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Book Lovers Day Shortbread
— 1:35 PM on August 9, 2018

I'm on my 3rd Kindle, a used 6" Oasis that I snagged for cheap. It's so much better than...

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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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AMD Radeon Pro 18.Q3 drivers make pro power available everywhere
— 8:14 AM on August 8, 2018

AMD's Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise drivers get a fresh coat of paint every quarter, and today the company is unwrapping the 18.Q3 version of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Lighthouse Day Shortbread
— 2:45 PM on August 7, 2018

This is my local lighthouse, the creatively named Big Red. PC hardware and computing Aorus X7 DT v8 laptop...

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Ice Cream Sandwich Day Shortbread
— 1:36 PM on August 2, 2018

I like my captions how I like my ice cream sandwiches: short and sweet. PC hardware and computing Gigabyte B450 Aorus...

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Thursday deals: a Radeon RX 580 8 GB for $230 and more
— 11:21 AM on August 2, 2018

Hi there, folks. It's with much joy that I recently noticed that there's a "second season" to Steins;Gate called simply Steins;Gate 0. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Power Storage Memory

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Uncommon Musical Instrument Day Shortbread
— 1:15 PM on July 31, 2018

Still the best GPU tech-demo ever. PC hardware and computing 51nb ThinkPad X210 Mod review @ PC Perspective Netgear XR500...

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Samsung posts a soft second quarter on weak flagship phone sales
— 9:00 AM on July 31, 2018

It's quarterly financial reporting season, and Samsung Electronics recently posted its second-quarter results. The company raked in $52.1 billion in revenue (58.48 trillion South...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous Memory Mobile computing

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Google kicks mining, fake, and made-for-ads apps off Play Store
— 1:06 PM on July 27, 2018

In recent weeks, crypto-currency miners and speculators have been reeling as various forms of digital cash have lost upwards of 35% of their value. Miners...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software

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National Bagelfest Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on July 26, 2018

Did you hear the one about... Wait, wait! The punchline is baygulls. Great, huh? PC hardware and computing Adata XPG SX8200 480-GB M.2....

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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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Samsung's second-gen LPDDR4X memory slims down and saves power
— 9:25 AM on July 26, 2018

Samsung's been selling mobile DRAM packages in capacities up to 8 GB since 2016. The market is moving on to LPDDR4X now, and Samsung...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Mobile computing

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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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National Thermal Engineer Day Shortbread
— 4:30 PM on July 24, 2018

Shortbread challenge: Identify the motherboard. PC hardware and computing Intel's plans for 3DXP DIMMs emerge @ Real World Technologies EVGA SuperNova 650W...

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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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Stick Out Your Tongue Day Shortbread
— 4:30 PM on July 19, 2018

[insert onomatopoeia here] PC hardware and computing Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO air cooler review @ HardOCP SteelSeries Arctis Pro +...

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