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Anker Powerhouse battery pack makes 400Wh luggable
— 3:07 PM on April 25, 2016

We all complain about the battery life of our portable electronics these days. From thin-and-light laptops with anemic batteries to cell phones that last half...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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MSI Aegis barebones shields gamers from low frame rates
— 9:20 AM on April 22, 2016

MSI unleashed its Aegis barebones system today. This Mini-ITX gaming PC has striking looks and surprisingly petite dimensions, thanks to the use of a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Acer Predator 17 X notebook and G1 desktop join the hunt
— 2:35 PM on April 21, 2016

Acer has been betting heavily on its Predator lineup of gaming-oriented hardware lately. Today marks a new offensive for the black-and-red monsters. Let's first...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Acer Switch Alpha 12 passively cools Skylake Core i CPUs
— 12:58 PM on April 21, 2016

At its next@Acer event today, Acer revealed a number of interesting new products, including its Switch Alpha 12. The Switch branding for Aspire convertibles isn't new, but the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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The Tech Report System Guide: April 2016 edition
— 9:00 AM on April 21, 2016

In this edition of The Tech Report's System Guide, we examine the CPUs, graphics cards, memory, cases, power supplies, and other parts that system builders...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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April showers Surface Book and Surface Pros with updates
— 10:12 AM on April 20, 2016

Microsoft released a range of updates for the Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book this morning. The Surface Pro 4 and the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Asus' ROG GT51CA desktop blends power and panache
— 9:28 AM on April 20, 2016

Asus' ROG GT51CA gaming desktop first made an appearance at CES 2016, and now it's coming to market. This high-end desktop can be configured...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Personal tech

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Nvidia pulls out the silicon chainsaw to make the Quadro M2000
— 6:56 AM on April 20, 2016

Nvidia has pulled out the world's smallest chainsaw again. Last time we heard of this mythical tool, Nvidia split the GM204 inside the GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Updated MacBooks make Skylake Core M pretty in pink
— 9:36 AM on April 19, 2016

It's been a little over a year since Apple introduced the ultra-thin MacBook, so that means it's about time for a refresh. For its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Huawei VR goggles turn compatible smartphones into VR portals
— 5:30 PM on April 18, 2016

Huawei is bringing its latest flagship smartphones on par with Samsung's in an important respect. At the Shanghai launch of its P9 smartphone Friday,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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HP refreshes Z1 all-in-one workstation PCs
— 4:44 PM on April 18, 2016

Tower workstations are very nice, but sometimes what one needs is a powerful piece of machinery that takes up less space. Enter HP's Z1...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Workstations

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Gigabyte adds Thunderbolt 3 support to its latest Brix PCs
— 7:40 AM on April 15, 2016

Gigabyte is bringing Thunderbolt 3 to small-form-factor PCs with four new Brix barebones: the GB-BSi5T-6200, the GB-BSi5HT-6200, the GB-BSi7T-6500, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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In the lab: HTC's Vive VR headset
— 5:23 PM on April 14, 2016

Just a few short days after Oculus' Rift hit our labs, HTC's Vive VR headset is also in our hands now. Yours truly is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Asus puts software in control of three new gaming monitors
— 10:50 AM on April 14, 2016

Three new gaming monitors—the MG28UQ, MG24UQ, and MG248Q—are joining the extended family of Asus gaming displays. These new displays have familiar specifications along with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Shield Tablet K1 update 1.2 adds Vulkan and Android 6.0.1 features
— 2:14 PM on April 13, 2016

Nvidia released firmware version 1.2 for the Shield Tablet K1 today. The two highlights of this release are support for the...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Micron unveils three series of datacenter-oriented SSDs
— 8:21 AM on April 13, 2016

It's a good day for datacenters across the world. Micron, purveyor of all things related to memory, has unveiled its updated lineups of datacenter-oriented SSDs....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Updated: Oculus significantly delays many Rift pre-orders
— 10:52 AM on April 12, 2016

It seems like the TR staff may have been lucky to get our Oculus Rift when we did. Today is the day that Oculus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Signature Edition Type Cover makes Surface Pros soft and fuzzy
— 9:17 AM on April 12, 2016

If you'd like a little refinement in the keyboard cover for your Surface Pro, check out the newest item in Microsoft's lineup of Surface accessories. The...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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