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Windows Insider build 15002 offers a bevy of improvements
— 4:39 PM on January 9, 2017

Microsoft is starting the New Year offering a ton of goodies to its Windows Insiders. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002, comes with wide...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Plextor aims M8Se drives at mainstream NVMe SSD market
— 4:13 PM on January 9, 2017

At Computex last year, Plextor announced the M8Pe NVMe SSD. That drive is a high-end model with a Marvell 88SS1093 controller and planar...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Mushkin broadens SSD lineup and product portfolio at CES
— 12:58 PM on January 9, 2017

Memory and storage specialist Mushkin brought a bevy of new and updated products to last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Like most SSD...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Gaming

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Gigabyte aims a shrink ray at GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti
— 10:41 AM on January 9, 2017

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics cards pack a lot of graphics punch into a small power envelope. Not to be...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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The Tech Report CES 2017 news recap
— 9:39 AM on January 9, 2017

Well, CES 2017 is over. We don't know if you were busy last week, but things were pretty crazy here at TR HQ. We doubled...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Systems Displays Input devices Gaming Networking

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Pico Neo CV virtual reality headset stands on its own
— 3:43 PM on January 6, 2017

Thus far, VR experiences have required a PC, a console, or at least a high-end smartphone to go with the headset. The VR specialists at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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HDMI 2.1 specification brings 60Hz 8K video and VRR tech
— 9:59 AM on January 6, 2017

It seems like just yesterday that graphics cards with HDMI 2.0 support started shipping. That specification was first released at the tail end of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

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Western Digital SSDs are back in black
— 9:33 AM on January 6, 2017

Solid-state drives employing the cutting-edge NVMe protocol don't come cheap. People who can make use of the performance increase over traditional SATA SSDs are starting...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Dell Canvas draws a bead on the Surface Studio
— 5:38 PM on January 5, 2017

Microsoft's Surface Studio put other all-in-one systems on notice when it burst forth from Redmond at the software giant's Windows conference at the end...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Displays

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Corsair Bulldog 2.0 gets upgraded with a Z270 mobo
— 5:18 PM on January 5, 2017

Corsair has updated its Bulldog living-room Mini-ITX barebones gaming system with a new Z270 motherboard from partner MSI and has given it the Bulldog...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Cases Systems Gaming

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Aorus laptops pack Kaby Lake and Pascal in three sizes
— 1:53 PM on January 5, 2017

Gigabyte-offshoot Aorus is updating its line of gaming-focused laptops with an overclockable Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-7820HK processor. The X3 Plus v7 packs...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Nvidia G-Sync HDR is on the way in high-end displays
— 12:30 PM on January 5, 2017

Last night during its CES keynote presentation, Nvidia didn't talk up what it's ultimately one of its coolest new products, revealed via blog post at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Nvidia GeForce Now game streaming comes to Mac and PC
— 10:59 AM on January 5, 2017

Nvidia has been touting its GeForce Now game streaming service for its Shield tablets and Google TV boxes for a while now. The graphics giant...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Windows Mac

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Samsung goes into the fun zone with Odyssey laptops
— 10:25 AM on January 5, 2017

Given the breadth of Samsung's penetration into the realms of smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, and traditional portable computers, it beggars belief that the Korean chaebol has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Gigabyte P57X v6 and Sabre 15 laptops are ready for some fun
— 9:05 AM on January 5, 2017

Gigabyte probably feels that buyers of 15" gaming laptops need more choices. To wit, the company is offering two completely different machines with the same...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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The curtain comes up on AMD's Vega architecture
— 8:00 AM on January 5, 2017

AMD's next-generation Vega architecture is built to crunch huge data sets with a new memory controller, achieve higher throughput with packed math, perform more flexible...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Asus ZenFone AR can work with all the realities
— 3:45 PM on January 4, 2017

The first phone with support for Google's Tango augmented reality platform, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, was not well received when reviewers got their...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Lenovo slaps Kaby Lake CPUs in Thinkpad X1 and Legion laptops
— 12:00 PM on January 3, 2017

Lenovo is charging out of the gate at the Consumer Electronics Show with new portable machine. On one corner, we have machines representing its stalwart...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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