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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Cooler Master engages the gift-o-matic
— 3:25 PM on December 23, 2016

Ho ho ho, gerbils. It is I, the TR Santa. I'm doing away with those doofuses that have been presenting these things the past week,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Input devices

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Report: TPCast wireless kit for Vive headset shows promise
— 9:00 AM on December 21, 2016

The magic of VR is its ability to transport us to new worlds and make us feel like we're really there. Any hitches to the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Rosewill's big bag of goods
— 4:11 PM on December 19, 2016

Howdy, gerbils! When we contacted the TR Santa asking for today's delivery, he sounded unusually cheery, especially in light of how surly he's been in...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Storage Miscellaneous Input devices

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Report: Microsoft details specs for upcoming VR headsets
— 9:28 AM on December 19, 2016

It's no secret that Microsoft has ambitions to lower the barrier to entry for PC VR experiences through reduced PC hardware requirements and

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Colorful's latest GTX 1070 lives up to its name
— 4:37 PM on December 16, 2016

Colorful isn't a company known for having a design department that follows Dieter Rams' school of thought. But perhaps the graphics card maker is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

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Beyerdynamic teases Custom Game and MMX300 headsets for CES
— 10:30 AM on December 16, 2016

Beyerdynamic, the high-end headphone maker hailing from Heilbronn, Germany, has allowed a sneak peek at a pair of new gaming-focused headsets in advance of a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Asus sounds off with its Xonar U7 MkII external sound card
— 1:30 PM on December 14, 2016

The folks at the Asus labs had a sound idea. The company revised its Xonar U7 7.1 USB sound card and labeled it the

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Oculus splits into PC and mobile VR groups
— 9:12 AM on December 14, 2016

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe has been with the company since its inception, having launched its original Kickstarter project alongside co-founder Palmer Luckey back in 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Microsoft and Intel set to bring AR to the people with Project Evo
— 2:18 PM on December 8, 2016

At WinHEC 2016 today, Microsoft unveiled its take on the augmented reality concept, called "Project Evo." Evo is a collaboration with Intel that entails...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Windows

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Cortana takes the fight to Alexa with the Microsoft Home Hub
— 9:16 AM on December 5, 2016

Until now, Microsoft has been relegated to bit player status in the emerging digital home assistant sector, with the lion's share of attention going to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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ASRock Beebox-S reports for HTPC duty
— 9:01 AM on December 2, 2016

Every shake of the magic eight-ball seems to deliver the same conclusions regarding Intel's Kaby Lake seventh-generation Core CPUs: a little extra battery life...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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Gigabyte's XH300 headset hits all the right notes
— 9:00 AM on December 1, 2016

Gigabyte announced the fancy-looking XH300 headset at CES earlier this year, and it seems it's headed for an imminent release. The headset is displayed prominently...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Netflix 4K coming to a select few PCs
— 12:00 PM on November 22, 2016

Microsoft has announced that Netflix 4K support is coming to a small number of Windows PCs over on its Windows Blog. Owners of 4K...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Windows

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Apple offers $149 fix for iPhone 6 "touch disease"
— 2:05 PM on November 18, 2016

Apple iPhone 6 Plus owners suffering from flickering displays or inconsistent multi-touch response finally have official recourse, though the service will hit affected iPhone owners...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Samsung shows off refinements to 14-nm and 10-nm process nodes
— 12:00 PM on November 3, 2016

As process nodes become smaller and smaller, chip manufacturers have to work harder to squeeze performance and power savings out of each step. To wit,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Miscellaneous

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Dell teases a Surface Studio competitor
— 2:01 PM on November 2, 2016

Microsoft made a splash last week with its creator-focused Surface Studio all-in-one desktop PC. Windows Central reports that Dell is throwing its hat...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Microsoft ends OEM sales of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1
— 2:57 PM on November 1, 2016

Microsoft is really serious about the adoption of Windows 10. The company has used free upgrade promotions and obtrusive advertisements built into Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Windows Store games are now playable offline with a bit of work
— 9:00 AM on November 1, 2016

While game services like Origin, Steam, and GOG allow for playing their games offline, Microsoft's Windows Store has lagged behind its competitors in this respect...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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