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Philips' new 43-inch monitor might make native 4K practical
— 11:44 AM on May 3, 2016

Philips is releasing the BDM4350UC in the United States and the UK today. This 43-inch 4K IPS display supersedes the company's BDM4065UC monitor, which...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AOC Agon AG271QX is the first in a new line of gaming displays
— 7:39 AM on April 29, 2016

Chinese display manufacturer AOC recently announced that it planned to release a new line of gaming monitors under the brand name Agon. Today it's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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MSI debuts entry-level and enthusiast C232 motherboards
— 10:31 AM on April 28, 2016

MSI has announced a round of new C232-chipset motherboards today: the E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5. These boards are designed to...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Intel lays out its vision for the future of USB Type-C
— 8:16 AM on April 27, 2016

Intel discussed its vision for the USB Type-C connector during its IDF16 presentation. The biggest changes the company wants to make center on the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Miscellaneous

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Acer's Predator Z1 curved monitors are aggressively priced
— 11:50 AM on April 26, 2016

Acer's Predator gaming monitor series has been growing rapidly since its inception last year. While the brand has been used primarily for ultra-high-end, does-it-all gaming displays,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Anker Powerhouse battery pack makes 400Wh luggable
— 3:07 PM on April 25, 2016

We all complain about the battery life of our portable electronics these days. From thin-and-light laptops with anemic batteries to cell phones that last half...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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AMD boxes its Wraith cooler with more FX CPUs
— 8:00 AM on April 22, 2016

AMD is justifiably proud of its Wraith cooler. At launch, though, that cooler was only available with a relatively expensive FX-8370 CPU. We...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Opera preview build integrates a free VPN service with the browser
— 9:38 AM on April 21, 2016

Opera wants to become the browser of choice for users concerned about privacy. In March, the company introduced a native ad-blocking service. Now it's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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The Tech Report System Guide: April 2016 edition
— 9:00 AM on April 21, 2016

In this edition of The Tech Report's System Guide, we examine the CPUs, graphics cards, memory, cases, power supplies, and other parts that system builders...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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This is your three-month warning for the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 1:35 PM on April 20, 2016

I know what you're thinking after reading that headline: what the heck does "second-10th" mean? It's pretty simple, really. We started hosting The Tech...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro coolers dare to be different
— 8:06 AM on April 19, 2016

Cooler Master's next generation of all-in-one liquid CPU coolers is here. The company's MasterLiquid Pro 120 and MasterLiquid Pro 240 coolers incorporate a number of...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Huawei VR goggles turn compatible smartphones into VR portals
— 5:30 PM on April 18, 2016

Huawei is bringing its latest flagship smartphones on par with Samsung's in an important respect. At the Shanghai launch of its P9 smartphone Friday,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Google Chrome 50 drops support for Windows XP
— 7:22 AM on April 15, 2016

Just this week we reported on the continued post-support life of Windows XP, and now Google is distancing itself from the aging OS, too....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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In the lab: HTC's Vive VR headset
— 5:23 PM on April 14, 2016

Just a few short days after Oculus' Rift hit our labs, HTC's Vive VR headset is also in our hands now. Yours truly is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Asus puts software in control of three new gaming monitors
— 10:50 AM on April 14, 2016

Three new gaming monitors—the MG28UQ, MG24UQ, and MG248Q—are joining the extended family of Asus gaming displays. These new displays have familiar specifications along with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Shield Tablet K1 update 1.2 adds Vulkan and Android 6.0.1 features
— 2:14 PM on April 13, 2016

Nvidia released firmware version 1.2 for the Shield Tablet K1 today. The two highlights of this release are support for the...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Tell us about your worst data disaster to win a Macrium Reflect key
— 12:49 PM on April 13, 2016

Our friends at Macrium are now offering deeper discounts for TR subscribers. Silver subscribers are now eligible for a 20% discount on purchases...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Updated: Oculus significantly delays many Rift pre-orders
— 10:52 AM on April 12, 2016

It seems like the TR staff may have been lucky to get our Oculus Rift when we did. Today is the day that Oculus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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