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Sam Rutherford
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Senior reporter at Gizmodo, formerly Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag. Was an archery instructor and a penguin trainer before that.
Nov 11
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I wouldn’t be so sure about that. I suspect M.2 SSDs like a Samsung 970 Evo Plus would pass Sony’s requirements, and with current prices for one of those currently going for $300 for a 2TB drive, that seems reasonable. Read more

Nov 10
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Since Kinja seems to have eaten Catie’s login info (talk about timing), I just want to pop in and stir up stuff by saying we don’t need touchpads on TV remotes. That is all. 

Nov 10
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Also another interesting thing to think about is that part of the reason why Apple is switching to ARM-based chips is to bring more of its product design in-house. Read more

Nov 10
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No matter how many times I hear it, AirPods Studio or AirPods Studios never sounds right. 

Oct 27
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I would, but it’s my wife’s Xbox One, and everyone knows one of the cardinal rules of tech is that you do NOT remove stickers on other people’s gadgets. 

Oct 24
7

I didn’t think it needed to be stated explicitly, but Sony could easily move an OK/confirm button off to the side or below, there’s even room for an OK button between the Back and Menu buttons. 

Oct 13
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If you get an unlocked model and pop your sim in, you should be just fine to use 4G LTE, no plan upgrade need. Down the line if you want 5G, you can switch to a new plan at that time. 

Sep 30
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I don’t believe Microsoft has made an Android TV version for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate yet, but they really ought to. 

Sep 10
4

Yea, that $1,400 price tag was never going to make sense. This is strictly for early adopters or people (or companies) with deep pockets that don’t really care about “value” in a traditional sense. 

Sep 10
3

Technically, Microsoft doesn’t call the Surface Duo a phone, but that’s mostly semantics/marketing. It’s kind of a phone+. Read more

Jun 20
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Yea, it’ll be really interesting to see how Apple handles things like Bootcamp and Parallells going forward. 

Jun 12
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The MBP 16 we compared to was a Core i9 system with 32GB of RAM, 2TB SSD, and AMD Radeon Pro 5500M GPU with 8GB of VRAM.

Jun 1
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It’s a good thing to consider and something I considered mentioning. However, because both Android and iOS devices are required to have encryption enabled by default when using a passcode or PIN, I felt it wasn’t essential to include in the story. 

May 28
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There is, still waiting for updates on that model though, I would expect more news regarding the TCL 10 5G to closer to the fall. 

May 12
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It depends on the HOA, but if you use a deadbolt that changes the outward appearance of your door/lock, they may have grounds to report you based on some misguided set of visual standards. Read more

May 5
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Yes, I’m aware of the one-wheel vs two-wheel thing, but as they are both pedal-powered forms of transportation, I thought it would be unfair not to mention those tragedy-fueled death machines.