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OS X privilege escalation exploit makes for silent-killer malware
— 8:37 AM on August 4, 2015

A zero-day vulnerability in OS X Yosemite has been exploited in the wild, and it's a doozy. According to Malwarebytes, a script that exploits the vulnerability...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac

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Reports: Win10 gaming performance similar to Win8.1
— 6:03 PM on August 3, 2015

With Windows 10's launch, all three major PC graphics companies (that's Intel, Nvidia, and AMD) released updated drivers for the new operating...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Operating systems Windows

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Spoofed Win10 update emails carry nasty ransomware
— 4:39 PM on August 3, 2015

Microsoft is rolling out its free Windows 10 upgrade in phases, which means that some of those who are signed up to receive the new...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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AMD's Exascale Heterogenous Processor is the server APU
— 1:15 PM on August 3, 2015

AMD revealed plans to release an APU for servers during its Financial Analyst Day presentation back in May, and we now have a better...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Nokia sells Here maps to auto consortium for $3.06 billion
— 12:41 PM on August 3, 2015

It doesn't seem like too long ago that Nokia went all-in with Windows Phone and differentiated itself with its Here map service. Since then, not...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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The TR Podcast 182: Something happened
— 10:01 AM on August 3, 2015

In this episode of the podcast, we discuss Microsoft's newest operating system, Intel and Micron's potentially game-changing 3D XPoint memory technology, several GeForce GTX 980...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Act of Aggression assures mutual destruction next month
— 8:14 AM on August 3, 2015

What if the Cold War had turned into a white-hot nuclear war? Eugen Systems will try to answer that question with its upcoming real-time strategy...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Mozilla CEO protests Win10's default application setup process
— 12:54 PM on July 31, 2015

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard has written an angry open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella regarding a change to Windows 10's default application settings. Apparently,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

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14 million have upgraded to Windows 10 in its first 24 hours
— 9:26 AM on July 31, 2015

As we found out when we got together and recorded our latest podcast last night, Scott is the only member of the TR staff that's...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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EVGA X99 Micro 2 mobo offers USB-C in a microATX package
— 7:43 AM on July 31, 2015

EVGA has announced its X99 Micro 2 motherboard, which looks to be aimed at enthusiasts who want to stuff a whole lot of CPU...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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The Tech Report Podcast is live on Twitch
— 8:26 PM on July 30, 2015

Come join us for the live recording of the latest episode of The Tech Report Podcast on Twitch. We'll be discussing a boatload of new...

Type: News story Tags: Podcast

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Wake-from-sleep vulnerability leaves UEFIs open to attack
— 6:03 PM on July 30, 2015

Most modern motherboards support firmware write protection to prevent unwanted BIOS flashes, but a vulnerability in many UEFI firmware implementations could accidentally disable such protection. A new warning...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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GPU-Z utility gets a Windows 10 update
— 4:48 PM on July 30, 2015

Do you regularly fire up TechPowerUp's GPU-Z to check your graphics card specs and status? Just upgraded to Windows 10? You'll want to download the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Windows 10's Solitaire games go freemium
— 12:31 PM on July 30, 2015

In a bold move, Microsoft is paving the way to the future of PC gaming with its expanded Solitaire suite. What's that mean? You have to pay...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

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Samsung docs detail Linux TRIM bug and fix
— 12:25 PM on July 30, 2015

We've been covering a report from search provider Algolia pointing out a potential issue in Samsung SSDs' TRIM implementation. More recently, Samsung itself...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems

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The Tech Report Podcast live stream returns tonight
— 11:20 AM on July 30, 2015

We'll be recording the next episode of The Tech Report Podcast live tonight at 6:30 PM PT/9:30 PM ET on our Twitch channel. We'll...

Type: News story Tags: Podcast

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Intel updates IGP drivers for Windows 10
— 3:39 PM on July 29, 2015

And that's three for three now. Intel has joined the Windows 10 release party with updated IGP drivers for the new OS, with the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia releases GeForce 353.62 drivers for Windows 10
— 11:32 AM on July 29, 2015

Nvidia has just released version 353.62 of its GeForce drivers, with WHQL certification and support for the just-released Windows 10. For your convenience, here...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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