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How Apple can make the AirPods 2 even better

The first generation AirPods are impressive, but features like noise cancellation and intuitive controls could make them even better.

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PCWorld's August Digital Magazine: Intel's Core-i9 Tested

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

Macworld Podcast
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Apple takes on Netflix, Apple Watch gets LTE, and iOS 11 brings new app redesigns | Macworld Podcast Episode 569

The Macworld staff talks about the latest Apple Watch rumors, iOS 11's redesign, and Appleā€™s billion-dollar bid for original programming.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega review: Vega 56, Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 tested

AMD's Vega is finally here. We've benchmarked the Radeon RX 56, Radeon RX Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 to see which are worth the wait.

The Full Nerd
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Threadripper review, Core i9 full details, and Intel's 8th gen Eclipse | The Full Nerd Ep. 29

Gordon, Alaina, Adam and Brad talk Threadripper, Core i9 specs and an 8th-gen eclipse from Intel

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What are Radeon Packs for AMD's RX Vega graphics cards?

AMD is selling its RX Vega graphics cards in "Radeon Packs" that promise extra discounts on other hardware. Here's what you need to know.

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Zenfone AR hands-on

The Zenfone AR is only the second handset capable of running Tango apps. Here's a taste of what it can do.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.

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Build a budget Ryzen gaming PC for $550 or less

Ryzen 3 lets you build a cheap quad-core gaming PC for $550 or less. This guide will show you how.

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AMD's Ryzen Threadripper is here!

AMD's powerful Ryzen Threadripper chip is here and it's giving Intel some stiff competiton.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper unboxing and installation

The PCWorld crew installs its first Threadripper CPU and learns the old RTFM lesson.

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Acer Predator 21 X: We unbox the beastliest gaming laptop ever

Release the Kraken! The Acer Predator 21 X is a pure and uncompromising gaming machine whose 18-pound heft is only theoretically portable. We unbox this beast, and you can watch it happen here.

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The best gaming headsets of the year

We pick the best wireless headsets and the best overall headset for your PC gaming pleasure.

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G.Skill's superb RGB mechanical keyboard is $70 at Newegg today

The G.Skill KM780 is back on sale right now, and it's a great price for this mechanical keyboard.

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AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 will cost $499 and battle the GeForce GTX 1080

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card will offer ultra-wide and 4K gaming capability for as little as $499, while RX Vega 56 is set to battle GeForce GTX 1070.

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Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

The Origin PC EVO15-S uses Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q to cram big power into a small, customizable package.

Mingis on Tech: The future of Enterprise devices
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Mingis on Tech: Why companies are turning to 2-in-1s

Your next corporate computer may not be a traditional computer at all: it may well be a tablet or a hybrid laptop/tablet combo. Here's why.

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Ryzen sales lead AMD earnings, despite issues with game optimization and mining

AMD reported a sharp increase in revenue for the second quarter, with executives taking the time to address some of its key customer concerns from Ryzen and Vega buyers.

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