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Friday night topic: Smoking and slow-cooking
— 7:12 PM on December 30, 2011

So it turns out both Geoff and I got Bradley electric smokers for Christmas this year. I'm pretty excited to try mine, but...

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Hasbro sues Asus over Transformer brand
— 6:00 AM on December 22, 2011

Asus has emerged as one of the chief players in the tablet market with its Transformer devices, and Hasbro isn't happy about it. According to...

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Ripped Zacate pic becomes TR's Everywhere Girl
— 11:35 AM on December 20, 2011

In late October 2010, I flew out to Austin for the first demonstration of AMD's Brazos platform—and a chance to test it. I was sitting...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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AT&T calls off T-Mobile acquisition bid
— 5:05 PM on December 19, 2011

The carrier merger of the decade won't happening after all. After getting blackballed by the FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice, AT&T's planned acquisition of...

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Holiday gifts for the discerning geek
— 10:51 AM on December 16, 2011

I lost count of how many times my girlfriend asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year. After replying with "oh, you know...

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Researchers: HP LaserJet printers can be remotely exploited
— 3:34 PM on November 29, 2011

Could someone remotely hack into your printer, steal your personal information, and then set the device on fire? Yes, according to researchers who went public...

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PCIe 4.0 to hit 16 GT/s; base spec due in 2014-2015
— 1:13 PM on November 29, 2011

As the first PCI Express 3.0-compatible motherboards slowly begin to seep into the marketplace, the next major revision of the interconnect is already in the...

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A quick look at Gunnar's glasses for computer junkies
— 11:46 AM on November 18, 2011

Quick poll: everyone who regularly squints at a computer monitor or television at least eight hours a day, raise your hand. Do I...

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Friday night topic: The golden age of... everything?
— 5:52 PM on November 4, 2011

I've been thinking some lately about how our modern perspective warps our sense of scale about history. The simple fact of the matter is...

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Friday night topic: Is inequality still a winning motivator?
— 5:30 PM on October 28, 2011

I've been watching the Occupy Wall Street effort and its associated attempts in other U.S. cities with some fascination. The running joke is that...

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Getting acquainted with Arduino
— 10:54 AM on October 21, 2011

I tend to think of myself as a well-rounded geek. Excluding the keyboard-cowboy day job, my attention is divided between hardware tinkering and...

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Goodbye, Mr. Jobs
— 9:44 PM on October 5, 2011

About an hour ago, as of this writing, Apple posted this simple statement on their website: Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and...

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

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With friends like these...
— 1:42 PM on October 3, 2011

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Friday night topic: Education versus career
— 8:35 PM on September 30, 2011

So here is, I think, an interesting question. What did you do for your education, and what do you now do (if you're finished...

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Friday night topic: faster-than-light neutrinos
— 5:48 PM on September 23, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock this week, odds are you've heard about that experiment at CERN—you know, the one where researchers detected particles...

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It's official: Apotheker is out, Whitman is in at HP
— 3:56 PM on September 22, 2011

Over the span of about a day, we've gone from rumors about a possible CEO change at HP to an official announcement, which names...

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Whitman may take over as HP's CEO today
— 12:31 PM on September 22, 2011

HP's rumored change in leadership could happen sooner than we thought. According to "multiple sources" quoted by AllThingsD, HP will announce the replacement of...

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