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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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Micron slaps QuantX label on 3D XPoint memory
— 11:21 AM on August 9, 2016

Intel and Micron's 3D XPoint memory technology has been drawing attention recently. The companies claim that this non-volatile memory (pronounced "3D cross-point") should provide...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Toshiba BG SSDs pack 3D TLC flash into tiny M.2 NVMe drives
— 9:58 AM on August 4, 2016

On August 8, beautiful Santa Clara, California is hosting the 2016 Flash Memory Summit, and it's no surprise that Toshiba will be there. The Japanese electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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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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Toshiba's latest BiCS flash is stacked 64 layers high
— 2:54 PM on July 27, 2016

Toshiba is stacking its 3D flash ever higher. In tandem with Western Digital (who now owns former Toshiba partner SanDisk), the company announced its...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Seagate Nytro family now includes a 2TB M.2 SSD
— 1:52 PM on July 26, 2016

When Seagate purchased LSI's flash business, it acquired a range of PCI Express SSDs wearing "Nytro" branding. Those drives currently come in PCIe add-in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Crucial fills out MX300 SSDs with 275GB, 525GB, and 1TB models
— 11:25 AM on July 26, 2016

Crucial's MX300 SSD impressed us with a solid blend of performance and capacity for its price. That drive was the first to use Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Adata covers all of its bases with fast, durable external SSDs
— 1:01 PM on July 25, 2016

Samsung isn't the only company on the market with a portable SSD to its name. The folks at Adata are taking a couple different...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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...

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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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Samsung's Portable SSD T3 reviewed
— 3:57 PM on July 22, 2016

Not all new SSDs go inside your computer. We take a quick look at Samsung's latest V-NAND-powered external drive, the Portable SSD T3, to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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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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