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mardi 27 mars 2018, 13:01
Device makers are supposed to get certified before bundling Google services with a phone, but some smaller companies have been trying to fly under the radar by distributing unofficial Google packages. Well, no more. The post Google Now Blocks Logins From Uncertified Android...
lundi 26 mars 2018, 22:02
After years of only allowing its hardware partners to put Chrome OS on devices with a laptop or desktop form factor, the first official Chrome OS tablet has appeared. The post The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Is the First Official Chrome OS Tablet appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The focus is on small and midsize crossvers at NYIAS. The Big Apple's own Cadillac will unleash a Cadillac-only 550 hp twin-turbo V8 not shared with other GM cars. The most mainstream new sedan: the Nissan Altima. Here's what to expect. The post What to Expect at the 2018...
For a limited time, you can snag a 22-inch Dell S2218H IPS monitor for just $149.99. Even better, you'll get a $100 gift card for your next purchase. Essentially, that drops the effective price down to just $49.99. You can also pick up a quad-core gaming rig for just $600,...
Microsoft and Intel have teamed up to use modern FPGAs to boost Bing's search results -- but the current changes are limited in scope. The post Microsoft Uses Intel FPGAs to Drive Better Search Results appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Nat Geo show will make you see your home planet in a whole new way. The post How Darren Aronofsky Makes Earth Seem Unreal in ‘One Strange Rock’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The nice thing about this project is that as we get more electric vehicles on the road, we eventually end up with more efficient self-powered street lights. The post Nissan Is Recycling Old Electric Vehicle Batteries to Power Street Lights appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Everyone dreams of making a famous discovery at some point in their life. Few of us manage to rediscover an entire planet. The post Astronomer Excitedly Announces He Has Discovered Mars appeared first on ExtremeTech.
As the number of games released on Steam continues to explode, a tiny fraction of the total games are responsible for more and more of the revenue. The post Steam Earned an Estimated $4.3B in 2017, but Benefits Flow to Handful of Titles appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Would-be rocketeer Mike Hughes has successfully reached the extreme lower trophosphere in his steam-powered rocket. Next stop: The upper atmosphere. The post Flat-Earther Finally Fires Himself Into the Heavens, or at Least the Lower Troposphere appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Lithium-air batteries have great capacity but tend to break down in a matter of weeks. A new design that tweaks the Lithium-air reaction could finally make these batteries viable for long-term use. The post New Lithium-Air Battery Lasts Hundreds of Cycles Longer Than Past...
vendredi 23 mars 2018, 20:39
Samsung's Galaxy S9 has only been on sale for a week, but stories of touch-screen problems are popping up already. The post Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Users Reporting Touch Screen Dead Zones appeared first on ExtremeTech.
You can play 'lighter' PC games like World of Tanks or DOTA2 at 60 fps on most MX150 systems. Not all of them, though, and that's the problem. The post The Nvidia MX150 GPU Is Massively Slowed Down in Some Laptops appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Mozilla is pausing its advertising relationship with Facebook because, in its words, Mozilla wants what's 'good for the web and for people.' That's a subtle yet effective burn, Mozilla. The post Mozilla Pulls Ads From Facebook in Response to Cambridge Analytica Scandal...
EA has revamped the entire Battlefront 2 progression system, removed its pay-to-win mechanics, and now rewards players for, you know, actually playing the game. The post EA Admits Defeat, Unlocks All Battlefront 2 Heroes, Removes Pay-to-Win Mechanics appeared first on...
Amazon has been granted a patent on various methods of human-drone communication, including gesture and voice-based responses. The post Amazon Patents Delivery Drones That Detect Screaming, Flapping Arms, May Smell Human Fear appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Chrome 66 will add a major feature users have wanted for a very long time: automatic muting of autoplay video. The post Chrome 66 Will Finally Block Autoplay Audio in Videos With Sound appeared first on ExtremeTech.
jeudi 22 mars 2018, 21:11
The new Oculus Go promises a standalone VR experience at a much lower price point. Early previews suggest it nails that balance. The post The New Oculus Go Slashes VR’s Entry Price Without Gutting Quality appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Huawei managed to squeak past Apple last year to become the world's second largest smartphone maker, thanks to huge success in Asia and Europe. However, the US market remains a tough nut to crack. The post Best Buy Will Reportedly Stop Selling Huawei Phones appeared first on ...
Our solar system has just the one star, but astronomers now have good reason to think a second star paid us a visit about 70,000 years ago. The post Another Star May Have Skimmed the Solar System 70,000 Years Ago appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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