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ITC declines Nvidia's appeal in Samsung patent-infringement case
— 3:49 PM on December 16, 2015

The United States International Trade Commission has denied Nvidia's request for a decision review regarding the company's ongoing patent spat with Samsung. Nvidia was hoping...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Firefox 43 gives Windows users the option of 64-bit support
— 12:08 PM on December 16, 2015

Firefox version 43 is out, and it comes with an interesting new feature. There's now an official 64-bit build available for Windows. Users of...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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MSI's CPU Guard bracket could protect Skylake CPUs from bending
— 11:55 AM on December 16, 2015

Recent reports suggest that Intel's Skylake processors might bend under the weight of third-party coolers. Heatsink manufacturers like Silverstone and Noctua have since defended...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Updated: an 850 EVO 500GB for $138 with a game code
— 10:54 AM on December 16, 2015

Update 12/16/2015 at 1:23 PM: Turns out this deal was apparently too awesome for its own good. Adorama tells us it's had to cancel the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Samsung turned our SSD Endurance Experiment into something incredible
— 10:00 AM on December 16, 2015

TR's SSD Endurance Experiment showed just how many bytes of writes today's SSDs can handle before expiring. We concluded our experiment with a take on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Resolution is overrated with Humble Bundle's Neo Geo pack
— 8:38 AM on December 16, 2015

You all know the drill with Humble Bundle by now. The service lets gamers pay whatever they choose for a select pack of games, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Win a Monoprice keyboard and more on our third day of giveaways
— 8:04 AM on December 16, 2015

What has lighting that would make a Christmas tree jealous and can help even the most lightly stirring mouse register precise movement? It's day three of TR's 12...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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We have a winner in day two of our 12 days of giveaways
— 9:41 PM on December 15, 2015

Today's prize in our 12 days of giveaways is one of OCZ's 480GB Vector 180 SSDs, and we've drawn the lucky winner of this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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From the editor's desk: new writers and a new build log
— 4:01 PM on December 15, 2015

Hey, folks. It felt weird to re-use Scott's "Etc." tagline in posts like this one. We'll probably find another, wittier name for these behind-the-scenes updates...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Crytek and Oculus don't leave VR adopters hanging with The Climb
— 1:34 PM on December 15, 2015

With Samsung's Gear VR on the market, and Oculus' Rift slated to arrive early in 2016, consumers want to know what games they'll actually be able...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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ASRock turns on Z170 overclocking for locked Skylake CPUs
— 10:29 AM on December 15, 2015

A couple days back, we covered some rumors about the possibility that locked Intel Skylake CPUs could be overclockable after all. That day is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day two: OCZ's Vector 180 480GB SSD
— 10:12 AM on December 15, 2015

Welcome to day two of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways, gerbils. Today, we're giving away one of OCZ's Vector 180 480GB SSDs. Behold:

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Report: AMD introduces budget-friendly FX-6330 Black Edition CPU
— 9:20 AM on December 15, 2015

According to Chinese website PCPop, AMD has quietly launched a new CPU, the FX-6330 Black Edition. This purported new chip is based off the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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GPUOpen initiative gives devs the keys to AMD's graphics black boxes
— 8:17 AM on December 15, 2015

A couple weeks ago at AMD's Radeon Technologies Group Tech Summit, Nick Thibieroz, senior manager of ISV engineering for the division, told us about what...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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We have a winner for day one of our 12 days of giveaways
— 10:30 PM on December 14, 2015

The first of our 12 days of giveaways is over, and we've drawn a winner for the Monoprice prize package we've been showing off...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Poll: What's your favorite computer these days?
— 5:04 PM on December 14, 2015

In our last poll, we asked gerbils what they thought of upgrading to systems with Intel's Skylake CPUs inside. Today, we have something...

Poll Question: • If you were forced to choose, what would your favorite computer be these days?

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Star Trek Beyond gets loud and explosive in its premiere trailer
— 3:14 PM on December 14, 2015

It’s a tough time to be a Trekkie. The last new episode of Star Trek Enterprise aired over ten years ago. J. J. Abrams was poised...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Star Citizen project tops $100m in funding and releases Alpha 2.0
— 1:20 PM on December 14, 2015

Space pilots everywhere, rejoice. Star Citizen Alpha 2.0 is hitting flight decks everywhere, bringing with it a host of new features, technical updates,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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