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Oculus Rift demos go on the road starting May 7
— 4:29 PM on May 2, 2016

Oculus announced a program today that should allow more potential VR customers to get some hands-on time with the company's Rift headset. Starting May...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Intel cancels Broxton and SoFIA smartphone SoCs
— 11:29 AM on May 2, 2016

Intel has had a rough go of the last couple of weeks. Following its April 19 earnings report, Intel announced a plan to lay...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The Tech Report attends Silicon Valley Virtual Reality 2016
— 8:54 AM on May 2, 2016

I spent a few days last week at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Expo in San Jose. SVVR is a fairly small convention that...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD completes spin-off of its assembly and test operations
— 2:00 PM on April 29, 2016

A few months ago, AMD announced that it was spinning off its chip assembly, test, mark, and pack (ATMP) operations into a joint venture...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Here are the winners of our Macrium Data Disasters contest
— 11:44 AM on April 29, 2016

You guys are terrible. Every time we run a contest here at TR, we're reminded that our gerbil collective is skilled at... everything, really. Whether...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: Asus' MG278Q display for $400 and more
— 10:41 AM on April 29, 2016

It's deals-of-the-week day, gerbils. Today we have a System-and-Peripherals-Guide themed list for you. If you were hedging on a new rig based on one of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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We take a seat on Turris' VR Chair
— 2:44 PM on April 28, 2016

Praevidi's Turris VR Chair lets players navigate seated VR experiences by shifting their bodies, an approach that decouples head- and torso-position tracking to create a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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HP's Chromebook 13 is dressed for success at $499
— 1:23 PM on April 28, 2016

HP's new Chromebook 13 G1 could compete with Apple's MacBook at half the price. The Chromebook 13 G1 offers an aesthetically pleasing, brushed-aluminum...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Apple and Samsung lead tablet shipments in a struggling market
— 12:23 PM on April 28, 2016

Market research firm IDC has published its report on the state of the tablet market for the first quarter of 2016, and it's not a glowing...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Galaxy S7 phones help Samsung deliver a strong first quarter
— 7:48 AM on April 28, 2016

Samsung Electronics has reported its first-quarter financial results. The company made an operating profit of 6.7 trillion Korean won ($5.9 billion) on revenue of...

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Minecraft: Gear VR Edition is available now for $6.99
— 4:30 PM on April 27, 2016

If you own a Samsung Gear VR and often have a jonesing for a dose of VR Minecraft on the go, Oculus has a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Chromium OS now runs on the Raspberry Pi
— 11:03 AM on April 27, 2016

The ChromeOS-inspired Chromium OS has been ported to a couple Raspberry Pi models. The ChromiumRPI releases are only at version 0.5 right now,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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Intel lays out its vision for the future of USB Type-C
— 8:16 AM on April 27, 2016

Intel discussed its vision for the USB Type-C connector during its IDF16 presentation. The biggest changes the company wants to make center on the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Miscellaneous

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Less than 24 hours remain in our Macrium Data Disasters contest
— 1:00 PM on April 26, 2016

If you hadn't already heard, our friends at Macrium are now offering deeper discounts for TR subscribers. Silver subscribers are now eligible for...

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Radeon Software 16.4.2 makes XConnect fully functional
— 5:06 PM on April 25, 2016

AMD has released version 16.4.2 of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers. This hotfix release includes "full support" for AMD’s XConnect. XConnect is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software

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Juniper Systems Mesa 2 puts a Bay Trail CPU in a tough tablet shell
— 3:46 PM on April 25, 2016

Juniper Systems' new Mesa 2 tablet introduces Windows 10 to the company's ruggedized PC lineup. Some may claim this is just a ruggedized tablet,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Backblaze Storage Pod 6.0 puts 60 3.5" drives in 4U of space
— 12:46 PM on April 25, 2016

Cloud storage and backup company Backblaze is becoming  a household name among enthusiasts these days. The company annually releases one of the only high-count...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Raspberry Pis now see better with an 8MP Sony camera module
— 9:59 AM on April 25, 2016

Those of you who follow the Raspberry Pi might have been aware of the demise of the popular digital camera module for the...

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