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Google RAISR upsamples thumbnails for massive bandwidth savings
— 4:44 PM on January 13, 2017

When we're browsing the web with our phones, bandwidth is usually at a premium. Even carriers that promise unlimited bandwidth often pin an asterisk to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Networking

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Deals of the week: a gaming monitor and system components
— 1:02 PM on January 13, 2017

Seasons's greetings, gerbils. 'Tis the season of upgrading, after Intel's recent release of its desktop Kaby Lake CPUs. You know what that means: deals...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Storage Displays Gaming

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Patriot's Hellfire 480GB NVMe SSD reviewed
— 4:29 PM on January 11, 2017

Patriot joins the high-end storage fray with its first NVMe SSD, the Hellfire series. We run the 480GB version of this drive through our testing...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Upcoming Windows 10 build offers improved privacy settings
— 9:54 AM on January 11, 2017

As of last August, about two-thirds of gerbils who responded to our poll said they took Microsoft's offer of a free Windows 10 upgrade....

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Windows Insider build 15002 offers a bevy of improvements
— 4:39 PM on January 9, 2017

Microsoft is starting the New Year offering a ton of goodies to its Windows Insiders. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002, comes with wide...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Plextor aims M8Se drives at mainstream NVMe SSD market
— 4:13 PM on January 9, 2017

At Computex last year, Plextor announced the M8Pe NVMe SSD. That drive is a high-end model with a Marvell 88SS1093 controller and planar...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Mushkin broadens SSD lineup and product portfolio at CES
— 12:58 PM on January 9, 2017

Memory and storage specialist Mushkin brought a bevy of new and updated products to last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Like most SSD...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Gaming

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Linksys WRT32X router packs Killer features
— 12:00 PM on January 6, 2017

Linksys is letting loose the WRT32X router with Killer Networking features onboard, courtesy of a partnership with Rivet Networks. A quick perusal of the spec...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Networking

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Western Digital SSDs are back in black
— 9:33 AM on January 6, 2017

Solid-state drives employing the cutting-edge NVMe protocol don't come cheap. People who can make use of the performance increase over traditional SATA SSDs are starting...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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National Shortbread Day Shortbread
— 1:29 AM on January 6, 2017

7 Up WCCFtech: Ryzen demo at CES 2017 was running at 3.6 GHz base clock, F4 stepping can turbo to 4.0 GHz AMD

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Nvidia GeForce Now game streaming comes to Mac and PC
— 10:59 AM on January 5, 2017

Nvidia has been touting its GeForce Now game streaming service for its Shield tablets and Google TV boxes for a while now. The graphics giant...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Windows Mac

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Deals of the week: motherboards, spinning storage, and more
— 11:12 AM on December 30, 2016

Howdy, gerbils! We bet you're stocking up on all the liquor you can get your little paws on, in preparation for the huge party tomorrow....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Rumor: Windows 10 build 14997 hints at Game Mode feature
— 12:00 PM on December 28, 2016

On Christmas day, an internal build of Windows 10 (version 14997) leaked to the internet. Unlike the Preview builds that Microsoft distributes to Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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PNY's CS2030 SSDs jump on the NVMe bandwagon
— 10:31 AM on December 28, 2016

Consumer SSDs using the NVMe protocol have been around the block for a couple years, but are only recently hitting prices that your average enthusiast...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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SK Hynix's new fab will boost production of 3D NAND flash and DRAM
— 2:33 PM on December 23, 2016

Intel and Micron may be trying to upend the chip memory market with their 3D XPoint non-volatile memory technology, but that isn't stopping SK Hynix...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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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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