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Windows 8.1 overtakes XP in market share, Win7 still on top
— 7:50 AM on July 2, 2015

Windows 8.1 has finally passed Windows XP to become the second-most-used desktop operating system. According to Netmarketshare, Microsoft's current OS led its retired older sibling at...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Samsung will patch its software to restore Windows Update settings
— 5:03 PM on June 26, 2015

Owners of Samsung PCs who use the company's own software update utility will soon be able to breathe easier. After the revelation that Samsung's software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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The TR Podcast 179: Radeon R9 Fury X tested & dissected
— 12:50 PM on June 26, 2015

Special guest David Kanter joins us this week to talk about the Radeon R9 Fury X. In the wake of our detailed review, we...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Podcast

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Join us for The TR Podcast live with David Kanter
— 8:22 PM on June 25, 2015

It's time for another edition of our live video recording of The Tech Report Podcast. Come join us and special guest David Kanter as we...

Type: News story Tags: Podcast

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We'll talk about the Fury X review in tonight's live stream
— 11:05 AM on June 25, 2015

Our Radeon R9 Fury X review is out, and we'll be talking about what we've learned on The TR Podcast live stream this evening....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Podcast

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The TR Podcast 178: Going deep with the Radeon Fury X
— 1:31 PM on June 19, 2015

This week's episode is dedicated to the new Radeon Fury cards, the Radeon 300-series refresh, and the Fiji GPU architecture. We take a ton of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Podcast

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The Tech Report Podcast is live on Twitch
— 8:30 PM on June 18, 2015

It's time for another edition of our live video recording of The Tech Report Podcast. Come join us as we discuss AMD's new Radeons and...

Type: News story Tags: Podcast

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We'll be talking Radeon Fury on tonight's live stream at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT
— 12:34 PM on June 18, 2015

I am currently knee-deep in the details of the AMD Fiji GPU architecture, and I should have something written about it before long. We'll be...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Podcast

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Some Samsung SSDs may suffer from a buggy TRIM implementation
— 10:22 AM on June 16, 2015

A new bug may be present in the firmware of some Samsung SSDs. An engineer from search provider Algolia has written up a blog...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Servers

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Updated: Microsoft takes aim at apps that lock down browser search settings
— 1:00 PM on June 12, 2015

Producers of annoying browser toolbars, take note: Microsoft recently announced that its security products will begin flagging some search add-ons as malware. Any software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Shield Pro game console ups storage ante with 500GB hard drive
— 11:20 AM on June 12, 2015

Nvidia's Shield set-top box comes with a modest 16GB of flash storage. That amount makes sense for those who'll mostly be streaming Grid games and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Cooler Master's modular future goes beyond the MasterCase
— 9:49 AM on June 11, 2015

Cooler Master introduced its MasterCase chassis at Computex last week, but there's more to this story than just a case. The modular mid-tower is...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Cases Input devices

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iOS mail app exploit could expose users to phishing attacks
— 9:17 AM on June 11, 2015

Heads up to anyone using iOS's Mail app: security researcher Jan Souček has found a serious vulnerability in the way the app handles inline HTML,...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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App Thinning shrinks iOS 9 app footprints
— 11:00 AM on June 9, 2015

As users of 8GB and 16GB iDevices can surely tell you, installed app sizes have been ballooning over the years. That's because an app's installer...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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HGST's 10TB drive uses custom software to access shingled platters
— 2:01 AM on June 9, 2015

HGST first revealed its 10TB cold storage drive back in September. The 3.5" mechanical unit combines helium-filled internals with Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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iOS 9 brings some multitasking love to the iPad
— 5:35 PM on June 8, 2015

A major selling point of the iPad over smartphones is its more expansive screen, but iOS has only allowed one app to run at a...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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Apple gets proactive with iOS 9
— 4:46 PM on June 8, 2015

iOS 9 is coming, and major changes are coming with it. In an apparent answer to Google Now, iOS 9 will include some contextual awareness...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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OS X El Capitan puts the pedal to the Metal
— 3:17 PM on June 8, 2015

At its WWDC keynote today, Apple introduced the next version of OS X, bringing another slice of California to Mac users everywhere. It's called El...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac

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