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Intel vs. Snapdragon: We test HP's Envy x2 with both on speed, battery life and more

Call it Intel vs. Snapdragon: The battle for the soul of your laptop is being fought in thin, light models like HP's Envy x2. So we tested it with both CPUs to dig deep into the differences.

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With move to rebuild Edge atop Google's Chromium, Microsoft raises white flag in browser war

After watching its Edge browser bleed users, Microsoft this week gave up the ghost and said it will replace the browser's home-grown rendering engine with Blink, the engine that powers Google Chrome.

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PCWorld is giving away a OnePlus 6T in Midnight Black for the holidays!

You can win a Midnight Black OnePlus 6T with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx for PCs aims to overcome the performance gap

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx is working hard to convince PC customers that the chip can offer great performance as well as outstanding battery life.

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What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The first production release is now available for Android and iOS developers

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ECG for the Apple Watch Series 4 now available in watchOS 5.1.2 update. Here’s how to get it

The much-anticipated electrocardiogram feature that Apple highlighted during its Apple Watch 4 unveiling is now available.

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How Google can clean up its messaging mess after Allo's shutdown

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Allo and Hangouts for good, as it again refocuses its messaging strategy on the remaining apps. Here's a simple way for Google to fix it once and for all.

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5 ways the Snapdragon 855 will change Android phones in 2019 (other than making them faster)

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 855 chip, and other than the obvious speed boosts, here are the coolest ways it will change the next crop in Android phones.

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Apple’s squid emoji has been anatomically incorrect for years, Monterey Bay Aquarium points out

If Apple can quickly change a bagel emoji, maybe it can get this fixed, too.

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Meet Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855: AI boosts, a smarter camera, mobile gaming—and bye-bye, JPEG

Qualcomm delivers a deep dive on Snapdragon 855, the chip powering most major smartphones. Expect improvements that make phones smarter, with improvements to the camera and video capabilities.

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Microsoft trash talks Windows 10 LTSC – again

LTSC, which was once called LTSB, is a specialized edition of Windows 10 Enterprise that promises the longest intervals between OS feature upgrades.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Google Pixel 3 XL review

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.1 with updated eSIM support, Live Photos in FaceTime, and more

This minor update fixes a number of small bugs and adds little tweaks, like an improved interface for switching between front and rear cameras in FaceTime calls.

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Apple’s new iPhone XR Clear Case costs $39: Here are five cheaper alternatives

Apple is charging $49 for a clear iPhone XR case but you an get a similar one for a lot cheaper.

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iOS 12 is now installed on nearly 3 out of 4 iDevices

Apple’s latest iOS update has already overtaken its 2017 predecessor and is now running on 70% of all iOS devices, according to new data.

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The Full Nerd ep. 77: Super X-Fi, old-school computers, and an unveiling

The PCWorld gang talks about Creative's amazing Super X-Fi, old-school computing, and the reveal of the Sound Blaster AE-9.

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 mobile chip as it readies for 5G

Qualcomm executives gathered AT&T, Verizon, and Samsung to promote 5G, the wireless backbone that will connect its next-generation Snapdragon 855 processor for smartphones.

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Microsoft gets explicit about Windows 10 upgrade blockers

Relying in part on the telemetry it receives from Windows 10 computers, Microsoft is getting more aggressive in blocking PCs from getting problematic updates.

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Microsoft open-sources WPF, WinForms, and WinUI XAML

Developers will be able to contribute to these technologies on GitHub, as well as build a private copy of the UI stack

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Razer's Blade Stealth gets a long-awaited upgrade to GeForce graphics and a Whiskey Lake CPU

Razer updates its Blade Stealth thin-and-light with a Whiskey Lake CPU and MX150 GPU, making it more like the MacBook Air, except likely faster.

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