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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 2:53 PM on March 19, 2019

Greetings folks! I have to rush the pleasantries today. It's been a bad day full of bureaucracy, and although it's past 7 pm around here,...

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

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Bargain basement: a 34" 3440x1440 100 Hz VA display for $400 and more
— 12:25 PM on March 15, 2019

Greetings, folks! There isn't much time for pleasantries today, as I need to head out for a weekend trip to Lisbon. I'll be sure to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory

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Halo series hits Steam as DirectX 12 comes to Windows 7
— 8:45 AM on March 14, 2019

Microsoft, what are you even doing? Two interesting-but-probably-unrelated bits of PC gaming news came out of the Redmond complex early this week. The most exciting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $230 and a ton of cheap system components
— 1:05 PM on March 12, 2019

Greetings, my good gerbils. My quest for weight loss has been going well—184 lbs and dropping (at 5' 11" with wide shoulders). I've never been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Memory Input devices

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Lock and load for Devil May Cry 5 with Radeon Software 19.3.1
— 12:30 PM on March 8, 2019

Okay, gerbils. I promise, this is the last time I'll gush about Devil May Cry 5. It unlocked last night at 11:00pm CST, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Poll: What's your household's average daily kWh usage?
— 9:20 AM on March 7, 2019

A couple months ago, I teased an upcoming story about my brand new solar panel adventure. I'm happy to report that the system has now...

Poll Question: • What's your household's average daily kWh usage

Type: News story Tags: Power

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The digital game store wars: Who are the players?
— 3:45 PM on March 6, 2019

A litany of new digital gaming stores have sprung up over the last few years, in commensurate response to the growth of the video games...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Bargain basement: a cheap Vega 64, MacBook Pro, Surface Laptop 2, and more
— 1:20 PM on March 1, 2019

G'afternoon, folks. My tiny terror HTPC is now alive and well, and I'll be making excellent use of it by chewing through my gigantic backlog...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: a 32" 4K display with 95% DCI-P3 coverage for $350 and more
— 1:10 PM on February 26, 2019

Good afternoon, gerbils. It seems that all the talk lately in tech is about bendy phones that fold over. The screen technology therein is quite...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 is still not a consumer device
— 11:55 AM on February 25, 2019

HoloLens 2 shows that Microsoft's impressive XR device is for industrial, medical, and educational applications. It's not for consumers. Not that it ever was, really.

Type: Feature article Tags: Displays

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Tuesday deals: an Intel 660p 512-GB NVMe drive for $67 and much more
— 2:05 PM on February 19, 2019

A fair day to thee, good gerbils. If you're looking for an interesting article to read, may I suggest Colton Westrate's "The death of Windows...

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

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All the RTX 2000-series Max-Q laptops
— 9:49 AM on February 18, 2019

Nvidia and partners have developed high-end RTX Max-Q gaming laptop designs. From the CES 2019 stage, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said there are 40+ laptops...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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PC gamers have tons to look forward to in 2019
— 1:40 PM on February 13, 2019

I don't have to tell this to an audience of gerbils, but rumors of PC gaming's death have been greatly exaggerated for a long...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Latest Windows update highlights HoloLens ahead of MWC announcement
— 10:55 AM on February 13, 2019

Microsoft released Windows 10 build 17763.316 yesterday, and the HoloLens was front and center. It's mentioned in the note atop the release notes page,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Unreal Engine 4.22 update adds support for DirectX Raytracing
— 3:35 PM on February 12, 2019

Epic Games, which makes Fortnite, also makes the Unreal Engine that powers it. (Remember when Unreal was more than an engine?) Epic...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: Cheap G.Skill RAM, discounted Dell gear, and more
— 12:55 PM on February 7, 2019

Greetings, folks. I'm going to keep it short and sweet today. AMD's finally released a high-end graphics card since the Vega 64, and we've...

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

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Support for Apex Legends, Division 2 in AMD Adrenalin Edition 19.2.1
— 9:55 AM on February 6, 2019

Another day, another graphics driver update. This one is the AMD Radeon Software (this is such a long name) Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.1 (finally), and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Logitech G935 7.1 wireless gaming headset reviewed
— 9:00 AM on February 5, 2019

The Logitech G935 offers solid battery life and checks all those must-have boxes for a pricey gaming headset, but there's an issue with wired performance.

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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