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Google tests one-touch phone logins to replace passwords
— 4:33 PM on December 23, 2015

Passwords are a universally hated method of authentication, but they're ubiquitous and pretty secure if used correctly. There's a problem with that last bit, though....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day 10: an AMD mobo and CPU combo
— 8:03 AM on December 23, 2015

TR's 12 days of giveaways has reached double digits. To kick off day 10, we're happy to announce that Jason Kwong​ is the winner of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Steam's winter sale cuts prices on GTA V, The Witcher 3, and more
— 6:55 PM on December 22, 2015

Just when I thought my Christmas shopping was over, Valve launched this year’s Steam winter sale. This deals extravaganza runs until January 4. Though it...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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New GeForce drivers cure high idle clock speeds with 144Hz monitors
— 9:52 AM on December 22, 2015

Nvidia has released an updated version of its Game Ready drivers: version 361.43. These WHQL-certified drivers now support the GameWorks VR 1.1 SDK, which...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day nine: Gigabyte's GA-Z170XP-SLI mobo
— 7:59 AM on December 22, 2015

Welcome to day nine of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. The first order of business is, of course, to announce the winner of the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day eight: A PC care package from Corsair
— 7:12 AM on December 21, 2015

Today brings us to day eight of TR's 12 days of giveaways. First, though, we'll announce the winner of yesterday's Monoprice bundle. Brian Davis, you're...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day seven: a Monoprice keyboard bundle
— 8:58 AM on December 20, 2015

Welcome to day seven of TR's 12 days of giveaways. Before we talk about what's up for grabs today, we need to announce yesterday's winner....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day six: OCZ's Vector 180 480GB SSD
— 9:15 AM on December 19, 2015

Yesterday was the fifth of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways, and entrants were vying for a flashy bundle generously provided by Corsair. That bundle...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 comes WHQL-certified
— 8:28 AM on December 18, 2015

AMD has given us a little gift ahead of the holidays next week. Radeon Software Crimson Edition version 15.12 is out now, and this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day five: a sack of goodies from Corsair
— 7:36 AM on December 18, 2015

On our fourth day of giveaways, the fine folks at EVGA gave us an X99 FTW motherboard to give away to one lucky gerbil....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Nvidia's latest GeForce Experience beta makes it easier to share
— 8:55 AM on December 17, 2015

Many games are nothing if not a social experience, and Nvidia’s latest beta update for its Geforce Experience platform could make it easier to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day four: EVGA's X99 FTW mobo
— 8:02 AM on December 17, 2015

Welcome to day four of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. Before we show off today's prize, some congratulations are in order.  The winner of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Firefox 43 gives Windows users the option of 64-bit support
— 12:08 PM on December 16, 2015

Firefox version 43 is out, and it comes with an interesting new feature. There's now an official 64-bit build available for Windows. Users of...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Samsung turned our SSD Endurance Experiment into something incredible
— 10:00 AM on December 16, 2015

TR's SSD Endurance Experiment showed just how many bytes of writes today's SSDs can handle before expiring. We concluded our experiment with a take on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Resolution is overrated with Humble Bundle's Neo Geo pack
— 8:38 AM on December 16, 2015

You all know the drill with Humble Bundle by now. The service lets gamers pay whatever they choose for a select pack of games, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Win a Monoprice keyboard and more on our third day of giveaways
— 8:04 AM on December 16, 2015

What has lighting that would make a Christmas tree jealous and can help even the most lightly stirring mouse register precise movement? It's day three of TR's 12...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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We have a winner in day two of our 12 days of giveaways
— 9:41 PM on December 15, 2015

Today's prize in our 12 days of giveaways is one of OCZ's 480GB Vector 180 SSDs, and we've drawn the lucky winner of this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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From the editor's desk: new writers and a new build log
— 4:01 PM on December 15, 2015

Hey, folks. It felt weird to re-use Scott's "Etc." tagline in posts like this one. We'll probably find another, wittier name for these behind-the-scenes updates...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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