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Poll: To which release are you most looking forward?
— 5:10 PM on September 30, 2013

Between all our reviews and news, not to mention reader meetups, we've kinda been neglecting our front-page poll. Today, we're freshening things up...

Poll Question: • To which release are you most looking forward?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Game consoles Operating systems

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300-PPI Sharp tablet has Bay Trail inside, waterproofing outside
— 11:55 AM on September 30, 2013

Sharp's IGZO display panels have already worked their way into high-PPI notebook screens and 4K desktop monitors. Now, one has popped up in a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Nvidia may cut prices, release new cards in November
— 11:01 AM on September 30, 2013

Last week, AMD unveiled a whole lineup of new graphics cards: the R7 and R9 series, which will populate price points from under $89...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce 331.40 drivers improve ambient occlusion, support BF4 beta
— 10:29 AM on September 30, 2013

Less than two weeks after Nvidia released its last batch of graphics drivers, a new crop is ready to harvest. This latest...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8.1 ad puts Start button front and center
— 9:19 AM on September 30, 2013

Microsoft has begun its charm offensive for Windows 8.1. The company has put out a 30-second ad that shows off the upcoming OS upgrade's features...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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TR's first Vancouver, Canada meetup a success
— 6:00 AM on September 30, 2013

Saturday was a windy, rainy day in Vancouver. But as the afternoon ended, the dark rainclouds parted, and the sun began to shine through. In...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Weekend Shortbread
— 9:32 PM on September 28, 2013

The Starting Five Reuters: Ballmer goes out punching at last Microsoft employee meeting The Verge: Intel's Internet TV project may be falling...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: Discounted graphics cards and a $70 Android 4.1 tablet
— 5:44 PM on September 27, 2013

This week's deal o' the week post is short and sweet. We've got two steeply discounted graphics cards and one suspiciously cheap Android 4.1 tablet:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Release roundup: Fast routers, cases, and audio amps
— 5:04 PM on September 27, 2013

We can't cover everything in our daily news. So, each week, we gather miscellaneous announcements and write about them in our release roundup. This week,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Networking

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Friday Shortbread
— 1:23 PM on September 27, 2013

7 Up Engadget: Intel Capital throws money at Recon Instruments, hints at wearable war with Google DigiTimes: AMD's new GPUs expected to trigger...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Valve's Steam Controller replaces analog sticks with touchpads
— 1:12 PM on September 27, 2013

This has been a pretty momentous week for Valve. On Monday, the firm unveiled SteamOS. On Wednesday, it announced Steam machines and began...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Star Citizen trailer shows slick space combat, snazzy graphics
— 10:47 AM on September 27, 2013

AMD brought several game developers on stage during its Radeon R9 290X reveal earlier this week. One of them was Chris Roberts, whose...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel reportedly seeking partner for TV service
— 9:18 AM on September 27, 2013

Intel's television service may have hit a snag. For more than two years, the chip maker has been working on a streaming service...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Report: Prototype Microsoft tech streams Halo 4 to PC, Windows Phone
— 6:00 AM on September 27, 2013

Ooh. Well, this is exciting. According to The Verge, Microsoft demonstrated a prototype game streaming service during an internal meeting yesterday. "Sources familiar" with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Windows

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Microsoft said to consolidate Windows, Windows Phone app stores
— 5:15 PM on September 26, 2013

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 have a common software foundation, but their app libraries are currently separate. That could all change soon. Quoting sources...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Thursday Shortbread
— 3:24 PM on September 26, 2013

Eight is Enough PhoneArena: New Nexus 5 benchmarks leak, reveal stunning graphics prowess Yahoo! News: Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition launches October 10th...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Report: Microsoft preps iPhone trade-in program
— 2:36 PM on September 26, 2013

Is that desperation I smell? Earlier this month, Microsoft kicked off a trade-in deal for iPad users, promising a gift card worth at least...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Micron sampling 2GB Hybrid Memory Cube
— 9:09 AM on September 26, 2013

Micron has started shipping samples of its Hybrid Memory Cube. The...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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