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Tim Verry
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Tim is a long time computer geek and DIY system builder that specializes in family tech support. You can connect with Tim on several sites around the web, including:

Blog: verrytechnical.com

Email: tverry@pcper.com

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Amazon Takes On Apple TV, Roku, and Ouya With $99 Fire TV Streaming Box

04/08/2014 - 12:01

Amazon is making a play for the living room with its new Fire TV. The tiny box offers up mobile gaming along with movie and music streaming. Users will be able to tap into Amazon’s own Prime Instant Video collection in addition to various streaming...

Plextor Launches M6e PCI-E SSD In United States, Initially A Newegg Exclusive

04/04/2014 - 01:05

Update: Plextor has provided MSRP pricing for all three drives (see table below). Further, the company expects Newegg prices to be at or possibly slightly below MSRP. The new pricing information certainly makes the drives more attractive than previous...

Simon Hall Awarded $10K Raspberry Pi Quake III Bounty With His Open Source Graphics Driver Work

04/03/2014 - 22:23

The Raspberry Pi recently passed its second anniversary, but until now the open source software friendly hardware has had to rely on closed source drivers for graphics processing on the SoC's VideoCore IV GPU.This has now changed thanks to work by...

Cooler Master Introduces QuickFire Rapid-i Mechanical Keyboard For Gamers

04/02/2014 - 20:49

Cooler Master has introduced a new mechanical keyboard to the QuickFire Rapid family. The upcoming QuckFire Rapid-i is a fully backlit mechanical keybard that offers up gaming-friendly features. Cooler Master is keeping many of the detailed...

Canonical To Shut Down Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service

04/02/2014 - 14:05

Canonical has announced that it is shutting down its Ubuntu One cloud storage service. Users will no longer be able to upload files to the cloud storage or purchase music from the Ubuntu One store. The service, which included both free and paid storage...

Faster MinnowBoard Max With Lower $99 Price Coming In June 2014

04/02/2014 - 09:53

MinnowBoard.org recently announced the MinnowBoard Max which is a new Intel-powered development board with improved specifications and a $100 lower price versus the original MinnowBoard. The MinnowBoard Max is an open source hardware and software...

GTC 2014: NVIDIA Launches Iray VCA Networked Rendering Appliance

04/01/2014 - 15:42

NVIDIA launched a new visual computing appliance called the Iray VCA at the GPU Technology Conference last week. This new piece of enterprise hardware uses full GK 110 graphics cards to accelerate the company’s Iray renderer which is used to create...

GTC 2014: NVIDIA Awards Startup Map-D $100,000 In Early Stage Challenge

03/26/2014 - 19:49

NVIDIA started the Emerging Companies Summit six years ago, and since then the event has grown in size and scope to identify and support those technology companies tha leverage (or plan to leverage) GPGPU computing to deliver innovative products. The ECS...

NVIDIA Launches Jetson TK1 Mobile CUDA Development Platform

03/25/2014 - 20:34

NVIDIA recently unified its desktop and mobile GPU lineups by moving to a Kepler-based GPU in its latest Tegra K1 mobile SoC. The move to the Kepler architecture has simplified development and enabled the CUDA programming model to run on mobile devices....

GTC 2014: NVIDIA Shows Off New Dual GK110 GPU GTX TITAN Z Graphics Card

03/25/2014 - 16:46

During the opening keynote, NVIDIA showed off several pieces of hardware that will be available soon. On the desktop and workstation side of things, researchers (and consumers chasing the ultra high end) have the new GTX Titan Z to look forward to. This...