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TR BBQ XVI is less than two months away
— 11:00 AM on June 14, 2019

Greetings gerbils! At this time last year, the TR BBQ was only one week a way. I got a strong reminder that it's BBQ season...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Microsoft adds variable refresh rate support to Windows 10
— 10:00 AM on June 5, 2019

Nvidia and AMD had a heck of a time getting G-Sync and FreeSync to work on Windows, but with Intel finally adopting the feature, variable...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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Gigabyte has an Aorus party at Computex 2019
— 9:30 AM on May 30, 2019

To the surprise of absolutely no-one, Gigabyte has a big presence at Computex. The company sent over a whole packet of photos of its...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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Bargain basement: a Radeon RX 570 4 GB for $120 with two games, and more
— 12:35 PM on May 28, 2019

Last week, we lead our deals with a high-end graphics card, and today's the time for a modest offering to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Storage Systems Mobile computing

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Asus doles out 10 boards based on Ryzen's X570 chipset
— 8:30 AM on May 28, 2019

As part of its announcements yesterday, AMD proudly boasted that it had strong support from its partners for the launch of its third-generation Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Windows 10 May 2019 update brings Updateception
— 12:00 PM on May 22, 2019

Microsoft has released the May 2019 update for Windows 10, also known as version 1903. To celebrate the occasion, the Windows maker has also made...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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U.S. banhammers Huawei, blocking handsets, hardware, and Android access
— 12:05 PM on May 20, 2019

The Bureau of Industry and Security within the U.S. Department of Commerce has added Chinese device maker Huawei and its affiliates to the Bureau's Entity List. That...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Windows Personal tech

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Bargain basement: 32 GB of 3600 MT/s RAM for $160 and much, much more
— 1:18 PM on May 17, 2019

Here's quite the shocking deal. RAM prices have been quite low of late, but what if we had a kit that's fast and capacious and cheap? Yep,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Power Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Save the date: the TR BBQ XVI is happening on August 10th
— 8:38 AM on May 10, 2019

The countdown for the TR BBQ XVI has officially begun. If you're unfamiliar, the TR BBQ is a yearly gathering of TR forum goers on the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Microsoft is releasing a new pack of PowerToys
— 12:00 PM on May 8, 2019

Gerbils make up a slightly older audience than you're likely to find on most tech sites. So saying, I suspect we're likely to have a...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 goes fast and has a new terminal
— 9:00 AM on May 7, 2019

The year of Linux on the desktop is finally upon us. Microsoft tried to make it happen in 2017 when it released Windows Subsystem...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Linux-Unix

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700X and a 250 GB NVMe SSD for $295 and more
— 10:43 AM on April 26, 2019

Hi, guys! I'd have a mildly amusing intro, but there's nothing amusing about the situation I'm in right this second. I have to attend a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Friday night topic: Preserving our gaming heritage
— 4:19 PM on April 12, 2019

This afternoon as I try to avoid getting real work done, I'm listening to Digital Eclipse producer Frank Cifaldi's talk from GDC entitled It's Still Emulation:...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700X and a mobo for $320 and much more
— 10:47 AM on April 12, 2019

A fair day, good gerbils. While I'd like to think that I have a decent enough moral compass, I've been considering the infliction of bodily...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Displays Memory

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Insider builds dress Chromium in Edge clothing
— 4:59 PM on April 8, 2019

Last December, Microsoft announced plans to dump Edge's HTML and JavaScript guts in favor of Chromium, shortly after anonymous reports surfaced. At the time,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Windows

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Bargain basement: a Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless headset for $70 and more
— 12:09 PM on April 5, 2019

Greetings, folks. My latest tussles with my spine over its inability to stay straight has led me to a hunt down the chair aisle. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 12:24 PM on April 2, 2019

G'afternoon, folks. it's a quiet day around here, but things are bound to heat up soon enough. Intel has a datacenter event going, and there...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Intel's Graphics Command Center will take you on an Odyssey
— 11:01 AM on March 22, 2019

Intel's been blowing the whistle on the Graphics Hype Train quite a bit lately. The company teased its coming-in-2020 discrete graphics a while back, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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