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Tuesday January 16, 2018. 02:19 PM
Intel is prepping a new line of 3D TLC and QLC NAND drives. TLC 3D NAND isn't new, but we didn't expect to see quad-level-cell NAND quite so quickly. The post Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will Use Ultra-Dense QLC 3D NAND appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Despite billions in investment, VR has been slow to take off in the consumer marketplace once you get past hardcore gaming. Google, Lenovo, and others are trying another approach by encouraging the creation of 180-degree content as a simpler alternative. The post VR180: Can...
Saturday January 13, 2018. 04:31 PM
Small and large companies are taking advantage of consumer technology to enable new models and empower people to monitor and manage their health and wellness. Here are our favorites looking to shake up the status quo. The post At CES 2018, Digital Health Took Center Stage...
Friday January 12, 2018. 11:05 PM
Security researchers have found another flaw in Intel CPUs -- this time related to Intel Active Management Technology. Once again, this flaw can be leveraged to take complete control of a system, regardless of any security measures the user might employ. The post...
Self-driving cars, cars with Ethernet onboard, and new dashboard concepts. Meanwhile, the adjacent Detroit and LA shows are pushing hard to showcase technologies, not just entire cars. The post The Best Cars and Car Tech of CES 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The new report from analyst firm IDC shows a 0.7 percent increase in PC shipments over the last quarter of 2017. The post PC Market Grows for the First Time Since 2011 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Are you and your partner in the market for a new smartphone? Ready to invest in phones for your kids? Right now, T-Mobile is offering up hefty rebates on new phones from both Apple and Samsung with a qualifying trade-in. The post ET Deals: BOGO on Select iPhones and Galaxy...
Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro users are unhappy about their system's standby battery life, but Apple isn't interested in hearing it. The post Apple Exaggerates MacBook Standby Battery Life, Owners Report appeared first on ExtremeTech.
It wasn't easy, but Google rolled out patches to its services, and you didn't even notice. The post Google Details Spectre and Meltdown Fixes for Its Cloud Services appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The idea of a battery that never runs out of power is far more science fiction than science fact -- but one company at CES thinks they can build exactly that, thanks to wireless charging. The post At CES, AA-Sized ‘Forever Batteries’ That Suck Power Out of the Air appeared...
LG has declared its out of the yearly flagship phone release cycle, preferring to concentrate on retaining form factors for a longer period of time. The post LG Shifts Strategy, Will No Longer Release Yearly Handset Updates appeared first on ExtremeTech.
We've known for years that there is at least some water ice on Mars, but it's been hard to pin down where it is and how easy it would be to extract. New data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicates it could be almost everywhere. The post NASA Finds Vast Deposits of ...
CES is always an overwhelming cacophony of sights and sounds, but a few images always stand out. Here are a few of our favorites from this year's show. The post CES 2018 in Photos: What We Remember Most appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The signals from FRB 121102 appear to be 'twisted' in a way that indicates a very extreme stellar environment. The post Astronomers Detect Mysteriously Contorted Fast Radio Bursts appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Thursday January 11, 2018. 11:39 PM
AMD has clarified its own weaknesses against Spectre and Meltdown. One week later, things aren't quite as rosy as AMD hoped they'd be. The post AMD Releases Updated Risk Guidance on Meltdown, Spectre appeared first on ExtremeTech.
IBM is firing over 10,000 workers and reassigning 30,000 more as part of yet another round of downsizing and reassignment. The post IBM Plans to Reassign 31,000 Workers, Will Cut 10,000 Positions in 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
On the hunt for discounted exercise equipment to help you stay on track with your 2018 resolutions? Maybe you're just looking for a massive television to watch the big game. Well, today's deals surely have you covered. Everything from mouse pads to pillows to gaming PCs are...
The latest beta version of its custom 'OxygenOS' Android build was sending user clipboard data to a server in China. Oops. The post OnePlus May Have Accidentally Sent Clipboard Data to Chinese Server appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Samsung has found a way to turn up the speed on HBM2 dramatically without needing a voltage increase. Could this be the turning point for the standard? The post Samsung Announces High-Speed HBM2 Breakthrough, Codenamed Aquabolt appeared first on ExtremeTech.
President Trump has issued a pair of executive orders aimed at helping rural Americans receive broadband service, but his instructions will only apply to a relatively small number of people and could make the actual problem worse. The post Trump’s Executive Orders Boosting...
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