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Wednesday March 29, 2017. 10:31 PM
Sure, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ look a little different from their previous models, but what else has Samsung introduced under the hood, as far as bells and whistles are concerned? We dive in. The post The 6 most interesting features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 appeared first on...
Samsung announced its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones this morning -- we check under the hood and examine their features, similarities, and differences. The post Samsung launches the Galaxy S8, S8+: Hardware specs and features inside appeared first on ExtremeTech.
You can visit it right now and get access to more than 140,000 NASA images, videos, and audio files. The post NASA’s new image and video library is searchable and mobile-friendly appeared first on ExtremeTech.
If you're in the market for a new ereader, today's sale from Amazon will definitely make your wallet happy. For Prime members only, Amazon is offering up big savings on three of the most popular ereaders. And even if you're not a current subscriber, you can try Amazon Prime...
Microsoft says it's cultivated a legion of 10 million fans with the Windows Insider program. The company's bombastic claims to love its users don't pass the sniff test, and its promise of actually making changes based on feedback is a joke. The post Microsoft claims 10...
Tuesday March 28, 2017. 09:53 PM
If there was any doubt 2017 was the year of rounded corners, there isn't now. The post Android founder’s new smartphone teased, lacks corners and bezel appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Razer has refreshed its top-end Razer Blade Pro with 7th-generation Intel chips and mobile THX certification. The post Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Amazon announced its intention to put the nation's cashiers out of work a few months ago, but it looks like they'll be getting a reprieve for now. The post Amazon’s cashier-free store breaks when more than 20 people are shopping appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Electric cars, trips to Mars, solar everything, underground tunnels -- and now apparently brain-computer interfaces? Elon Musk has had another bright idea. The post Elon Musk wants to implant an AI interface in your brain appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Later today, the House of Representatives will vote on a measure to functionally kill internet privacy. If you don't want that to happen, this is your last shot to stop it. The post The House votes today on stripping away your internet privacy appeared first on ExtremeTech.
A new paper claims that directed self-assembly could be key to patterning lines below 10nm, but line-edge roughness and manufacturing challenges still present substantial barriers. The post New advances in directed self-assembly could push silicon below 10nm more...
Monday March 27, 2017. 10:53 PM
Microsoft is facing another class-action lawsuit for its upgrade practices related to Windows 10. The post Microsoft faces new class-action lawsuit over its Windows 10 upgrade policy appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel's new Optane cache drives, based on its 3DXPoint memory technology, are finally up for pre-order. Performance gains from adding a cache drive are impressive, and the drives themselves are quite affordable in absolute terms. The post Intel launches Optane memory with...
After weeks of rumors, Samsung now confirms it will bring back the Note 7… sort of. The post Samsung confirms the Note 7 will return as a refurb device appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The language developed by the AI agents at OpenAI, though still simple by our standards, represents an advancement beyond almost anything seen in the animal kingdom. The post AI develops its own ‘alien’ language, the better to mock human underlings appeared first on ExtremeTe
If you're in the market for a powerful laptop that's priced reasonably, this 15.6-inch model from Acer is definitely worth checking out. With a full HD screen, a new Kaby Lake CPU, and zippy flash memory, it's a real bargain at just $550. The post ET deals: Get a 1080p Acer...
GameStop's weak fourth quarter could lead to more store closures this year, as the company retrenches around profitable businesses and away from shrinking physical game and console sales. The post GameStop’s revenue craters on weak fourth-quarter sales, will close more stores...
Blizzard's StarCraft: Remastered will ship this summer, while the original version of the game goes free as of March 30th. If you've never played it, now's your chance. The post StarCraft: Remastered set to launch this summer, original game will be free as of this week...
Saturday March 25, 2017. 01:53 PM
Found: one enormous rogue black hole. Also, news from NASA, SpaceX and the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. The post A rocket, a rover, and a moon: this week in space appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Friday March 24, 2017. 11:21 PM
A rocket set to launch next week from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida was flown by SpaceX last year. The post SpaceX set to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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