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Time Warner slings free Maxx upgrades to counter Google Fiber
— 1:35 PM on May 21, 2015

I've been chronicling the slow progress of Google Fiber moving into my metro area, my city, and eventually, into my house. Since Google Fiber...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Networking

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Upcoming Catalyst 15.5 beta drivers may help Radeons in The Witcher 3, Project Cars
— 11:42 AM on May 21, 2015

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Project Cars aren't running so well right now for those with AMD graphics cards. The fight over Project Cars...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Collaborative rendering reduces bandwidth for streaming games
— 9:09 AM on May 21, 2015

Researchers at Microsoft and Duke University have developed a way to dramatically reduce the amount of bandwidth consumed by games streamed from remote servers. Dubbed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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OCZ's latest Z-Drive has 16 flash channels laced with NVMe goodness
— 10:14 AM on May 20, 2015

There's a new NVM Express SSD in town. OCZ's enterprise-oriented Z-Drive 6000 Series supports version 1.1b of the low-overhead protocol designed to replace AHCI....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Nvidia testing game key distribution through GeForce Experience
— 4:23 PM on May 19, 2015

Are you the lucky owner of a GeForce Titan X? Nvidia wants to hook you up with a game code for The Witcher 3:...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Microsoft will control Windows 10 Mobile updates
— 6:00 AM on May 18, 2015

Unless you own an iPhone or a Google Nexus device, getting timely OS updates on a smartphone is usually a process mired in red tape...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Deal of the week: the 850 EVO 1TB for $336, the Pentium AE for $60, and more
— 11:49 AM on May 15, 2015

Welcome to another edition of TR's weekly deals post. This one includes more than just cheap SSDs, but imma make you wade through a couple...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Gaming

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Rainbow Six Siege gets October 13 release date
— 3:39 PM on May 14, 2015

It's been a while since we've seen a new Rainbow Six game, but the latest chapter in the franchise, Rainbow Six Siege, is set...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Microsoft details Windows 10 editions
— 11:33 AM on May 14, 2015

When Windows 10 arrives sometime this summer, a new post on the Windows blog confirms that it'll be segmented into at least seven different...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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4K and HDR video arrive on Ultra HD Blu-ray discs
— 11:44 AM on May 13, 2015

Even in the age of Netflix, work continues on newer and better optical media formats. The Blu-ray Disc Association has announced that it's finished the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage

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BitTorrent Bleep brings encrypted messaging to multiple platforms
— 6:00 AM on May 13, 2015

First announced as an pre-alpha last year, BitTorrent's encrypted messaging system is finally ready for prime time. The latest release "solve[s] serverless peer-to-peer messaging,"...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Everybody can try Skype's real-time translation software
— 5:02 PM on May 12, 2015

Skype's Translator app is one of those pieces of software that makes you feel like you're living in the future. Users can speak (or...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate is official, out October 23
— 3:03 PM on May 12, 2015

The newest Assassin's Creed is official. Assassin's Creed Syndicate is set in 1868 London with a new pair of protagonists, the Frye twins, who seek...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Verizon to purchase AOL for $4.4 billion
— 10:27 AM on May 12, 2015

Remember AOL? You know, the dial-up Internet provider who used to send you all those free CDs? Well, the company has since transformed itself into...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Take a peek at Star Citizen's FPS mode with Star Marine
— 4:40 PM on May 11, 2015

It's no stretch to say that the in-development Star Citizen is among the most ambitious games we've seen for quite some time. One of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Jailbreaker puts a web browser on the Apple Watch
— 6:00 AM on May 11, 2015

Apps on the Apple Watch are supposed to offer short, "glanceable" interactions that are over in a couple of seconds. A full web browser runs...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Software

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Deal of the week: Dragon Age: Inquistion for $30, and more
— 11:28 AM on May 8, 2015

It's that time again. Here are the deals that popped up on my radar this morning: EA is taking 25% off everything at its Origin online...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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Three classic Star Trek games are now on GOG
— 10:44 AM on May 8, 2015

We love our Star Wars here at TR, but I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm a bit of a Trekkie, too. So, you can...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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