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mercredi 8 novembre 2017, 21:15
A new research experiment demonstrates that you can substantially improve wireless coverage in troublesome homes with some aluminum foil and a bit of 3D printing. The post Researchers Use Aluminum Foil to Boost Wi-Fi Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.
A new report claims that Apple is moving full speed ahead to develop a standalone augmented reality (AR) headset that will have a new processor and OS. The post Apple May Unveil Standalone AR Headset in 2019 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Raja Koduri led AMD's GPU design efforts for several years, but he's bowing out now that Vega is in-market. Lisa Su will lead the business unit temporarily. The post Radeon Exec Raja Koduri Has Left AMD appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Not all systems we think of as 'secure' will be up to Microsoft's standards, but you might be close as long as you've got newer hardware. The post Microsoft Posts Checklist for a Highly Secure PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Ever wanted to dive deep into your own genetics? If you're dying to know where your ancestors lived, or what your distant cousins might have to offer to help you fill-in your family tree, today's deal from 23andMe is a huge bargain. The post ET Deals: 23andMe DNA Ancestry...
Stephen Hawking believes that AI could be the greatest threat to the continued existence of humanity that we've ever encountered. The scary thing is, he could be right. The post Stephen Hawking: AI Could Be the Worst Event in the History of Civilization appeared first on...
More of Ubisoft's revenue came from microtransactions and DLC than gaming last quarter, despite multiple high-profile launches. That's not necessarily a good thing. The post Ubisoft’s Microtransaction Revenue Just Beat Digital Sales for the First Time appeared first on...
mardi 7 novembre 2017, 22:01
Before Optane and SSDs, we had a different way to boost conventional hard drive performance. Happy 30th birthday to the Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks. The post Happy Birthday to RAID, the Storage Solution that Transformed Computing appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Scrips team says it has identified a compound that checks all the boxes, and it's called diamidophosphate (DAP). The post Scientists Identify ‘Missing Link’ in Life’s Chemical Origins appeared first on ExtremeTech.
For anyone looking for a lightweight Windows notebook that still packs a lot of power and features, we haven't seen anything better on the market. The post Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) Tested: the Ultrabook to Buy if Your Boss Is Paying for It appeared first on...
The question of how Eceladus keeps its subsurface ocean from freezing has bedeviled researchers since it was discovered. One team thinks it's found a physical model that works. The post Tiny Enceladus Maintains Liquid Ocean Thanks to Porous, Muddy Core appeared first on...
Backblaze's latest HDD reliability data contains an interesting observation. So far, there's no difference in reliability between the 8TB consumer and enterprise drives the company is deploying. The post Backblaze HDD Report: No Reliability Difference Between Consumer,...
4K-loving early adopters will be entirely pleased with the $500 Xbox One X. But if you're unsure whether it's worth it to buy one, there are a few conditions and competing products worth considering before you make your decision. The post Counterpoint: Why You Shouldn’t Buy...
Your eyes aren't deceiving you. Even under high-powered equipment and advanced evaluation, Apple's iPhone X display really is that good. The post Apple’s iPhone X OLED Sweeps the Field, is Now the Display to Beat appeared first on ExtremeTech.
lundi 6 novembre 2017, 22:49
The President thanked Japanese carmakers for building in the US, then told them to 'build more cars [here] instead of shipping them over.' Maybe Sarah Huckabee Sanders will explain it all. The post Was Trump Clueless About the 4 Million Cars Japan Builds in the US Now?...
The time to make sure your image library is backed up and protected from disaster is before something bad happens. We'll help you learn how. The post How to Store and Backup Photos, for Those Who Care About Their Images appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The OnePlus 5T will be revealed on November 16th at 11AM Eastern Time. mark your calendars. The post OnePlus 5T Will be Announced on November 16th appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD and Intel agree to team up, build Intel CPUs with AMD integrated graphics on-board. The post Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.
In a number of unscientific drop tests, the iPhone X is tapping out far earlier than other models. Is this a real problem or is it par for the course? The post The iPhone X Is a Reminder That Glass Phones Are Fragile appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Blizzard is building a classic WoW server, but oh boy--this raises a lot more questions than it answers. We step through the pertinent details. The post Blizzard Unveils an Official World of Warcraft Classic Server, and We’ve Got Questions appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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