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Samsung HMD Odyssey+ bursts through the screen door
— 9:48 AM on October 22, 2018

Samsung's HMD Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality headset was already among the highest-end of its type, and the company is refining that head-mounted device...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Building a custom Xbox Adaptive Controller peripheral, part three
— 7:47 AM on October 20, 2018

In part two of this blog series, I introduced my idea of using paint rollers as the mechanism for allowing easy rotation of the foam...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Game consoles

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Chocolate Cupcake Day Shortbread
— 1:49 PM on October 18, 2018

That reminds me, I need to pick up some milk. RTX 2070 roundup MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Armor @ PC...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Samsung takes EUV lithography into production for its 7-nm LPP node
— 9:27 AM on October 18, 2018

Samsung announced yesterday evening that its 7-nm Low Power Plus (LPP) process technology is ready to roll. The company says it has completed development...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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The death of Windows Media Center and the five stages of HTPC grief
— 11:15 AM on October 17, 2018

It's time to pull the plug on Windows Media Center after 10 happy years together. The ramifications for my living room are significant and nuanced....

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous

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Dictionary Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on October 16, 2018

Wait, two Portuguese dictionaries in some random stock image... Anything to confess, Bruno? PC hardware and computing TeamGroup MP32 M2 NVMe...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a Micron 1100 2-TB solid state drive for $250 and more
— 9:49 AM on October 16, 2018

Portugal's not a place that sees much in the way of seriously nasty weather. People around here just aren't used to more than the occasional...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Dell Ultrasharp 49 could literally let you surf the web
— 10:00 AM on October 15, 2018

There's wide, there's ultrawide, and then there's Dell's Ultrasharp 49 display, a 49", 5120x1440 beast that puts the equivalent of two 2560x1440 monitors in...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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National Sausage Pizza Day Shortbread
— 1:31 PM on October 11, 2018

Close enough. PC hardware and computing IBM's Machine Learning Accelerator at VLSI 2018 @ Real World Technologies (Kanter alert!) Noctua AMD Threadripper...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 5 1600 for $145 and more
— 9:56 AM on October 11, 2018

Greetings, good fellows. 'Tis a calm and relatively quiet day at the TR HQ, but there's brewing going on. Jeff's just ordered some fancy espresso...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays

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Building a custom Xbox Adaptive Controller peripheral, part two
— 11:47 AM on October 10, 2018

Last week, I officially introduced you to my project to build a custom input device for my daughter Ellie that she could use with the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Game consoles

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Curious Events Day Shortbread
— 11:00 AM on October 9, 2018

That proves it! PC hardware and computing Gigabyte Aorus P850W gold power supply review @ PC Perspective Element Gaming 27" QHD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: an RX 570 8 GB for $170 and more
— 9:16 AM on October 9, 2018

How are you doing, folks? I'm sure that by now you've evaluated Intel's ninth-generation Core lineup and are probably doing the math for an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Displays Software Networking

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Alienware m15 gaming laptop trims the fat and muscles up
— 12:05 PM on October 5, 2018

For a good while now, Dell's Alienware sub-brand has been selling three models of laptop: the simply-named Alienware 13, Alienware 15, and Alienware 17. While...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Report: Supermicro servers compromised by Chinese hardware backdoors
— 12:37 PM on October 4, 2018

Unless you're reading this website by pure happenstance, it's pretty likely that you're familiar with the Supermicro name. You may have ordered some of the company's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Networking Servers

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700X for $289 and more
— 10:44 AM on October 4, 2018

By Crom's rocks, it's hot out there. The south of Europe and the Iberian peninsula in particular are sort-of-enjoying a second summer. That's not entirely desirable,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Taco Day Shortbread
— 9:29 AM on October 4, 2018

Today is a farce. PC hardware and computing Thermalright ARO-M14G Ryzen AM4 CPU air cooler review @ HardOCP Nvidia GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Fractal Design's Define S2 case reviewed
— 9:00 AM on October 3, 2018

Fractal Design's Define S case proved friendly to builders who wanted an exceedingly roomy design to work with, all at a killer price. Now that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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