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Logitech's MX Vertical mouse wants to shake hands
— 8:30 AM on August 20, 2018

Vertical mice keep the hand and forearm in a more neutral position than the average mouse today, and that neutral position is reputed to be...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Thursday deals: an RX 580 8 GB with three games for $220 and more
— 10:59 AM on August 9, 2018

Hi there, folks. We're fairly quiet around here at the TR HQ, as Jeff is frantically testing AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2 to his heart's content,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Displays Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Intel shows off its Xeon roadmap through 2020
— 12:30 PM on August 8, 2018

Intel is holding its Data-Centric Innovation Summit at its headquarters in Santa Clara, CA today, and the company took the opportunity to talk about its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Tuesday deals: a 2-TB solid-state drive for $250 and much more
— 11:10 AM on August 7, 2018

Greetings folks. It's nice and balmy today at my location, but unfortunately not everywhere. After a relatively calm July, Portugal's fire season is now...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Miscellaneous Displays Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a high-end Dell XPS 13 for $1560, big screens, and more
— 11:11 AM on July 31, 2018

Howdy, folks. Europe is under a massive heat wave right now, and it's getting to be Serious Business. Where before I was poking fun...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays Mobile computing

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HyperX Pulsefire FPS gaming mouse gets a Pro augmentation
— 11:55 AM on July 30, 2018

HyperX has been building up its mouse lineup of late with the entry-level Pulsefire FPS and RGB LED-ringed Pulsefire Surge. For those after...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Samsung receives UL certification for "unbreakable" phone display
— 4:00 PM on July 26, 2018

Way back when, smartphones would see large performance increases year after year. Those kind of computing gains are now in society's collective rearview mirror, but...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700 for $200 and more
— 12:04 PM on July 26, 2018

Greetings, folks! I hope you're enjoying the summer weather. Around here it's warm and balmy enough, and there haven't been reports of massive fires—at least...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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AMD continued to enjoy strong growth in Q2 2018
— 7:10 AM on July 26, 2018

AMD released its second-quarter 2018 financial results yesterday evening. The company posted revenue of $1.76 billion, up 53% year-on-year, and made $153 million in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Backblaze publishes its hard drive obituary for Q2 2018
— 12:58 PM on July 25, 2018

We're into the third quarter of 2018, and that means it's time for yet another Backblaze quarterly report. It's interesting to see the results...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Elgato Stream Deck Mini shrinks source-switching power
— 2:30 PM on July 24, 2018

You may recall Elgato's Stream Deck launched last May. To recap for those unfamiliar, it's essentially a box with 15 buttons that you can...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Input devices Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a Dell laptop with a Core i7-8750H for $1000 and more
— 10:17 AM on July 24, 2018

Howdy, folks! Let me tell you something about house floods: the water is often the least of your worries. You plug whatever spot it's coming...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays Mobile computing

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David Kanter dissects Intel's plans for Optane Persistent Memory
— 9:34 AM on July 24, 2018

Intel's Optane Persistent Memory sticks put 3D Xpoint memory chips in DIMM slots. While that may sound straightforward enough, the shift from DRAM to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Servers

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 5 2600X for $189 and more
— 12:14 PM on July 19, 2018

How's it going, folks? Motherboards bearing AMD's revamped B450 chipset have begun hitting e-tailers everywhere, ready to take in often-discounted Ryzen 2000-series CPUs. We've already...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Displays Memory

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Cooler Master makes gaming mice affordable with its $30 CM310
— 3:30 PM on July 10, 2018

RGB LEDs have become too popular for any peripheral maker to ignore at any price point, and Cooler Master is bringing an entry-level blinkenlights option...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Tuesday deals: an MSI Optix MPG27CQ gaming display for $400 and more
— 10:00 AM on July 10, 2018

Hullo there, good gerbils and gerbilettes. Summer's in full swing now with high temperatures, trips to beaches, and music festivals everywhere. The time is also...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Power Displays

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Far Cry 5 gets FreeSync 2 HDR support in latest update
— 3:45 PM on July 9, 2018

Far Cry 5 has offered HDR support for some time now, and I've certainly enjoyed the blinding highlights and pitch-black shadows its HDR mode...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Thursday deals: a Dell PC with a GTX 1070 for $1090 and more
— 10:29 AM on July 5, 2018

Howdy, folks! I'm sure you're still burping and sleepy from gorging on all that sweet fourth-of-July BBQ. I also hope you haven't spent all your...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Memory Gaming

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