On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad has an IoT problem, Paul has a bread problem, and it's a short work week for many of our readers.

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Most gaming laptops are powered by Intel CPUs and have been for many years. AMD shook things up earlier this year with Ryzen and now, the respectable desktop chip has found its way to a portable platform courtesy of Asus.

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