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HTC Vive review roundup: the best VR experience, at a high price
— 11:17 AM on April 6, 2016

HTC and Valve's Vive VR headset may not have quite the buzz or name recognition in the mainstream as its direct competitor, the Oculus...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Parts shortages and privacy concerns trouble the Oculus Rift
— 7:57 AM on April 4, 2016

The first retail Oculus Rifts are in a few users' hands now, but only a few. Many customers in the first wave of Rift pre-orders...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Displays

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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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Oculus Rift review roundup: the future is here, but it'll cost you
— 5:24 PM on March 29, 2016

The time has finally come. The Oculus Rift is shipping to consumers, and tech news sites have begun issuing verdicts on the VR headset.

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Oculus SDK 1.3 brings asynchronous timewarp to Windows
— 10:36 AM on March 28, 2016

Version 1.3 of Oculus' PC software development kit is available today. This new release adds support for asynchronous timewarp, a useful rendering method...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Early deal of the week: Asus' MG279Q FreeSync monitor
— 3:31 PM on March 21, 2016

Sometimes an exceptional deal comes along that causes us to break our normal Friday deal-of-the-week schedule. This is one of those deals, a solid discount on...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Report: Apple's next iPhone will use OLED displays from Samsung
— 10:15 AM on March 21, 2016

Apple has steadfastly relied on IPS LCDs in its iPhones even as other smartphone makers have come to rely on OLED display tech. Going...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Asus offers an exchange program for some PG279Q displays
— 8:12 AM on March 18, 2016

Asus is offering a free one-time exchange of select ROG Swift PG279Q G-Sync monitors. The move comes after a rash of customer complaints over...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Asus releases its ROG Swift PG348Q in North America
— 2:49 PM on March 17, 2016

ASUS launched a new display under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand. The 34" ROG Swift PG348Q comes with a host of enthusiast-class features. A...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Philips quantum-dot monitor delivers Adobe RGB for $300
— 9:18 AM on March 16, 2016

Back in June of last year, Philips unveiled what it claimed to be the first monitor that used quantum dot technlogy. Now, a version...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Sulon Q VR headset cuts the cord
— 11:36 AM on March 14, 2016

Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets are hot stuff, but both require the wearer to be tethered to a PC. Sulon Technologies' Q...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Acer XB321HK display blends 4K, G-Sync, and IPS in a 32" vista
— 7:45 AM on March 2, 2016

27" 4K monitors are all the rage these days, but it's rare to see a less-dense 30" or 32" 4K display. Acer's 32" Predator...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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VESA ratifies DisplayPort 1.4 standard
— 3:41 PM on March 1, 2016

The VESA standards body has finalized the specification for the DisplayPort 1.4 standard. The association calls this the first major update to DisplayPort since...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft opens applications for $3000 HoloLens development kit
— 3:42 PM on February 29, 2016

Hot on the heels of HTC and its Vive VR headset, Microsoft is opening up shop with a version of its HoloLens augmented-reality...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Displays Gaming

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Samsung's latest curved monitors do FreeSync over HDMI
— 10:30 AM on February 29, 2016

Some of the best things in life have the right curves, like cars and guitars. Samsung is looking to add monitors to that list, as...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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The HTC Vive is now available for pre-order
— 9:57 AM on February 29, 2016

HTC's Vive VR headset is now available for pre-order. The $799 kit includes the Vive itself, two hand controllers, and the two base...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Updated: HTC Vive gets a $799 sticker price
— 10:47 AM on February 21, 2016

HTC announced today that its Vive VR headset will cost $799. That price will include the Vive hand controllers, base stations, the headset itself,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Displays Gaming

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Talking Soft Machines with David Kanter: The TR Podcast 189
— 10:08 AM on February 21, 2016

The Tech Report Podcast returns from a long slumber with new Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kampman in the host's seat. Jeff and special guest David Kanter discuss...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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