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HTC Announces Standalone Vive Focus with 6DoF Tracking, Cancels Daydream VR Headsets

HTC on Tuesday formally introduced its new standalone Vive Focus VR headset at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing. The VR HMD is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC and is compatible with content developed using the Vive Wave VR SDK and distributed through the VivePort VR store. Show More Summary

Seagate BarraCuda Pro 12TB HDD Review

Data storage requirements have seen an exponential increase over the last several years. Both cloud and local storage requirements continue to be served by hard drives where workloads are either largely sequential or not performance sensitive. Show More Summary

Nvidia Releases Game Ready Driver For 'Injustice 2'

The driver also adds support for "Star Wars Battlefront II" and brings framerate improvements to "Destiny 2."

Xilinix Pairs AMD's EPYC With Four FPGAs At Supercomputing 2017

Xilinx displays an AMD EPYC-powered server with four FPGAs at Supercomputing 2017.

10 Modern, Mainstream GPUs And Ryzen: Can They Play Crysis?

Crysis was magnificent in its day, offering irreproachable gameplay to hardcore enthusiasts. And of course, it challenged the most powerful hardware available 10 years ago.

Meet Mrs. Roboto: Nissan’s Automated Car Door Closer

At Nissan Technical Center in Michigan, Rosie the Robot (aka Mrs. Doorboto) does a lifetime of car-door testing in three days. The post Meet Mrs. Roboto: Nissan’s Automated Car Door Closer appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Overclocking Returns To Origin PC EON, ND, NS Laptops With Intel Core i7-8700K

Origin PC announced that its EON, ND, and NS gaming laptops will now be equipped with new Intel 8th generation (Coffee Lake) Core i7 processors. In addition, these new versions sport a returning feature in the form of CPU overclocki...

Bose Sells Off Its Revolutionary Electromagnetic Suspension

Thirty-seven years after Amar Bose imagined an electromagnetic suspension system, Bose is selling its algorithms, patents, and trucker seat technology to ClearMotion, another MIT spinoff. The post Bose Sells Off Its Revolutionary Electromagnetic Suspension appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer

Nvidia has made a massive upgrade to its own supercomputer, the SaturnV, courtesy of the Volta V100 GPU. The post Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Early Qualcomm Server CPU Benchmarks Could Mean Big Trouble for Intel

Qualcomm's new Centriq servers are proving to be powerful solutions. Intel ought to be looking over its shoulder, at least a little. The post Early Qualcomm Server CPU Benchmarks Could Mean Big Trouble for Intel appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Working Electronic Circuits 3D-Printed With UV Light

The circuits are based on a conductive metallic ink along with an insulating polymeric ink printed in a single process. The post Working Electronic Circuits 3D-Printed With UV Light appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Lenovo ThinkPad 25 Anniversary Edition Review: Retro Style, Modern Performance

Anyone that has worked with laptops for a while might recall the ThinkPad brand from back in the day before Lenovo purchased the client PC division from IBM. One of the most notable things about the old-school ThinkPads was the keyboard, complete with a blue enter key and its the red trackpoint nub smack dab in the center. After Lenovo took...

Just how fast is Firefox Quantum?

Can Mozilla's new Firefox Quantum browser unseat Google Chrome as the fastest browser?

Intel To Launch 3D XPoint DIMMs in 2H 2018

Presenting at the UBS Global Technology Conference today, Navin Shenoy, Intel Executive Vice President and General Manager of their Data Center Group, shared an update on Intel's roadmap for 3D XPoint DIMMs. Intel claims that they are on track to launch 3D XPoint memory modules in the second half of 2018. Show More Summary

'FF XIV' Japanese Data Centers Under DDoS Attack

The attacks comes a few days after Square Enix mentioned that it was hit with a new pattern of DDoS attacks, which started in late October.

EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

EA is making changes to Battlefront's economy after massive blowback from players, but it can't fix the fundamental pay-to-win design without a grounds-up overhaul. The post EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel Optane DIMMs Coming Second Half Of 2018

Intel Optane DIMMs are finally coming, but we'll have to wait until the second half of 2018. Hopefully we'll hear more details in early 2018.

Firefox’s Quantum Browser Delivers Faster Performance, Lower RAM Usage

Mozilla's new Firefox Quantum is ready for action, packing faster response times, higher performance, and hopefully more market share relative to Google Chrome. The post Firefox’s Quantum Browser Delivers Faster Performance, Lower RAM Usage appeared first on ExtremeTech.

CompuServe Forums Are Still A Thing, But Not For Long

CompuServe (which still exists) is slated to shut down its forums this December.

1 Billion Android Devices Are More Than 2 Years Out of Date

As of the most recent platform status update, there are around 1 billion Android devices out there running software more than two years out of date. The post 1 Billion Android Devices Are More Than 2 Years Out of Date appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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