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Poll: Do you shut down, sleep, or hibernate?
— 1:54 PM on August 17, 2011

For ages, I've been in the habit of never turning off my primary PC. It's a desktop, and old habits die hard. However,...

Poll Question: • When not in use, my primary PC is usually:

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
— 9:33 AM on August 15, 2011

Looks like Google is serious about this whole Android thing. The search giant has coughed up $12.5 billion to purchase Motorola Mobility. Whoa. As...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Chromium OS tablet UI demoed on video
— 6:00 AM on August 9, 2011

With Android invading an ever-growing number of tablets and phones, and netbooks falling out of favor with trendy first-worlders, I've always assumed that Google would...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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TR BBQ 2011: the aftermath!
— 11:18 AM on August 8, 2011

At long last, I finally managed to make it to the annual TR BBQ, eight years into its most excellent existence. TR sales honcho Adam...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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AMD-branded RAM starts popping up in stores
— 6:00 AM on August 8, 2011

No, this is no joke—unless we're the victims of an extraordinarily elaborate prank. It appears that AMD has quietly started selling DDR3 system memory under...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 6870 for $149.99, and more
— 4:54 PM on August 5, 2011

Memory and storage bargains have monopolized our deal posts these past few weeks, but there are some juicy GPU bagains to be enjoyed right now—rather...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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Join us at TR BBQ 2011 on Saturday, maybe win an E-350 mobo
— 10:00 AM on August 5, 2011

That's right: those who attend the TR BBQ VIII this weekend will have a chance to win a motherboard with an integrated Brazos APU,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards The Tech Report

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Release roundup: 3D displays, new coolers, and more
— 5:32 PM on August 4, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's roundup of miscellaneous product launches and announcements: new coolers, a 3D display, some RAM, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Displays Memory

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TR meetup tonight at The Peanut in Lee's Summit
— 10:42 AM on August 4, 2011

Since the time is almost here, we'll do one more post about tonight's TR meetup in the Kansas City metro area. We'll be at...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Get ready for local TR events in KC and Michigan this week
— 9:49 PM on August 1, 2011

Wow. Some things have come together at the last minute, and we have significant news about a pair of local TR events coming up...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Etc.
— 12:22 PM on August 1, 2011

Man, it's good to be home. In a pretty much unprecedented event, both Geoff and I were off last week, yet we still managed...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing The Tech Report

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Deal of the week: $30 for 8GB of RAM and a USB drive
— 4:38 PM on July 29, 2011

We all know the drill by now—DRAM prices, crashing faster than Charlie Sheen's career, and so on. Well, we're still surprised that Newegg is currently...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Memory

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Report: 2GB DDR3 modules inching toward $10
— 9:29 AM on July 27, 2011

Memory prices are on a clear downward trend, and some memory makers seem happy to accelerate that. According to industry sources quoted by DigiTimes,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Deal of the week: A 6850 and two games for $125
— 5:45 PM on July 22, 2011

We've got a juicy graphics deal for you to sink your teeth into this week. Right now, XFX's Radeon HD 6850 is tied to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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IHS iSuppli: DRAM prices to keep falling, but more slowly
— 6:00 AM on July 21, 2011

Recent whispers from the Far East suggest Taiwanese DRAM makers might cut production to curb the vertiginous downward trend in system memory pricing. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Sneak a peek at our new RSS feeds, please
— 10:28 AM on July 19, 2011

Our current RSS feeds are, how shall we say, somewhat less than optimal. That's why we've been working on a new, improved feed arrangement....

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Deal of the week: 8GB of RAM for $53 shipped, and more
— 5:13 PM on July 15, 2011

So, it looks like memory prices are still on a steep downward trend. How much so? Our July 1 deal post featured an 8GB...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Some DRAM makers mull measures to curb price decline
— 10:09 AM on July 13, 2011

Even a quick glance at online listings should tell you that memory prices have been on a vertiginous downward trend for months now. Some 4GB...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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