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Microsoft publishes the methods behind its Edge battery tests
— 4:26 PM on September 15, 2016

In mid-June, Microsoft published some results of its in-house battery life testing from streaming a video to Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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NEC EA245WMi display is ideal for diptychs or triptychs
— 4:04 PM on September 15, 2016

NEC is a well-known purveyor of quality displays for business, digital imaging and medical professionals. The company has a new member in its Multisync lineup,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GlobalFoundries skips the 10-nm node on the way to 7-nm FinFETs
— 3:34 PM on September 15, 2016

GlobalFoundries recently announced it would be adding a 12-nm node to its FD-SOI roadmap, and it's now announcing a more mainstream node for...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Oculus crafts Guardian to keep Touch play area in check
— 11:21 AM on September 15, 2016

According to rumors and reports, the Oculus Touch hand controllers are hopefully appearing in the next few months, enabling room-scale experiences with the Rift...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming

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Poll: How do you feel about your PC's noise levels?
— 11:50 AM on September 14, 2016

In our component testing, we put a lot of emphasis not only on how fast a given graphics card can run, for example, but also...

Poll Question: • How do you feel about the noise level of your PC?

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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MSI celebrates its 30th with an EK-cooled GTX 1080
— 10:02 AM on September 14, 2016

This year marks MSI's thirtieth anniversary providing PC builders with fine computer components, and the company is celebrating the date by announcing a collaboration...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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CryEngine will add DX12 multi-GPU and Vulkan in future versions
— 9:27 AM on September 14, 2016

Whether you bleed GeForce green or Radeon red, we can all agree that the potential performance gains to be found using the lower-level DirectX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Samsung gelds Note 7 battery capacity to limit fire risk
— 2:27 PM on September 13, 2016

If you've recently spent any time online, you've almost certainly heard about all the fireworks surrounding Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 handsets and the company's related...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Nvidia powers up deep-learning inference with Tesla P4 and P40
— 10:32 AM on September 13, 2016

At the GPU Technology Conference in Beijing, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the next two cards in the Tesla family of high-performance compute...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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HP purchases Samsung's printer business for a cool $1.05 billion
— 8:47 AM on September 13, 2016

On Monday, HP Inc. made two major announcements for its commercial printing business. HP Inc., which comprises the former personal systems and printing businesses...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM hexacopter gets grabby
— 1:57 PM on September 12, 2016

Quad- and hexacopter drones have exploded in popularity over the last couple of years in applications ranging from toys to Hollywood productions. Japanese company Prodrone...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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GTX 970 class-action claims settlement website goes live
— 9:05 AM on September 12, 2016

Back in July, we reported that Nvidia had reached a preliminary settlement with a group of gamers who were incensed enough by the GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Examining early DirectX 12 performance in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
— 9:14 PM on September 9, 2016

An early version of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's DirectX 12 rendering path is available now, and many sites and AMD itself are already producing average...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Report: Oculus Touch controllers may arrive in November for 199€
— 3:24 PM on September 9, 2016

European retailer Media Markt has quasi-officially let the cat out of the bag. The Oculus Touch hand controllers might appear in stores on November...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Input devices Gaming

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Deals of the week: a fancy X99 motherboard and more
— 12:38 PM on September 9, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. It seems like many retailers saved their best bargains for the Labor Day weekend that just passed, but we've still turned up...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Belkin RockStar dongle lets iPhone 7 owners charge and rock out
— 4:45 PM on September 8, 2016

One question that it seems like every iPhone fan is asking in the wake of the iPhone 7 announcement is how they'll charge their...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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GlobalFoundries adds a 12-nm node to its FD-SOI roadmap
— 10:00 AM on September 8, 2016

If you think of GlobalFoundries these days, you probably think about the company's 14-nm FinFET process and the AMD Polaris graphics cards fabricated on it....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Radeon Software 16.9.1 gets ready for Deus Ex's DX12 mode
— 10:00 AM on September 8, 2016

Greetings, fellow AMD-loving gerbils. Those of you who have been busy murdering, sneaking, or hacking your way through future Prague in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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