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Check out the TR BBQ fireworks in slow-mo
— 6:23 PM on August 16, 2015

We had a pretty sweet fireworks display last night at the TR BBQ. Shoes really outdid himself this year. Those things were loud, too, from...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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One last call for TR BBQ XII
— 4:53 PM on August 14, 2015

If our recent barrage of BBQ-related posts and prizes slipped your attention for some reason, here's one last call. TR BBQ XII kicks off tomorrow...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Updated: Kaspersky may have tricked competitors' software
— 1:38 PM on August 14, 2015

Reuters has a scoop from two anonymous ex-Kaspersky Lab employees who claim to have worked on a secret project to sabotage the company's competitors....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Windows

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Deals of the week: Samsung's 850 Pro 1TB SSD and more
— 11:23 AM on August 14, 2015

Happy TR BBQ Eve, gerbils. We've picked out a few of the choicest deals we could find this week to share with you. Here...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Samsung super-sizes us with the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5
— 10:02 AM on August 13, 2015

Samsung went big this morning at an event in New York City. The company updated its flagship phablet with the Galaxy Note 5, and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Lenovo financials miss targets; job cuts planned
— 9:18 AM on August 13, 2015

Lenovo has announced its Q2 financial results, and while the company posted a profit, it's looking to cut costs. The world's largest PC maker...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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July 2015 Steam Survey: modest hardware rules the world
— 11:25 AM on August 12, 2015

Steam's July 2015 hardware and software survey results are in, and they point to a a sharp divide between casual and more dedicated gamers,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Gaming

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Snapdragon 820 SoC will have Adreno 530 graphics, Spectra ISP
— 7:28 AM on August 12, 2015

This has been a tough year for Qualcomm's chipmaking business, but the company hopes to turn its fortunes around with the newly-announced Snapdragon...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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We're giving away three Fractal Design Define R5s at the TR BBQ
— 8:12 PM on August 11, 2015

As if there wasn't enough reason already for you to join us at the TR BBQ this Saturday, the fine folks at Fractal...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Android privilege-escalation vulnerability affects 55% of devices
— 2:56 PM on August 11, 2015

There must be a glitch in the Matrix. I feel like I'm writing the same news again and again. A pair of researchers from IBM's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Smach Zero plays your Steam library on the go
— 7:05 AM on August 11, 2015

The Steamboy project unveiled at E3 last year looked interesting, but we noted at the time that the promised 2015 debut seemed ambitious. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Rumor: Apple bends to pressure; iPhone 6S won't
— 5:53 PM on August 10, 2015

Apple downplayed reports of its iPhone 6 bending under stress more easily than phones from rival companies, but the company may be looking to avoid...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google and its diverse ventures are now part of Alphabet
— 4:45 PM on August 10, 2015

Google is well-known for its sprawling range of ventures, from YouTube to Android to glucose-sensing contact lenses to self-driving cars to search. Even with that...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Researchers point fingers at Android phones' fingerprint security
— 1:32 PM on August 10, 2015

Researchers from FireEye Labs have unearthed multiple vulnerabilities in the fingerprint scanner implementations of several Android handsets. The group's research paper was presented at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deals of the week: a 29" ultra-wide IPS monitor for $280 and more
— 3:24 PM on August 7, 2015

Greetings, fellow gerbils. We just came back from hunting in the plains of Newegg, and here's the catch of the day: First and foremost, there's LG's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Microsoft expands its bug bounty program, increases payouts
— 5:39 PM on August 6, 2015

How do you keep enterprising hackers from unloading exploits into the wild? Microsoft has been paying bounties to researchers who find and disclose security...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Nvidia's Q2 2015 financials: steady as she goes
— 5:02 PM on August 6, 2015

Nvidia's quarterly financial results are in. The company posted a 5%  year-on-year revenue increase, from $1.103 to $1.153 billion. Operating expenses rose from $456...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Microsoft wants $15 for its Windows 10 DVD player
— 1:03 PM on August 6, 2015

The Windows 10 upgrade may be free, but it removes Windows Media Center from PCs with the add-on installed. Users with Windows Media Center enjoyed DVD...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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