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The Tech Report System Guide: January 2019 edition
— 10:00 AM on January 18, 2019

It's a new year, and after all the CES excitement, we're ready for another edition of The Tech Report System Guide. It's a fantastic time...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage Systems

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Ditch New Year's Resolution Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on January 17, 2019

I planned ahead for today by not making any resolutions. Does that count as a resolution? PC hardware and computing HyperX...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Zotac's Mek Mini stuffs RTX graphics into a 9-liter package
— 12:46 PM on January 17, 2019

Opinions may vary, but personally, my first stop when picking out a PC that's both powerful and petite is Zotac's list of mini PCs. Using...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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The Asus ROG Mothership: An AIO, a tablet, a gaming laptop
— 9:00 AM on January 17, 2019

The Asus ROG Mothership (GZ700) is meant to be a CES darling, the sort of product that grabs attention at a trade show where thousands of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a Radeon RX 570 8 GB for $150 and much more
— 2:00 PM on January 15, 2019

Hello, fine gerbils. It's with great pleasure that about three years on, I can finally enable FreeSync on my Acer XF270HU. Back when I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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National Booch Day Shortbread
— 1:00 PM on January 15, 2019

I've tried this stuff in a number of different incarnations. It's ok, but not great. Are any gerbils true...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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The Acer Predator Triton 900: Basically a monster convertible laptop
— 9:13 AM on January 14, 2019

At CES this year, Acer announced a few new laptop models, but certainly its most interesting is the new Predator Triton 900. The Predator Triton...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a speedy HP EX920 512-GB NVMe SSD for $86 and more
— 12:17 PM on January 10, 2019

Howdy, folks! The big announcements have been made at CES, so you'll soon be looking at multiple stories about some of the most interesting and...

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

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Cut Your Energy Costs Day Shortbread
— 10:05 AM on January 10, 2019

Coincidentally, we're signing loan documents today for 20 kW of solar panels going on our roof very soon. PC hardware and computing Thermaltake...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Dell nixes the nose-cam for the new XPS 13 ultrabook
— 10:00 PM on January 8, 2019

While we all want to carry around the performance of our big towers in our backpacks, the reality is that laptops need to be svelte...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Earth's Rotation Day Shortbread
— 9:27 AM on January 8, 2019

I've you've never seen it, I highly recommend going somewhere that  you can see the real night sky from. PC...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Nvidia RTX lands on gaming laptops
— 3:33 AM on January 7, 2019

Nvidia rolled out its midrange RTX 2060 Turing-based graphics cards, fleshing out its desktop card family tree, and the company is also turning...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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AMD-powered Chromebooks are on the way
— 11:01 AM on January 6, 2019

Along with the reveal of the second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors, AMD also announced a couple of new chips bound for Chromebooks. The long-time x86 underdog...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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AMD announces its second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors
— 11:00 AM on January 6, 2019

After more than a year on the market, AMD's freshening its flock of Ryzen Mobile processors with a second-generation series. Join us as we take...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Asus ProArt PA90 is a mini PC for recovering Mac addicts
— 9:20 AM on January 4, 2019

Publications across the web have commented on the wastebasket-like looks of the Mac Pro, but it's difficult to deny that it packs a lot of...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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National Drinking Straw Day Shortbread
— 4:15 PM on January 3, 2019

By the way, can any gerbils vouch for a particular model of reusable drinking straw? PC hardware and computing Wooting...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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USB Type-C is getting safer with cryptographic authentication
— 9:00 AM on January 3, 2019

It’s been nearly three years in the making, but the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has launched the USB Type-C Authentication Program. It’s...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems

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Wednesday deals: a 32", 165-Hz FreeSync display for $330 and more
— 1:23 PM on January 2, 2019

Howdy, folks. The Christmas and New Year festivities are over, and we'd guess that every gerbil is hung over from gorging on far too much...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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