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Report: Apple joins Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's NAND business
— 11:30 AM on August 31, 2017

Reuters reports that Apple has joined a consortium of investors bidding to purchase Toshiba's NAND flash chip manufacturing business before the Japanese company's self-imposed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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AMD offers to settle Llano litigation for $29.5 million
— 9:10 AM on August 31, 2017

Back in 2011, AMD launched the Llano series of APUs. These chips combined CPU cores derived from the Phenom II line with an IGP based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Acer shows off a Predator display and peripherals at IFA 2017
— 1:30 PM on August 30, 2017

Acer had all kinds of goodies on display at IFA 2017 this week. For now, we're going to focus on the company's high-end peripherals...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Displays Input devices Gaming

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Asus ROG gears up at IFA with a 144-Hz laptop and a FreeSync ultrawide
— 12:30 PM on August 30, 2017

The IFA trade show is proving an especially exciting time for gamers this year. Asus is stepping up to the plate in Berlin with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Alienware AW3418DW and AW3418HW are big on G-Sync
— 11:30 AM on August 30, 2017

Alienware has been making quite a name for itself lately. Dell's gaming sub-brand has a penchant for designing hardware with modern, aggressive styling that's usually...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Tuesday deals: liquid cooling, portable computing, and a camera
— 1:16 PM on August 29, 2017

Time was, you only saw good deals on the weekends. Companies would hit you with the low prices when you had your fresh paycheck burning...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Dell's Visor VR118 is just what Soldier 76 ordered
— 4:30 PM on August 28, 2017

If you looked carefully at the four headsets shown in the Windows Mixed Reality piece this morning, you might have noticed a tiny Dell...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Samsung CH89, CH80, and SH85 displays are ready for desk jobs
— 3:00 PM on August 28, 2017

After the release of the Note 8 handset, Samsung is turning its attention to PC hardware. At IFA 2017, the Korean conglomerate presented

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Steam content is coming to Windows Mixed Reality headsets
— 9:09 AM on August 28, 2017

Microsoft has been pushing the idea of mixed reality since it first demoed its Hololens headset back in 2015. The company made some noise...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices Gaming

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Thursday deals: a 4K display, a fantastic case, and fast storage
— 11:26 AM on August 24, 2017

Welcome back for another mid-week mini-deals post, gerbils. We've procured solid prices on a few precious products, and we present them for your perusal. A...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays

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PowerVR celebrates 25 years with a look to the past
— 1:00 PM on August 23, 2017

Over at the Imagination Technologies blog, there's a fresh article written by none other than Simon Fenney. It's the 25th anniversary of the creation...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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The TR staff traveled across the country to catch the 2017 eclipse
— 2:32 PM on August 22, 2017

Jeff Kampman, Editor-in-Chief The stars aligned this week to allow me to get away from my testing labs to experience the totality of yesterday's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Tuesday deals: a pair of monitors and a mini desktop gaming PC
— 2:05 PM on August 22, 2017

Today is Tuesday, and we're doing a deals post. Yesterday's eclipse did not skip us forward to Friday—we're just trying something different. We'll have smaller...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Gaming

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HTC Vive price permanently drops to $599
— 1:00 PM on August 21, 2017

Back when the Oculus Rift first hit Kickstarter, its promise of next-generation, high-quality VR for just $399 was enchanting. Of course, reality intervened and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Deals of the week: mobos, CPUs, displays, and more
— 11:22 AM on August 18, 2017

Greetings folks! We're putting the finishing touches on our lengthy (read: enormous) review of AMD's Threadripper CPUs. While that particular cake is about to come...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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Color is key in Viewsonic's VP2785-4K display
— 11:00 AM on August 17, 2017

I'm a gamer. So when I look at a monitor, the first things I look at are the refresh rate and response time. For some...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Deal of the day: a 144-Hz IPS FreeSync monitor for $400
— 3:51 PM on August 16, 2017

If you're one of the lucky few who have managed to get their hands on a Radeon RX Vega graphics card, you should absolutely...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays Gaming

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Go pro with the Asus ROG Strix XG27VQ gaming monitor
— 1:30 PM on August 16, 2017

Anyone who knows me knows that I'm all about fast cars and Alizée. Wait, that's Dr. Dre. I am actually a connoisseur...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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