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The TR Podcast 166 is now available on YouTube
— 4:41 PM on November 21, 2014

The video from last night's podcast recording session is now available on YouTube, and I've embedded it below. We decided to raise the difficulty level...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Displays Mobile computing Gaming The Tech Report Podcast

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Chromebooks now come with 1TB of cloud storage for two years
— 4:10 PM on November 21, 2014

Is this a price war I smell? As $200 Chromebook-style Windows systems continue to trickle into the market, Google has increased the amount...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Friday Shortbread
— 3:25 PM on November 21, 2014

The Pick 6 DailyTech: FTC announces crackdown on computer speedup / tech support scams Six Clicks: The six fastest computers in the...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:59 PM on November 20, 2014

The Fantastic Four WCCFtech: Intel Xeon Phi "Knights Hill" will debut on the 10nm process - 2nd generation Omni-Path and HMC The Korea Times:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Gigabyte squeezes Haswell-E motherboard into microATX form factor
— 10:30 AM on November 19, 2014

Gigabyte is rolling out a new motherboard for Haswell-E processors, and it's smaller than one might expect. Instead of occupying a full-sized ATX form factor,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Nokia announces its first Android tablet—kind of
— 10:19 AM on November 18, 2014

Microsoft may have acquired Nokia's Devices & Services division earlier this year, but the Finnish firm isn't totally out of the mobile devices racket....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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WSJ: Intel to merge PC, mobile business units
— 8:59 AM on November 18, 2014

Change is brewing at Intel. According to a story by the Wall Street Journal, the chipmaker plans to merge its PC Client and Mobile...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Monday Night Shortbread
— 9:16 PM on November 17, 2014

7 Up Fudzilla: AMD to launch faster Hawaii iteration WCCFtech: Nvidia 'GTX Titan X' GPU vs. AMD Fiji XT GPU-with-HBM simulated benchmarks WCCFtech: Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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The new Surface Pro 3 ad is delightfully awful
— 4:22 PM on November 17, 2014

For the past few months, Microsoft has been running a series of ads that pit the Surface Pro 3 against Apple's MacBook...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Weekend Shortbread
— 4:26 PM on November 15, 2014

7 Up GameSpot: AMD "misspoke" saying DirectX 12 won't work with Windows 7 Nvidia jumps 13% from last quarter, Intel up 11.6%, AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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In the lab: MSI's X99S MPower motherboard
— 1:09 PM on November 14, 2014

Another Haswell-E motherboard has arrived at the Benchmarking Sweatshop. Say hello to MSI's X99S MPower: The board is optimized for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday Shortbread
— 11:24 AM on November 14, 2014

7 Up Newsweek: NSA surveillance reform bill pushed forward for vote in Senate Ars Technica: Atari landfill cartridges sell for up to

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Skype for Web runs in your web browser (maybe)
— 10:50 AM on November 14, 2014

Skype is now officially a web app. While Outlook.com users have had access to a barebones version of the software for some time, Microsoft

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Software

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Deal of the week: A monster PSU for $110, Devil's Canyon for $196, and more
— 10:43 AM on November 14, 2014

One of this week's deals expires at 11:59 AM Central Time, so let's cut to the chase. SeaSonic's X-1250 PSU is massively discounted at Newegg for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Thursday Night Shortbread
— 6:02 PM on November 13, 2014

The Pick 6 AMD: FreeSync monitors shipping in December— will cost $100 less than Nvidia G-Sync - WCCFtech AMD: Public Mantle SDK coming...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Gigabyte, EK Water Blocks want to liquid-cool your X99 mobo
— 2:54 PM on November 13, 2014

If you've ever lamented about not being able to liquid-cool every single component in your PC, then good news: Gigabyte and EK Water Blocks have...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Brace yourselves: $149 Chromebooks are coming
— 12:58 PM on November 13, 2014

Now that multiple Windows-powered neo-netbooks are selling for $199, Chromebooks have sort of lost their pricing advantage. Google and its partners may be about...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Wednesday Night Shortbread
— 6:44 PM on November 12, 2014

Eight is Enough Computerworld: Google Fiber opens to small businesses in Kansas City area DigiTimes: TSMC 16FinFET Plus process achieves risk production...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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