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Rumor: Google shames partners into updating Android
— 7:00 AM on May 27, 2016

It's no secret that non-Nexus Android phones have a reputation for receiving OS updates late, if at all. Failing to address this issue has left...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Customer frustration leads to Windows 10 upgrade dialog changes
— 1:30 PM on May 26, 2016

Regardless of what you think of Windows 10, it's safe to say Microsoft hasn't been doing itself many favors on the PR front with its...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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MSI bringing one of everything to Computex
— 10:30 AM on May 26, 2016

Sometimes it's good for a company to put all of its focus into a single product family, and sometimes it's better to diversify. Judging by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems Input devices Mobile computing

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Microsoft announces 1850 more job cuts in mobile division
— 9:36 AM on May 25, 2016

Hot on the heels of Gartner’s announcement that Windows Phone's market share had dropped to less than 1%, we have some unsurprising follow-up news this...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: Windows Phone market share drops below 1%
— 9:10 AM on May 24, 2016

Here’s a line you may have read before: Windows Phone had a pretty rough time of it last quarter. While the underdog smartphone OS has always...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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We need your input as we plan the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 1:32 PM on May 23, 2016

There's only two months to go before the next TR BBQ. This post is specifically aimed at TR gerbils that won't be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Leap Motion gets an official VR headset mounting kit
— 9:32 AM on May 23, 2016

Leap Motion released a whole-hand motion-tracking controller back in 2013. In February, the company updated its software to better complement the upcoming VR headsets....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for the 9.7" iPad Pro after bricking reports
— 3:41 PM on May 20, 2016

Apple has pulled iOS version 9.3.2 for its 9.7" iPad Pro today after users reported that the update caused their devices to enter an unusable...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Windows 10 will get Halo's Forge level builder and multiplayer mode
— 2:21 PM on May 20, 2016

Halo fans, rejoice! Halo 5 is sorta-kinda-arriving on the PC... ish. Microsoft has announced Forge - Halo 5: Guardians Edition, which brings Halo's Forge...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Google contemplates disabling the backspace shortcut in Chrome
— 1:38 PM on May 20, 2016

Google's Chrome browser is a dominant force in the web-browser market. According to NetMarketShare.com, Chrome holds about 43% of the browser market. Google has never...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a 1TB SSD for $205 and more
— 11:20 AM on May 20, 2016

Happy Friday, Gerbils, and welcome to another of our storied deals-of-the-week posts. We’ve got a lot of returning alumni this week, and a few newcomers....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Chromebooks outshipped Macs in the USA last quarter
— 4:33 PM on May 19, 2016

In a market first, Chromebook manufacturers moved more of their wares than Apple did Macs in the USA last quarter, according to a statement...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Google details Android N security and performance improvements
— 12:03 PM on May 19, 2016

The as-yet-unnamed Android N was officially announced during Google's I/O 2016 Keynote. For those fortunate enough to own a Nexus or Pixel C device,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Nvidia Shield Android TV gets more content and HDR support
— 9:00 AM on May 19, 2016

When we reviewed Nvidia's Shield Android TV last September, we found a lot to like, but we didn't quite find the console-killer we were...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Google Daydream puts mobile VR and Android on the same page
— 2:33 PM on May 18, 2016

The next version of Google's Android will make mobile VR a more standard experience. At its Google I/O event today, the company introduced a mobile...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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ARM and TSMC validate a 10-nm FinFET test chip
— 11:50 AM on May 18, 2016

ARM Holdings' first ARM v8 test chip based on TSMC's 10FinFET process technology has passed validation. For the SoC arena, this is exciting news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Microsoft releases update rollup for Windows 7 SP1
— 9:14 AM on May 18, 2016

Microsoft has released an update rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 that it's calling a "convenience rollup."...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Motorola launches offensive of entry-level Moto G4 handsets
— 3:24 PM on May 17, 2016

The Moto G has long been regarded as one of the best mid-range phones out there for a while now. Motorola is looking to capitalize...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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