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Microsoft sells 1500 patents to Xiaomi and kicks off partnership
— 4:50 PM on June 1, 2016

No need to check your clocks folks, it's actually early June, not April. Microsoft and Xiaomi have inked a "broad technology collaboration partnership," which...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Windows

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Gigabyte releases a flurry of X99 mobos and mini-PCs at Computex
— 8:00 AM on June 1, 2016

It's Computex season, and new hardware is practically growing on trees. Gigabyte's orchard has produced a few fine specimens: a flurry of high-end X99...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Gaming

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Deals of the week: 25% off Das Keyboard 4 and more
— 12:05 PM on May 27, 2016

Greetings, gerbils, and welcome to our three-day-weekend Friday deals of the week! This week we've got a nice range of gear to get you through...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Rumor: Google shames partners into updating Android
— 7:00 AM on May 27, 2016

It's no secret that non-Nexus Android phones have a reputation for receiving OS updates late, if at all. Failing to address this issue has left...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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First GeForce GTX 1080 driver out with new VRWorks features in tow
— 6:10 PM on May 26, 2016

If you're one of the lucky b... er, few that have a GeForce GTX 1080 on preorder, you're in luck. The first official driver for...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming

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AOC set to release quantum-dot-flavored monitor
— 4:32 PM on May 26, 2016

It seems quantum-dot monitors are starting to be a thing. We reported on Philips' 276E6ADSS a while back, and now AOC is looking to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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MSI bringing one of everything to Computex
— 10:30 AM on May 26, 2016

Sometimes it's good for a company to put all of its focus into a single product family, and sometimes it's better to diversify. Judging by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems Input devices Mobile computing

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Report: Windows Phone market share drops below 1%
— 9:10 AM on May 24, 2016

Here’s a line you may have read before: Windows Phone had a pretty rough time of it last quarter. While the underdog smartphone OS has always...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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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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Revive patch developers fire back by disabling Oculus DRM
— 12:33 PM on May 23, 2016

A couple days ago, we learned that the Revive patch—a compatibility layer that allows HTC Vive owners to play games from the Oculus Store...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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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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Dell P4317Q 43" monitor is a multitasking monster
— 5:08 PM on May 20, 2016

We talk a lot about monitors around here, but we rarely come across one as unusual as the Dell P4317Q. This 43" 4K monster is...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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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 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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EVGA X99 FTW K mobo takes aim at overclockers and tweakers
— 2:41 PM on May 17, 2016

EVGA is hot on MSI's heels with a refreshed X99 board of its own that's presumably ready for the upcoming Broadwell-E launch. The company's newest...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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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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