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AMD Announces 12nm 2nd Generation Zen, 7nm Vega, 2018 Roadmaps

AMD's CES 2018 announcements cover a wide range of products, foundry process nodes, and hardware. It's going to be a busy year for the CPU designer. The post AMD Announces 12nm 2nd Generation Zen, 7nm Vega, 2018 Roadmaps appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over ‘Meltdown’ Security Flaw

Intel is facing multiple lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre, but it's not clear that consumers have been harmed in this scenario -- at least, not in a legally actionable way. The post Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over ‘Meltdown’ Security Flaw appeared first on ExtremeTech.

2018 Kia Niro Review: A Small Hybrid SUV that Makes Sense

Smaller than it looks, the 2018 Kia Niro gets mileage in the high 40s. It's comfortable for 4-5 passengers. Cargo room is just adequate. The post 2018 Kia Niro Review: A Small Hybrid SUV that Makes Sense appeared first on ExtremeTec...

Chinese Space Station Will Crash to Earth in March

There is some concern that pieces of the 9.4-ton station will reach Earth's surface, but you probably don't need to fret -- the odds of it causing damage are remote. The post Chinese Space Station Will Crash to Earth in March appeared first on ExtremeTech.

How to Upgrade to a Larger SSD

It never takes long for hundreds of gigabytes of empty space to turn into a straightjacket, but moving your OS installation and files can be a pain. We're here to help. The post How to Upgrade to a Larger SSD appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Google Neural Network Can Predict Health Status From Your Retina

This data may even be enough to determine when someone is at high risk of a heart attack. The post Google Neural Network Can Predict Health Status From Your Retina appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Asus XG Station Pro Offers Thunderbolt 3, eGPU Support to PCs and Macs

Asus is throwing its hat into the external graphics enclosure ring with the new XG Station Pro. The post Asus XG Station Pro Offers Thunderbolt 3, eGPU Support to PCs and Macs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The FCC Thinks American Broadband Standards Are Way Too Fast

With net neutrality dead, the FCC has set its sights on a new goal -- weakening broadband definitions to ensure more Americans 'qualify' as having service. The post The FCC Thinks American Broadband Standards Are Way Too Fast appeared first on ExtremeTech.

New Jersey Plans to Outlaw Drunk Drone Flying

New Jersey is planning to make it illegal to fly a drone while drunk. Drunk droning could get you a fine or even jail time. The post New Jersey Plans to Outlaw Drunk Drone Flying appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals Roundup: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Quad-Core Gaming Laptop for $850, 44% off Noise-Cancelling Headphones, and more

Ready to start your new exercise routine for the new year? Want to upgrade your gaming setup to take advantage of all the new games you received over the holidays? Online retailers like Dell and Amazon are still delivering significant...Show More Summary

AT&T Promises a Dozen Mobile 5G Markets in 2018

These won't be fixed location services, either. We're talking true mobile 5G service for consumers to use on a phone. The post AT&T Promises a Dozen Mobile 5G Markets in 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Malware Impersonates Uber App on Android to Steal Data

The latest malware scare is a nasty bit of code for Android called FakeApp. As the name implies, it pretends to be another app to steal data. In this case, it's pretending to be Uber. The post Malware Impersonates Uber App on Android to Steal Data appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Astronomers: ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Has Nothing to do with Aliens

It's just some dust. Well, a lot of dust. The post Astronomers: ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Has Nothing to do with Aliens appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Spectre, Meltdown: Critical CPU Security Flaws Explained

The security flaws everyone's been rushing to patch have names now: Meltdown and Spectre. There's good reason everyone's been rushing to patch things. The post Spectre, Meltdown: Critical CPU Security Flaws Explained appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Samsung Unveils Smart Glasses, Breathing Device Ahead of CES 2018

Samsung is demonstrating multiple cutting-edge projects at its CES 2018 demo next week, including smart glasses meant to help the visually impaired. The post Samsung Unveils Smart Glasses, Breathing Device Ahead of CES 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel Security Flaw Hits Performance Hard

Early Linux data suggests Intel CPUs take a fairly heavy hit in some tests when the new page table isolation fix is enabled. Database benchmarks and possibly cloud server performance could drop significantly, however. The post Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel Security Flaw Hits Performance Hard appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Netgear Brings Mesh Wi-Fi to Your Yard With Outdoor Orbi

If you've been itching to extend your Wi-Fi mesh out into your yard, now you can. Netgear's new Orbi comes with a stiff price tag, but promises performance to match. The post Netgear Brings Mesh Wi-Fi to Your Yard With Outdoor Orbi appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Lease Undesirable Alternative: 80 Percent of EVs are Leased, Not Bought

EV values drop like a rock after three years. That makes them great buys on the used-car market, especially if the automaker warrants the battery at least five more years. The post Lease Undesirable Alternative: 80 Percent of EVs are Leased, Not Bought appeared first on ExtremeTech.

SpaceX Posts Drone Flyby Video of Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX has ironed out all the wrinkles with its Falcon 9 launches, but it's about to try something new and potentially crazy. The post SpaceX Posts Drone Flyby Video of Falcon Heavy Rocket appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Microsoft Discontinues Kinect Adapter for Xbox One

Microsoft revealed the future of gaming in in November of 2010 and it was called the Kinect. This motion-tracking camera accessory for the Xbox 360 was supposed to usher in an era of controlling games with your body, but that never happened. The post Microsoft Discontinues Kinect Adapter for Xbox One appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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