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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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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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Super Talent Nova PCIe SSDs expand the U.2-niverse
— 9:25 AM on July 21, 2016

Californian memory company Super Talent is throwing its ante into the NVMe pot with the new Nova SSD family. These 2.5" MLC drives are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Seagate BarraCuda Pro hard drives bring 10TB to the masses
— 10:01 AM on July 19, 2016

SSDs are all the rage in storage nowadays, but hard drives are still the winners for storing large amounts of data cost-effectively. Seagate is taking...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Pascal DisplayPorts make up with Vives after driver update
— 4:30 PM on July 15, 2016

Nvidia released a big driver update for several new VR applications earlier this week, but some small fixes got lost in the carnival festivities....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Twitch begins moving toward a Flash-free future
— 3:14 PM on July 14, 2016

Twitch.tv, the world's most popular video-game livestreaming portal, has finally taken the first steps toward ending its much-maligned reliance on its awkward Adobe Flash-based...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nintendo stokes the fires of nostalgia with its NES Classic Edition
— 8:34 AM on July 14, 2016

Following the epidemic success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo is delivering another concentrated shot of nostalgia with a reissue of its Nintendo Entertainment System console....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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TR's VR journals, part one: setting the stage
— 5:33 PM on July 13, 2016

Over the past couple months, I've been places. I've dangled from the side of a rock wall hundreds of feet above crashing waves. I've...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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AMD and Firaxis join forces to bring DX12 goodies to Civilization VI
— 10:18 AM on July 13, 2016

The Civilization family of games is without a doubt one of the most popular and long-running franchises out there for the PC. Developer Firaxis has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Seagate restructuring plan will shed 6,500 jobs
— 3:40 PM on July 12, 2016

Seagate reported some preliminary financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter today. The company took in $2.65 billion in revenue on 37 million hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Samsung's 850 EVO SSD family now boasts a 4TB monster
— 9:00 AM on July 11, 2016

Samsung is making another big splash in the storage market this morning. The company is doubling the top-end capacity of its popular 850 EVO...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Rise of the Tomb Raider update adds DX12 multi-GPU support
— 3:28 PM on July 8, 2016

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC developer Nixxes is launching the seventh update for the game today on Steam and the Windows Store....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung launches a fleet of fast, tiny UFS memory cards
— 7:48 AM on July 8, 2016

Samsung's recent advances in the storage front have been nothing short of impressive. Not that long ago, the company announced a single-BGA-package NVMe SSD....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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