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HTC Focus VR headset stands alone with six degrees of freedom
— 9:00 AM on November 14, 2017

Just weeks after Oculus' announcement of its Go standalone virtual reality headsets comes the Vive Focus, HTC's own standalone VR device. The Focus...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Qualcomm board unanimously rejects Broadcom's $130 billion bid
— 9:00 AM on November 13, 2017

Qualcomm announced this morning that it's officially rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $130 billion takeover offer. Qualcomm's board of directors unanimously voted to turn down...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Pack along an RX 570 with a Sonnet Tech eGFX Breakaway Puck
— 3:45 PM on November 9, 2017

Once upon a time, it was fairly common for laptops to have unique docking stations that added capabilities like multimedia or networking functions. Those days...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: sales on monitors, SSDs, Logitech gear, and more
— 9:41 AM on November 9, 2017

Hello, gerbils! It's a difficult morning here at TR HQ. Yesterday's industry announcements were a perfect one-two punch combo to our collective jaws,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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TPCast wireless kit for the HTC Vive reaches North America
— 2:01 PM on November 8, 2017

Virtual reality is all fun and games until you step on the cords, possibly adding insult to injury by getting tangled in them. A...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Cryorig Taku desktop case rises from the Kickstarter ashes
— 10:30 AM on November 8, 2017

Cryorig first showed its Taku Mini-ITX case-slash-monitor-stand all the way back during Computex 2016 and sought feedback from the marketplace with a Kickstarter...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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ROG Swift PG27VQ is the first gaming monitor with Aura Sync
— 3:30 PM on November 7, 2017

Thanks to its single-vendor nature, you might reasonably expect G-Sync to have limited appeal. That's not really the case, though. GeForce gamers are spoiled for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Tuesday deals: A Threadripper 1950X and mobo for $1000 and more
— 12:32 PM on November 7, 2017

Season's greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. As you may have noticed, it's now dark by 5:30 PM and sleep schedules everywhere are taking a beating. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Storage Displays

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SteelSeries' Arctis 3 Bluetooth headset connects to anything
— 12:00 PM on November 7, 2017

Wireless Bluetooth connectivity is convenient, but the latency it adds renders it less-than-ideal for gaming. SteelSeries latest Arctis 3 Bluetooth gaming headset offers gamers...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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BenQ SW271 flies high in the Adobe RGB color space
— 10:30 AM on November 7, 2017

We cover a lot of gaming content at TR since that's the main activity for most powerful PCs these days. Gaming isn't a computer's only...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Xigmatek's Glare 7A case wears a mask of glass
— 2:33 PM on November 6, 2017

Xigmatek is the latest company to announce a computer case with tempered-glass panels, although this isn't the company's first glass case. The distinguishing feature...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Lian Li Alpha 330 trades aluminum for tempered glass
— 1:03 PM on November 6, 2017

Lian Li has been famed for decades for its love for lightweight aluminum cases. The company's Alpha line of chassis veer in the opposite direction,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Mobile computing

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Intel brings a Core CPU and Radeon GPU together on one package
— 8:22 AM on November 6, 2017

Mmm, crow. Intel announced this morning that it's collaborating with AMD to deliver one of its eighth-generation Core processors paired with a semi-custom Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Broadcom proposes to take over Qualcomm for $130 billion
— 7:45 AM on November 6, 2017

Broadcom issued an unsolicited proposal this morning to acquire mobile technology giant Qualcomm for $70 per share in a monster cash-and-stock deal that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking Personal tech

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HP Envy x360 15 brings Ryzen Mobile to the masses
— 12:00 PM on November 3, 2017

The launch of AMD's Vega-based graphics cards in August was a big deal for the company. The March release of the first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Lian-Li Alpha 550 melds steel, glass, and RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on November 2, 2017

According to The Guru of 3D, the Lian-Li Alpha 550 is about to hit the market. We saw this case at Computex this...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Asus ROG G703 gaming laptop is big, mean, and powerful
— 11:45 AM on November 2, 2017

Asus unveiled its ROG G703 Chimera gaming laptop two months ago during the IFA trade show in Berlin. The machine's full specifications are...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1080 Ti, a nice Z370 board, and more
— 10:15 AM on November 2, 2017

Howdy, gerbils! The TR HQ is abuzz with the fans of multiple graphics cards as Jeff furiously works on finishing up the review of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage

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