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mardi 21 novembre 2017, 15:18
Scientists just found the first asteroid believed to have originated in a different star system, and it doesn't look much like what we see around us. The post Scientists Just Discovered Our First Known Interstellar Visitor And It’s Pretty Weird appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 packs a much more powerful graphics card than the previous system, but don't count on using that performance whenever you want it. The post Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Drains the Battery While Gaming, Even When Plugged In appeared first on Extrem...
lundi 20 novembre 2017, 21:12
Windows 10 is supposed to include support for memory address randomization techniques that stop certain kinds of malware. Unfortunately, that protection isn't currently working. The post Key Windows 10 Anti-Malware Tech Critically Broken appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Comfort and luxury for four, great fuel economy with the hybrid, and a standard safety suite. Cargo capacity is limited and the driver may feel hemmed in. The post Lexus NX 300 Review: Why It’s a Best-Selling SUV appeared first on ExtremeTech.
If you have any desire whatsoever to develop your own games, Unity is an invaluable tool. Not only is it a powerful cross-platform engine for PCs, phones, and consoles, but the Unity asset store helps devs both small and large implement specific features or art assets...
Apple's upcoming iMac Pro workstation may add support for always-on Siri while using ARM's TrustZone technology and its own A10 SoC to boot and secure the system. The post Apple’s iMac Pro May Include Full A10 SoC, Could Put ARM in the Driver Seat appeared first on...
Samsung is firing back at Intel with a potent new SSD, but will it stand toe-to-toe with Intel's newer 3D XPoint technology? The post Samsung’s Z-SSD Uses New NAND Design, Threatens Intel’s Optane appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Scientists and researchers beamed a signal to Luyten's Star this week, reaching out to one of the closest of Earth's nearby neighbors. The post Scientist Beam Message to Luyten’s Star, Hoping to Find Intelligent Life appeared first on ExtremeTech.
vendredi 17 novembre 2017, 21:52
We don't know exactly what Boston Dynamics did to upgrade its robot. We hope that changes soon, because knowledge will be power when the robot apocalypse begins. The post Boston Dynamics Robot Is Done Being Pushed Around, Learns to do a Backflip appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel is bringing new facilities online to improve Coffee Lake CPU production and bring prices down. While it's nothing compared with GPUs, the 8th Gen chips are a bit overheated. The post Intel Will Bring Additional Facilities Online to Improve Coffee Lake Shipments...
Tesla surprises Semi event fans with the debut of the second-generation Roadster, billed as the quickest production car in the world. The post Tesla Brings Back the Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 Seconds, 620-Mile Range appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Tesla Semi would be 20 percent cheaper than a diesel truck. In automated convoys, it would compete with rail. Some wonder if electric trucks aren't better suited for urban delivery, while others wonder if 2019 is too optimistic a release date. The post Tesla Semi:...
Nintendo ate the US wholesale in October console sales. Can the Xbox One X reverse that? The post The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Hours before Battlefront II was supposed to launch, EA pulled an about-face and temporarily banned all pay-to-win mechanics -- but it's still planning to deploy them again in the future. The post EA Reverses Itself, Temporarily Removes Pay-to-Win Mechanics From Battlefront...
If you're getting tired of Earth with all its breathable air and gravity, there may soon be a home for you among the stars. The post Space Nation Asgardia Launches Its First Satellite appeared first on ExtremeTech.
jeudi 16 novembre 2017, 22:47
EA's Battlefront problems continue to deepen, with Belgium launching an investigation into whether the game promotes gambling and players unhappy after the recent Reddit AMA. The post Battlefront II Investigated in Belgium as EA’s Reddit AMA Bombs appeared first on...
Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products. The post Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
In a proof-of-concept hack, researchers showed it's possible to disable the camera and gain entry to the home without generating any alerts or warnings. The post Amazon Key Hack Lets Delivery Drivers Sneak Into Your House Undetected appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple is still fielding two different modems inside the iPhone X, and once again, performance isn't equal. T-Mobile users, in particular, may fare much better with one company versus the other. The post Not All iPhone Xs Use the Same Modem, and They Perform Differently...
It was initially believed graphene could revolutionize semiconductor and interconnect design, but IBM doesn't hold out much hope that it'll happen. Instead, the firm believes copper will remain critical to manufacturing going forward. The post Move Over Graphene: IBM...
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