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Wednesday June 6, 2018. 05:15 PM
Scientists have been trying to find a hypothetical Planet 9 that may exist outside our known solar system based on the unusual orbits of certain dwarf planets. But those orbits might not require a Planet 9 to explain. The post We May Not Need ‘Planet 9’ to Explain Unusual...
Lenovo misrepresented the design of its new 'flagship,' the Z5. The company claimed the phone had multiple features it doesn't possess. The post Lenovo Lied About the Design and Features of Its New Z5 Phone appeared first on ExtremeTech.
It's taking Juno longer than NASA expected to map the gas giant, and operations were scheduled to cease this summer. The post NASA Extends Juno Mission for at Least Three Years appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The initiative is part of a program intended to determine how artificial intelligence might be used to keep America safe against the threat of nuclear attack. The post The Pentagon Is Building an AI to Find Secret Nuclear Missiles appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Tuesday June 5, 2018. 10:04 PM
Intel has announced two new CPUs at Computex, including a limited number of Core i7-8086K CPUs to be auctioned off in a sweepstakes and an unknown 28-core chip with a max turbo of 5GHz. The post Intel Announces Limited Edition Core i7-8086K, New 28-Core CPU appeared first...
Are you finally ready to make the jump to 4K? Right now, you can invest in a 50-inch Vizio E50x-E1 4K TV at Walmart, and pay just $299.99. The folks over at TechBargains have also found great sales on VR headsets Google Home Minis, Amazon Echo Dots, and much more. The post...
Asus showed up to Computex this year with some new notebook designs, but surely the wildest of the lot is the Precog dual-screen laptop. The post Asus Shows Off ‘Precog’ Laptop With Second Screen for Keyboard appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Researchers from MIT have developed a new system called In Vivo Networking (IVN) that could allow powerful medical devices to operate inside the body while getting power from radio waves. The post MIT Creates Wireless Power System For Medical Implants appeared first on...
Nvidia's Jetson Xavier board is a major step forward for the company's efforts to build robust AI accelerators at all TDP levels. The post Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier Stuffs Volta Performance Into Tiny Form Factor appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Artificial intelligence researchers have thus far attempted to make well-rounded algorithms that can be helpful to humanity. However, a team from MIT has undertaken a project to do the exact opposite. The post MIT Creates AI-Powered Psychopath Called ‘Norman’ appeared first...
China has announced an investigation into DRAM and NAND price fixing between Micron, Samsung, and SK Hynix. The post China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The company is preparing to push out a significant update to iOS 12 that will address performance issues and long-standing problems with iOS notifications. The post Apple Announces iOS 12 With Speed Boosts, Grouped Notifications appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 850 today, the first Snapdragon platform aimed explicitly for laptops. The post Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 850, Explicitly Aimed at New PCs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Monday June 4, 2018. 10:03 PM
Nvidia isn't giving any hints on when next-generation GPUs will be available, but it expects its Big Format Gaming Displays to hit market sooner rather than later. The post Nvidia: New GeForce GPUs Long Way Off, Giant G-Sync Displays Coming Soon appeared first on...
If you're in the market for a portable workhorse for your creative endeavors, the 12-inch ThinkPad X1 is hard to beat. It's small, secure, and it even offers stylus support of the detachable touchscreen. And when you buy from the PCMag Shop, you can save $150 off the sticker ...
This phone has all the bells and whistles -- in fact, it has extra bells and whistles. The post Asus Announces Gaming Phone With Overclocked Snapdragon 845 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The most-affordable a) sporty b) premium c) compact SUV is a winner on bang for the buck. An added A-Spec trim line will lure enthusiasts. Try (the touchpad) before you buy. The post 2019 Acura RDX Review: Best Compact SUV Yet, Give or Take the Touchpad appeared first on...
The company won't be sending space tourists to orbit the moon this year as previously announced. Instead, it'll be the middle of 2019 at the earliest. The post SpaceX Delays Space Tourist Moon Mission appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Is ARM's Cortex-A76 the Intel-killer the industry has prophesied for years? Good question. The post Are ARM CPU Cores Finally Ready to Fight Intel for the Laptop Market? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Walking the show floor at AWE 2018, it's obvious augmented reality is booming. Each year there are new technology breakthroughs and innovative applications. Here are some of our favorites from this, its ninth, year. The post AR and VR Highlights from Augmented World Expo...
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