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3DMark's latest update includes a preview of VRMark
— 5:01 PM on April 6, 2016

Futuremark is releasing a preview of its VRMark benchmarking tool for owners of its 3DMark Advanced and 3DMark Enterprise benchmarking suites today. VRMark...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Oculus responds to concerns about the Rift's privacy policy
— 3:26 PM on April 6, 2016

Just a couple days ago, we covered an ongoing brouhaha over the Oculus Rift's privacy policy. The Rift's companion software installs a Windows service...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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Intel announces leadership changes for Client Computing and IoT
— 8:34 AM on April 5, 2016

Intel has announced that two of its senior executives will be leaving the company. Doug Davis, who heads up Intel's Internet of Things Group,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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We bring you The Tech Report's April Fools' Day in tech report
— 3:58 PM on April 1, 2016

April Fool's day is here, and as usual, there's much silliness to be had around the web. We've gathered a few of our favorites. MSI's new...

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Deals of the week: cheap SSDs and dense DDR4 RAM
— 11:36 AM on April 1, 2016

Avast, ye landlubbers! There be booty in the seas, alright, but it's not much use if ye can't find it. Fret not, me pretties, your...

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Xamarin now comes free with Visual Studio
— 4:26 PM on March 31, 2016

Microsoft recently acquired cross-platform mobile development kit purveyors Xamarin. Today, there's a treat for mobile app developers worldwide: the Xamarin software is now...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Open Benchtable Project gives tweakers a portable test bench
— 12:08 PM on March 30, 2016

Streacom has teamed up with HWBOT and Overclocking-TV to kick off the Open Benchtable Project. The group wants to produce a...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Miscellaneous

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Foxconn gains controlling stake in Sharp after lengthy negotiations
— 8:49 AM on March 30, 2016

Foxconn, a company best known in tech circles for manufacturing Apple's iPhone, has finalized its buyout of Japanese electronics company Sharp. The deal was...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Intel turns off its tick-tock metronome
— 7:09 AM on March 23, 2016

Those familiar with the CPU industry should be familiar with Intel's long-running "tick-tock" product development strategy. The chip maker alternated between releasing products based on...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Andy Grove, 1936-2016
— 8:22 PM on March 21, 2016

Andy Grove, one of Intel's most influential CEOs, died today at 79. Born in 1936, Grove immigrated to the United States in 1957 after...

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iMessage vulnerability exposes iCloud photos
— 10:55 AM on March 21, 2016

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered a vulnerability in Apple’s popular iMessage platform that allows an attacker to retrieve encrypted photos stored on...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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Deals of the week: a cheap Radeon R9 380X and IPS monitors
— 10:55 AM on March 18, 2016

Greetings, gentlemen. There are few things that fit a man better than an exquisitely tailored suit, cufflinks, and a good graphics card and monitor. Seeing...

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Lucasfilm VR demo lets you swing a lightsaber on Tatooine
— 9:28 AM on March 15, 2016

LucasFilm's ILMxLAB has prepared a virtual-reality demonstration called Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine for the HTC Vive platform. The experiment was made using Epic's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Gaming

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Deals of the week: monitors, monitors, monitors
— 11:32 AM on March 11, 2016

This is weird. I think today is  "Worldwide Monitor Sale Day," but I haven't seen anything in the news, nor has Google put up a...

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This builder proves drill presses and graphics cards don't mix
— 8:42 AM on March 9, 2016

We've all had times when something just didn't quite fit right during a PC build, but usually that means it's time to stop and consider...

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Early deals of the week: a $209.99 1TB SSD and more
— 8:03 AM on March 8, 2016

We usually like to hold off on a deals-of-the-week post until Friday, but today, we're breaking with protocol to share some solid deals on SSDs...

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Artist uses Intel's RealSense camera to create "virtual makeup"
— 4:59 PM on March 4, 2016

This is a something a bit out of left field, but it's really cool. Nobumichi Asai, a Japanese artist from the WOW collective, has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a 34" IPS monitor for $500 and more
— 9:57 AM on March 4, 2016

Greetings, gerbils. You know what day it is today. After much sweat and tears, we bring you a fine selection of online deals for your...

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