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My first PC... R.I.P.
— 4:53 PM on March 13, 2009

I just couldn't resist.  I suppose I wasn't being honest when I said "I don't have the...

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Fanboys have their limits... and a quick podcast update
— 4:32 PM on March 13, 2009

Tuesday morning began much like any other day of the week for me. After checking my e-mail and Twitter, I hit the "home" button...

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Spring cleaning
— 1:06 PM on March 10, 2009

My home office is a pit.  It has been for some time.  I have a valid justification for its piggy state, but why waste your...

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The TR Podcast 37: Frothing at the MacHole, not-so-new GPUs, and a trip down memory lane
— 11:14 PM on March 7, 2009

This week, our largest panel ever hits all the stops including the war against sucky TV, Macs vs. PCs, Nvidia's branding controversy, and more.

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Thermaltake website leaves me dazed and confused
— 4:17 PM on March 6, 2009

The marketing of enthusiast-class PC hardware tends to be all over the map, from extreme branding that targets overcaffeinated gamers to stodgy corporate attempts at...

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A trip down memory lane
— 9:24 AM on March 5, 2009

There are few things that I dread more than moving. Transporting a household from one location to another is miserable enough, but throw the...

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Technical difficulties—no podcast today
— 1:59 PM on February 28, 2009

Due to a technical malfunction, we have decided to cancel this week's edition of the TR Podcast (which would be episode 37). Several factors contributed...

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Design hard
— 3:56 PM on February 26, 2009

Every so often one of our sponsors runs a campaign that's unique or fun enough that I'm reminded how these guys are a part of...

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TR's February 2009 system guide
— 8:30 PM on February 23, 2009

Our new system guide includes a series of firsts: a Phenom II X3 has landed in one of our primary builds, our cheapest Core...

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The TR Podcast 36: AMD's gimpy goodness, Microsoft retail, and the Athlon Neo
— 7:00 PM on February 22, 2009

Our podcast covers a lot of ground this week, from netbooks and processors (including AMD's six-core Istanbul CPUs) to lawsuits and future Microsoft retail stores....

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What the heck is Egg Saver Shipping?
— 11:25 PM on February 19, 2009

I'm a big fan of Newegg. As one of the biggest online retailers for PC components and accessories, it's received my business for six years...

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The TR Podcast 35: Breaking the glass, surfing the music, and suing Apple
— 5:23 PM on February 14, 2009

Join us this week as we discuss Intel's Westmere CPUs, PhysX in Mirror's Edge, Western Digital's new 2TB hard drive, the possibility of a...

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The TR Podcast 34: Headaches, our anniversary, and meeting an Intel engineer
— 3:08 PM on February 8, 2009

Our longest episode ever brings the thunder with great editor discussion and an interview with Intel engineer Matthew Hiltner. Listen in as we go...

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Nvidia goes stereoscopic with GeForce 3D Vision
— 12:28 AM on February 5, 2009

Would you put on funny glasses in order to play games if they added depth to the display? This question may be the

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Nvidia's Ion platform
— 8:00 AM on February 3, 2009

Intel has often been criticized for pairing its Atom CPU with anemic 945G-series chipsets, but now there's an alternative in Nvidia's Ion platform. Read...

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The TR Podcast 33: Facebooking, SSDs on steroids, and the bacon explosion
— 12:30 AM on February 1, 2009

Don't miss this week's TR Podcast! We cover everything from our new Facebook page to super-fast (and expensive) storage setups, divine bacon, and more!

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The TR Podcast 32: Troubled times, scary storage, and the dark oscar
— 4:43 PM on January 24, 2009

Listen to this week's episode as we dive into the tech economy, the Seagate debacle, disappointing Oscar nominations, and more.

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Stereoscopic 3D still sucks
— 1:06 PM on January 21, 2009

Some of you may have noticed a sort of 3D renaissance taking place recently in the entertainment industry. Such high-profile, quality releases as Beowulf and...

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