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Friday night topic: The end of zoos?
— 7:36 PM on January 3, 2014

I'm kind of a zoology buff in my spare time, by which I mean I really enjoy watching nature documentaries and learning about animals of...

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Intel releases extensive Haswell graphics documentation
— 6:00 AM on December 31, 2013

Intel has released a boatload of hardware documentation for Haswell's integrated graphics....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Friday night topic: holiday family tech support joy
— 5:19 PM on December 27, 2013

Do you act as the unofficial IT support guy (or gal) for your family? I just finished up a session with the in-laws involving two iPhones,...

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Merry Christmas, everybody!
— 2:51 PM on December 24, 2013

Hope you have a good holiday, filled with the peace and joy of Christmas. We'll be back publishing on a regular schedule in a couple of...

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Here's a handy guide to the SteamOS beta
— 9:22 AM on December 16, 2013

Last Friday, the first prototype Steam machines arrived at the doorsteps of registered testers, and Valve released SteamOS, the Linux-based operating system that drives Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Friday night topic: Can we reform government surveillance?
— 6:00 PM on December 13, 2013

Will the recent series of revelations about the NSA and other government agencies spying on the citizens of their own countries (and those of allied...

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Friday night topic: Awkward moments
— 9:36 PM on December 6, 2013

What is one of your most embarrassing or awkward moments? Discuss.

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Valve joins the Linux Foundation
— 4:34 PM on December 4, 2013

Well, folks, looks like Valve's love affair with Linux has become official. Earlier today, the company became a member of the Linux foundation, joining...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Amazon wants to airlift packages to your doorstep
— 6:00 AM on December 2, 2013

I was pretty sure this was an early April Fools joke, but no, apparently it's not. Amazon actually wants to use a fleet of...

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Nanoparticle-infused inks enable 3D printing of lithium-ion batteries
— 1:26 PM on November 25, 2013

3D printing is fascinating, and the technology behind it continues to evolve. One of the most intriguing developments comes from Harvard materials scientist Jennifer Lewis,...

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WSJ: FCC may allow cellular use during flights
— 6:00 AM on November 22, 2013

Last month, the FAA lifted its restrictions on the use of electronics...

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Here are our Dear Diary contest winners
— 11:19 AM on November 18, 2013

At last! Our $2,300 Dear Diary contest is over, and our winners have been chosen. It was tough, honestly. Since the contest started three weeks...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Intel opening pop-up stores in New York, Chicago, LA
— 9:17 AM on November 18, 2013

Intel isn't exactly known for its broad portfolio of consumer goods. Nevertheless, according to Intel's official Chip Shots blog, the chipmaker will open three...

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$2,200 in prizes up for grabs in TR's Dear Diary contest
— 3:01 PM on October 25, 2013

Our summer o' giveaways is over, but that doesn't mean we're out of gear to give out. In fact, we've amassed our biggest bounty this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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$99, ARM-powered Utilite PC now available to order
— 6:00 AM on October 4, 2013

Back in July, we told you all about Compulab's Utilite, a $99...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Reminder: Our Vancouver, Canada meetup is this Saturday!
— 5:11 PM on September 25, 2013

In case you missed Geoff's post earlier this month, we're planning a TR reader meetup in lovely Vancouver, Canada on September 28. That's this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Report: New FAA rules to allow electronics during takeoff, landing
— 2:06 PM on September 24, 2013

Yes! Finally. Flight attendants may soon stop nagging us about turning off our phones and laptops. As the New York Times reports, an FAA...

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Join us for a TR meetup in Vancouver, Canada on September 28
— 4:22 PM on September 13, 2013

Attention gerbils of the Pacific Northwest. We're having a TR meetup in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday, September 28. Cyril and I will be...

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