Blog Profile / Extremetech


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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

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The Ataribox Will Be AMD-Powered, Cost at Least $250

Atari has announced its upcoming Ataribox will cost $250 to $300 and play both classic Atari titles and newer games. Does anyone seriously think this is going to compete against the Xbox One or PS4? The post The Ataribox Will Be AMD-Powered, Cost at Least $250 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Microsoft Set to Release Quantum Computer Programming Language

Microsoft looks to the future with the upcoming release of its own quantum computing programming language. The post Microsoft Set to Release Quantum Computer Programming Language appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Star Trek Discovery Looks Like a Good Show. Too Bad So Few Can Watch It.

The new Star Trek show is reportedly pretty good, but CBS won't let you watch it unless you pay them $7-$10 a month for a streaming service with a fraction of the titles you'd find on Netflix or Amazon. The post Star Trek Discovery Looks Like a Good Show. Too Bad So Few Can Watch It. appeared first on ExtremeTech.

AMD Confirms RX Vega Won’t Support 3-Way, 4-Way, Crossfire Configurations

AMD has taken a page from Nvidia's book and declared it will no longer support three-and-four-way Crossfire configurations. Given how few people use that many GPUs, it's probably for the best. The post AMD Confirms RX Vega Won’t Support 3-Way, 4-Way, Crossfire Configurations appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh Offers Up to 6 Cores, Goes On Sale Oct. 5

Intel's new 8th generation CPUs will arrive next week, with higher core counts--and higher prices. The post Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh Offers Up to 6 Cores, Goes On Sale Oct. 5 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Scientists Design New Form of Aluminum That Floats

Aluminum is so commonly used because it has a low melting point, works well in alloys, and is relatively light compared with its overall strength. What if it could be even lighter, though? The post Scientists Design New Form of Aluminum That Floats appeared first on ExtremeTech.

What Happened to the Tech Job Boom?

The optimism of the 1990s supposed whatever disruptions to existing industries – and their workers – new technologies would bring, the growth in employment in the companies driving the new economy would make up for it. It hasn't quite worked out that way. The post What Happened to the Tech Job Boom? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop

Apple's A11 Bionic SoC packs a punch compared with previous iterations of the core -- enough that it's starting to muscle in on Intel's Core family, at least in some tests. The post Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop appeared first on ExtremeTech.

New Leak Shows Off Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 4th, but there's not much left to find out. The post New Leak Shows Off Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL appeared first on ExtremeTech.

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review Roundup: Great Phones No One Thinks You Should Buy

Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have hit the market, but reviewers aren't as thrilled with these phones as they've been in the past. The iPhone X has sucked the air out of the room. The post iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Review Roundup: Great Phones No One Thinks You Should Buy appeared first on ExtremeTech.

US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes

If you can play Halo, you can control the multi-million dollar digital periscope on a multi-billion dollar nuclear-powered submarine. The post US Navy to Use Xbox 360 Controllers for Submarine Periscopes appeared first on ExtremeTec...

Conductive ‘Smart’ Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt

Continental's in-tire sensors measure tire and road conditions, then changes tire pressure and rim width for the best, safest handling, mpg, and performance. The post Conductive ‘Smart’ Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Apple Quietly Increases Cost of iPhone Screen Repairs

All the company's phones from the last few years will now cost you $20 extra if you need a screen replacement. The post Apple Quietly Increases Cost of iPhone Screen Repairs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Stanislav Petrov, Man Who Saved World From Nuclear Annihilation, Has Died

The man who saved the world from nuclear annihilation has died. We all owe him a debt of gratitude. The post Stanislav Petrov, Man Who Saved World From Nuclear Annihilation, Has Died appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Hackers Hid Malware in CCleaner for Nearly a Month

Malware has been detected within Piriform's CCleaner, a popular registry cleaner and space recovery tool. The malware-infected package had been distributed for nearly a month. The post Hackers Hid Malware in CCleaner for Nearly a Month appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Astronomers Catch a Glimpse of a Pitch-Black Planet

A new astronomy survey has found the blackest planet ever measured. Despite an exceptionally tight orbit around its host star, WASP-12b absorbs 94 percent of the light that reaches it. The post Astronomers Catch a Glimpse of a Pitch-Black Planet appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Ancient Meteorite Impact Produced Highest Natural Temperature Ever On Earth

Labrador, Canada might have been the hottest place ever on the surface of Earth some 36 million years ago when it was struck by a meteorite. The post Ancient Meteorite Impact Produced Highest Natural Temperature Ever On Earth appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Browser-Based Mining Malware Found on Pirate Bay, Other Sites

New, browser-based cryptocurrency mining is hijacking systems -- and there's no download or utility required. The post Browser-Based Mining Malware Found on Pirate Bay, Other Sites appeared first on ExtremeTech.

HP Is Once Again Breaking Printers With Third-Party Ink Cartridges

HP is back to its old tricks locking printer firmware and blocking ink cartridges again. They pulled this trick a year ago, almost to the day. The post HP Is Once Again Breaking Printers With Third-Party Ink Cartridges appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’

I've been using this tiny 40% keyboard for a week to see how well I adapt (if at all). The post Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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