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The TR Podcast 125: The Radeon vs. GeForce brouhaha comes home for Christmas
— 10:00 PM on December 16, 2012

In our last episode of 2012, we preview our upcoming PC build guide, share our Christmas gift suggestions, delve into the latest Radeon vs....

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Researchers demo vector-based video codec
— 1:13 PM on December 13, 2012

Modern video codecs rely on pixels to represent moving pictures. That method works well enough, but there are some inherent problems. Lower-resolution videos can't be...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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Downloaded documentary tells Napster's story
— 10:49 AM on December 10, 2012

Napster forever changed not only the music industry, but also the Internet. The seminal music sharing service was a revelation when it was released in...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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The TR Podcast 124: Vector victor, NUC, Fluke
— 9:29 PM on December 2, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, our panel discusses Cyril's debut novel, Intel's Next Unit of Computing, and the latest solid-state drives from...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 123: Incremental improvements
— 11:42 PM on November 12, 2012

Our latest episode of the TR Podcast is all about incremental upgrades: the iPhone 5, Windows 8, and Intel's 335 Series SSDs. We also...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 122: Windows 8, VivoTab RT, and FX-8350
— 12:53 AM on October 29, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, we answer listener mail, discuss Borderlands 2 and Dishonored, get our hands on a Windows RT tablet,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 121: APUs, GPUs, and SSDs
— 12:37 AM on October 15, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, we answer listener mail, discuss AMD's latest Trinity APUs, analyze Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 650 Ti, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 120: Borderlands 2, iOS 6, and the problem with staged releases
— 12:04 AM on October 1, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, we rave about Borderlands 2, rant about iOS 6, and discuss our stance on AMD's new information...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 119: GTX 660, Haswell, Sleeping Dogs and iPhone 5
— 12:01 AM on September 17, 2012

This time on the TR Podcast, we've got the lowdown on the latest hardware, both new and upcoming, from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia. That's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 118: CPUs inside the second, and steamrolling the Forcepad
— 1:36 AM on September 3, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, our panel weighs in on the Apple v. Samsung decision, examines AMD's Steamroller architecture, and much more.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Release roundup: Gaming headphones and workstation goodies
— 5:37 PM on August 30, 2012

We've got a mix of workstation hardware and enthusiast gear in this week's release roundup. Announcements from Cooler Master, Kingston, and Sapphire have all made...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage

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Right to resell downloaded music challenged in US court
— 2:46 PM on August 20, 2012

An EU court has already ruled that downloaded games and software can...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming Internet

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The TR Podcast 117: Clicky keys, sultry sound and sweet-spot graphics
— 6:46 PM on August 19, 2012

Join us for a review-packed episode in which we cover the spectrum of sound, graphics, clicky-ness, and all-in-one....ness. Plus, listener mail!

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Creative revamps Sound Blaster audio lineup
— 11:29 AM on August 16, 2012

Creative is rolling out a new family of sound cards at the Gamescom convention this week. The Sound Blaster Z-Series appears to use the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New MPEG standard purportedly twice as efficient as H.264
— 10:04 AM on August 16, 2012

Over the past few years, H.264 video compression has permeated just about every corner of the tech world—YouTube, Blu-ray, cable and satellite HDTV, cell phones,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Asus' budget Xonar DGX and DSX sound cards reviewed
— 8:56 PM on August 8, 2012

Asus' Xonar DGX and DSX cost less than $50, making them tempting upgrades for folks seeking better sound. Both cards have PCI Express interfaces,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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XBMC signs on to support $99 Ouya console
— 10:56 AM on August 7, 2012

Despite its critics, the Ouya game console is proving to be one of Kickstarter's most popular projects. The funding drive began in mid-July,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles Software

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The TR Podcast 116: The Nexus between Batman and Korean IPS displays
— 11:39 PM on August 5, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, our panel weighs in on Google's Nexus 7 tablet, the latest hardware video transcoders, and those 27"...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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