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Watch the "second-10th" TR BBQ live in 360 degrees right now
— 6:36 AM on July 23, 2016

This year's TR BBQ is up and running. We'll be streaming it all day from our Theta S 360 degree camera so you can...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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G.Skill hooks up the TR BBQ with some giveaway goodies
— 4:26 PM on July 22, 2016

The "second-10th" TR BBQ kicks off tomorrow, and the folks at G.Skill have sent us some hardware to give away to some lucky attendees....

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We threw a Minecraft party to test Samsung's Gear VR headset
— 1:06 PM on July 22, 2016

To see how mobile VR plays in the real world, we gave a dozen kids a a Samsung Galaxy S6, a Gear VR headset, a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Deals of the week: cheap solid-state storage and more
— 9:29 AM on July 22, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. We're getting geared up for the TR BBQ this weekend, but we'd be neglecting our duties if we didn't scour the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD gets back in the black with its second-quarter financials
— 8:17 AM on July 22, 2016

AMD released its second-quarter financial results yesterday evening. The company posted an operating loss of $8 million on revenue of $1.02 billion. That revenue...

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Restructuring takes its toll on Intel's second-quarter financials
— 10:28 PM on July 20, 2016

Intel released its second-quarter financial results this evening. Compared to this time a year ago, revenue grew 3% to $13.5 billion, but operating income...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 is its strongest yet
— 4:02 PM on July 20, 2016

When I look around me, all I see are cracked phone screens. No matter how many gorillas crafted those phone's screens, it always seems the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Microsoft closes out its fiscal 2016 with strong cloud growth
— 3:45 PM on July 19, 2016

Microsoft released its financial results for its fiscal Q4 and its entire fiscal 2016 today. The company took in $20.6 billion in revenue and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Opera set to sell core units to Chinese business for $600 million
— 3:36 PM on July 18, 2016

Opera Software, best known for its desktop and mobile browser, may soon become Chinese instead of Norwegian. The company is inking a $600...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Friday night topic: are you trying to catch 'em all?
— 5:01 PM on July 15, 2016

Wow, it's been a while since we've done one of these. Unless you've had your head in the sand for the past couple weeks, you...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Pascal DisplayPorts make up with Vives after driver update
— 4:30 PM on July 15, 2016

Nvidia released a big driver update for several new VR applications earlier this week, but some small fixes got lost in the carnival festivities....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Deals of the week: a hot Z170 mobo for $118.99 and more
— 2:46 PM on July 15, 2016

Despite our ongoing efforts to the contrary, time continues to pass. Because of that inevitability, we find ourselves in the thick of another Friday. There...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Twitch begins moving toward a Flash-free future
— 3:14 PM on July 14, 2016

Twitch.tv, the world's most popular video-game livestreaming portal, has finally taken the first steps toward ending its much-maligned reliance on its awkward Adobe Flash-based...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nintendo stokes the fires of nostalgia with its NES Classic Edition
— 8:34 AM on July 14, 2016

Following the epidemic success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo is delivering another concentrated shot of nostalgia with a reissue of its Nintendo Entertainment System console....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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TR's VR journals, part one: setting the stage
— 5:33 PM on July 13, 2016

Over the past couple months, I've been places. I've dangled from the side of a rock wall hundreds of feet above crashing waves. I've...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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