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mercredi 14 février 2018, 15:20
AMD's new Ryzen 5 2400G is a great chip, but if you're looking at buying one, check to make sure the motherboard you buy will be compatible first. The post Some Ryzen Motherboards With Older Firmware Won’t Boot With Ryzen APUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Scores of instruments were turned toward the alien asteroid to study its size, trajectory, and even check to make sure it wasn't actually an alien spacecraft (it's not). Now, a new analysis suggests 'Oumuamua may have extremely violent origins. The post Our First...
mardi 13 février 2018, 22:31
ARM has launched a new series of AI-focused processors, with the goal of improving machine learning in mobile devices. The post ARM Announces Project Trillium, a New Dedicated AI Processing Family appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Valentine's Day is tomorrow – did you forget? Fear not, you can still grab something great with one-day shipping with Amazon Prime. And even if you don't celebrate, you can still find incredible deals on the likes of DNA kits, gaming PCs, and mini projectors. The post ET...
News website Salon has been nagging visitors about ad blockers for a while, but now it's giving some people an alternative. Simply opt into the new 'Suppress Ads' feature and browse ad-free. The catch: your device's CPU will be harnessed to mine cryptocurrency. The post...
While SpaceX was able to recover two of the three first stage boosters, the center core failed to land on the drone ship. The post Elon Musk Explains Why the Falcon Heavy Center Core Crashed appeared first on ExtremeTech.
In a misguided attempt to hype up the phone before launch, Huawei appears to have solicited fake reviews on the Best Buy pre-order page in a foolishly transparent way. The post Huawei Had Fans Leave Over 100 Fake Reviews for the Mate 10 Pro [Update] appeared first on...
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 is an incredible boost for GPU performance, but the CPU side of the equation isn't nearly as strong. The post Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Strong GPU Performance, Less of a CPU Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple is reportedly reconsidering its iOS optimization schedule and prioritization for development projects, including major iOS revisions every two years instead of one. The post Apple to Revamp Software Development Cycle, Adopt Slower Cadences appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Ryzen 5 2400G's GPU performance is excellent when paired with DDR4-3200, but how does it scale from baseline DDR4-2133? We investigate. The post DDR4 Scaling and AMD Ryzen 5 2400G: Do Higher Clocks Boost Performance? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Several Russian scientists working in one of the country's most secure research facilities thought they could use the in-house supercomputer to mine some coins. The post Russian Scientists Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrency at Nuclear Facility appeared first on ExtremeTech.
lundi 12 février 2018, 22:40
Google is ready to open up its Cloud TPU platform to developers and researchers looking to test machine learning workloads -- and it's got a new, more powerful Cloud TPU design than the chips we've previously discussed. The post Google’s AI-Focused Tensor Processing Units...
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) successfully launched its Long March-3B rocket on Monday, carrying a pair of satellites that will expand its Compass global navigation system. The post China Keeps Dropping Expended Rocket Boosters Near Villages appeared first...
Verizon has announced that it will begin locking phones again, at least until they're activated. Verizon says this is to combat device theft, but it seems like Verizon just wants an excuse to lock its phones down again. The post Verizon to Begin Carrier-Locking Its...
AMD's Ryzen 5 2400G is intended to offer a blend of CPU and GPU performance in a single package. It faces a significant fight from the Core i5-8400, at least on one side of that equation. The post AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Review: The Best Blend of CPU and GPU Performance We’ve...
One enterprising individual has built his own 8-bit CPU from scratch, on solderless breadboards -- and learned to program it, too. The post Man Builds Custom 8-Bit CPU From Scratch appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Nintendo Switch has been hacked and is capable of booting Linux in a new cold-boot exploit. Will Nintendo finally relent on user saved games -- or lock things down that much tighter? The post Nintendo Switch Hacked to Run Linux, So Can We Get Save Game Backups Now?...
vendredi 9 février 2018, 21:15
Samsung-Harman alliance wants to provide infotainment, self-driving tools, and lots more displays. The post Behind Harman’s Bid to Remake the Car, With Samsung’s Clout appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Qualcomm is partnering up with a range of companies across the globe on early 5G deployments. Expect this one to be a knockdown-dragout between itself and Intel. The post Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G Modem Tapped For Trials appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Insects see the world very differently than we do, but researchers from Newcastle University in the UK now say that the praying mantis possesses one important element of human vision: It can see in 3D despite having a comparatively tiny brain. The post Putting Glasses on...
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