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The 10 commandments of PC games
— 11:05 PM on June 13, 2011

Picture this for a second: you just unpacked the latest PlayBox 720-X blockbuster game, Gran Gears of Duty Fantasy XVIII. It's a game so juicy...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Up, up and away!
— 10:28 AM on June 3, 2011

Time to hop into your classic (though no longer Jobs-approved) rainbow apple hot-air balloon and preview The Future. The day someone, I suppose, has long...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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The TR Podcast 88: Exposing the midrange
— 2:00 PM on May 30, 2011

Join us for another episode of vocal tech reporting as we read listener mail, discuss Scott's new PC, pick apart Corsair's 650D enclosure, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Breeding addiction with the Frozen Synapse beta
— 11:05 PM on May 19, 2011

I've never quite understood the numeric rating schemes applied to things like video games. Distilling a wholly subjective experience down to a single digit...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Cheating on my CDs and DVDs with Steam
— 11:08 PM on May 15, 2011

I'm sorry, discs. It's not you, it's me. You've treated me well all these years, and perhaps we can still be friends, but...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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The TR Podcast 87: The Tri-fecta: 3D transistors, Z68, and Level 10 GT
— 6:01 PM on May 15, 2011

If you've been dying to get the scoop on Intel's Z68 Express, longing for a review of Thermaltake's Level 10 GT, and pining for an...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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A quick TR Podcast scheduling note
— 1:32 AM on May 6, 2011

It's been just over six months since I moved to this wild island city called New York. Since making this major geographical and vocational change,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Podcast

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The brominated flame retardant-free iMacs are here!
— 5:58 PM on May 5, 2011

This past Tuesday morning—or this morning if you're stuck in your own, less-entertaining version of "Groundhog Day"—Apple released updated iMac all-in-one-except-for-external-RAIDs-second-monitors-routers-and-all-in-one-printers models. And like Gollum...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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The unbearable lightness of whiteness
— 3:01 PM on April 29, 2011

Hey, kids, didya hear the news? Only ten months behind schedule, Apple shipped the iPhone 4 Caucasian Edition into the waiting arms of Anglophiles everywhere....

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Intel's Xeon X7560 and Dell's R810 server
— 10:41 AM on April 25, 2011

Intel's eight-core Nehalem-EX processor and Dell's R810 chassis combine to form a new class of 2P server, with huge memory capacity at a lower...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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The TR Podcast 86: A portal to raw potatoes and hot graphics
— 12:19 AM on April 25, 2011

Join us for an episode that includes talk of Portal 2, id Software's Rage, Jordan's newly built gaming PC, a mid-range graphics showdown, and more.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Portal 2: My take
— 9:04 AM on April 22, 2011

At this point, I think it's pretty clear that nobody makes games quite like Valve Software. Where many studios seem to be slaves to their...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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First impressions of Shift 2 Unleashed
— 8:14 PM on April 12, 2011

I have console envy. That's difficult to admit as a PC gamer. In my defense, this envy has nothing to do with hardware. ...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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The TR Podcast 85: French fries and system guides
— 9:50 PM on April 10, 2011

Join us for an episode that covers our latest TR system guide, two new Radeon GPUs, the iPad 2's competition, and much more.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Beaten down by Bit.Trip Runner
— 11:41 PM on March 29, 2011

I'd like to think that I'm pretty good at playing video games. However, every so often I'm handed a beatdown that makes me question...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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The TR Podcast 84: Wicked graphics and solid state storage
— 1:30 AM on March 28, 2011

Join us for another episode of vocal tech reporting as we dive into the latest PC gaming news, the most expensive graphics cards on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Taking the bait on jailbreaking
— 3:12 PM on March 15, 2011

So, I finally decided that leaving well enough alone was not enough of a barrier to possibly bricking my iPhone, so I jailbroke that mother—just...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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The TR Podcast 83: High-end excess and low-end laptops
— 3:52 PM on March 13, 2011

Join us as we dive into Apple's newest tablet, a trio of hyper-realistic game demos, the world's fastest and most expensive GPU, and Scott's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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