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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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Bargain basement: a latest-gen iPad Mini for $351 and much, much more
— 12:18 PM on June 7, 2019

There's been a lot of sales on Apple gear these days. Today there are two items with the fruit logo,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Memory Mobile computing

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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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A look at SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet initiative
— 7:45 PM on May 23, 2019

Still think that satellite internet is a non-starter because the pesky laws of physics make for an untenable ping? You're not wrong, but you might...

Type: Feature article Tags: Internet Networking

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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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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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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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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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WebKit's JetStream browser benchmark hits version 2
— 4:00 PM on March 27, 2019

I prefer applications that you download and run on your local machine, but I guess I'm old-fashioned because it seems like even most of those...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $220 and much, much more
— 12:23 PM on March 22, 2019

Ugh, man, this sucks. It's March, Spring has already started, and I've got a clogged nose, aching eyes, muscle pain, and generally feel like I...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Nvidia unveils $99 Jetson Nano single-board computer
— 9:46 AM on March 19, 2019

As I noted yesterday, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco just kicked off. However, yesterday was also the first day of Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Asus updates the ZenBook 14 for 2019
— 12:15 PM on March 12, 2019

If you're of the mind that 13.3" is too tiny and 15.6" is a bit bulky, then perhaps you'll take a liking to the just-right...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 1-TB NVMe SSD for $105, and much more
— 12:00 PM on March 8, 2019

Season's greetings, good gerbils. I had a rather nasty RSI-induced event recently. My upper back has been pretty tightened up, and things came to a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Systems Mobile computing

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With USB4 and USB 3.2, USB is more powerful and convoluted than ever
— 2:25 PM on March 4, 2019

In recent years, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has developed this bizarre habit of releasing specification updates that are often tremendous steps forward but...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Optical drive bays live another day thanks to Sharkoon's VG7-W chassis
— 2:10 PM on February 28, 2019

We know that there were so many of you gerbils who were absolutely infatuated with the edgy gamer styling of recent cases but were put...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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The death of Windows Phone and the five stages of mobile grief
— 9:35 AM on February 19, 2019

After years of clinging to Microsoft's doomed platform, a diehard Windows Phone fan finally throws in the towel. Join me as I go full stupid...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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