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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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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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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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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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Microsoft: Windows 8 won't require a hardware upgrade
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2011

The arrival of Windows Vista caused quite a fuss a few years backā€”not just because the operating system lacked polish, but also because it required...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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'Only' 999 more days left for XP security updates
— 11:07 AM on July 12, 2011

Yesterday marked an interesting milestone for Windows XP. In 1,000 days (or 999 as of today), Microsoft will stop providing security updates for...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Ubuntu ushers me out of the Windows XP era
— 11:02 PM on July 7, 2011

Well, it finally happened. Windows XP is no longer the primary OS on any of my day-to-day machines. The last holdout was my laptop,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems

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TR BBQ 2011 is one month from today
— 2:46 PM on July 6, 2011

Yep, just a month from now, on August 6th, the eighth annual TR BBQ event will kick off on the shores of Lake Michigan. In...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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HP confirms talks to license WebOS
— 9:33 AM on June 30, 2011

That certainly didn't take long. Barely a month after publicly entertaining the notion of licensing its webOS mobile operating system to other firms, HP...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Personal tech

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Etc.
— 10:35 AM on June 10, 2011

Seems like we've had a quiet end to the week here, with Computex, E3, and WWDC all winding down. Last night, we set out...

Type: News story Tags: Software The Tech Report

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Steve Jobs dazzles developers with new OSes, iCloud
— 3:33 PM on June 6, 2011

Wow. I've been enjoying Apple keynotes for the better part of the last decade (hey, Steve Jobs is quite the showman), and today's Worldwide Developers...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac Personal tech

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Could Windows 8's new UI be a sign of things to come?
— 1:44 PM on June 3, 2011

If what Microsoft showed earlier this week is any indication, Windows 8 looks set to abandon age-old user interface paradigms and serve up a full-screen,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Mac

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Microsoft demos Windows 8's new interface
— 12:33 AM on June 2, 2011

Late yesterday, Microsoft lifted the veil off Windows 8, previewing a new user interface designed to bridge the gap between conventional PCs and touch-enabled...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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