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Deal of the week: Discounted tablets, wireless keyboards, cheap SSDs, and more
— 10:54 AM on March 14, 2014

It's been one of those weeks, and there's a pile of work ahead of me that will spill into the weekend, so I'll cut to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Valve VR engineer moves on to Oculus
— 4:17 PM on March 11, 2014

We've known for some time that Valve is working on its own virtual-reality headset. Valve has also made no secret of its collaboration...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming

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New Zotac mini-PCs offer Iris Pro, mobile Richland
— 11:22 AM on March 10, 2014

The CeBIT trade show is happening this week in Germany, and the guys at Zotac have introduced some new Zbox mini-PCs for the occasion. There's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Haswell-powered Asus Chromebox goes up for pre-order
— 6:00 AM on March 10, 2014

You know that Haswell-powered Asus Chromebox system we told you about last month? Well, it's gone up for pre-order at Newegg. The e-tailer

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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The TR Podcast 151: Key switch explosion, the new System Guide, and overclocked SSDs
— 1:08 AM on March 10, 2014

Join us for our newest jaunt through the latest news and reviews from The Tech Report. From Batman: Arkham Knight to homebrewed keyboards from Razer,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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MSI gaming barebones has Mini-ITX mobo, external overclocking button
— 9:37 AM on March 7, 2014

MSI has developed an interesting Mini-ITX rig for gamers. The Nightblade barebones box comes with a variant of MSI's Z87I Gaming motherboard, a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Razer unveils homebrewed mechanical keyboard switches
— 2:43 PM on March 6, 2014

At CES earlier this year, we heard whispers about the expiry of patents on Cherry's famous MX mechanical key switches—and about about the possibility of...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Cooler Master's QuickFire Stealth mechanical keyboard reviewed
— 9:51 AM on March 6, 2014

With a tenkeyless design and "covert" lettering on the key caps, Cooler Master's QuickFire Stealth isn't your average mechanical keyboard. We take a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Source 2 will be tuned for modders, according to Valve's Newell
— 9:19 AM on March 5, 2014

It's no secret that Valve is working on a next-gen version of its Source engine. Some Source 2 screenshots leaked out about a month...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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IDC: PC shipments fall 9.8% in 2013
— 6:00 AM on March 5, 2014

Ready for more doom and gloom about the state of the PC industry? Market research firm IDC has published PC shipment figures for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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TR's February 2014 System Guide
— 3:22 PM on February 28, 2014

We've reworked our famous TR System Guide with a new, component-centric format, which tells readers not just which components to choose, but also how...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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The TR Podcast 150: From Mantle to Maxwell, and beyond
— 10:07 PM on February 26, 2014

Join us as we return after a long absence with a slew of news and reviews. Did you miss us?

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Monoprice's budget mechanical keyboard costs only $58
— 6:00 AM on February 26, 2014

Mechanical keyboards with Cherry MX switches typically sell for around $80 and up. They're a bit of a luxury, but TR regular just brew...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Leaked roadmap schedules Broadwell NUCs for Q4'14
— 9:19 AM on February 21, 2014

Small-form-factor NUC systems powered by Intel's upcoming Broadwell processor are reportedly on tap for the end of this year. The news comes from Fanlesstech,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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HP's PC business sees unexpected revenue growth
— 6:00 AM on February 21, 2014

We don't normally cover HP's financials, but the company's fiscal Q1 numbers are noteworthy. As ZDNet points out, HP's Personal Systems business did a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Benchmark listing reveals Tegra 4-powered 'Asus Gamebox'
— 4:54 PM on February 10, 2014

Asus may be cooking up an Android-based gaming machine, based on a benchmark listing in the AnTuTu database. The listing outlines an "Asus Gamebox" featuring Android...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Personal tech

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Sony announces sale of Vaio business to investment fund
— 9:54 AM on February 6, 2014

Well, it's official: Sony is going to sell its Vaio PC business—but despite the rumors, Lenovo won't be the buyer. According to the

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: Sony looking to sell its PC business
— 6:00 AM on February 5, 2014

Further consolidation may be afoot in the PC industry. A Nikkei report quoted by Reuters claims that Sony is currently in talks to sell its...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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