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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Portege R700 sampled briefly
— 10:50 AM on June 30, 2010

Though he might not publicly admit it, I think I could detect some jealousy in Scott's voice when I called to say I was hanging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Settling in the Great Green North
— 11:15 PM on May 20, 2010

One of our loyal readers recently asked why I haven't talked more about...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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A note on GeForce GTX 480 noise levels
— 11:27 AM on April 15, 2010

Now that GeForce GTX 400-series graphics cards are out in the wild, although in limited numbers, I should say something quickly about the main...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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Core issues
— 12:07 AM on April 8, 2010

Keeping your cores straight isn't easy these days.  Here's a quick cheat sheet. CUDA core - Not a core Shader multiprocessor - Might be a core

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Where have all the good computer desks gone?
— 6:27 PM on March 23, 2010

As you may or may not know, depending on whether you listened to our last podcast all the way through, I've moved to beautiful...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Introducing the TR job board
— 8:04 PM on January 14, 2010

We may not be big enough (yet) to have an HR department and multiple positions available. However, The Tech Report does have a sizable enough...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Avatar: Take two
— 4:41 PM on December 23, 2009

A good number of you read my first impressions blog post about James Cameron's Avatar, in which I praised the visuals and cinematography but...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Avatar: First impressions
— 1:55 PM on December 16, 2009

Last night, I went to see the Avatar premiere. James Cameron's massively hyped CG epic came out in Europe a couple of days ahead of...

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Taking a crack at the great CPU-GPU balance question
— 10:16 AM on December 8, 2009

We get some interesting questions and article suggestions via email from time to time, and we just don't have time to address them all with...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Tech Share moves forward thanks to large donation
— 5:57 PM on October 21, 2009

Earlier this year we shared how the students at Ebenezer Educational Center have been able to spend some time with the Eee PCs you...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Chance to win a Core i7 gaming PC
— 3:38 PM on September 8, 2009

Intel and a couple of its system-building partners are going out of their way to make this week's launch extra special.  CyberPower and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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It's a mad, mad Internet
— 11:04 AM on September 4, 2009

A relative recently created OddNod.com, which showcases unique social media profiles.  My favorite is a Facebook group called "The Bertrand Russell group for...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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On PC upgrades and diminishing returns
— 10:14 PM on August 13, 2009

Like many of you, I'm giddily waiting on the release of Intel's Lynnfield processors to upgrade my main desktop PC. This system is still trucking...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Low definition
— 10:51 AM on July 10, 2009

Sony and some market analysts are wondering why Blu-ray uptake isn't skyrocketing like they'd hoped. I have a few ideas. About a year ago, I decided...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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On fireworks
— 3:41 PM on July 6, 2009

In the past few years, my brother and I have arrived at a place where we have the resources and venue to purchase and use,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Requiem for a 4870
— 12:14 PM on June 29, 2009

It's been a bad month for celebrities, so forgive the poor taste. We've lost David Carradine, Ed McMahon, Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, and Billy Mays....

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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Enough with the booth babes, please
— 3:23 PM on June 17, 2009

Continuing in the spirit of my last blog post, in which I tackled issues probably just a little bit too heavy for this kind of...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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