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AMD 64-core Rome CPU to be used in new Epyc

What AMD's 64-core 'Rome' server CPU tells us about Ryzen 2

New CPU features "chiplet" design with 7nm-based x86 cores surrounding 14nm IO chip

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Laptop showdown: AMD vs. Intel and AMD vs. Nvidia in Acer's Predator Helios 500

It's AMD vs. Intel and AMD vs. Nvidia: We test identical Acer Predator Helios 500 laptops, one with Core i9 and GeForce GTX 1070, the other with Ryzen 7 and Radeon RX Vega 56.

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Apple MacBook Air vs. Dell XPS 13 and HP Spectre x360 13: The battle of the thin-and-lights

We compare the 2018 MacBook Air to the Dell XPS 13 9570 and HP Spectre x360 13 and can't find any reason to buy Apple's new ultraportable.

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Android security: Why Google's demands for updates don't go far enough

Google is forcing some Android phone makers to provide two years of security updates, but it's not as good as you'd think.

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5 reasons to consider the Honor 8X over the Google Pixel 3, LG V40, and Huawei Mate 20

Honor is back with the 8X, a low-priced, big-screen handset that just might make you reconsider spending all that money on a premium Android phone.

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A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps Intel for its own chip

Invitations have gone out for Apple's October Mac and iPad event, but Ming-Chi Kuo is already predicting something better: an A-Series-powered MacBook by 2020. And that's the one I want.

on macworld.com

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Pixel 3 and the rules of attraction: How Google is elevating Android with unsexy hardware

The Pixel 3 XL has arrived and it's exactly what everyone feared it would be, with a huge notch, overgrown chin and thick bezels. But pretty isn't the Pixel's game and it never will be.

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Google Home Hub hands on: Is there an Echo in here?

The Google Home Hub isn't just a competitor to the Amazon Echo, it's also one of best smart speakers I've ever seen.

on techhive.com

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Google Home Hub: Top 5 features, and how it stacks up to Echo Show

Google aims to strangle the new Echo Show in its crib, but its new smart display could also cripple hardware partners like JBL and Lenovo.

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Intel's 9th-gen Core i7-9700K abandons Hyper-Threading: What it could mean for performance

Intel's 9th-gen gives the Core i7 a demotion in threads, but a promotion in actual cores.

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Facebook's Portal camera is an Echo Show rival focused on video calls, but will anyone trust it?

Facebook is taking preorders for a new Portal camera designed for video calls. But will anyone buy it?

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Core i9-9900K vs. Ryzen 2800X: Totally fake benchmarks!

They're not even real CPUs yet, but we just tested and measured the hype, leaks, and fan hysteria, and here's the winner.

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Google's Wear OS 2.1 update cares more about future smartwatches than your old one (sorry)

Google's Wear OS 2.1 update for smartwatches has arrived, but it's made for future smartwatches rather than the current and older crops.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs. RTX 2080 Ti: Should you upgrade?

The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was Nvidia's most powerful consumer graphic cards, until the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti unseated it. Should you upgrade? Maybe. We dig in.

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The Array by Hampton Connected Door Lock operates on Wi-Fi and is powered by the sun

A solar panel in this premium-priced, Wi-Fi-connected deadbolt continuously charges its battery.

on techhive.com