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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Gigabyte's great gear, with Arctic bonus
— 5:04 PM on December 27, 2016

Hello and good afternoon, dear gerbils. We're most pleased to see you all in good health. You all seem a little plumper—we wonder if that's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Miscellaneous

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HandBrake reaches version 1.0.0 after 13 years of development
— 11:30 AM on December 27, 2016

The HandBrake project has reached version 1.0.0 after 13 years in development. Originally started as a convenient DVD ripping software for BeOS,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Cooler Master engages the gift-o-matic
— 3:25 PM on December 23, 2016

Ho ho ho, gerbils. It is I, the TR Santa. I'm doing away with those doofuses that have been presenting these things the past week,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Input devices

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Multithreaded Firefox 50 puts more extensions in sandboxes
— 1:30 PM on December 22, 2016

As the gamers in our audience know, multiple CPU cores help the most when software is written to take advantage of them. The fine folks...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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GeForce drivers hotfix 376.48 finally furnishes folding fix
— 9:00 AM on December 22, 2016

Stanford University's Folding@Home client has been broken on GeForces since the release of the 373.06 drivers back on October 6, forcing fans of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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PocketStrafe phone app lets you run around in VR
— 3:23 PM on December 21, 2016

If you haven't used VR, you could be forgiven for wondering why people invest so much time and money in technologies like 360-degree treadmills...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming Software

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Report: TPCast wireless kit for Vive headset shows promise
— 9:00 AM on December 21, 2016

The magic of VR is its ability to transport us to new worlds and make us feel like we're really there. Any hitches to the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Radeon Software 16.12.2 smooths some wrinkles
— 3:39 PM on December 20, 2016

The first update to AMD's Radeon ReLive software is here, in the form of the recently-released version 16.12.2. This new version can be described...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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HyperX's Cloud Stinger headset reviewed
— 10:29 AM on December 20, 2016

HyperX is making its hit gaming headsets more accessible with the $50 Cloud Stinger, a budget pair of cans that relies on a tried-and-true design...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Rosewill's big bag of goods
— 4:11 PM on December 19, 2016

Howdy, gerbils! When we contacted the TR Santa asking for today's delivery, he sounded unusually cheery, especially in light of how surly he's been in...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Storage Miscellaneous Input devices

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Computer Base tests DX12's mettle in The Division
— 10:47 AM on December 19, 2016

Microsoft's DirectX 12 API gets more popular every day. The latest AAA title to add support for Redmond's low-level graphics API is Ubisoft's The Division....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Report: Microsoft details specs for upcoming VR headsets
— 9:28 AM on December 19, 2016

It's no secret that Microsoft has ambitions to lower the barrier to entry for PC VR experiences through reduced PC hardware requirements and

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Colorful's latest GTX 1070 lives up to its name
— 4:37 PM on December 16, 2016

Colorful isn't a company known for having a design department that follows Dieter Rams' school of thought. But perhaps the graphics card maker is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

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Beyerdynamic teases Custom Game and MMX300 headsets for CES
— 10:30 AM on December 16, 2016

Beyerdynamic, the high-end headphone maker hailing from Heilbronn, Germany, has allowed a sneak peek at a pair of new gaming-focused headsets in advance of a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Unity engine adds Vulkan support for a big performance boost
— 11:22 AM on December 15, 2016

The latest beta of the Unity game engine is now available. Version 5.6 packs some interesting goodies: support for the Vulkan API and Google...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Asus sounds off with its Xonar U7 MkII external sound card
— 1:30 PM on December 14, 2016

The folks at the Asus labs had a sound idea. The company revised its Xonar U7 7.1 USB sound card and labeled it the

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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GeForce 376.33 drivers offer extra security to gamers
— 12:41 PM on December 14, 2016

Nvidia's driver team has a fresh new release, but it doesn't include the usual grab-bag of optimizations and features. Instead, the GeForce 376.33 drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Oculus splits into PC and mobile VR groups
— 9:12 AM on December 14, 2016

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe has been with the company since its inception, having launched its original Kickstarter project alongside co-founder Palmer Luckey back in 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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