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Samsung Notebook 9 Pen convertibles have a nifty trick up their sleeves
— 1:00 PM on December 13, 2018

While the traditional clamshell laptop form factor has always been king, one could say that the future is convertible. Samsung certainly seems to think that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a 2-TB SSD for $210, a 1-TB SSD for $113, and more
— 10:45 AM on December 13, 2018

G'afternoon, good gerbils. Recently I moved over to an NVMe SSD, and I can tell you a couple things. The first is that for regular...

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

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LG Gram 17 and 14" Gram 2-in-1 look to ease your load
— 4:07 PM on December 12, 2018

LG wants to take a load off your shoulders—quite literally, in fact. The company just announced the latest iterations in its Gram lineup of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nokia 8.1 handset pumps up the midrange with Android 9 Pie
— 2:52 PM on December 11, 2018

Do you want one of the nicer phones, but the constant removal of microSD slots and headphone jacks is keeping you down? Meet the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a Corsair RM650x for $59.99 and much more
— 11:05 AM on December 11, 2018

Greetings, fair gerbils. Roughly every three-to-six months, I go and get my back and shoulders put into place again. Life at a desk takes it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Power Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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Rumor: new desktop and mobile GeForce RTX chips break cover
— 11:15 AM on December 10, 2018

It's a pretty quiet news day, but over yonder in the Plains of Rumors there have been echoes of the words "Nvidia" and "RTX." Two...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Qualcomm 8cx SoC steps up for the next Always Connected PCs
— 3:44 PM on December 6, 2018

You may remember the Always Connected PCs we talked up a while ago. Those lean notebooks promised competent computing performance paired with constant cellular...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Windows

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Thursday deals: a high-end IdeaPad 530 with a Core i7 for $1070 and more
— 12:13 PM on December 6, 2018

Hello, folks. It's a somewhat peaceful day at TR HQ. There's an incoming review of a sweet motherboard, but generally there's not much going on...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Input devices Mobile computing

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 spreads its wings for the 5G future
— 5:22 PM on December 5, 2018

Qualcomm's annual tech summit is underway this week in Hawaii, and the term that emerged from presenters' mouths every two seconds there was "5G." The next...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking

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Razer Blade Stealth upgrades lock on Whiskey Lake chips and 4K displays
— 9:40 AM on December 5, 2018

With the thousands of laptops on offer these days, you'd think it would be easy to find that Goldilocks model that covers all the bases...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a 960-GB SSD for $110 and more goodies
— 11:38 AM on December 4, 2018

Hullo, good folks. I bet you're dying to know if the meaty RTX speed boost that Nvidia promised for the incoming Battlefield V update...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Displays Input devices

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Report: Microsoft to ditch EdgeHTML in favor of Chromium
— 9:03 AM on December 4, 2018

 Citing anonymous sources, Windows Central reports that Redmond is forging ahead with a plan to replace or retool the Edge browser in Windows 10 with...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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GeForce 417.22 drivers are ready to speed up RTX in Battlefield V
— 2:30 PM on December 3, 2018

Nvidia's letting the news cannon loose today, and the latest piece of information from the green team regards the release of the GeForce 417.22 WHQL...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia promises major RTX boost with Battlefield V update
— 9:31 AM on December 3, 2018

Our early performance testing for DirectX Raytracing effects in Battlefield V suggested that the tradeoff between frame rates and image quality with Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: a HyperX Cloud Revolver headset for $70 and more
— 10:22 AM on November 29, 2018

Hey there, folks. Here's today bit of irrelevant trivia. I've recently joined the rechargeable batteries club. See, ever since I started playing the metal, I...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Antlion Audio bites off the cord to make its ModMic Wireless
— 7:45 AM on November 29, 2018

Antlion Audio's ModMic can turn any pair of headphones into a high-quality headset, but that add-on has one unfortunate drawback: it adds another cable to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices

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Intel graphics drivers go universal with 25.20.100.6444 release
— 6:24 PM on November 28, 2018

One subtlety of the Windows 10 October Update (also known as version 1809) that may have been lost among its many growing pains is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Basemark GPU 1.1 benchmark adds support for the DirectX 12 API
— 8:21 AM on November 28, 2018

The world can always use more free, quick-to-run, cross-platform benchmarks for the latest methods in graphics programming, and Basemark is improving its benchmark utility for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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