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Free upgrades to Windows 10 end July 29
— 7:57 AM on May 6, 2016

Microsoft released a blog post yesterday announcing that Windows 10 has reached 300 million active users. While that news wouldn’t cause much of a stir...

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AMD adds refresh-rate ranges to its FreeSync monitor page
— 10:07 AM on May 4, 2016

AMD is making it easier to figure out the details of compatible monitors on its FreeSync page. A recent update added refresh-rate ranges and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HP refreshes Pavilion consumer PC lineup
— 7:22 AM on May 4, 2016

Everyone's doing a little spring cleaning lately, and HP is no exception. The company is refreshing its entire consumer-oriented Pavilion series of PCs, with all-new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Philips' new 43-inch monitor might make native 4K practical
— 11:44 AM on May 3, 2016

Philips is releasing the BDM4350UC in the United States and the UK today. This 43-inch 4K IPS display supersedes the company's BDM4065UC monitor, which...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Dell will become Dell Technologies after its EMC buyout
— 10:05 AM on May 3, 2016

Last fall, Dell announced that it was acquiring major business storage and services corporation EMC. The $67 billion deal is moving forward, and Dell...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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AOC Agon AG271QX is the first in a new line of gaming displays
— 7:39 AM on April 29, 2016

Chinese display manufacturer AOC recently announced that it planned to release a new line of gaming monitors under the brand name Agon. Today it's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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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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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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Falcon Northwest creates a pair of Oculus Ready PCs
— 2:00 PM on April 26, 2016

TR readers jumping into VR are likely consulting our System Guide already, but some folks just want the convenience of a prebuilt, VR-ready PC....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Acer's Predator Z1 curved monitors are aggressively priced
— 11:50 AM on April 26, 2016

Acer's Predator gaming monitor series has been growing rapidly since its inception last year. While the brand has been used primarily for ultra-high-end, does-it-all gaming displays,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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