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We need your input as we plan the "second-10th" TR BBQ
— 1:32 PM on May 23, 2016

There's only two months to go before the next TR BBQ. This post is specifically aimed at TR gerbils that won't be able to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Windows 10 will get Halo's Forge level builder and multiplayer mode
— 2:21 PM on May 20, 2016

Halo fans, rejoice! Halo 5 is sorta-kinda-arriving on the PC... ish. Microsoft has announced Forge - Halo 5: Guardians Edition, which brings Halo's Forge...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Google details Android N security and performance improvements
— 12:03 PM on May 19, 2016

The as-yet-unnamed Android N was officially announced during Google's I/O 2016 Keynote. For those fortunate enough to own a Nexus or Pixel C device,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Google boosts machine learning with its Tensor Processing Unit
— 8:31 AM on May 19, 2016

Google has some new hardware out, and no, it's not a Nexus device. The search giant makes extensive use of machine learning to power services...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Microsoft releases update rollup for Windows 7 SP1
— 9:14 AM on May 18, 2016

Microsoft has released an update rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 that it's calling a "convenience rollup."...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 5:50 AM on May 17, 2016

Eight is Enough DigiTimes: Intel, Microsoft to limit OS support on new processors; to increase IPC players costs AnandTech: AMD changes SSD strategy:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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We're teaming up with Corsair and MSI to build a sweet VR PC
— 4:45 PM on May 16, 2016

Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets have been in the wild for some time now. We're still poking and prodding that next-generation technology to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.5 bring lots of small fixes
— 3:57 PM on May 16, 2016

Looks like today is Apple Patch Monday. Cupertino has released a bevy of fixes for its two main operating systems, bringing iOS to version...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Weekend Shortbread
— 4:07 AM on May 14, 2016

Eight is Enough VideoCardz: AMD to give an "Inside look at Polaris' on May 18th DigiTimes: Asustek expects 2Q16 revenues to drop...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday the 13th Shortbread
— 5:44 AM on May 13, 2016

Eight is Enough GameSpot: Consoles will eventually be replaced by streaming, Ubisoft CEO says VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 GPU-Z specifications leaked VideoCardz: Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 2:32 PM on May 12, 2016

Eight is Enough AnandTech: HDD shipments down 20% in Q1 2016, hit multi-year low PCGamesN: Nvidia only natively supporting 2-way SLI with...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Zotac adds two stick PCs to its Zbox lineup
— 10:53 AM on May 12, 2016

Zotac’s Zbox is a pretty well-respected name around here. The Zbox family has a reputation for cramming powerful components into tiny enclosures without...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Win10 Insider Build 14342 extends Edge and kills Wi-Fi Sense
— 9:47 AM on May 11, 2016

Microsoft released a new preview build for Windows 10 Insiders on the fast ring today. The headline news for today’s build, Build 14342, is a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Microsoft UWP update uncaps frame rates and turns on VRR
— 12:29 PM on May 10, 2016

In a Windows 10 update that will be released "later today," Microsoft is finally adding support for uncapped framerates to apps on the Unified Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

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Free upgrades to Windows 10 end July 29
— 7:57 AM on May 6, 2016

Microsoft released a blog post yesterday announcing that Windows 10 has reached 300 million active users. While that news wouldn’t cause much of a stir...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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HP refreshes Pavilion consumer PC lineup
— 7:22 AM on May 4, 2016

Everyone's doing a little spring cleaning lately, and HP is no exception. The company is refreshing its entire consumer-oriented Pavilion series of PCs, with all-new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Dell will become Dell Technologies after its EMC buyout
— 10:05 AM on May 3, 2016

Last fall, Dell announced that it was acquiring major business storage and services corporation EMC. The $67 billion deal is moving forward, and Dell...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Chromium OS now runs on the Raspberry Pi
— 11:03 AM on April 27, 2016

The ChromeOS-inspired Chromium OS has been ported to a couple Raspberry Pi models. The ChromiumRPI releases are only at version 0.5 right now,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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