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The TR BBQ XV is just one month away and I'm not prepared
— 1:05 PM on May 24, 2018

When I looked up the last TR BBQ one-month warning, I briefly panicked because it reminded me that I have yet to order this year's Cornhole tournament trophies....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Thursday deals: an Intel DC S3500 1.6-TB SSD for $315 and more
— 9:52 AM on May 24, 2018

Morning, folks. Although I'm a normally a pretend guitarist, I've recently picked up bass guitar thanks to re-joining a band, and my left index finger...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ G-Sync HDR monitor arrives with a bang
— 4:49 PM on May 23, 2018

Back when we first heard about G-Sync HDR, there were two monitors on the docket: Acer's Predator X27 and Asus' ROG Swift PG27UQ. The...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer Nitro VG0 and RG0 displays offer FreeSync on a budget
— 4:21 PM on May 23, 2018

When you hear "Acer" in the context of monitors, you may be forgiven for having flashbacks of that amazing (and amazingly expensive) Predator X27...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Tuesday deals: an LG 43UD79-B 43" 4K display for $500 and more
— 11:01 AM on May 22, 2018

Hullo, gerbils! We're fairly certain you've already noticed that we've officially entered the pre-Computex lull. Big product announcements probably won't appear over the next couple...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Gigabyte's X470 Aorus Gaming 7 Wifi motherboard reviewed
— 10:42 AM on May 21, 2018

Gigabyte's X470 Aorus Gaming 7 pulls together all of the ingredients we want to see in a high-end Socket AM4 mobo, from a powerful VRM...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Acer's Predator X27 G-Sync HDR monitor shows up at Newegg for $2000
— 1:03 PM on May 18, 2018

Remember that Acer Predator X27 monitor that PC World's executive editor was salivating over just a bit ago? Well, it's available for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft Adaptive Controller ensures anyone can be a gamer
— 11:04 AM on May 18, 2018

You might think that video gaming would be one of the hobbies most suited for those with physical disabilities. Unfortunately, that's not really the case. Operating...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Toshiba gets approval to sell its memory business for $18 billion
— 9:00 AM on May 18, 2018

Troubled Japanese firm Toshiba Corporation has gotten the final stamp of governmental approval it needed to sell off its memory chip business, known as Toshiba...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Report: Samsung poised to deliver a 49" panel at 5120x1440 and 120 Hz
— 12:30 PM on May 17, 2018

If I hear the phrase "new Samsung monitor," I immediately imagine something with a curved ultra-wide panel. The monitor masters over at TFT Central seem to figure...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X and ASRock X370 Pro4 for $300 and more
— 11:23 AM on May 17, 2018

Hello there, gerbils. In case you missed it, our overlord Jeff Kampman has written up an interesting article about casual overclocking in the modern...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Mobile computing

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SteamVR Input helps bring controllers old and new into VR
— 10:30 AM on May 16, 2018

Controllers for PC games are a fairly standardized deal at this point. Any active gamer surely has a keyboard and mouse, and many have a...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Surface Hub 2 further leverages synergies, enhances collaboration
— 9:02 AM on May 16, 2018

The classic whiteboard is a ubiquitous fixture of conference and boardrooms in modern offices. It's been around a while, though—long enough that it seems like...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Tuesday deals: a 2-TB Micron 1100 SSD for $269 and more insanity
— 3:13 PM on May 15, 2018

Hi there, gerbils! Folks, this is an insane day. We're not entirely sure of what's happened recently, but we've seen a sharp drop in SSD...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Storage

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Logitech's G305 Lightspeed brings long battery life to wireless gaming mice
— 12:16 PM on May 15, 2018

In the world of PCs, "gaming" tends to means "high performance", and that usually means higher power consumption. Poor battery life is just one reason...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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HP's refreshed EliteBooks and Elite x2 get meaty CPUs and bright displays
— 10:42 AM on May 15, 2018

HP just yesterday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of its Envy and Elite series premium machines, including laptops, desktops, and AIO machines. We'll be looking...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Displays Mobile computing

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HP ups its AIO game with the EliteOne 1000 G2, Envy 27, and Envy 34
— 9:22 AM on May 15, 2018

Once upon a time, buyers could count on a display far outlasting the usefulness of a PC purchased at the same time. However, the era...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays

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Wasabi Mango UHD430 is the first 4K 120-Hz display you can buy
— 9:03 AM on May 14, 2018

Have you ever heard of a little monitor manufacturer called Wasabi Mango, gerbils? Even if you haven't, the Korean brand isn't a complete unknown—it's been...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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