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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q1 adds VSR and wireless VR
— 10:35 AM on February 12, 2019

AMD releases Radeon Pro drivers on a quarterly schedule, and being that we're a month into 2019, the time for the next release was nigh....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Intel flutters into the Robert Swan era, makes interim CEO permanent
— 9:57 AM on January 31, 2019

It sounds like everyone will be calling him “Bob,” but whether he goes by Bob, Robert, or Mr. Swan, Intel’s new CEO starts today....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Corsair puts tiny LED tech into RGB DRAM
— 6:55 PM on January 9, 2019

There was a time, not that long ago, when not everything in the PC universe was brimming with RGB lighting. But as LEDs have crept...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Memory

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Arpanet designer Larry Roberts dies at 81
— 3:25 PM on December 31, 2018

Lawrence G. Roberts, the man whose work would eventually allow us to send each other cat GIFs and get into arguments in comments sections, has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Big news, no news, and future news
— 9:48 AM on December 30, 2018

Greetings, gerbils! We’re in the midst of a funky stretch on The Tech Report, wherein there was a big bombshell piece of news, presently...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Dell returns to the stock market after six years
— 1:45 PM on December 28, 2018

Computer manufacturer Dell Technologies is back on the New York Stock Exchange this week, almost six years after one of the biggest buybacks in recent...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!
— 1:01 PM on December 24, 2018

Whoosh. That's the sound of 2018 going out the door. This year saw the introduction of AMD's second-gen Ryzen 5, Ryzen 7, and

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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So long, farewell
— 2:25 PM on December 20, 2018

Readers of The Tech Report, It is with a heavy heart that I announce I am stepping down as the site's Editor-in-Chief, effective as of the...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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Nvidia AGX Xavier puts the brains in autonomous robots
— 10:02 AM on December 14, 2018

A lot of talk around here revolves around powerful parts suitable for your latest personal computer, phone, workstation, or server. That list doesn't cover all...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech Workstations

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