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We need your input as we plan the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 1:32 PM on May 23, 2016

There's only two months to go before the next TR BBQ. This post is specifically aimed at TR gerbils that won't be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Leap Motion gets an official VR headset mounting kit
— 9:32 AM on May 23, 2016

Leap Motion released a whole-hand motion-tracking controller back in 2013. In February, the company updated its software to better complement the upcoming VR headsets....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Windows 10 will get Halo's Forge level builder and multiplayer mode
— 2:21 PM on May 20, 2016

Halo fans, rejoice! Halo 5 is sorta-kinda-arriving on the PC... ish. Microsoft has announced Forge - Halo 5: Guardians Edition, which brings Halo's Forge...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Google contemplates disabling the backspace shortcut in Chrome
— 1:38 PM on May 20, 2016

Google's Chrome browser is a dominant force in the web-browser market. According to NetMarketShare.com, Chrome holds about 43% of the browser market. Google has never...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a 1TB SSD for $205 and more
— 11:20 AM on May 20, 2016

Happy Friday, Gerbils, and welcome to another of our storied deals-of-the-week posts. We’ve got a lot of returning alumni this week, and a few newcomers....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Google details Android N security and performance improvements
— 12:03 PM on May 19, 2016

The as-yet-unnamed Android N was officially announced during Google's I/O 2016 Keynote. For those fortunate enough to own a Nexus or Pixel C device,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Nvidia Shield Android TV gets more content and HDR support
— 9:00 AM on May 19, 2016

When we reviewed Nvidia's Shield Android TV last September, we found a lot to like, but we didn't quite find the console-killer we were...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Google boosts machine learning with its Tensor Processing Unit
— 8:31 AM on May 19, 2016

Google has some new hardware out, and no, it's not a Nexus device. The search giant makes extensive use of machine learning to power services...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Microsoft releases update rollup for Windows 7 SP1
— 9:14 AM on May 18, 2016

Microsoft has released an update rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 that it's calling a "convenience rollup."...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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We're teaming up with Corsair and MSI to build a sweet VR PC
— 4:45 PM on May 16, 2016

Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets have been in the wild for some time now. We're still poking and prodding that next-generation technology to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.5 bring lots of small fixes
— 3:57 PM on May 16, 2016

Looks like today is Apple Patch Monday. Cupertino has released a bevy of fixes for its two main operating systems, bringing iOS to version...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Starbreeze and Acer join forces to make the StarVR headset
— 9:30 AM on May 16, 2016

Way back in June of last year, we reported on an upcoming VR headset from Starbreeze Studios, the StarVR. Now, Acer and Starbreeze have...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Asus ROG Strix headset soars without wires
— 5:28 PM on May 13, 2016

Asus has released a ROG Strix headset to complement the ROG Strix laptop it announced today. True to its name, the ROG Strix Wireless...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Rumor: Google to launch Android VR headset at Google I/O
— 12:55 PM on May 13, 2016

There’s a rumor going around that Google is going to throw its hat into the VR headset ring. The Android news site Android Police...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Deals of the week: Asus' MG278Q display for $390 and more
— 11:03 AM on May 13, 2016

Welcome to another Friday deals of the week, the only lucky place to be on this Friday the 13th. Just like every Friday, we’ll be...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Nvidia enjoys healthy growth in its fiscal first quarter
— 7:05 PM on May 12, 2016

Nvidia has released its financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal 2017. The company posted  quarterly revenue of $1.3 billion, a year-over-year...

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Gear VR's Oculus Home app gets some extra polish
— 7:49 AM on May 12, 2016

When we talk about VR here, we usually talk about the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. Samsung's Gear VR is a major platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Win10 Insider Build 14342 extends Edge and kills Wi-Fi Sense
— 9:47 AM on May 11, 2016

Microsoft released a new preview build for Windows 10 Insiders on the fast ring today. The headline news for today’s build, Build 14342, is a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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