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HandBrake reaches version 1.0.0 after 13 years of development
— 11:30 AM on December 27, 2016

The HandBrake project has reached version 1.0.0 after 13 years in development. Originally started as a convenient DVD ripping software for BeOS,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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The Tech Report staff wishes you a Merry Christmas
— 4:41 PM on December 23, 2016

It's hard for me to believe, but 2016 is on its way out. Christmas, New Year's, and CES will soon be upon us, and we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a sweet display, big storage, and more
— 12:00 PM on December 23, 2016

Howdy, gerbils! We'd normally have a weird story involving some character with goods for sale, possibly with a theme of snow or the word "ho."...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous Displays

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: G.Skill gives gerbils good gear
— 3:59 PM on December 22, 2016

Greetings, fellow gerbils. It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you that the TR Santa won't be making any more deliveries. We...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Memory Input devices

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Phoronix compares 31 graphics cards' OpenGL chops in Linux
— 2:36 PM on December 22, 2016

Michael Larabel over at Phoronix keeps plugging away at testing the performance of PC hardware under Linux, and he's presented the open-source community with quite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Multithreaded Firefox 50 puts more extensions in sandboxes
— 1:30 PM on December 22, 2016

As the gamers in our audience know, multiple CPU cores help the most when software is written to take advantage of them. The fine folks...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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GeForce drivers hotfix 376.48 finally furnishes folding fix
— 9:00 AM on December 22, 2016

Stanford University's Folding@Home client has been broken on GeForces since the release of the 373.06 drivers back on October 6, forcing fans of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Toshiba's big gift in a small package
— 5:26 PM on December 21, 2016

Evening's greetings and all that, dear gerbils. As we're sure you're aware by now, it's that time of the day when we await with bated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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PocketStrafe phone app lets you run around in VR
— 3:23 PM on December 21, 2016

If you haven't used VR, you could be forgiven for wondering why people invest so much time and money in technologies like 360-degree treadmills...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming Software

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Cherry silences the typing storm with Silent MX keyswitches
— 12:35 PM on December 21, 2016

If you use a mechanical keyboard around other people, chances are you've gotten at least one complaint about the noise. If folks around you can't...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Zalman chimes in with offerings
— 4:52 PM on December 20, 2016

Good afternoon, gerbils! The TR Santa was feeling quite cheery yesterday, and we have the cameras pointed at the snow in the distance, hoping he'll...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Miscellaneous Input devices

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Radeon Software 16.12.2 smooths some wrinkles
— 3:39 PM on December 20, 2016

The first update to AMD's Radeon ReLive software is here, in the form of the recently-released version 16.12.2. This new version can be described...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Crytek will close the majority of its studios
— 1:39 PM on December 20, 2016

Crytek's been having a rough time of it lately. While the company's free-to-play shooter Warface has been a success in Eastern Europe and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous 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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Computer Base tests DX12's mettle in The Division
— 10:47 AM on December 19, 2016

Microsoft's DirectX 12 API gets more popular every day. The latest AAA title to add support for Redmond's low-level graphics API is Ubisoft's The Division....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Toshiba OCZ's gift
— 5:04 PM on December 16, 2016

Greetings and good afternoon, gerbils. We're gathered here for today's edition of TR's 12 days of giveaways. Yes, yes, we know you're cheering loudly, begging...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: mobos, a cheap Fury X, and more
— 12:10 PM on December 16, 2016

Howdy, gerbils! We're a little over a week away from Christmas, and you know what that means. Shopping rushes, the smell of eggnog all around,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Miscellaneous

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TR's 12 days of giveaways: Adata super storage devices
— 4:28 PM on December 15, 2016

Ho ho ho... and a bottle of rum after this, probably. These darn kids are making me come back day after day packing all this...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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