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Samsung Galaxy Fold review: The future is an ugly disappointment

The Galaxy Fold, screen off, featuring the big crease down the middle. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] The Galaxy Fold was supposed to be The Future™. Samsung, the world’s leading display manufacturer, invested six years and $ 130 million to birth its ultimate creation: the flexible OLED display. And with the holy grail of display technology under its belt, Samsung would revolutionize ...

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HP Spectre x360 13 review: A high-end two-in-one that’s hard to beat

Enlarge / It is sleek. (credit: Valentina Palladino) There was a lot to love about the 4th-generation HP Spectre x360 13, but HP wasn’t satisfied. The new 5th-gen laptop, which debuted at the end of 2019, has more improvements than you’d think just by glancing at it. in fact without inspecting it thoroughly, you may think the new Spectre x360 ...

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2019 16-inch MacBook Pro review: Bye-bye, butterfly

The 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro. [credit: Samuel Axon ] The 16-inch MacBook Pro seems like the closest thing Apple might ever make to an apology tour. While it sticks to many of the principles established in the 2016 redesign for the product line, its major changes over the just-discontinued 15-inch model include an overhauled keyboard and improved thermal performance—the chief ...

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Google Stadia launch review: Gaming’s “future” looks rough in the present

Embossed text, ’cause it’s fancy. [credit: Kyle Orland ] Streaming is the future of gaming. You can ask practically anyone, as long as that “anyone” is involved in selling games. Ask Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan, who said in May that “the streaming era is upon us” (convenient for him, since Sony has been streaming games since 2014). Ask ...

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Gold Digger review – the twisty toyboy thriller that will get everyone talking

Julia Ormond stars in an unnerving drama that squashes stereotypes about women’s sexuality. Prepare to be hooked. Lucy Mangan · @LucyMangan. Tue 12 Nov 2019 17.00 EST Last modified on Tue 12 Nov 2019 17.03 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on … Google Alert – breaking news

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American Express Green card review: More perks than ever before

The new Amex Green Card now has ways to earn rewards, save time when you travel, and revolve a balance over time. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 review: The most “Nintendo” game from Nintendo in years

Enlarge / Boo! It’s time for Luigi’s Mansion 3. (credit: Nintendo) What is it about Luigi’s Mansion that Nintendo keeps coming back to it? The game maker has no shortage of weird series in its history (especially Japan-only fare like Captain Rainbow), but Luigi’s Mansion is that odd confluence of a popular mascot—an underdog, but still—getting center stage in a ...

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Pixelbook Go review: A cheaper Pixelbook does not come without compromises

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Google’s relationship with its own Chrome OS hardware has been a peculiar one. While other OEMs regularly push out new Chromebooks for users with various budgets, Google continues to refresh its hardware just once a year. Until now, those updates have produced luxury Chromebooks with varying degrees of popularity: 2017’s Pixelbook won many hearts with its ...

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