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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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The new Mac Pro packs in 28 Xeon cores, 1.5TB of RAM, and quad Vega GPUs
— 5:00 PM on June 3, 2019

If you know me—and if you've been reading this site for the last few years, you know me well enough—then you know that I am...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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Bargain basement: an EVGA RTX 2080 FTW3 for $720 and much more
— 2:30 PM on May 21, 2019

Graphics cards these days are pretty darn fast but also priced accordingly, and we don't often lead deals posts with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Input devices Mobile computing Networking

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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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HP launches a new lineup of Omen & Pavilion gamer gear
— 3:30 PM on May 15, 2019

HP would like you to know that it's got a new line of gaming products out. Normally I'm not overly concerned with what HP would...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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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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Logitech G502 Lightspeed wireless mouse reviewed
— 10:49 AM on May 9, 2019

Bringing out a successor to the well-loved G502 Hero mouse is a tall order to begin with, and endowing it with wireless functionality and fancy...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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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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Corsair's Ironclaw RGB Wireless and Glaive RGB Pro gaming mice reviewed
— 11:28 AM on May 6, 2019

We take a look at the newest revisions of two of Corsair's mainstream gaming mice. The company seems to have taken user feedback to heart,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 1800X for $178, a Ryzen 5 2600 for $150, and more
— 11:42 AM on April 30, 2019

Greetings, gerbils. It's a fair day today, and when I'm done with work, I'll be going into my power armor in Fallout 4. I'm a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Memory Networking

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GeForce beta driver 430.53 hotfix lets you reclaim your CPU cycles
— 9:00 AM on April 30, 2019

If you read the entirety of this post about the launch of the GeForce GTX 1650, you may recall that we noted the release...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Razer Blade 15 Advanced melds slimness, Turing GPUs, and OLED displays
— 11:30 AM on April 25, 2019

I don't normally get into gaming laptops, but exceptions can be made. The best portable gaming PCs have plenty of horsepower, don't look like typical...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Don't skimp on the power supply: a 20 kW solar installation reviewed, part one
— 5:00 PM on April 22, 2019

I invested $65,000 to make my household fusion-powered. Join me as I tell the story from the beginning and share every juicy detail that I...

Type: Feature article Tags: Power

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