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The death of the Apple tax
— 11:05 PM on March 29, 2012

The old adage says there are only two certainties in this world: death and taxes. Steve Jobs proved that not even the Reality Distortion...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple TV UI great if you're not using Apple TV
— 10:03 AM on March 29, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I purchased a new Apple TV. Which is not an actual TV. But you probably knew that. It is, however,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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XFX's Radeon HD 7850 and 7870 Black Edition graphics cards
— 2:16 PM on March 28, 2012

XFX has produced a pair of Radeon HD 7800-series graphics cards with custom coolers and higher-than-normal clock speeds. Are they worth their price premiums...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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OCZ's RevoDrive 3 X2 240GB solid-state drive
— 4:48 PM on March 26, 2012

Using virtualization voodoo, the RevoDrive 3 X2 combines four SandForce-based SSDs on a single PCIe card purportedly capable of transfer rates up to 1500MB/s. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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The TR Podcast 108: Take three tablets and call Dr. Kepler in the morning
— 12:29 AM on March 26, 2012

This episode is all about tablets and Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 680, but we take some time to answer listener questions, too.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680 graphics processor reviewed
— 8:00 AM on March 22, 2012

Nvidia's hotly anticipated Kepler GPU architecture has arrived, promising vast increases in power efficiency and performance. Can it deliver? Keep reading for our...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Delaying the podcast, because we care
— 11:24 PM on March 18, 2012

In what is sure to be a wildly unpopular decision, we've decided to push the podcast back a week. From the underground lair of Damage...

Type: Blog post Tags: Podcast

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Life with Samsung's Galaxy Note
— 10:55 PM on March 18, 2012

Join us as we go hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Note, a whopper of a smartphone with a 5.3" display and an included stylus.

Type: Feature article Tags: Personal tech

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Return to the the tech island in the stream
— 4:40 PM on March 16, 2012

Today is, by international decree of some mildly corrupt UN commission, iPad Day. Not iPad 3 day, mind you, as Apple has decided to stop...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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I bought a Kindle Touch, and it's pretty great
— 10:30 AM on March 16, 2012

Almost a year ago today, I waved goodbye to the world of print books and got myself an Amazon Kindle 3. You might recall I...

Type: Blog post Tags: Personal tech

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Asus' Transformer tablets share an Ice Cream Sandwich
— 1:14 AM on March 14, 2012

Asus has been quick to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich updates for its Eee Pad Transformers. We take a closer look at the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Six screens, one desk
— 6:32 PM on March 8, 2012

When I sit down at my desk in the Benchmarking Sweatshop, it feels like maybe I could tap into the Matrix. I've slowly added...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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It's 106 miles to Chicago, it's dark, and we've got an app
— 11:15 AM on March 6, 2012

On this, iPad 3 Eve (and apparently Apple TV 3 Eve, as well), I thought it might be nice to step back from X-raying all...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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A sneak peek at Asus' next-gen Intel motherboards
— 2:00 AM on March 6, 2012

Curious about how motherboard makers are tackling Intel's Sandy Bridge successor? We take an early look at Asus' 7-series family to see what's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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The TR Podcast 107: Chasing Ivy and mechanical keyboards
— 11:02 PM on March 4, 2012

In this episode, we answer a heaping helping of listener mail and discuss everything from Windows 8 to mechanical keyboards.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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AMD's Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
— 11:01 PM on March 4, 2012

At long last, AMD has filled the gaping hole in its next-generation Radeon lineup. A new pair of graphics cards bas come to slot...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8-Ball Consumer Preview
— 11:31 AM on March 2, 2012

There aren't many experiences in life more disconcerting than waking up and not knowing where you are or how you got there. I was...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems

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Behold the mewling mountain kitty
— 10:43 AM on February 29, 2012

So I managed to spend some time with a preview release of OS X 10.8 (don't you dare call it Mac OS X anymore, you...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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