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ESA satellite watches San Francisco’s Millennium Tower sinking from space

New data from an ESA satellite shows the Millennium Tower in San Francisco is sinking faster than previously believed. This has significant implications for the safety of the tower and implies a solution is urgently needed. The post ESA satellite watches San Francisco’s Millennium Tower sinking from space appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Reddit Grills Fove's CTO For Details On Upcoming Fove 0 VR Headset

Lochliam Wilson, Fove’s co-founder and CTO, participated in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) discussion on November 28. The executive answered the community’s questions about his company’s upcoming eye-tracking VR HMD developer kit, Fove 0.

Announcing the Tom's Hardware Corsair AMA And PSU Giveaway!

Ever wanted to ask Corsair something directly? How did you design your last product? What’s the future look like? Well, now you have the chance! Tom's Hardware is proud to announce our latest installment of Ask Me Anything featuring Corsair.

Gigabyte X170-Extreme ECC, Intel C236 Motherboard Review

Accustomed to customary configurations, our AMD editor gets sideways with a prosumer Xeon platform. Will Gigabyte's X170-Extreme ECC bridge the gap between his work and hobbies?

Tesla and SolarCity receive approval for $2.6B merger

Elon Musk wants a "vertically integrated" ecosystem, upon every part of which he can profit. After receiving shareholder approval to sweep SolarCity formally under his umbrella, it's time for the hard part: making it work. The post Tesla and SolarCity receive approval for $2.6B merger appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Apple’s Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro

A bad driver in Apple's Boot Camp software can permanently damage the speakers on a new MacBook Pro running Windows 10. Apple has pushed a new driver to Boot Camp, so make certain you've got the latest updates before installing the OS,...Show More Summary

Giveaway: Corsair RM1000i Special Edition White PSU

As the year starts to wind to a close, Corsair is marking their 10 th year in the PSU business. All told, they have now sold over 10 million PSUs, and for that reason, they have decided to do a little celebrating. In honor of their 10 th year, Corsair is making a special run of their 1000W RM1000i PSU, the aptly named RM1000i Special Edition. Show More Summary

What Are Hall Effect Keyboard Switches, And How Do They Work? (Video)

In a video, we explore what Hall Effect keyboard switches are, how they work, and why they're in some ways preferable to standard mechanical switches.

DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

As more of our networking moves from wired to WiFi, at the same time as bandwidth demands continue to increase, it may be time to look at providing more effective wireless coverage throughout your home or office. The post DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel Forms New Group for Autonomous Vehicles and Announces $250M Investment

Intel this week announced several initiatives to push into the emerging autonomous driving market. The company formally established a new internal organization called the Automated Driving Group (ADG) dedicated solely to the development...Show More Summary

MSI Plays Show And Tell With Motherboard M.2 Cooling Solution

Motherboard manufacturers get proactive about cooling high-performance M.2 storage devices. MSI tweeted an image today of a heatsink for M.2 form factor SSDs that will ship with some Gaming series products.

Unless Stopped, FBI's Mass Hacking Could Be Legalized December 1

Changes to Rule 41, which would significantly expand FBI's hacking powers, will go into effect on December 1 if the Senate doesn't vote for the Stop Mass Hacking Act. Civil rights groups urge everyone to call their senators to vote yes on the bill.

New teardown reveals Surface Studio packs ARM CPU core, upgradable storage

Microsoft's new Surface Studio has been given the teardown treatment by the iFixit team. You won't be upgrading the RAM, CPU, or GPU inside Microsoft's new system, but the storage system offers some flexibility and certain key components...Show More Summary

Powerup FPV: See yourself fly in your own paper-airplane drone

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly on a paper airplane? Or whether your plane design skills are good enough to create your own drone? The Powerup FPV may be perfect for you. The post Powerup FPV: See yourself fly in your own paper-airplane drone appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Facebook Brings 'Instant Games' To News Feed And Messenger

Facebook announced that it's testing Instant Games, an HTML5 game platform built atop its social network, in its News Feed and Messenger app.

'Watch Dogs 2' Available On PC Today, Includes 4K Support, No Framerate Cap

The PC version of "Watch Dogs 2" is now available, and it comes with a plethora of features exclusive to the platform.

AMD To Livestream Zen 'New Horizon' Gaming Event On December 13

AMD is holding a live "New Horizon" event on December 13 at 3pm CST to showcase Zen's gaming performance.

Homeopathic solutions now have to be labeled to disclose that there’s no science behind them

Homeopathy has been rejected by science, medicine and now by the FTC. What will it take to make the snake oil stop flying off the shelves? The post Homeopathic solutions now have to be labeled to disclose that there’s no science behind them appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe Smartphone Review

ASUS launched an array of products a few weeks back at its Zenvolution event in New York City. Among them was the gorgeous ZenBook 3 Ultrabook, the convertible Transformer 3, and an assortment of Android-based smartphones that carried ZenFone 3 branding. The four ZenFone 3 models that launched included the entry-level ZenFone 3 Laser, a 5.5”...

Thermaltake's Riing RGB App Brings On-The-Go Fan Control

Thermaltake released the Riing RGB Mobile App to let people control their Riing LED RGB Radiator Fan TT Premium Edition fans on the go.

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