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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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The Full Nerd ep. 102: Ice Lake on desktops, $200 Intel GPUs, and Lisa Su loves AMD

In this episode, the Full Nerd crew talks 10nm Ice Lake, Lisa Su rumors, and a $200 Intel GPU.

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The Full Nerd ep. 100: PC Hardware Hall of Fame, Full Nerd best memories and trivia

Join the Full Nerd crew as they celebrate 100 episodes and induct three deserving pieces of hardware into the Hall of Fame.

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Everything new in CarPlay in iOS 13

Apple’s in-dash car experience gets a major overhaul when iOS 13 releases this fall.

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What’s new in Apple Maps in iOS 13

Apple’s working hard to shed its ‘bad maps’ reputation.

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Intel Core vs. AMD Ryzen: Which offers the best bang for buck

Which CPU offers more value? Core i9 or Ryzen 9? Ryzen 7 or Core i7?

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All the new ways iOS 13 protects your privacy

The best thing about iOS 13 may be all the new ways Apple is protecting you from unscrupulous data collection.

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Intel's NUC Compute Elements hopes to make laptops modular

Will Intel's NUC Compute Elements revolutionize modular laptops or it doomed to repeat the failure of Compute Cards?

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint's rogue operative oozes mesmerizing Apocalypse Now-style madness

We went hands-on with Ghost Recon Breakpoint at E3 2019, and rogue Ghost Cole Walker stole the show.

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Five burning Pixel 4 questions following Google's official 'leak'

Now that Google has revealed what the back of the Pixel 4 will look like, I have so many questions.

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Microsoft is better at documenting patch problems, but issues abound

For years we’ve been flailing around in the dark after bad patches wreaked havoc on Windows PCs. It often took days, or weeks, to identify bugs based on sporadic reports. The last two months have seen improvement, but there's still a...

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When to use 5G, when to use Wi-Fi 6

5G is a cellular service, and Wi-Fi 6 is a short-range wireless access technology, and each has attributes that make them useful in specific enterprise roles.

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Cyberpunk 2077's latest mind-blowing demo haunts you with the ghost of Keanu Reeves

Cyberpunk 2077 was our favorite demo of E3 2018. The E3 2019 demo is just as stunning.

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Obsidian's The Outer Worlds feels even more like Fallout: New Vegas than I expected

We got a deeper glimpse of Obsidian's The Outer Worlds at E3 2019, and the sci-fi RPG definitely draws on the studio's Fallout: New Vegas experience.

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All the ways iOS 13 is going to be faster than iOS 12

Your iPhone is getting another free speed boost later this year.

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iOS 13 enables Siri support in third party media apps: Spotify, Pandora, Overcast, and much more

Music, podcasts, audiobooks, and lots of other apps will finally be compatible with Siri.

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The Full Nerd ep. 95: Why PCIe 4.0 matters and the Mac Pro's monstrous return

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we tell if you should care about PCIe 4.0 and actually praise the Mac Pro (but NOT the $1,000 monitor stand).

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We ran Quake II RTX on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti card, and here's how fast it was

Nvidia's remastered Quake II RTX is the first fully path-traced video game, and you can soon have it for free. We ran it on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and this is what we saw..

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