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iPhone 12 review: Non-Pro in name only

A flat-out winner. Michael Simon/IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by Macworld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More Most people who take a look at the iPhone 12 will see a very familiar phone. Its shape hasn’t changed much since the iPhone X was introduced three…

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Spelunky 2 Review

Price: £15.49Developer: MossmouthPublisher: Mossmouth, BitworksPlatforms: PC, PS4Version Reviewed: PCDiscussion of Spelunky often tends to revolve around its difficulty, which is unfortunate because the game’s giant-gobstopper levels of toughness really isn’t what makes the game exceptional. That would be its elaborate, clockwork mechanics that lend every new run the potential to surprise like a marathon across…

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HP Envy 15 review: A powerful content creator’s laptop without the bulk

HP’s Envy 15 laptop for 2020 is at once a practical and beautiful option for people who find themselves doing more than just running a browser and streaming music. The machine offers a bunch of configurations aimed at content creators — folks who work on imaging, audio, and video production — including powerful Intel 10th-gen chips,…

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Review: Lovecraft Country is a cleverly subversive take that (mostly) works

Blood magic — The finale doesn’t make a lot of sense, but the characters and their stories are aces. Jennifer Ouellette – Oct 26, 2020 11:54 am UTC Atticus, aka “Tic,” walking the old familiar streets. YouTube/HBO Jurnee Smollett plays Leti, a longtime friend to Atticus. YouTube/HBO Courtney B. Vance plays George, uncle to Atticus.…

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AMD Ryzen 7 4700U, Ryzen 5 4500U Review

Today we’re completing our testing of AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs with a look at the Ryzen 7 4700U and Ryzen 5 4500U, two mainstream chips in the series that have become available in a wider range of laptops in the past few weeks. Testing all of AMD’s Zen 2 APUs has been a challenge…

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Star Wars: Squadrons Review

Price: £34.99Developer: EA MotivePublisher: EAPlatform: PC2020 may have sucked harder than a black hole created by Dyson, but if there is a silver lining to this roiling thunderhead of a year, it’s that EA has finally released a Star Wars game that’s actually good. Not just good, great, in fact. Star Wars: Squadrons is comfortably…

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Serious Sam 4 Review

Price: £30.99Developer: CroteamPublisher: Devolver DigitalPlatform: PCSerious Sam 4 is more of the same, with the emphasis firmly on the word “more”. More enemies, more guns, more locations, more features, more bad jokes, more good jokes, and definitely more gore. In many ways it’s the sequel Serious Sam 3 should have been, although I mean that…

Amazon Business Review

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) review: The more things change, the more they stay the same

Amazon still has the best speaker for smart home control, but it still trails Sonos and Google in musicality. Michael Brown / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors The fourth generation of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker marks a radical departure in industrial design,…

Business Review Swift

Acer Swift 3 review: Great features outweigh disappointing performance

Acer’s Intel-powered Swift 3 is a pleasure to use, as long as you don’t expect too much from it. Mark Hachman / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Acer Swift 3 (SF313-52-78W6) Table of Contents Show More Acer’s Swift 3 poses one of…

Business Rebecca Review

Rebecca review: In 2020 Netflix adaptation, marriage is the real horror

Armie Hammer and Lily James in the 2020 Netflix adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, directed by Ben Wheatley Netflix I went to Manderley again, only it wasn’t a dream. Netflix has resurrected the haunted house of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca from the ashes just in time for Halloween. Rebecca — whether the 1938 novel, the…