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Build log: we put together a potent VR-ready PC
— 6:13 PM on August 30, 2016

The arrival of Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets is as good an occasion as any to build a brand-new PC, so we tapped...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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The Tech Report is looking for news writers
— 1:55 PM on August 29, 2016

It's that time again. The Tech Report is looking for fresh news writers to help shape our broad coverage of the PC hardware and wider...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Here's the second round of G.Skill prize winners from the TR BBQ
— 7:07 PM on August 23, 2016

A scant month ago, TR gerbils from across the country made their annual pilgrimage to the sandy shores of Lake Michigan for the "second-10th"...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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HP fills out its Omen gaming portfolio with new PCs and more
— 12:34 PM on August 17, 2016

Just in case you thought it wasn't serious about serving the gamer market, HP is growing its Omen gaming PC line again. A new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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MSI does a top-to-bottom Pascal refresh of its gaming notebooks
— 1:38 PM on August 16, 2016

Nvidia's powerful Pascal graphics chips have arrived in laptops, and MSI has a fleet of machines at the ready. The laptops aren't powered by "M" model...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing

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Zotac Magnus EN10 brings Pascal to Zbox mini-PCs
— 10:07 AM on August 16, 2016

The launch of the latest series of mobile GeForce chips today is a big deal, and everyone's getting new product launches in as a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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The Tech Report forums got a big upgrade
— 2:06 PM on August 14, 2016

Gerbils, we bring you good tidings. As some of you may have noticed, our forum software has become a little outdated, lacking niceties like SSL...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Netflix explores more efficient ways to encrypt users' streams
— 9:51 AM on August 9, 2016

Over the last year, Netflix has been transitioning from HTTP to HTTPS for its customers' streams. The process hasn't been simple. The company indicates that...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Firefox 48 is the first with Mozilla's Electrolysis multi-process tech
— 9:00 AM on August 3, 2016

Firefox 48 began rolling out to users yesterday. This major update marks the beginnings of a fundamental change to the way Firefox processes work:...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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The Tech Report System Guide: August 2016 edition
— 5:14 PM on August 1, 2016

In this edition of The Tech Report System Guide, we account for the choices that AMD's Radeon RX 480 and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 afford...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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MSI Aegis Ti wraps up SLIed GTX 1080s in an aggressive shell
— 12:20 PM on July 29, 2016

Remember that MSI Aegis gaming desktop that looked like Isaac's helmet? It's remarkably small despite the potent components inside. MSI is taking a page...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus' slim ROG G20CB desktop gets in on the Pascal party
— 9:15 AM on July 28, 2016

Like Acer's Predator G1 desktop, the Asus ROG G20CB is a small-form-factor desktop with an emphasis on gaming performance. The machine packs in...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Watch the "second-10th" TR BBQ live in 360 degrees right now
— 6:36 AM on July 23, 2016

This year's TR BBQ is up and running. We'll be streaming it all day from our Theta S 360 degree camera so you can...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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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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Nvidia updates Shield Portable with security and stability fixes
— 4:37 PM on July 6, 2016

Today is apparently Nvidia update day. On top of a new set of Game Ready drivers, the company issued a software update for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Gaming

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Calyos workstation passively cools Haswell-E and a Titan X
— 8:54 AM on July 1, 2016

Belgian cooling vendor Calyos is showing off a completely fanless workstation, and it looks fantastic. The workstation uses a proprietary cooling system, but  it's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: Microsoft to discontinue Surface 3 by December 2016
— 9:13 AM on June 27, 2016

Microsoft's Surface 3 tablet was notable for its move away from ARM SoCs and Windows RT to an Intel Cherry Trail Atom CPU and unfettered...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Only one month to go before the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 2:32 PM on June 24, 2016

Family and friends can attest to the fact that I caught "BBQ brain" early this year. There's just something about a ten-year anniversary that feels...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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