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Friday June 8, 2018. 07:02 PM
According to NASA's Alan Stern, New Horizons has successfully woken up from hibernation. The post New Horizons Probe Is Awake and Ready to Explore the Kuiper Belt appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google lists seven core values for its AI research and lists several applications that are off-limits. The post Google’s AI Manifesto: Accountability, Privacy, and No Killer Robots appeared first on ExtremeTech.
We dive into the history of Intel CPUs and the x86 architecture. From the very first microprocessor, through to the father of modern CPUs. The post A Brief History of Intel CPUs, Part 1: The 4004 to the Pentium Pro appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Happy 40th birthday to one of the most important CPUs ever built -- and the beginning of the PC revolution. The post Happy 40th Anniversary to the Original Intel 8086 and the x86 Architecture appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple's plans to kill off OpenGL aren't popular with game developers and the company is attempting to further explain its position. The post Apple Defends Killing OpenGL, OpenCL as Developers Threaten Revolt appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Thursday June 7, 2018. 11:19 PM
Curiosity has detected large organic molecules inside ancient Martian rocks, as well as methane cycles currently active on the planet. The post Curiosity Rover Discovers Ancient ‘Building Blocks for Life’ on Mars appeared first on ExtremeTech.
High quality 4K televisions have become more affordable recently, and today's deal on the 49-inch Samsung QN49Q6F set is exceptionally hard to pass up. For a little under $800, you can get an impressive display, four HDMI ports, and a new smart TV interface. The post ET...
According to the NTSB, not only did the Tesla Autopilot steer into the concrete divider, it actually sped up. The post Report: Tesla Model X Accelerated Toward Barrier Before Fatal Crash appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder just released a new analysis that predicts nearby stars could support Earth-like worlds. The post Scientists Say Alpha Centauri A and B Could Be Ideal for Life appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel's new 28-core CPU will almost certainly be one of rarest, and most-expensive CPUs we'll ever see hit market. The post Intel’s 28-Core 5GHz Monstrosity Isn’t Exactly a Standard Consumer Part appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The only sure fix is a firmware update, and most routers don't do that automatically even if patched firmware is available. The post VPNFilter Malware May Be Even More Dangerous Than We Thought appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Valve's complete abdication of the very concept of content curation at any meaningful level flings open the gates to fraud and abuse. But hey. It'll help the company make fewer tough decisions. The post Valve’s New Content Policy for Steam Is a Triumph of Cowardice Over...
AMD's new Vega 7nm machine intelligence solution is debuting ahead of schedule. The post AMD Demos 7nm Vega for Machine Intelligence at Computex appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple rejected Valve's app with a vague complaint about business conflicts. After the backlash, Apple has clarified its position, and that might give Valve another shot. The post Apple’s New App Guidelines Could Allow Rejected Steam Link App appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Wednesday June 6, 2018. 10:30 PM
AMD has announced a new, air-cooled Threadripper 2, with up to 32 CPU cores and 64 threads. The post AMD Unveils 32-Core Threadripper 2 CPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.
After launching a second developer preview during the I/O conference in May, Google has just dropped the third preview build of Android P. You can try it right now on select devices, but don't expect substantial changes. The post Google Releases Third Android P Developer...
If you're trying to get the most out of a particularly cramped workspace, a good place to start is with your PC. Many of us need the expandability of a desktop PC, but towers can be extremely bulky. Thankfully, one of the PCMag Shop deals of the week balances customizability ...
A Wyoming landowner discovered a remarkably intact dinosaur fossil back in 2013, and the specimen has now sold at auction for $2.36 million. The post Scientists Fear They Will Be Priced Out After Dinosaur Sells for $2.36 Million appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Atari 2600 singlehandedly introduced home video games to the masses. A new book by ExtremeTech Editor-in-Chief Jamie Lendino shows how today’s game industry can be traced entirely to this seminal 1977 console. The post Reliving Atari at the Dawn of Console Gaming...
A newer, user-friendlier Apple will allow mapping software to run on your car. You'll need to upgrade to iOS 12 this fall when it ships; then you'll have Waze, Google Maps, and others available on your center stack display. The post Hell Freezes Over: Apple Allows Waze,...
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