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Thursday deals: speedy memory, Fractal Design cases, and more
— 10:12 AM on October 12, 2017

Good afternoon, gerbils and gerbilettes. It's a sunny warm day here, the birds are singing, and I can see deeply-discounted price tags flying everywhere. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives
— 9:00 AM on October 12, 2017

Western Digital showed off a a prototype hard drive with a potentially revolutionary new energy-assisted magnetic recording technology called microwave-assist magnetic recording (MAMR)....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Oculus details inside-out tracking of Santa Cruz prototype headset
— 2:45 PM on October 11, 2017

Oculus took a minute to show off the latest version of its Santa Cruz prototype standalone VR headset. Santa Cruz looks to be a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis can handle a drink
— 10:31 AM on October 11, 2017

E-readers with E Ink displays are amazing. The experience they offer is often better than reading on paper, so long as you don't need color...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Tuesday deals: a mechanical keyboard, an ultra-wide monitor, and more
— 12:53 PM on October 10, 2017

Afternoon, folks! The TR HQ is all abuzz today with upcoming reviews, and I barely have a minute to catch my breath and look for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Displays Input devices

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Deals of the week: big displays, a mechanical keyboard, and more
— 12:36 PM on October 6, 2017

Howdy gerbils! Everyone at the TR HQ is still reeling from the Coffee Lake madness, but as an incredible singer once shouted from the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices Gaming

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Microsoft has an Edge on iOS and Android handsets
— 4:30 PM on October 5, 2017

Do you use Microsoft Edge? While I haven't spent a huge amount of time with Microsoft's newest browser, I have to admit it's fast and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Seagate BarraCuda, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro grow to 12TB
— 1:30 PM on October 5, 2017

Barely two weeks ago, WD announced that it would begin offering datacenter-oriented hard drives in 12TB capacity. Not to be outdone, Seagate has now...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Lenovo celebrates 25 years of ThinkPads with an Anniversary Edition
— 10:30 AM on October 5, 2017

Retro is in when it comes to gaming, and Lenovo is betting that at least a few people look back at their old...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Google's gadget belt has Clips, Pixel Buds, and Daydream View
— 4:15 PM on October 4, 2017

The new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones, the Pixelbook high-end Chromebook, and the two new Google Home speakers were the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Gaming

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Google Pixelbook brings back the high-end Chromebook
— 1:07 PM on October 4, 2017

Last August, Google killed off the Chromebook Pixel. This move left the curious space of "high-end Chromebook" conspicuously empty. If you're in the market...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HP Spectre x360 and Spectre 13 sneak in with eighth-gen Core CPUs
— 12:00 PM on October 4, 2017

Intel's eighth-generation Core desktop processors have been all the rage over the last couple weeks, but laptop makers have new wares containing not-quite-as-novel

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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In the lab: MSI's GP62X Leopard Pro gaming notebook
— 9:00 AM on October 4, 2017

It's not exactly an obsessive-compulsive disorder, but sometimes I just can't resist putting things in a nice, logical pattern. This summer, I spent time with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Threadripper owners can now fire up their NVMe RAID arrays
— 9:45 AM on October 2, 2017

Combining NVMe drives for enhanced throughput or redundancy on high-end desktop platforms has been a contentious issue. Intel promised NVMe RAID capability on its...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Rumor: Intel slides talk chipsets, Gemini Lake SoCs, and an Optane SSD
— 1:45 PM on September 29, 2017

GamersNexus isn't our usual source of leaks, but nevertheless the folks there published a few slides that they claim are from an internal Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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USB 3.2 spec allows for 20 Gbps over existing Type-C cables
— 12:15 PM on September 29, 2017

Despite the fact that USB 3.1 Gen2 is still not ubiquitous in the field and in brand-new products, the USB Implementers Forum is marching forward...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Team Group Cardea Zero M.2 SSDs are slim and cool
— 9:08 AM on September 29, 2017

Most of the talk in the SSD world revolves around names like Crucial and Samsung. Team Group wants to distinguish its offerings from those of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Thursday deals: a mobo-and-CPU combo, storage, RAM, and more
— 11:10 AM on September 28, 2017

Fair day to you, dear gerbils and gerbilettes. It's been a busy week here at TR HQ. Intel's high-end Core i9 CPUs are out...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Memory Input devices

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