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Sharp's latest IGZO prototype sets the stage for 4K phablets
— 9:11 AM on November 13, 2014

In a couple of years, supersized smartphones may be available with 4K displays. Nikkei Technology reports that Sharp is demoing a new IGZO prototype...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Shield Tablet gets Lollipop November 18, game bundle for 32GB version
— 8:00 AM on November 13, 2014

Nvidia's Shield Tablet will get a taste of Android Lollipop early next week. The OS update is due to "begin public availability" on November 18,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Reports: Assassin's Creed Unity is a glitchy performance hog
— 2:02 PM on November 12, 2014

Assassin's Creed Unity came out yesterday, and folks who picked up the game on the PC sound...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Just Cause 3 announced, set for 2015 cross-platform launch
— 1:02 PM on November 11, 2014

Yesss. After more than four long years, Avalanche Studios has finally, formally announced Just Cause 3. Game Informer got the exclusive scoop on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft bundles combines Office, Xbox, Skype for $199/year
— 9:19 AM on November 11, 2014

Can't live without Microsoft's online services? Good news: the company is letting you subscribe to all of 'em—the consumer-focused ones, at least—for the not-so-low (but...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Assassin's Creed Unity greeted by new graphics drivers from AMD and Nvidia
— 6:00 AM on November 11, 2014

Assassin's Creed Unity hits PCs today, and both AMD and Nvidia have fresh drivers ready. Nvidia's release...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Futuristic heroes go head-to-head in Blizzard's Overwatch
— 4:20 PM on November 7, 2014

Blizzard took the wraps off an all-new PC game at its Blizzcon convention in Anaheim, California today—and it's quite unlike anything one might have expected...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: A 960GB SSD for $370, discounted IPS and G-Sync monitors, and more
— 11:47 AM on November 7, 2014

Black Friday is a few weeks away, but there are already some nice PC hardware deals to be found. SanDisk's Ultra II 960GB SSD is on...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Gaming

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Here's the video version of The TR Podcast 165
— 11:28 AM on November 7, 2014

This time out, we've attempted to up our game visually—but without the help of our intrepid host, Jordan. We press on and take questions from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Gaming Podcast

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Ubisoft's holiday blockbusters have disappeared from Steam
— 9:23 AM on November 7, 2014

Yesterday, online reports indicated that Assassin's Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, and The Crew had all disappeared...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Far Cry 4 system requirements, PC eye candy revealed
— 1:14 PM on November 6, 2014

With 12 days to go until the game's cross-platform release, Ubisoft has outlined the kind of hardware you'll need to play Far Cry 4. It...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Join us tonight at 8:30PM CST for The TR Podcast live
— 9:35 AM on November 6, 2014

After our semi-successful last attempt, we're going to make another run at streaming the TR Podcast live on Twitch this evening. If you're interested,...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report Podcast

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Futuremark acquired by UL, a century-old scientific testing firm
— 9:18 AM on November 6, 2014

Benchmarking giant Futuremark has been purchased by UL, a "global safety science leader" that's been around for more than a century. Otherwise known as Underwriters...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Software

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High-end Radeons get Civilization: Beyond Earth bundle
— 11:01 PM on November 5, 2014

AMD's game bundles keep getting sweeter. Starting today, Radeon R9 290, 290X, and 295 X2graphics cards will come with a complimentary code for Civilization: Beyond...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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EFF petitions to make abandoned games exempt from DMCA restrictions
— 10:29 AM on November 5, 2014

The Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) forbids modifying the copy protection measures in games and other media. Exceptions are granted in certain cases, though, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PC version of GTA V adds first-person mode, 4K support
— 6:00 AM on November 5, 2014

More than a year has passed since Grand Theft Auto V hit last-gen consoles. The game still hasn't been released for the PC, PlayStation 4,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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GeForce 344.60 WHQL drivers are primed for CoD: Advanced Warfare
— 2:06 PM on November 4, 2014

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare came out today, and Nvidia has posted a fresh set of graphics drivers to mark the occasion. The 344.60 WHQL...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Conan O'Brien plays Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
— 10:28 AM on November 4, 2014

Some of Conan's "Clueless Gamer" segments are just painful, but this latest one is a happy exception. Check it out.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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