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So that's why it only costs $29
— 6:01 PM on August 31, 2009

Last Saturday, I decided to head down to my local Apple reseller and grab a copy of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The new...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Mac

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Gearing up for Lynnfield and Win7
— 11:34 AM on August 24, 2009

The advent of new mainstream CPUs from Intel and a major (and promising) new release of Windows has us reworking all...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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A few weeks with LaCie's iamaKey thumb drive
— 11:10 AM on July 7, 2009

USB thumb drives are everywhere. Heck, they've been everywhere for years. Never before have I see a new class of product become...

Type: Blog post Tags: Software

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A new addition in Damage Labs
— 3:05 PM on July 2, 2009

The results of my latest project are somewhat complicated to interpret at times but very positive overall.  Ladies and gents, please welcome Charles Jacob Wasson,...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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MSI and OCZ overclock
— 12:00 PM on June 12, 2009

Since we're an enthusiast site, little explanation of overclocking is needed here.  We tend to focus on the intricacies of hardware and how it performs,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Tech Share finally boots up
— 11:07 AM on May 12, 2009

We received some refreshingly positive news last week from our Tech Share project on the other side of the globe. Anyone who has followed our...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Trying out Windows 7's XP Mode
— 3:04 PM on May 11, 2009

Late last month, Microsoft revealed plans to offer a free Windows XP virtualization solution to users of Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate. In a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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TR goes social
— 9:19 PM on April 15, 2009

You may have noticed a small change in the TR layout this afternoon. If you look at the bottom of articles, news posts, and blog...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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Google + Python = world domination?
— 1:08 PM on April 7, 2009

Since its initial release in 1991, the Python programming language has steadily grown in popularity. Designed by Dutch programmer Guido van Rossum (a.k.a....

Type: Blog post Tags: Software

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Let there be light!
— 11:20 AM on March 27, 2009

It all started a few weeks ago when I sent a picture over to Jordan, our resident podcast guru, showing off the light box I...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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The case for a secondary motherboard OS
— 10:08 PM on March 26, 2009

It seems like every year, someone thinks that Linux is on the verge of making real inroads on the desktop. And every year, the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards Operating systems

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What's in a browser?
— 4:10 PM on March 16, 2009

With word that the final version of Internet Explorer 8 may be coming in the next few days, enthusiasts are once again...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Software

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Design hard
— 3:56 PM on February 26, 2009

Every so often one of our sponsors runs a campaign that's unique or fun enough that I'm reminded how these guys are a part of...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR on Facebook
— 11:42 PM on January 27, 2009

No, really.  I went and made a TR page on Facebook tonight.  Perhaps not the best-advised of actions, but it seemed like the thing...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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Internet Explorer 8 RC1 impressions
— 10:34 AM on January 27, 2009

I didn't think the day would ever come, but it has: as of the RC1 build, Internet Explorer 8 appears to render TR pretty much...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Software

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TR's news page gets a makeover
— 4:50 PM on January 21, 2009

As some of our more loyal readers might know, TR used to have a blog-style layout where news took up the whole front page. Because...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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Thoughts on the Windows 7 beta
— 4:44 PM on January 13, 2009

I've already written at length about my (generally positive) appraisal of Windows Vista, yet I'm still eagerly looking forward to Windows 7. While I find...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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The Tech Report's XML benchmark
— 9:29 PM on December 1, 2008

Server benchmarking is an odd domain.  There are lots of very well developed, non-proprietary benchmarks available, but there are also teams of engineers with huge...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs The Tech Report

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