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Friday night topic: Fighter planes and such
— 5:11 PM on February 21, 2014

This is probably very junior high of me, but every once in a while, I just open up some browser tabs to Wikipedia and start...

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Friday night topic: What have you learned lately?
— 5:12 PM on February 14, 2014

Tonight's topic comes courtesy of our suggestions thread, specifically an idea suggested by TR reader BIF. Here it is: What interesting personal research project...

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Friday night topic: Addictions and quitting
— 7:47 PM on February 7, 2014

In my experience, quite a few techie types tend to smoke, and a lot of them have struggled with attempts to quit. If that's...

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Newegg launches $50-a-year Premier service
— 4:21 PM on February 5, 2014

Newegg's ongoing tug of war with Amazon has just gotten a bit more...

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Friday night topic: Worthwhile news sources
— 5:00 PM on January 24, 2014

I've gotta admit, I'm much less engaged with world news and politics than I used to be, in large part because I have struggled to...

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Native 16-core Opteron appears in AMD document
— 4:40 PM on January 21, 2014

A mysterious new processor has appeared in an official AMD document. German site Planet3DNow first spotted the reference to the eight-module, 16-core part...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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TR's big CES 2014 digest
— 5:24 PM on January 14, 2014

We did this last year, and you guys seemed to enjoy it,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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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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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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Report: Haswell-E slated for Q3'14 release
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

In September, Intel refreshed its high-end desktop platform with Ivy Bridge-E. This chip is a modest upgrade over its Sandy Bridge-E predecessor, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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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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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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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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