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You can now unlock your Chromebook with your phone
— 3:20 PM on January 30, 2015

Logging in to a Chromebook has just gotten that much easier—at least in theory. Google says Smart Lock for Chrome, which lets you unlock your...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD's new Fixer video is even crazier than the last
— 10:50 AM on January 30, 2015

The first installment of AMD's The Fixer video series was like a marketing executive's fever dream—and AMD didn't stop there. 18 months later, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Battlefield Hardline open beta scheduled for February 3
— 6:00 AM on January 30, 2015

Clear your schedules, folks. According to EA, the Battlefield Hardline open multiplayer beta is set to kick off on February 3. The beta will available...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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We discuss the GeForce GTX 970 memory controversy
— 11:28 AM on January 29, 2015

Wonder what the deal is with the GeForce GTX 970's memory configuration and the new details Nvidia revealed this past weekend? Here's our take...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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In the lab: Dell's Venue 8 7000 tablet
— 10:55 AM on January 29, 2015

Another piece of hardware has arrived in our labs for testing. Say hello to Dell's Venue 8 7000, which is billed as the thinnest tablet...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Qualcomm posts record revenue, loses high-profile design
— 9:10 AM on January 29, 2015

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm reported its quarterly financial results yesterday. For the three months ended December 28, its first fiscal quarter of 2015, the firm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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TR subscribers get early access to Homeworld Remastered beta
— 12:23 PM on January 28, 2015

You may have seen some cryptic posts around here in recent weeks urging TR subscribers to, you know, do that stuff about the thing....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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Watch 15 minutes of The Witcher 3 gameplay at 60 FPS
— 10:39 AM on January 28, 2015

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt may be one of the best-looking games of the year. Its gorgeous environments and incredibly detailed characters are on display...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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So long, Flash; YouTube now uses HTML5 by default
— 9:15 AM on January 28, 2015

Using a recent browser? Then chances are Adobe's Flash plug-in will remain dormant the next time you fire up a YouTube video. That's because, according...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Software

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First-person parkour zombie-fest Dying Light is out now
— 12:40 PM on January 27, 2015

For some reason, Dying Light hasn't really been on my radar. But it should have been. Developed by the folks behind the Dead Island series,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Unreal Engine 4 demo blurs line between rendered and reality
— 9:57 AM on January 27, 2015

I've seen a lot of impressive game-engine footage over the years, but nothing quite like the Unreal Engine 4 demo put together by level designer...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Cloud surge, Surface sales buoy Microsoft's quarterly results
— 6:00 AM on January 27, 2015

The financial results for Microsoft's second fiscal quarter, which ended December 31, paint a mixed picture of the company's businesses. Overall revenue hit $26.5 billion,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Gearbox's Homeworld remake due February 25
— 6:00 AM on January 26, 2015

After acquiring the Homeworld franchise in 2013, Gearbox set out to remake the cult space RTS series. Now, the fruit of the studio's labors...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Watch John Romero talk about Doom level design
— 4:55 PM on January 23, 2015

It's a rainy Friday afternoon here, and there's no better way to spend one of these than by reminiscing about the olden days of PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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GeForce 347.25 drivers add GTX 960 support, expand MFAA
— 10:51 AM on January 22, 2015

Nvidia has released new drivers to celebrate the arrival of its GeForce GTX 960 graphics card. The 347.25 drivers bear Microsoft's WHQL certification,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Report: Acer prepping curved 34'' display with G-Sync
— 9:17 AM on January 22, 2015

Fans of curved, ultra-wide displays may soon be able to get one with Nvidia's variable refresh mojo. According to TFT Central, Acer is developing...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Microsoft's next-gen browser has annotation system, Cortana assistant
— 5:54 PM on January 21, 2015

Microsoft's rumored Project Spartan browser is real, and it's coming to Windows 10 devices, including smartphones. This apparent heir to Internet Explorer has a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Windows Holographic can put you on Mars, in Minecraft
— 5:06 PM on January 21, 2015

For years, a skunkworks team at Microsoft has been quietly exploring augmenting reality with virtual holograms. The fruits of their efforts were unveiled during today's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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