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Why the more expensive Note 10+ is the only real choice for die-hard Note fans

It's taken 10-odd versions, but Samsung has figured out the best way to maximize profits for its most expensive handset: Bait and switch.

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Samsung is forcing Note fans to make unfair decisions

Samsung is purposefully pushing Note fans into a higher tier—and that's not cool.

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Why the war on smartphone bezels is going too far

The war on smartphone bezels is going too far. As vendors shave off millimeters or even go edgeless, we're losing features and comfort along the way. But there's one phone that could save us.

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It's time: We need a unified RGB lighting standard

RGB lighting will never reach its full potential if hardware manufacturers continue to insist on proselytizing a dozen different SDKs, vying for inclusion on the year's hottest games to the exclusion of the competition. We need a standard.

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The Full Nerd ep. 101: Threadripper 3 rumors, Destiny 2 on Ryzen 3000, and Q&A galore

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we answer lots of your questions...after swimming through some rumors.

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The Full Nerd ep. 99: Ryzen 3000, Radeon RX 5700, and GeForce RTX Super reviewed

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses this week's earth-shattering PC hardware releases: Ryzen 3000, Radeon RX 5700, and GeForce RTX Super.

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The Full Nerd special episode: AMD dives deeper into Ryzen 3000 and Radeon RX 5700

In this special episode of The Full Nerd, AMD's Scott Herkelman and Robert Hallock drop by to discuss the company's impending Ryzen 3000 processors, Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards, and more.

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Google's RCS Chat for Android is the messaging service we should have gotten 5 years ago

Google claims that it is finally serious about brining RCS Chat to all Android phones, but I'll believe it when I see it.

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The Full Nerd ep. 96: 16-core Ryzen, Radeon Navi revealed, and Nvidia's 'Super' tease

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses AMD's big E3 2019 announcements, and Nvidia's surprising lack of one.

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The star of WWDC wasn’t the Mac Pro or Dark Mode. It was privacy

Apple unveiled a lot of new features during WWDC, but none was bigger than its privacy push.

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The Full Nerd ep. 94: Live from Computex! AMD vs. Intel, killer laptops, and Steve from Gamers Nexus

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang talks about the hottest hardware of Computex straight from MSI's booth on the show floor.

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How Google's Huawei license ban could change Android and smartphones forever

Google has informed Huawei that it will be pulling its Android app and Play Store license, leaving the future uncertain for the both companies.

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The Full Nerd ep. 93: AMD Ryzen 3000 and Radeon Navi rumors, Computex predictions, Q&A

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we try to predict the future.

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The next-gen Google Assistant is taking the privacy fight right to Siri—and it just might win

Google demonstrated its next-gen Assistant during its I/O conference and it ran circles around Siri both in speed and privacy.

on macworld.com

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With the 3a, the Google Pixel is finally what it should be: a platform, not a phone

The Pixel 3a is more than a cheaper version of the Pixel 3—it's a statement that the Pixel is more than a handset.

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The Full Nerd ep. 92: Intel's 9th-gen CPU deluge, Ryzen 3000 leaks, GeForce GTX 1650 performance

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang talks speeds, feeds, and chips.