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Ford is making new Broncos; mockumentary John Bronco has its ideal pitchman

The trailer for Hulu’s John Bronco. John Bronco—Hulu’s new sub-40-minute mockumentary about a “lost” “Ford pitchman”—is a good idea, well-executed. What if you took the competent-idiot Southern charm of Justified‘s Boyd Crowder, but, instead of an Appalachian criminal, made the character the unlikely pitchman for a beloved classic SUV, who oozes over-the-top marketable machismo a la […]

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How Indiana Jones, Rambo, and others ended up in 1980s Czechoslovak text-adventures

Enlarge / The loading screen of the browser-friendly version of Indiana Jones in Wenceslas Square, converted by Jaroslav Švelch and 8-bit veteran Martin Kouba. (Let’s officially consider this canon over Crystal Skull.) Indiana Jones is caught behind the Iron Curtain. Specifically, the globe-trotting archeologist is in the former Czechoslovakia, a Soviet satellite state, and he’s […]

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Intel revenues drop 4% to $18.3 billion for Q3 2020 as competition heats up

The audio problem Learn how new cloud-based API solutions are solving imperfect, frustrating audio in video conferences. Access here Intel reported earnings that matched Wall Street’s expectations during what was another tumultuous quarter for the world economy. For the third quarter ended September 30, the big PC chipmaker posted non-GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of […]

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The best motherboards for 2020

Building a PC is a daunting task. A multitude of choices currently flood the component market — just look at Intel’s overwhelming CPU list. Motherboards are even more sporadic, with various options from multiple manufacturers without a clear difference between them. We’ve rounded up the six best motherboards at various price points to help you […]