews, Gordon buys Windows 10 cheap, and a food fight

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses the "underwhelming" reviews of AMD's new Ryzen 3000 XT CPUs and why the Windows 10 Pro for $40 deal swayed Gordon into buying four copies.

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Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.

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Apple removing the iPhone 12 power adapter wouldn't be courageous. It’s just mean

A new rumor says that the iPhone 12 won't include a power adapter in the box and that's not cool.

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Closing Microsoft Stores means more support and buying headaches for Windows users

Microsoft's decision to close its retail Microsoft Stores puts more pressure on Microsoft to develop a superior online presence, while pushing more support responsibilities onto consumers.

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The Full Nerd ep. 143: Macs ditch Intel, GeForce RTX 2080 Super laptops, Batmen ranked

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang digs into the implications of Apple Macs ditching Intel for Arm chips, how thermal design affects GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q performance, and answers your questions

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The Oculus Go is dead, and virtual reality is better for it

The death of the entry-level Oculus Go headset on Tuesday was as unexpected as it was overdue, nailing shut the coffin that closed when Quest released last year. Farewell, and may nobody accidentally buy Go while looking for Quest again.

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How iOS 14 stole features from Android—and made them so much better

Apple has borrowed many Android features in iOS 14 but iPhone users aren’t going to care. Why? Because everything is so much better.

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The Full Nerd ep. 142: AMD Ryzen XT CPUs, Nvidia RTX coprocessor rumors, PS5 design

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang digs into what's new in AMD's (slightly) faster Ryzen XT processors, rumors of a "transversal coprocessor" in next-gen Nvidia graphics cards, and the PlayStation 5's...controversial design.