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Epic Games Store

Epic Games is creating a Steam rival and Valve should be scared

With a better revenue split and a focus on communication, Epic's new storefront makes a compelling offer to developers—and where developers go, players will have to follow.

Bethesda.net

Bethesda.net is broken: Why game makers who abandon Steam need to get the basics right

If publishers don't want to put their games on Steam, that's fine—but they'd better make sure their replacement launcher reaches a baseline level of quality.

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iPhone XR takes on the best Android phones of 2018

Can the iPhone XR compete with the best Android phones of the year?

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What Android phones can learn from the iPhone XR

Android fans might want to hear it, but the iPhone XR offers more value than any other phone I've used this year.

The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd ep. 72: GeForce RTX 2070 reviewed, controversial AMD vs. Intel benchmarks revised

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang talks about our reviews of two different GeForce RTX 2070 models, then dives into Principled Technologies's revised Core i9-9900K vs. Ryzen 7 2700X tests.

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Intel 9th-gen CPU reactions with Intel, Alienware, GamersNexus, Paul's Hardware, and Bitwit

When you're surrounded by smart people, you ask them questions. We've got rapid reactions to the Intel 9th-gen CPU reveal from Alienware, Intel, and some of the best PC YouTube channels around.

The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd special episode: Diving deep into Core i9-9900K and Core X with Intel's desktop chief

In this special episode of The Full Nerd, desktop VP Anand Srivatsa joins Gordon to talk about Intel's new 9th-gen Core processors and "the world's best gaming CPU," the Core i9-9900K.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Cheap Android Phone This October

What are you really getting when you spend a thousand dollars on a new phone?

The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd ep. 67: Inside Nvidia's futuristic Turing GPU, GeForce RTX overclocking made easy

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we dive deep into the Turing GPU inside Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti. We also discuss how a new Nvidia Scanner tool will make overclocking easy-peasy, and the lack of ray traced games at...

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These 3 upcoming Android phones could put the iPhone XS Max to shame

The Huawei Mate 20, Google Pixel 3, and OnePlus 6T could all beat Apple at its own game.

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Just buy it? Why Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti might be worth preordering

Most people shouldn't preorder computer hardware. But there are some very valid reasons to preorder the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti—they just haven't been articulated well.

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Nintendo's ridiculous war on ROMs threatens gaming history

The emulation community plays a crucial role in preserving gaming's history. Nintendo's lawsuits against ROM hosts threatens it.

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Is the iPhone worth $1,000? Is Apple too far ahead of the curve with USB-C?

This week, it’s audience hot takes on the Macworld Podcast, episode 616.

The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd ep. 56: Intel and AMD's CPU Core Wars go nuclear, the best PC games of E3

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we're going deep on Intel's 5GHz Core i7-8086K and AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2, and Hayden dishes out what PC gamers need to know about from E3.

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