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Who should buy a Ryzen APU, and who shouldn't

PC gamers are wondering: Should I buy an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G or Ryzen 5 2400G? Here are 5 good reasons to buy it, and 5 reasons why you may want to hold off.

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Android P rumor suggests Google's Pixel 3 could have an iPhone X-style notch

Google is reportedly building support for notched screen into Android P, which could offer a huge clue as to what the Pixel 3 will look like.

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How tighter ties between Google and Nest can bring new value to the Google Tax

Google is bringing Nest back into its fold to build a home that's smarter—and that's good news if you're frustrated with the Google Tax.

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Graphics card prices are ludicrous. Here's how to keep gaming in the coin mining era

Virtually all graphics cards are selling for twice their suggested price—when you can find them—thanks to voracious coin miners. Here's how to keep gaming during these dystopian times.

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The Galaxy S9's rumored Intelligent Scan isn't a Face ID clone and that's a good thing

By combining the face and iris biometrics, the Galaxy S9's 'Intelligent Scan' could be the smartest way to take on Apple's Face ID.

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Don't build a gaming PC right now. Buying one premade can save you hundreds of dollars

It's much cheaper to buy a premade gaming PC than building your own computer, thanks to surging memory and graphics card prices.

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Here's how much the Meltdown and Spectre patches drag down older hardware

We tested the Meltdown and Spectre fix on an older Intel Broadwell laptop, and the results are ugly.

The Full Nerd: Spectre and Meltdown

What you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre

Here's everything you need to know about the Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits.

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We just learned Moto's plans for the X5, Z3 and G6, and that’s a big problem

Lenovo's entire line-up of 2018 phones just leaked online. Here's why that could be a huge problem for the industry.

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Apple’s iOS 11.2.2 Spectre patch probably won’t slow down your iPhone, but here’s what to do if it does

There are reports that Apple's iOS 11.2.2 Spectre security update is slowing down some older iPhones. That shouldn't be the case for most people, but here's what to do if your phone is affected.

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Here's how much the Meltdown and Spectre fix hurt my Surface Book performance

I just patched the Surface Book with the Meltdown and Spectre patches. Here's how much it hurt.

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The Full Nerd episode 38: Kaby Lake G, Zen+, and the best of CES

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we talk Kaby Lake G, AMD's Ryzen roadmap, Nvidia's BFGD, and all of the craziest PC hardware to come out of CES.

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The Samsung Galaxy X folding phone rumor just won’t die and I wish it would

Samsung has reportedly once again show off a concept of a folding phone, and once again the internet is buzzing about it. Not me though.

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Sorry, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, not even Wonder Woman can fight the U.S. carrier stronghold

Huawei's big U.S. launch of the Mate 10 Pro was dampened when AT&T pulled out of a deal to sell the new handset in stores. Now Huawei may never break through in the states.

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Apple, kids, and iPhone addiction: Parental controls in iOS are long overdue

After being publicly called out over its lack of parental controls in iOS, Apple has vowed to implement "new features and enhancements" to protect kids. But it might be too little too late.

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Why the $29 iPhone battery replacement is Apple's best move of the year

Apple's announcement that it will replace aging batteries in iPhones 6 and later is the perfect way to end a rocky 2017.

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