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NVIDIA Releases 376.19 WHQL Driver Update: Game Ready Oculus Touch and Two Giveaways

12 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

This week we are finally seeing the long-awaited release of the Oculus touch controllers and the collection of games following in its wake. As a result, we also seem to get another NVIDIA driver as well. This is a minor update with a...Show More Summary

Qubes OS 4.0 Previews Code Refactoring Of Core Functionality, New Features

The Qubes OS team announced that the new major version of the operating system is ready to be tested. Qubes OS 4.0 brings code refactoring of core functionality, as well as new enterprise and user-friendly features.

Engineers claim Samsung’s aggressive design led to Note 7 fires

Samsung has yet to release its findings on the Note 7, but third-party engineers are pointing to the phone's aggressively compact design as the cause. The post Engineers claim Samsung’s aggressive design led to Note 7 fires appeared first on ExtremeTech.

30 years later, $1.6B mega-project finally puts Chernobyl to rest

The nuclear reactor at Chernobyl is now sealed off from the world, and should finally be safe for the foreseeable future. Why did it take so long? The post 30 years later, $1.6B mega-project finally puts Chernobyl to rest appeared first on ExtremeTech.

DONE Get Ready For The Oculus Touch With Nvidia's Latest Driver

Before you play with the new Oculus Touch controllers, be sure to download Nvidia's latest driver.

Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray

Plume promised value-priced, easy-to-use, whole-home Wi-Fi with a stylish design. Now it is delivering. The post Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Why you should (or shouldn’t) root your Android device

A rooted Android device is more powerful, but it's also more risky. That's nothing to worry about if you can't even root your phone, an increasingly common occurrence. The post Why you should (or shouldn’t) root your Android device appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Micron Infuses 8TB 5100 Series SSDs With 3D TLC NAND

Micron is shaking things up a bit with its latest 5100 Series SSDs, which not only tip the scales with 8TB of storage but also bring a blistering 74,000 random write IOPS to bear.

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1060 Gets Hybrid Cooling on Inno3D's iChill Black Model

Inno3D has expanded its lineup of video cards based on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1060 graphics processor with an add-in-board featuring a hybrid cooling system using a closed loop liquid cooler. The graphics card comes with a factory-overclocked...Show More Summary

HTC's Viveport Developer Awards Gets A 'Community' Category

HTC revealed the panel of judges that will help decide who wins the first Viveport Developer Awards (VDAs) in January 2017.

OpenAI, DeepMind Release Software Platforms To Train AI To Simulate Human Skills

OpenAI and DeepMind release open source software platforms that can help other researchers train their own AI agents and game bots in 2D and 3D environments.

2016 Christmas gift guide: Best of the best tech

Tech gear, from the big stuff like notebooks, tablets, and smartphones, to smaller stuff like storage devices and smart bulbs.

The 25 best Hubble Space Telescope images

Hubble has been in space for over a quarter century. Here are the coolest things it has seen in that time. The post The 25 best Hubble Space Telescope images appeared first on ExtremeTech.

AOC P2779VC: 27” PLS Display with Qi Wireless Charging Base for $199

AOC has introduced a new 27” display that features Qi wireless charging for mobile phones in the base. The monitor uses a PLS panel and has standard characteristics for a mainstream device aimed at office environments. Despite this,Show More Summary

Want a Death Star? That’ll be $7.7 octillion per day

Even if we could build a Death Star, no one has the resources to power it. The post Want a Death Star? That’ll be $7.7 octillion per day appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The Oculus Touch Motion Controller Review

Oculus released the Rift VR HMD in March 2016 to mixed fanfare. Oculus built a refined piece of hardware, but the lack of hand controls hurt the Rift's appeal. It took Oculus many months to catch up, but it can finally offer hand presence with Touch.

iOS tip: Here's how to switch on a hidden shortcut menu on your iPhone or iPad

Here's a simple trick that will make it much easier to for you to find and use features on your iPhone or iPad.

iPhone 8 rumors increasingly point to curved OLED display

Cupertino may finally be leaving LCD technology behind. The post iPhone 8 rumors increasingly point to curved OLED display appeared first on ExtremeTech.

GIGABYTE Updates The Aero 14 Thin Gaming Laptop: Now with a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU

GIGABYTE has introduced an upgraded version of its Aero 14 thin gaming notebook, upgrading to NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1060GPU with 6 GB of GDDR5 memory. The system has similar specs and features as the model introduced back in June, but...Show More Summary

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