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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality, Edge, OneDrive Upgrades

Windows 10's Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features. The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality, Edge, OneDrive Upgrades appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options

Microsoft has introduced a new version of its Surface Book 2, with more powerful GPUs and new Intel processors. The post Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo CPU cores built-in. The post Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Pitting Microsoft Against DOJ Over Data Privacy

The Supreme Court has announced it will hear a pivotal case that could vastly expand the power of the US Department of Justice to seize data from computers in other countries, even when that data concerns foreign nationals. The post Supreme Court Will Hear Case Pitting Microsoft Against DOJ Over Data Privacy appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: Save 42% on Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh Router Three-Pack

Tired of Wi-Fi dead spots in your home? Kick your old wireless router to the curb, and start using the Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi system to get complete coverage. For a limited time, you can save 42% on a three-pack from Amazon. The post ET Deals: Save 42% on Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh Router Three-Pack appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Massive Methane Leak in 2015 Left California Residents With Elevated Uranium, Styrene Levels

Two years after a well blowout dumped over 100,000 tons of methane into Southern California, residents are still suffering significant health problems and are showing elevated levels of various heavy metals and benzene-related chemicals. The post Massive Methane Leak in 2015 Left California Residents With Elevated Uranium, Styrene Levels appeared first on ExtremeTech.

First Batch of iPhone Xs Is Reportedly Just 46,500 Units

Apple's first order of iPhone Xs has left the factory, but reports indicate it's much smaller than pent-up demand for the product will require. The post First Batch of iPhone Xs Is Reportedly Just 46,500 Units appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Pizza Hut Suffers Security Breach, Waits Two Weeks to Tell People

Pizza Hut's mobile app exposed roughly 60,000 people to a data breach on October 1 and 2, but the company didn't start notifying its customers until this past weekend. The post Pizza Hut Suffers Security Breach, Waits Two Weeks to Tell People appeared first on ExtremeTech.

KRACK Attacks Defeat Wi-Fi Security on Most Devices

A massive security disclosure details vulnerabilities in WPA2 that could let an attacker intercept all your precious data, and virtually every device with Wi-Fi is affected. The post KRACK Attacks Defeat Wi-Fi Security on Most Devices appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Silicon Allee: Germany’s Tech Hub for Electric Cars, Scooters, and Bikes

Germany's answer to Silicon Valley is awash in battery-electric cars--plus electrified scooters, bicycles, and buses. Want a Prius-looking car with 330 solar cells? They've got it. The post Silicon Allee: Germany’s Tech Hub for Electric Cars, Scooters, and Bikes appeared first on ExtremeTech.

This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components

The new pi-top laptop is a Raspberry Pi-based system with an eight-hour battery, 1080p display, and an interesting slide-out keyboard that allows direct access to the RBP board beneath. The post This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Sony’s Sci-Fi ‘Touch’ Projector Debuts in the US for $1,700

You can jot down notes, play games, and watch video via the projector, but it'll cost you. The post Sony’s Sci-Fi ‘Touch’ Projector Debuts in the US for $1,700 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

OnePlus Responds to Angry Users, Will Limit Phone Data Collection

OnePlus has agreed to stop collecting specific data about people's phones in response to user outcry, but it's still not offering a way to completely opt-out of the practice. The post OnePlus Responds to Angry Users, Will Limit Phone Data Collection appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Introductory Bundle for $39

Today, the folks over at SkillWise are offering up a four-course bundle focused on using Python for AI and deep learning. If you've ever considered dipping your toe into this burgeoning field, you'll definitely want to take advantage of this $400+ discount! The post ET Deals: Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Introductory Bundle for $39 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

NASA Satellite Records Big Increase in Carbon Dioxide

A dramatic spike in carbon dioxide was detected, and it could be a sign that tropical forest regions are not able to keep absorbing such a large volume of carbon from the atmosphere. The post NASA Satellite Records Big Increase in Carbon Dioxide appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected

Scientists have long expected it would take centuries for Yellowstone to transition to an active volcano again, but now they're cutting that timeline down to as little as a few decades. The post Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Erupt Sooner Than Expected appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Self-Driving Cars Face an Unexpected Problem: Fuel Economy

Self-driving cars could reinvent how we travel, but the power demands these systems place on a vehicle are far from trivial. The post Self-Driving Cars Face an Unexpected Problem: Fuel Economy appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Apple May Drop Touch ID in the Next iPhone

According to a new report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple could drop its Touch ID system completely in the next iPhone. The post Apple May Drop Touch ID in the Next iPhone appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: Python Network Programming Bundle for $24

If you're looking to brush up on your Python knowledge, today's deal is an outstanding value. For a limited time, you can save a massive 97% off three online Python courses you buy them bundled together from SkillWise. The post ET Deals: Python Network Programming Bundle for $24 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Most Gamers Hate Buying Loot Boxes, So Why Are Games Using Them?

Gamers aren't pleased to see loot boxes and even more lopsided "pay to win" features popping up in games, but in this case they may simply be a symptom of a much larger problem. The post Most Gamers Hate Buying Loot Boxes, So Why Are Games Using Them? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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