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We threw a Minecraft party to test Samsung's Gear VR headset
— 1:06 PM on July 22, 2016

To see how mobile VR plays in the real world, we gave a dozen kids a a Samsung Galaxy S6, a Gear VR headset, a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Asus PG248Q G-Sync display pushes frames at 180Hz
— 2:30 PM on July 19, 2016

Today's high-end graphics cards can push tons of frames per second at lower resolutions, and Asus' PG248Q provides a lightning-quick sink for all those...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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XFX Radeon RX 480 Double Dissipation images leak
— 9:19 AM on July 18, 2016

XFX is one of a few graphics card vendors that exclusively deals in AMD's Radeon GPUs. It comes as no surprise that XFX appears...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Pascal DisplayPorts make up with Vives after driver update
— 4:30 PM on July 15, 2016

Nvidia released a big driver update for several new VR applications earlier this week, but some small fixes got lost in the carnival festivities....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Twitch begins moving toward a Flash-free future
— 3:14 PM on July 14, 2016

Twitch.tv, the world's most popular video-game livestreaming portal, has finally taken the first steps toward ending its much-maligned reliance on its awkward Adobe Flash-based...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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AOC adds two more monitors to its Agon gaming lineup
— 8:57 AM on July 14, 2016

Taiwanese monitor manufacturer AOC is eagerly striding into the enthusiast market. The company announced the C3583FQ 35" ultrawide display yesterday, and back at...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Nintendo stokes the fires of nostalgia with its NES Classic Edition
— 8:34 AM on July 14, 2016

Following the epidemic success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo is delivering another concentrated shot of nostalgia with a reissue of its Nintendo Entertainment System console....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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TR's VR journals, part one: setting the stage
— 5:33 PM on July 13, 2016

Over the past couple months, I've been places. I've dangled from the side of a rock wall hundreds of feet above crashing waves. I've...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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AOC's latest 35" ultrawide serves up FreeSync on a VA platter
— 11:37 AM on July 13, 2016

If you've just picked up a brand-new Radeon RX 480, you may want to take a look at AOC's new monitor, too. The

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AMD and Firaxis join forces to bring DX12 goodies to Civilization VI
— 10:18 AM on July 13, 2016

The Civilization family of games is without a doubt one of the most popular and long-running franchises out there for the PC. Developer Firaxis has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Cooler Master MasterBox 5 makes modularity more attainable
— 4:35 PM on July 12, 2016

Cooler Master's MasterCase 5 is a favorite of ours for higher-end systems, but its $105-and-up price tag is rather spendy for budget builds. Cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Oculus is now fulfilling Rift orders within two to four days
— 10:01 AM on July 12, 2016

After a bumpy beginning to its VR revolution, Oculus appears to be sailing on smoother seas. The company says it's finished fulfilling Rift pre-orders,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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BenQ's PD2700Q is a 27" display for designers
— 9:54 AM on July 11, 2016

We talk a lot here at The Tech Report about monitors with extremely high resolutions, super-fast response times, and fancy features like...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Rise of the Tomb Raider update adds DX12 multi-GPU support
— 3:28 PM on July 8, 2016

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC developer Nixxes is launching the seventh update for the game today on Steam and the Windows Store....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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