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The Full Nerd episode 41: Nvidia rumors, Spectre updates, and will Ryzen APUs stay relevant?

The crew goes Full Nerd on AMD Ryzen APUs, and whether Nvidia's next GPU be called Volta, Ampere, Turing, or Kardassian.

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The Full Nerd episode 40: How to survive the graphics card pricing crisis

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we dive deep into the why's, how's, and what-to-do's of the graphics card pricing crisis.

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Microsoft buying Valve would be a disaster for PC gaming

It's (thankfully) just a rumor, and a thin one at that, but a potential Microsoft acquisition of Valve could spell the end of PC gaming as we currently know it.

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The Full Nerd episode 39: Meltdown, Spectre, and astronomical graphics card prices

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang tackles the Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits and sky-high graphics card prices before answering viewer questions.

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Alexa is eating Siri's lunch at CES 2018, and HomePod isn't going to make a difference

The smart home is once again on full display at this year's CES, but it's not Siri who's in charge, it's Alexa. And Apple might never be able to take the lead.

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Some of 2017's best games were ugly, and that's a good thing

Some of 2017's best games weren't gorgeous—and that's encouraging.

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The Full Nerd episode 37: 2018 PC predictions and eating our words

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we predict what's coming to computers in 2018—and literally eat our words for the 2017 predictions that we flubbed.

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The Full Nerd episode 36: The best PC hardware of 2017

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we name the best PC hardware of 2017, from CPUs to GPUs and everything in between.

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Best Laptops of 2017

The best laptops of 2017 include Dell's thin-and-light XPS 13, HP's versatile Spectre x360, and the humongous Alienware 17 R4. We even have a favorite Chromebook from HP. Check them all out in our video.

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The Full Nerd episode 35: Intel and AMD join forces, reader question extravaganza

In this Full Nerd, we talk about an Intel chip with AMD graphics, Radeon's boss heading to Intel, and reader questions galore.

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Don't be fooled: Windows Mixed Reality headsets are just VR headsets

Microsoft's "Mixed Reality" language makes buying a Windows VR headset more confusing than it needs to be.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: My 5 Favorite Features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has a lot of new features, but these five—some big, some small—stand out as my favorites.

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Hey Siri, Google Assistant is winning the AI game and it's not even close

Google showed off a slew of new products last week, and they all have one thing in common: They're smarter than anything Apple is making.

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The End of an Error: Microsoft?s litany of Windows Phone mistakes

Windows Phone represented the old Microsoft and it failed because of lack of apps

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The Full Nerd episode 33: Intel Core i7-8700K review, fall gaming preview, and loot boxes suck

In this episode of the Full Nerd, the gang chats about Intel's 6-core Core i7-8700K and this fall's lineup of PC games.

Will the CISO surpass the CIO?

J.J. Guy of Carbon Black discusses what the future may hold for the CIO and the CISO

DevOps: Where?s all the security talent?

Colin Domoney, Consultant Solution Architect at Veracode, discusses the skills gap in DevOps