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Oculus Rift demos go on the road starting May 7
— 4:29 PM on May 2, 2016

Oculus announced a program today that should allow more potential VR customers to get some hands-on time with the company's Rift headset. Starting May...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Nvidia 365.10 drivers are Game Ready for MOBAs and Forza Apex
— 12:01 PM on May 2, 2016

Variations on MOBA games are everywhere these days. There's Blizzard's Overwatch, Epic's Paragon, and 2K's Battleborn. And, of course, there are new...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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The Tech Report attends Silicon Valley Virtual Reality 2016
— 8:54 AM on May 2, 2016

I spent a few days last week at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Expo in San Jose. SVVR is a fairly small convention that...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD completes spin-off of its assembly and test operations
— 2:00 PM on April 29, 2016

A few months ago, AMD announced that it was spinning off its chip assembly, test, mark, and pack (ATMP) operations into a joint venture...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Here are the winners of our Macrium Data Disasters contest
— 11:44 AM on April 29, 2016

You guys are terrible. Every time we run a contest here at TR, we're reminded that our gerbil collective is skilled at... everything, really. Whether...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: Asus' MG278Q display for $400 and more
— 10:41 AM on April 29, 2016

It's deals-of-the-week day, gerbils. Today we have a System-and-Peripherals-Guide themed list for you. If you were hedging on a new rig based on one of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AOC Agon AG271QX is the first in a new line of gaming displays
— 7:39 AM on April 29, 2016

Chinese display manufacturer AOC recently announced that it planned to release a new line of gaming monitors under the brand name Agon. Today it's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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We take a seat on Turris' VR Chair
— 2:44 PM on April 28, 2016

Praevidi's Turris VR Chair lets players navigate seated VR experiences by shifting their bodies, an approach that decouples head- and torso-position tracking to create a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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Z410 SSDs bring a 480GB tier to SanDisk's entry-level drives
— 9:05 AM on April 28, 2016

As the cost of flash storage continues to drop, buyers are demanding larger SSD capacities for their money. With its new Z410 line, SanDisk...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Galaxy S7 phones help Samsung deliver a strong first quarter
— 7:48 AM on April 28, 2016

Samsung Electronics has reported its first-quarter financial results. The company made an operating profit of 6.7 trillion Korean won ($5.9 billion) on revenue of...

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Seagate begins shipping its 10TB helium-filled hard drives
— 4:05 PM on April 27, 2016

We first learned about Seagate's 10TB Enterprise Capacity hard drive back in January, and now the company reports that it's shipping these monster drives...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Chromium OS now runs on the Raspberry Pi
— 11:03 AM on April 27, 2016

The ChromeOS-inspired Chromium OS has been ported to a couple Raspberry Pi models. The ChromiumRPI releases are only at version 0.5 right now,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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Intel lays out its vision for the future of USB Type-C
— 8:16 AM on April 27, 2016

Intel discussed its vision for the USB Type-C connector during its IDF16 presentation. The biggest changes the company wants to make center on the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Miscellaneous

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Less than 24 hours remain in our Macrium Data Disasters contest
— 1:00 PM on April 26, 2016

If you hadn't already heard, our friends at Macrium are now offering deeper discounts for TR subscribers. Silver subscribers are now eligible for...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Acer's Predator Z1 curved monitors are aggressively priced
— 11:50 AM on April 26, 2016

Acer's Predator gaming monitor series has been growing rapidly since its inception last year. While the brand has been used primarily for ultra-high-end, does-it-all gaming displays,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Dropbox Project Infinite is like a TARDIS for your files
— 8:27 AM on April 26, 2016

The rise of SSDs has brought about a small revolution in the speed and responsiveness of PCs, but those drives' capacities can be an obstacle...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Radeon Software 16.4.2 makes XConnect fully functional
— 5:06 PM on April 25, 2016

AMD has released version 16.4.2 of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers. This hotfix release includes "full support" for AMD’s XConnect. XConnect is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software

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Backblaze Storage Pod 6.0 puts 60 3.5" drives in 4U of space
— 12:46 PM on April 25, 2016

Cloud storage and backup company Backblaze is becoming  a household name among enthusiasts these days. The company annually releases one of the only high-count...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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