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TR subscriptions: our progress so far
— 1:53 PM on March 16, 2014

Several days ago, we introduced our pay-what-you-want subscription system. We asked for you all to support us, and we offered a handful...

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Introducing TR subscriptions
— 11:52 AM on March 12, 2014

We've been independently publishing The Tech Report for nearly 15 years, and today, we've come to a crossroads. You see, TR has...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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We're gonna break the site for a while
— 9:54 AM on March 12, 2014

We have some updates to make to the site, and we're planning to make these changes fairly soon, at some point in the next hour...

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WSJ: Amazon Prime to gain music streaming
— 9:19 AM on March 12, 2014

There's been talk of Amazon raising the price of its Prime service to as much as $119 a year—but that price hike may come...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Need a little more help...
— 8:33 PM on March 10, 2014

If you have access to the Smoky Back Room, please go here and give us a hand one more time. Hopefully this will be...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Smoky Back Room types, we need you
— 4:01 PM on March 9, 2014

If you're a TR contributor who has access to the Smoky Back Room, we're in need of your assistance one more time. Please go

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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It's official: DirectX 12 to be unveiled at GDC
— 9:09 AM on March 6, 2014

There wasn't much doubt that some sort of major update to DirectX was coming after those GDC session abstracts were posted, but now it's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Reports: Windows 8.1 Update 1 hits RTM status
— 9:14 AM on March 4, 2014

Looks like Windows 8.1 Update 1 could come out next month as rumored. The guys at The Verge say they've been tipped off by...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8.1 Enterprise to become available to everyone
— 6:11 AM on February 28, 2014

Microsoft is gearing up for a slight tweak to its OS lineup.

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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AMD supports potential DirectX update, will outline Mantle's future at GDC
— 4:49 PM on February 27, 2014

We reported yesterday about some recently posted session abstracts for the upcoming Game Developers Conference. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Mantle no more? GDC sessions point to the next DirectX
— 10:08 AM on February 26, 2014

AMD introduced its Mantle API in order to create a more efficient means of programming today's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Etc.
— 9:49 AM on February 25, 2014

Morning, folks. Hope you're doing well. Thanks for bearing with us through a couple of relatively slow weeks while we had some folks out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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Report: Microsoft to cut Windows 8.1 pricing for sub-$250 devices
— 9:18 AM on February 24, 2014

Windows 8.1 could be headed to cheaper tablets. A Bloomberg report posted this weekend says makers of sub-$250 devices will soon be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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200 million Win8 licenses sold; adoption still lags behind Win7
— 6:00 AM on February 14, 2014

Microsoft hasn't exactly been forthcoming with Windows 8 sales figures in recent months....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Former Steam director leaves Microsoft in under six months
— 9:06 AM on February 13, 2014

You know Microsoft's ninth annual pledge to restore its focus on PC gaming? Well, apparently the folks in Redmond will have to disappoint...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Etc.
— 10:57 AM on February 11, 2014

My apologies if things have felt a little slow around here lately. There's some real news coming out this week thanks to ISSCC, but...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Job listing hints at new Microsoft app for books, magazines, comics
— 12:11 PM on February 10, 2014

Amazon might be in for some competition from the folks in Redmond. In a job listing on its Careers site, Microsoft talks about a...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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More of Windows 8.1 Update 1's desktop tweaks detailed
— 6:00 AM on February 10, 2014

If we're to believe the latest whispers around the web, Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be out in early April. As we draw closer...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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