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Wednesday May 23, 2018. 09:34 PM
Samsung was one of the first large electronics firms to launch smartwatches running Google's Android Wear (now Wear OS), but it pulled back to focus on its own Tizen-based wearables. Now, long-time leaker Evan Blass says Samsung is switching back to Wear OS on an upcoming...
If your existing phone and mobile plan are driving you up the wall, it's time to consider making a switch. Right now, you can snag a free Kyocera Hydro Vibe with free talk, text, and data at FreedomPop when you pay a one time activation fee. The post ET Deals: Free Phone and ...
The experiment targeted two of HIV's nine genes that are key to the proliferation of the virus. The post Scientists Use CRISPR to Block HIV Replication Inside Living Cells appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Massive Timing Hodoscope for Ultra Stable Neutral Particles (which goes by the inaccurate but much simpler nickname MATHUSLA) will look for particles the LHC misses because they're too stable. The post Scientists Plan New Project to Search for Particles that Escape from...
Elon Musk is promising a firmware update to fix brake issues with the Model 3, surprising those of us who didn't know brakes were controlled by firmware. The post Elon Musk: Model 3 Braking Can Be Fixed in Firmware. What? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
According to sources who spoke to Politico, Trump uses at least two iPhone devices provided by the White House IT staff. However, they are not swapped regularly like in the Obama era. The post Trump Reportedly Ignores Smartphone Security Because It’s ‘Too Inconvenient’...
Tuesday May 22, 2018. 10:32 PM
Intel has disclosed a new Spectre Variant, dubbed Variant 4, but the flaw shouldn't be a major problem for most. The post New Spectre Variant Discovered That Affects AMD, ARM, and Intel appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Finally ready to upgrade to a nice 4K TV? Right now, Walmart is selling a 65-inch Samsung 4K set for under 800 bucks. Our colleagues over at TechBargains have also gathered up a plethora of gadget deals, so be sure to browse through to find today’s best discounts.Featured...
The Razer Core X looks like a small form-factor PC, but it's really just a place to keep your video card. The post Razer Core X Is a Cheaper External GPU Box That Supports PCs and Macs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
It has a bigger screen with smaller bezels, a faster CPU, and improved GPU performance courtesy of Nvidia Max-Q technology. The post Razer Announces new 15.6-inch Blade Laptop with Nvidia Max-Q Graphics appeared first on ExtremeTech.
From laboratory experiments, the team estimates that a circuit can still function even if 50 percent of it is damaged or destroyed. The post New Material Heals Like Biological Tissue to Maintain Electrical Conductivity appeared first on ExtremeTech.
While Google Glass utterly failed as a consumer device, its second life as an industrial tool makes sense. And eventually, full-bore augmented reality will be small and cheap enough to be implemented in glasses that don't look different from what's commonplace now. The post...
Sony's new CEO wants to overhaul the company's focus and it's not clear what that means for its gaming future. The post Sony Plans to Move Away From ‘Gadgets.’ What’s That Mean for the PS5? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The attack likely infected around 100 targets, which isn't a huge number compared with most malware campaigns. However, these were all highly targeted infiltrations to gather intelligence on political opponents. The post North Korea Targeting Defectors with Android Malware...
Monday May 21, 2018. 10:48 PM
The 5210 Ion from Micron is the first QLC SSD ever brought to market -- and it's aimed at enterprise, not consumers. The post Micron’s 5210 Ion Enterprise SSD Packs Industry’s First QLC NAND appeared first on ExtremeTech.
An asteroid called 2015 BZ509 is currently in orbit close to Jupiter, but it's orbiting the wrong way. The post Astronomers Find Alien Asteroid Orbiting ‘the Wrong Way’ Near Jupiter appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Right now, Dell is offering up a superb full HD PC monitor at a 38 percent discount. Not only will you save 80 bucks off the 23-inch S2318NX, Dell is also including a $75 eGift Card that you can use on just about anything on the Dell online store. The post ET Deals: Dell...
3D headphone maker Ossic has collapsed and vanished into the ether, taking all of its product with it, for good. No backsies. The post High-end 3D Headphone Company Shuts Down, Refuses Kickstarter Refunds appeared first on ExtremeTech.
It's surprisingly hard to keep up with all the versions of the Model 3 when you consider you can't buy any of them right now. The post Tesla Plans ‘Performance’ Model 3 Starting at $78,000 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Here's how to uninstall AMD GPU drivers -- and a discussion of whether third-party driver software brings anything useful to the equation. The post How to Uninstall AMD Drivers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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