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AMD introduces Radeon HD 8000M mobile GPUs
— 2:03 PM on December 17, 2012

We were all a little surprised when AMD's Radeon HD 7000M-series mobile GPUs came out last December. Despite their branding, those weren't 28-nm parts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Samsung acquires SSD caching software
— 1:42 PM on December 17, 2012

Samsung is one of a select group of SSD vendors that makes not only its own controller silicon, but also its own NAND. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software

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Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, cases, and more
— 4:24 PM on December 14, 2012

Been putting off your Christmas shopping until the last minute? You're in for a treat, then, because both Newegg and Amazon have some particularly good...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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Our Radeon HD 7970 winner is....
— 1:28 PM on December 14, 2012

The winner of our Radeon HD 7970 giveaway is Tom Houston. Tom will be receiving a beefy, triple-slot Asus 7970 card, along with copies...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics The Tech Report

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GeForce Experience optimizes in-game graphics settings
— 11:51 AM on December 14, 2012

PC games typically present users with myriad of graphical detail options that affect not only the visuals, but also the frame rate. Getting the best...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Google: No plans for more Windows 8 apps—for now
— 6:00 AM on December 14, 2012

When Windows 8 came out in October, Google ran ads promoting its Search...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Researchers demo vector-based video codec
— 1:13 PM on December 13, 2012

Modern video codecs rely on pixels to represent moving pictures. That method works well enough, but there are some inherent problems. Lower-resolution videos can't be...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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iOS finally gets official Google Maps app
— 9:58 AM on December 13, 2012

In case you missed it last night, Google's Maps app for iOS was released last night to a collective sigh of relief from iPhone...

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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IE lets websites track cursor movements
— 9:41 AM on December 12, 2012

Microsoft has been campaigning to improve Internet Explorer's public image—and it's got a long road ahead if security oversights like this one keep popping...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Futuremark shows new 3DMark eye candy, delays release
— 4:54 PM on December 10, 2012

On the heels of last week's dazzling Fire Strike trailer, Futuremark has released a few screenshots of another test from the next version...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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We're giving away an Asus Radeon HD 7970 with three games, including Far Cry 3
— 10:58 AM on December 7, 2012

The final stage of our rolling Radeon giveaway is upon us, and it involves the juiciest prize yet. This time, we're giving away an Asus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming The Tech Report

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IHS: Qualcomm the number-three semiconductor supplier in 2012
— 1:55 PM on December 6, 2012

IHS iSuppli has put together a preliminary list of the top 20 semiconductor suppliers for 2012. Intel is still at the top, despite the fact...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Next-gen Radeons due in the second quarter
— 9:52 AM on December 5, 2012

As we saw yesterday, driver updates and game bundles alone have substantially altered the value equation for today's graphics cards. That's good, because according...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce 310.70 beta drivers also speed up Far Cry 3
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2012

Well, AMD isn't the only one churning out graphics driver like there's no tomorrow. Hot on the heels of last week's 310.64 beta, Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway has a winner
— 5:09 PM on December 4, 2012

The winner of our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway is Mahmoud Shmaitelly. Mahmoud, check your email and reply to our message to claim...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics The Tech Report

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New Catalysts fix bugs, improve Far Cry 3 performance
— 9:30 AM on December 4, 2012

I don't know if AMD was totally serious when it announced plans to slow down its driver release cycle earlier this year. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New 3DMark scene has fire, brimstone, particles
— 6:00 AM on December 4, 2012

The folks at Futuremark say they're "deep into final testing" of the next 3DMark, and they've posted a fresh trailer to get us all hyped...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Steam's Big Picture mode out of beta
— 1:55 PM on December 3, 2012

It's official: Steam's Big Picture mode is finally ready for prime time. The couch-friendly user interface for Valve's game and content distribution service was revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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