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This photographer is delidding chips at home for our enjoyment
— 1:41 PM on August 9, 2016

It's rare for companies to release actual die shots of their hardware these days, possibly because the keen-eyed can deduce things about a chip...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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900 million Android devices host vulnerable Qualcomm drivers
— 3:50 PM on August 8, 2016

It's August, and we're at the height of the summer season. That means beaches, hot weather, cold beer, and large-impact Android device vulnerabilities. The folks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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Radeon Software 16.8.1 is ready for the RX 470 and RX 460
— 3:14 PM on August 8, 2016

I've been putting AMD's Radeon Software 16.8.1 driver through its paces over the past few days, and now the rest of you can enjoy...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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HTC's Viveport front-end will offer VR content beyond games
— 12:36 PM on August 5, 2016

The SteamVR software interface that powers HTC's Vive headset is a solid tool for gamers,  but HTC wants to broaden the appeal of the platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Deals of the week: cheap SSDs, a mechanical keyboard, and more
— 10:17 AM on August 5, 2016

Welcome to another round of Friday deals, gerbils. We've scoured the web for the best discounts around on PC components and peripherals this morning, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Here's how to grab the Win10 Anniversary Update
— 6:30 PM on August 2, 2016

As you've no doubt heard, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is out. Well, sort of. Microsoft is rolling out the update slowly to all Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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The Tech Report System Guide: August 2016 edition
— 5:14 PM on August 1, 2016

In this edition of The Tech Report System Guide, we account for the choices that AMD's Radeon RX 480 and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 afford...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Android notification integration hits Windows 10 Anniversary Update
— 4:28 PM on August 1, 2016

Whether one likes Windows 10 or not, there's little argument that Microsoft is doing its best to keep improving and adding features to the operating...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Poll: Did you take Microsoft up on a free Windows 10 upgrade?
— 9:48 AM on August 1, 2016

Microsoft's free update offer for Windows 10 expired this past Friday. Most of the TR staff took that offer almost as soon as it became...

Poll Question: • Did you take Microsoft up on a free Windows 10 upgrade?

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Deals of the week: a Dell G-Sync monitor for $470 and more
— 10:16 AM on July 29, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. It's time for another round of the best PC hardware deals we could find on the web. Here's what we panned out...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends tomorrow
— 11:06 AM on July 28, 2016

When Windows 10 launched on July 29 of last year, Microsoft made the surprising move of offering the operating system as a free upgrade to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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iPad sales stabilize in Apple's fiscal 2016 third quarter
— 4:15 PM on July 26, 2016

After last quarter's iPhone sales appeared to reach a peak, Apple watchers were curious to see what the company's performance in the following quarter would...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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Verizon nabs most of Yahoo for $4.8 billion
— 11:31 AM on July 25, 2016

Yahoo's long-running struggle to reinvent itself is coming to an end today. Telecom giant Verizon is taking most of the iconic internet company under...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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We beat the heat for food and fun at the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 10:02 AM on July 25, 2016

TR gerbils from around the country scurried to Holland, Michigan this past weekend to take part in the "second-10th" TR BBQ. Though this was...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Watch the "second-10th" TR BBQ live in 360 degrees right now
— 6:36 AM on July 23, 2016

This year's TR BBQ is up and running. We'll be streaming it all day from our Theta S 360 degree camera so you can...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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G.Skill hooks up the TR BBQ with some giveaway goodies
— 4:26 PM on July 22, 2016

The "second-10th" TR BBQ kicks off tomorrow, and the folks at G.Skill have sent us some hardware to give away to some lucky attendees....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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We threw a Minecraft party to test Samsung's Gear VR headset
— 1:06 PM on July 22, 2016

To see how mobile VR plays in the real world, we gave a dozen kids a a Samsung Galaxy S6, a Gear VR headset, a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Deals of the week: cheap solid-state storage and more
— 9:29 AM on July 22, 2016

Happy Friday, gerbils. We're getting geared up for the TR BBQ this weekend, but we'd be neglecting our duties if we didn't scour the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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