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vendredi 5 janvier 2018, 15:17
With net neutrality dead, the FCC has set its sights on a new goal -- weakening broadband definitions to ensure more Americans 'qualify' as having service. The post The FCC Thinks American Broadband Standards Are Way Too Fast appeared first on ExtremeTech.
New Jersey is planning to make it illegal to fly a drone while drunk. Drunk droning could get you a fine or even jail time. The post New Jersey Plans to Outlaw Drunk Drone Flying appeared first on ExtremeTech.
jeudi 4 janvier 2018, 21:41
The latest malware scare is a nasty bit of code for Android called FakeApp. As the name implies, it pretends to be another app to steal data. In this case, it's pretending to be Uber. The post Malware Impersonates Uber App on Android to Steal Data appeared first on...
Ready to start your new exercise routine for the new year? Want to upgrade your gaming setup to take advantage of all the new games you received over the holidays? Online retailers like Dell and Amazon are still delivering significant savings on a wide range of products, so...
These won't be fixed location services, either. We're talking true mobile 5G service for consumers to use on a phone. The post AT&T Promises a Dozen Mobile 5G Markets in 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
It's just some dust. Well, a lot of dust. The post Astronomers: ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Has Nothing to do with Aliens appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The security flaws everyone's been rushing to patch have names now: Meltdown and Spectre. There's good reason everyone's been rushing to patch things. The post Spectre, Meltdown: Critical CPU Security Flaws Explained appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Samsung is demonstrating multiple cutting-edge projects at its CES 2018 demo next week, including smart glasses meant to help the visually impaired. The post Samsung Unveils Smart Glasses, Breathing Device Ahead of CES 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
mercredi 3 janvier 2018, 23:02
Early Linux data suggests Intel CPUs take a fairly heavy hit in some tests when the new page table isolation fix is enabled. Database benchmarks and possibly cloud server performance could drop significantly, however. The post Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel...
If you've been itching to extend your Wi-Fi mesh out into your yard, now you can. Netgear's new Orbi comes with a stiff price tag, but promises performance to match. The post Netgear Brings Mesh Wi-Fi to Your Yard With Outdoor Orbi appeared first on ExtremeTech.
EV values drop like a rock after three years. That makes them great buys on the used-car market, especially if the automaker warrants the battery at least five more years. The post Lease Undesirable Alternative: 80 Percent of EVs are Leased, Not Bought appeared first on...
SpaceX has ironed out all the wrinkles with its Falcon 9 launches, but it's about to try something new and potentially crazy. The post SpaceX Posts Drone Flyby Video of Falcon Heavy Rocket appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Microsoft revealed the future of gaming in in November of 2010 and it was called the Kinect. This motion-tracking camera accessory for the Xbox 360 was supposed to usher in an era of controlling games with your body, but that never happened. The post Microsoft Discontinues...
VIA's mainland Chinese joint venture, Zhaoxin, has introduced a new lineup of x86 SoCs for domestic use. The company plans major advances for the next few years that could eventually challenge AMD, Intel in the Chinese market. The post VIA Technologies Subsidiary Zhaoxin...
A team led by UC Santa Cruz's Ignacio Martín-Navarro says supermassive black holes are playing a critical role in extinguishing galaxies. The post Supermassive Black Holes May Eventually Sterilize Galaxies appeared first on ExtremeTech.
There's allegedly a major CPU bug in all Intel x86 and x86-64 CPUs, and fixing it could hammer CPU performance going forward. Patches for Linux and Windows are already in the works. The post Massive Intel CPU Bug Leaves Kernel Vulnerable, Slows Performance: Report appeared...
mardi 2 janvier 2018, 22:54
LG is previewing a new 88-inch, 8K TV panel they intend to debut at CES, but will 8K ever make sense for regular consumers? The post LG Announces First 88-inch 8K OLED Display Ahead of CES 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple's remedy for a wave of bad PR over slowing down old iPhones was to replace batteries in iPhones for a mere $29. It turns out your iPhone doesn't even have to fail the battery diagnostic test to qualify for the replacement. The post Apple’s $29 Battery Replacement Progra...
It’s a brand new year, and we’re finally on the other side of the holiday season. The shopping hubbub is largely over, but there’s still a decent number of bargains online. So if you’re ready to dip into your gift cards, you can start 2018 strong with some cool new gear.Featu...
China's antitrust and regulatory watchdog has announced its tracking NAND flash prices, due to potential collusion between manufacturers and possible price fixing. The post China Investigating Higher NAND Prices, Potential Price Fixing appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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