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TR v3.0 XXL and associated ramblings
— 9:47 PM on February 18, 2011

You might not have noticed, but earlier this afternoon, we quietly rolled out a feature some of you have been requesting for several weeks now:...

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Enter here for a chance to win an Asus GeForce GTX 460
— 10:58 AM on February 17, 2011

As we announced in today's podcast, Asus has kindly donated one of its GeForce GTX 460 graphics cards—the ENGTX460 DirectCU/2DI/1GD5—as part of its sponsorship...

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Etc.
— 10:03 AM on February 1, 2011

I don't know about where you are, but here in Missouri, the Great Storm of '11 is upon us. We got a nice glazing...

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Apple shells out $3.9 billion to keep the spice flowing
— 9:36 AM on February 1, 2011

It's good to be the king. Not content with raking in truckloads of cash and being among the world's highest-valued companies, Apple is now throwing...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Etc.
— 1:09 PM on January 28, 2011

Wow. I feel like I haven't come up for air in months, with the epic procession of video cards, Sandy Bridge, and the new...

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Etc.
— 9:53 AM on January 17, 2011

Morning, all. If the latter part of last week seemed a little slow around here to you, well, you weren't just imagining things. ...

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New Asus LCD has 24-inch IPS panel, 1920x1200 resolution
— 2:03 PM on January 10, 2011

As LCD monitors with 6-bit TN panels continue to dominate the landscape, displays with IPS panels have become increasingly scarce. That's a shame for...

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Etc.
— 11:28 AM on January 10, 2011

Howdy, all. We're back from CES, and the only way I could be happier about that is if I had more energy to feel it. ...

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Welcome to The Tech Report v3.0!
— 2:59 PM on January 1, 2011

Why, hello there! I didn't see you come in. Unless you're a first-time reader, you've probably noticed something different around here. Yes, TR has gotten...

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Etc.
— 11:08 PM on December 31, 2010

An etc. post not written by Scott? Sacrilege! Anyhow, a friendly note to our readers: we'll be taking down the site for some scheduled maintenance...

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Help us beta-test TR v3.0!
— 9:38 PM on December 29, 2010

While Scott's busy benchmarking some very exciting hardware due out in the very near future, other members of the TR team have been putting the...

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Pixel Qi plans three new screens for 2011
— 10:44 AM on December 21, 2010

I have a serious crush on Pixel Qi's transflective display. It may only be 10 inches across and offer 1024x600 pixels of display resolution,...

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Friday night topic: Bang on the new comments system
— 11:28 PM on December 17, 2010

Ok, folks, we have been preparing a replacement for our old but beloved news comments system, known as jazz, for months now. Finally, the...

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Poll: What kind of panel lives inside your LCD monitor?
— 12:56 PM on December 9, 2010

Thanks to the rise of TN panels, LCD monitors have become incredibly cheap. However, some of us are still willing to pay a premium...

Poll Question: • My primary LCD's panel type is:

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Etc.
— 9:51 PM on December 8, 2010

If you would, take a peek at a little something we've been working on and give us your feedback. We think we're close, but...

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Intel, AMD to phase out VGA by 2015
— 12:17 PM on December 8, 2010

Death to VGA! No, not Spike's painfully lame Video Game Awards (although those could also use the axe) but the analog video connector that's...

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Quantum dots offer OLED alternative for large-scale displays
— 11:52 AM on December 7, 2010

Although OLED displays can now be found in smartphones and extremely expensive televisions, the technology has struggled to ramp up to larger panel sizes. ...

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Microsoft patent promises tactile feedback for touch screens
— 2:17 PM on November 29, 2010

Touch screens are everywhere, and they're only going to become more prevalent as smart phones and tablets continue to grow in popularity. However, for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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