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Friday night topic: Where is that plane?
— 5:04 PM on March 14, 2014

The story of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 keeps getting weirder and weirder. The Boeing 777 seems like an awfully big plane to just vanish,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Light bulbs? Yep, light bulbs
— 5:00 PM on March 7, 2014

If it's possible to geek out over something and I come into contact with that thing, well, stuff happens. Several years ago, compact fluorescent light bulbs...

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Asus' desktop Kabini boards come in micro and mini flavors
— 6:00 AM on March 6, 2014

On Tuesday, AMD formally revealed that its low-power Kabini APU is heading to the desktop in socketed form. We actually got our first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Yep, the Kabini APU is coming to a desktop socket
— 7:00 AM on March 4, 2014

This may not exactly be shocking news since we spotted a motherboard in the wild at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Tiny Asus Bay Trail-D board has bling-tastic heatsink
— 4:41 PM on March 3, 2014

On the heels of Gigabyte and Biostar, Asus has unveiled another Mini-ITX motherboard based on Intel's Celeron J1800 "Bay Trail-D" processor. This one

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Biostar, Gigabyte tout support for new Haswell chips
— 10:54 AM on March 3, 2014

Well, folks, I guess Haswell Refresh really may be just around the corner. To top off that e-tail leak we wrote about earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange loses almost $500 million, files for bankruptcy
— 12:19 PM on February 28, 2014

Mt. Gox was once the busiest Bitcoin exchange in the business. But the site, which began as a trading service for Magic: The Gathering...

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Friday night topic: Fighter planes and such
— 5:11 PM on February 21, 2014

This is probably very junior high of me, but every once in a while, I just open up some browser tabs to Wikipedia and start...

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Friday night topic: What have you learned lately?
— 5:12 PM on February 14, 2014

Tonight's topic comes courtesy of our suggestions thread, specifically an idea suggested by TR reader BIF. Here it is: What interesting personal research project...

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Friday night topic: Addictions and quitting
— 7:47 PM on February 7, 2014

In my experience, quite a few techie types tend to smoke, and a lot of them have struggled with attempts to quit. If that's...

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Newegg launches $50-a-year Premier service
— 4:21 PM on February 5, 2014

Newegg's ongoing tug of war with Amazon has just gotten a bit more...

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Gigabyte, Biostar serve up Bay Trail on Mini-ITX
— 6:00 AM on February 4, 2014

At CES, Scott got up close to an MSI Mini-ITX motherboard powered by a desktop version of Intel's Bay Trail processor. Now, as

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday night topic: Worthwhile news sources
— 5:00 PM on January 24, 2014

I've gotta admit, I'm much less engaged with world news and politics than I used to be, in large part because I have struggled to...

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TR's big CES 2014 digest
— 5:24 PM on January 14, 2014

We did this last year, and you guys seemed to enjoy it,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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MSI's new Socket FM2+ boards are primed for Kaveri
— 6:27 PM on January 11, 2014

AMD will release its first Kaveri desktop processors on January 14. At CES this week, MSI was showing several new Socket FM2+ boards ready for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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MSI shows sub-$60 Mini-ITX mobo with Bay Trail-D onboard
— 7:06 PM on January 9, 2014

Intel's Bay Trail Atom processor has popped up in plenty of tablets since its launch last September. This month, MSI will release a Mini-ITX...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Mini-ITX MSI board teases socketed Kabini APUs
— 6:11 PM on January 9, 2014

Since its debut in May 2013, AMD's Kabini APU has only been available soldered onto motherboards and inside of pre-built systems. Now, a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Friday night topic: The end of zoos?
— 7:36 PM on January 3, 2014

I'm kind of a zoology buff in my spare time, by which I mean I really enjoy watching nature documentaries and learning about animals of...

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