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lundi 27 novembre 2017, 17:01
Google’s Chrome OS-based computers debuted in 2011 with a very limited feature set, but they’ve exploded in popularity as functionality improved. There are still a few pain points for those who want to move over to Chromebooks (See on Amazon). For example, a lack of...
EA continues to come under fire from multiple directions, courtesy of the pay-to-win mechanics it built into Star Wars: Battlefront II. The post Battlefront II Loot Crates Declared Gambling, Investigated in Hawaii appeared first on ExtremeTech.
If you are or know a Star Wars fan who is looking for a fun and novel gaming experience, the Augmented Reality Star Wars: Jedi Challenges might be the perfect choice. The post Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review: Showing the Potential of AR Gaming appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Firefox Quantum is the best browser I've used in years. The post Firefox Quantum is a Really Great Browser appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Today's Cyber Monday sales across the web are surprisingly good – even surpassing Black Friday itself for select products. So let's make one more big push for holiday sales, finish up the gift wrapping, and kick back until the next holiday comes around. The post ET Cyber...
vendredi 24 novembre 2017, 04:00
After a long, long wait, Black Friday itself is finally upon us. The dam has busted, and there's a staggering number of bargains happening all at once. To help give you as many deals as humanly possible, our friends and colleagues over at TechBargains have put together a...
mercredi 22 novembre 2017, 19:37
Intel's new Core i5-8250U is a huge improvement over the dual-core CPUs Intel has been selling for the past few years. The post Intel’s New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The flowing water on Martian slopes might just be sand, based on a new analysis of data from orbit. The post Flowing Water Observed on Mars Might Just Be More Sand appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel has released a new set of updates for the Intel Management Engine. There are multiple significant security vulnerabilities in the engine that this should address, once OEMs make fixes available. The post Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel Management Engine...
Uber just disclosed a hack from a year ago that it paid to conceal rather than disclose, despite legal requirements it do so. The post Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users [Updated] appeared first on ExtremeTech.
mardi 21 novembre 2017, 22:45
A flat-earther who disavows any belief in science will strap himself into a homemade rocket on Saturday, because the universe recognizes the human need for irony in life and is occasionally willing to provide it. The post Flat-Earther Plans Homemade, Manned Rocket Launch...
The FCC will vote to eradicate net neutrality and its attendant consumer protections in December, despite widespread consumer opposition. The post The FCC Votes in December To Dismantle Net Neutrality, Other Consumer Protections appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Retailers are no longer content with unleashing deals all at once on Black Friday. Instead, we're seeing a staggering number of deals launch early this year, and that includes some real humdingers for laptops, consoles, and other electronics. If you're looking to shop for...
NASA engineers are designing a new generation of rover wheels that can cope with the rugged terrain of the red planet. The post NASA Reinvents the Wheel for Future Mars Rovers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
If you're happy about Battlefront II's temporary suspension of pay-to-win mechanics or bought the game because of it, it may be thanks to Disney, not EA. The post Disney May Have Pushed EA to Pull Battlefront II Pay-to-Win Loot System Last Week appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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...
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