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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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Nvidia's RTX finds its way into Cyberpunk 2077 and other titles at E3 2019
— 1:00 PM on June 12, 2019

As they say, "there are no bad products, just bad prices." So it goes when comparing graphics cards, of course, and one big variable in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Xbox Game Pass for PC will be $10 a month
— 2:47 PM on June 9, 2019

It's almost E3 and so it's time for game makers and platform owners to start dropping gooey morsels of gaming news. Microsoft dropped the first...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Quake II RTX blew my mind this morning
— 5:40 PM on June 6, 2019

Back in the day, many of us convinced our friends and family that it was a good idea to spend several hundred dollars on a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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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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Microsoft announces its PC gaming plans ahead of E3
— 9:30 AM on May 31, 2019

Microsoft really wants gamers to play their games on a PC running Windows 10. The company wants it so badly that it's made two PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: MMORPGs, and the gerbils who play them
— 4:00 PM on May 24, 2019

Remember the MMORPG, gerbils? Do you remember massive open worlds filled with hundreds or thousands of other players? Do you recall a time when "gank"...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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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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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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Report: Wired reveals the first details about the next PlayStation
— 1:30 PM on April 16, 2019

The folks over at Wired have been blessed with an exclusive look at the next-generation PlayStation, courtesy of an interview with Mark Cerny,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Analogue Mega Sg reviewed: cloning a Sega Genesis with FPGA power
— 11:17 AM on April 15, 2019

FPGAs are found in everything from medical devices to computer monitors. We'll explore whether Analogue's application of Altera's Cyclone V FPGA family in creating a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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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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PDP's LVL 50 wireless headset reviewed
— 11:52 AM on April 9, 2019

PDP's LVL50 is an intriguing product: a fully-wireless headset with Xbox and PC compatibility for an unusually affordable price. Does it have what it takes...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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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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