More than a century after sinking, the Titanic is becoming an amusement park ride. What could possibly go wrong? The post Chinese company begins construction of full-sized Titanic replica—what could go wrong? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Seagate has quietly started to sell Maxtor-branded external storage devices in various countries. At present, the company offers the Maxtor M3 and the Maxtor D3 Station DAS devices, which it also sells under the Samsung name (yes, you read that right - click here for proof). Show More Summary
VR locomotion is a tough nut to crack. There are several different solutions available, but none of them cover all the bases.
Scientists at MIT have built a new type of electron gun capable of imaging so quickly, it effectively films an X-ray movie. We can't wait to see Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings epic filmed in stunning X-ray vision (we kid, but seriously,...Show More Summary
Bitfenix recently released its Whisper PSU family, which, as it name implies, promises quiet operation. This review focuses on the 550W model, offering 80 PLUS Gold efficiency and fully modular cabling.
The latest critical vulnerability in the Firefox and Tor browsers shows that Mozilla's security defenses are a few years behind compared to the competition, which is why Mozilla will need to focus even more on bringing strong security to its browser.
Oculus released setup guides for the experimental 360-degree and room-scale configurations for the Rift and Touch controllers that shed light on details that Oculus hasn't previously disclosed about its half-official Touch setups.
Today, Dell is discounting the 15.6-inch Latitude 15 3000 laptop by a whopping 52% off the sticker price. With a full HD display, a Core i7 CPU, and a six-cell 65WHr battery, this solid machine is a real bargain at just $679. The post ET deals: Dell Latitude 15 3000 15.6-inch laptop for $679 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple's recent iOS 10.1.1 update appears to be causing problems for a significant number of users, due to a massive unexplained battery life drop and irregular charge reporting. The post Apple’s iOS 10.1.1 update is causing huge battery life problems for some users appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Meizu added a new flagship phablet to its smartphone lineup today. The new 5.7-inch PRO 6 Plus is the direct successor to the PRO 5, but it incorporates the updated styling from the smaller 5.2-inch PRO 6. On paper at least, the PROShow More Summary
Want to learn how to download movies and shows for offline viewing on Netflix? You've come to the right place.
Check Point security researchers uncovered a malware campaign that could steal users' Google account tokens by infecting devices through apps installed from third-party stores.
Netflix is finally offering downloadable videos for offline viewing -- provided you're using either iOS or Android. There's no word of any support on PCs or Windows, including the Windows 10 Universal app. The post Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The ESA's mission scientists can reproduce the bug that killed the Schiaparelli. Another spacecraft falls victim to the so-called Mars curse. The post The ESA has figured out what killed the Schiaparelli Mars lander appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ZOTAC this week plans to start sales of its VR GO backpack PC designed for virtual reality enthusiasts. The system uses a quad-core processor from Intel, and is equipped with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 graphics processor and comes with I/O capabilities, just like any normal desktop. Show More Summary
AOC revealed a new 27-inch monitor, the P2779VC, that comes equipped with a Qi base station to enable wireless charging.
This unfolding story of hacks and counter-hacks forecasts the coming, back-and-forth battles over computer security -- in more ways than one. The post Ransomware shuts down San Fran transit, but the hacker just got hacked appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Qubes OS team announced plans to make it easier for the community to donate, as well as a new plan to focus on enterprise customers by selling customized support.
Strike another reason to pirate TV shows off your list. Netflix now offers local download options for mobile device users, which means you can watch your favorite shows and movies anywhere without having to worry about your internet connection.
Corsair released a special edition RM1000i unit to celebrate 10 million PSUs sold throughout the decade it's spent in the market.