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Why Microsoft needs an Xbox gaming laptop

Xbox isn't just for consoles anymore. A dedicated Xbox gaming laptop would let Microsoft flex its muscles and showcase the PC gaming innovations it's helping to drive forward.

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No, Apple's new M1 iPad Pro won't kill the PC

Apple's new iPad Pro family is impressive, but it still won't kill the PC. The PC is selling in record numbers, and the iPad Pro is actually looking more and more like a PC with each generation.

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Windows 10's terrible Store app might finally get a much-needed overhaul

Windows 10's Microsoft Store app has been a disaster for nearly a decade, but hope might be on the horizon.

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Microsoft is killing my favorite Windows 10 feature

Windows 10's Timeline is losing its cross-device sync, a killer productivity feature, and I'm crushed.

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The Full Nerd ep. 173: Ryzen 5000G APUs look great, Nvidia's GPU crunch continues

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we discuss AMD's long-awaited Ryzen 5000G APUs with Radeon graphics, and gloomy graphics card news from Nvidia.

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Corsair K65 RGB Mini: Hands-on with the 60-percent mechanical gaming keyboard

60-percent mechanical keyboards are all the rage right now, and the K65 RGB Mini is Corsair's latest take on the trend.

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Cyberpunk 2077 proves AMD's DLSS rival can't come soon enough

Real-time ray tracing support on AMD Radeon GPUs just came to Cyberpunk 2077, and without a DLSS-like upscaling feature, they struggle even at 1080p resolution.

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The Full Nerd ep. 172: Core i9-11900K review, Intel's future, Nvidia adds ReBAR

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we debate the value of the new Core i9-11900K flagship processor and discuss Intel's future trajectory.

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The Full Nerd ep. 171: Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake pre-review, how to find new hardware

Someone's already reviewed the 11th gen Core i7, and how to buy hard to get hardware

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The Full Nerd ep. 170: Radeon RX 6700 XT analysis, Smart Access Memory on Ryzen 3000

In this episode of The Full Nerd, AMD levels up its PC gaming hardware.

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The Full Nerd ep. 169: GeForce RTX 3060 reviews, new Radeon GPU teased

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we talk about new graphics cards you probably can’t buy anytime soon.

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A part of us died with Fry's Electronics

Fry’s Electronics, with its bright lights and endless aisles of technology, was a pilgrimage for PC nerds, a bonding experience, and a place for the tribe to gather. All of the stores closed as of February 24, 2021, marking the end of an era.

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How Google could turn Android into just another subscription

Google's recent changes to Photos suggests that the company is moving toward offering its software as a service. It could shed its Pixel phones and instead sell an Android launcher that worked on any phone, with a subscription for Android updates.

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The Full Nerd ep. 168: Ryzen failure reality check, Nvidia's GTX 1050 Ti revival

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we dissect whether or not Ryzen CPUs are really failing at an apocalyptic rate, and explain why Nvidia is bringing back the 5 year-old GTX 1050 Ti.

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You might be a PC hardware fanboy or fangirl if...

Have you fallen down the rabbit hole of being a hardware stalker, fan or stan? Here's how to tell.