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MSI Launches the X299M Gaming Pro Carbon AC: Going Micro-ATX

MSI has announced a new Micro ATX motherboard added to the X299 lineup in the X299M Gaming Pro Carbon AC. Based on the ATX sized X299 Gaming Pro Carbon AC, it has a similar I/O cover shape as well as the painted carbon pattern on the black board. Show More Summary

Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver Antibiotics

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have developed a "micromotor" capable of transporting antibiotics to the site of infection, making them more effective and reducing side effects. The post Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver Antibiotics appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Samsung & SK Hynix Graphics Memory Prices Increase Over 30% In August

In the midst of a global DRAM shortage, Digitimes reports that the market prices for graphics memory from Samsung and SK Hynix have increased by over 30% for August. This latest jump in memory prices is apparently due to the pair of DRAM manufacturers repurposing part of their VRAM production capacities for server and smartphone memories instead. Show More Summary

VR Health Institute Develops VR Exercise Rating System

The VR Health Institute partnered with the Department of Kinesiology at San Francisco State University to determine how much energy one expels while playing VR games, and it developed a fitness rating system with the results.

Researchers May Have Found MH370’s Resting Place

New, manual analysis of satellite data gathered in the wake of the MH370 disaster may have helped Australian scientists finally locate the plane. But after so long, will anyone go look for it? The post Researchers May Have Found MH370’s Resting Place appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones

Device makers won't even need to do any of the hard stuff -- they can just license the technology. The post Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Bluehole Reduces Frequent Updates For 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

The studio is still on schedule to put out the final version of the game sometime by the end of this year.

Lian Li PC-Q39 Brings Another Tempered Glass Mini-ITX Case To Its Roster

Lian Li added yet another tempered glass model to its line of Mini-ITX chassis. The company bills its PC-Q39 as a chassis that allows you to showcase a mighty but mini PC build.

$20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in California

Get a new $25,000 Nissan Leaf for just $5,000 after rebates and credits. The Leafs and BMW i3s offered get 100-plus miles on a charge. That said, 2018 models will double the range. The post $20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in California appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Bethesda Offers 'Prey' Trials On PC, Consoles

This is the first time PC gamers will be able to play the Arkane Studios-developed title at no cost, and unlike the old console demo, this trial will preserve your progress if you get the full game.

The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built

An Australian company has created a prototype holographic projector that can support multiple users and angles of presentation simultaneously. If it works, it could be a major breakthrough. The post The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Imperva Discovers 'Pulse Wave' DDoS Attacks

Instead of gradually increasing the number of bots targeting a service until the infrastructure crumbles, a massive number of bots quickly overwhelms the servers, retreats just as fast, and then returns when things start to get back to normal.

AltspaceVR Is Back Online; Did Palmer Luckey Save It?

AltspaceVR was set to close on August 3, but the company kept the lights on a little longer to get one more shot at securing funding, and that decision appears to have paid off. The company announced that the AltspaceVR social platform is here to stay.

ACLU: DreamHost Warrant Is A 'Clear Threat' To The Constitution

DreamHost revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice has demanded that the company hand over the IP addresses of 1.2 million people who visited the #DisruptJ20 website.

Toshiba Showcases QLC NAND Development Platform At Flash Memory Summit

Tucked in the back of the Microsemi booth we found Toshiba's BiCS Gen 3 768Gbit NAND running. With the show floor closed due to a fire Microsemi gets the credit for showing the first working QLC.

More Details Emerge On 'Destiny 2' PC Beta From Bungie, Nvidia

You can try the beta at 4K resolution with uncapped framerates. The game also supports 21:9 ultrawide monitors.

ASUS ROG Strix XG27VQ Available: 27” Curved, FHD@144Hz & FreeSync w/ELMB

ASUS is about to start shipments of its ROG Strix XG27VQ display — an inexpensive curved 27” screen with a high refresh rate and AMD’s FreeSync technology designed for gamers and modders. The monitor has all the features that one expects from the ROG trademark as well as one brand new tech from ASUS, the so-called Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB). Show More Summary

AVADirect Whitebook 16K2 Gaming Laptop Review

Many vendors add a bit too much gamer flare to their thin and light gaming laptops. AVADirect does the opposite with the Whitebook 16K2.

The Corsair Neutron NX500 (400GB) PCIe SSD Review: Big Card, Big Pricetag

Today we're taking a look at Corsair's Neutron NX500 SSD. This is the company's second PCIe SSD, again based on the Phison E7 controller, but this time distinguishing itself with a custom heatsink, larger overprovisioning than almost any consumer SSD, and twice the DRAM cache of a typical consumer SSD. Show More Summary

Alphacool Eisbaer 360 CPU Cooler Review

We get hands-on with Alphacool’s factory-filled 3x 120mm liquid cooling system.

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