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ET Weekend Deals: One Plus 6T Just $299, $30 Off Samsung Galaxy Buds+, DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Bundle Only $499
If you're looking for a powerful new smartphone that doesn't break the bank then you won't want to miss out on the current sale offered on the OnePlus 6T. This phone features flagship level specs all for the low price of just $299.99.The post ET Weekend Deals: One Plus 6T Just $299, $30 Off Samsung Galaxy Buds+, DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Bundle Only $499 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple Store Confirms New iPhone SE Branding, Launch Reportedly Imminent
Apple is preparing to launch its iPhone SE refresh, and there's independent confirmation from multiple sources, including a product briefly available on the Apple Store. The post Apple Store Confirms New iPhone SE Branding, Launch Reportedly Imminent appeared first on ExtremeTech.
25 Best Android Tips to Make Your Phone More Useful
Make your Android phone all it can be with these tips and tricks.The post 25 Best Android Tips to Make Your Phone More Useful appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Break Into The Lucrative World Of Software Engineering With These Training Courses
Your six-figure tech career starts here.The post Break Into The Lucrative World Of Software Engineering With These Training Courses appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Tesla Tech Leak: This Autopilot Car Stops for Red Lights
A pending version of Autopilot may recognize traffic lights and stop for the red ones. For the green ones, too, unless you tap the throttle. The post Tesla Tech Leak: This Autopilot Car Stops for Red Lights appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD and Intel’s Latest Mobile CPUs Go Head to Head in Benchmark Leak
Early head-to-head benchmarks between AMD and Intel show benchmark wins for both companies, but larger generational gains on AMD's side of the fence. The post AMD and Intel’s Latest Mobile CPUs Go Head to Head in Benchmark Leak appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Nvidia Unveils Max-Q GPUs: Optimus G-Sync Support, Better Power Sharing
Nvidia's 12nm Turing architecture, built at TSMC. Nvidia has launched a new lineup of Max-Q cards, with new features including G-Sync support integrated into Optimus and power-sharing capabilities between CPU and GPU. The post Nvidia Unveils Max-Q GPUs: Optimus G-Sync Support, Better Power Sharing appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA Brings Back Iconic ‘Worm’ Logo for First Crewed SpaceX Launch
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced on Twitter that "the worm is back" for NASA's first private crewed spacecraft launch. Yes, that's a Falcon 9 with a slick, retro NASA logo. The post NASA Brings Back Iconic ‘Worm’ Logo for First Crewed SpaceX Launch appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: WD Easystore 12TB External Hard Drive Only $180, $640 Off Lenovo Yoga 730, 25 Percent Off Sonos One Gen 2
The top tech deal available today is a large 12TB external HDD. You can also save hundreds on a new 2-in-1 laptop from Lenovo.The post ET Deals: WD Easystore 12TB External Hard Drive Only $180, $640 Off Lenovo Yoga 730, 25 Percent Off Sonos One Gen 2 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Mark Cerny Shares PlayStation 5 Boost, SSD Speed, Tempest Audio Details
Sony has released significant new details on the PS5, courtesy of Mark Cerny, who dives into the specifics of how SSD storage, boost mode, and audio processing all work. The post Mark Cerny Shares PlayStation 5 Boost, SSD Speed, Tempest Audio Details appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Zoom Removes Tool That Secretly Displayed Your LinkedIn Data
This week, Zoom was forced to remove a tool that allowed people to snoop on LinkedIn profiles belonging to anyone who signed into a meeting. The post Zoom Removes Tool That Secretly Displayed Your LinkedIn Data appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Get Savvy With Leading Music Production Software Like Ableton And Logic Pro For Under $60
As you hunker down inside, you can jump in now and learn exactly how artists like Reznor produce music with the training in The Premium DJing and Music Production Bootcamp ft. Ableton and Logic Pro X. It’s on sale now for just $49.99.The post Get Savvy With Leading Music Production Software Like Ableton And Logic Pro For Under $60 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
James Webb Space Telescope Successfully Deploys Its Mirror for the First Time
In an early March test, engineers deployed the telescope's multi-segment mirror in its final configuration for the first time. It's quite a sight to behold, but we might have to wait longer than expected to see it in action. The post James Webb Space Telescope Successfully Deploys Its Mirror for the First Time appeared first on ExtremeTech.
At Stanford’s AI Conference, Harnessing Tech to Fight COVID-19
Stanford assembled an impressive array of scientists and public-policy researchers in an all-day symposium on how technology can be employed to tackle the spread of COVID-19. We bring you some of the highlights.The post At Stanford’s AI Conference, Harnessing Tech to Fight COVID-19 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
D-Wave Makes Quantum Computer Time Free to Anyone Fighting Coronavirus
Classical computing is fully engaged against COVID-19, but commercial quantum computing is taking a swing of its own. D-Wave will make computing time free to anyone who has credible ideas for how to fight coronavirus. The post D-Wave Makes Quantum Computer Time Free to Anyone Fighting Coronavirus appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Launches New 10th Gen Comet Lake-H Mobile CPUs
Intel has announced its new 45W 10th Generation CPU family, with significantly higher turbo clocks and a few core count adjustments. The post Intel Launches New 10th Gen Comet Lake-H Mobile CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Zoom’s Security and Privacy Practices Kind of Zuck
Zoom has become the darling of the work-at-home era, but the company is racking up privacy and security issues left, right, and center. The post Zoom’s Security and Privacy Practices Kind of Zuck appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Apple Buys Popular Weather App ‘Dark Sky,’ Discontinues Android Version
You wouldn't expect people to be passionate about a weather app, but Dark Sky's user base certainly qualifies. This "hyperlocal" weather client originated on iOS, but launched on Android in 2016. Now, it's going back to an iOS exclusive following an unexpected Apple acquisition.The post Apple Buys Popular Weather App ‘Dark Sky,’ Discontinues Android Version appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Researchers Create AI-Powered Blood Test to Detect Cancer
Credit: PexelsThe test can detect over 50 different cancers and narrow down tumor location to specific areas of the body. The post Researchers Create AI-Powered Blood Test to Detect Cancer appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Save $330 On Dell’s XPS 8930 Today
Need a desktop PC? For a limited time, Dell is selling its XPS 8930 Special Edition gaming desktop with a Core i5 processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU for just $879.99.The post ET Deals: Save $330 On Dell’s XPS 8930 Today appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Nvidia Shows Off New Ray-Traced Minecraft Screenshots, Modding Resources
Feature image shows a Java world converted to RTX. Image / Conversion by @PearlescentMoonNvidia has released an update on its Minecraft RTX project, with new assets, guides, and tools for modders who want to play with the new space. The post Nvidia Shows Off New Ray-Traced Minecraft Screenshots, Modding Resources appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Stuck Inside? Now’s The Perfect Time To Finally Master Excel With This 10-Course Training Bundle
Use this time to finally get savvy with Excel.The post Stuck Inside? Now’s The Perfect Time To Finally Master Excel With This 10-Course Training Bundle appeared first on ExtremeTech.
T-Mobile Completes Merger With Sprint, Legere Leaves CEO Position
This means more 5G coverage for T-Mobile customers but also less choice for all US consumers. The post T-Mobile Completes Merger With Sprint, Legere Leaves CEO Position appeared first on ExtremeTech.
2021 Kia Seltos Review: Standout Subompact SUV
Kia launches another first-class small SUV. The 2021 Seltos slots between the latest Soul and the Sportage. The post 2021 Kia Seltos Review: Standout Subompact SUV appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Fly Through the Lockdown With a DJI Mavic Mini Drone Bundle for Just $499
For a limited time you can get a DJI Mavic Mini with an accessory bundle for just $499.00. Order a drone today and start enjoying the great outdoors from the safety of your own home.The post ET Deals: Fly Through the Lockdown With a DJI Mavic Mini Drone Bundle for Just $499 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Will MPG Rollback Help or Hurt Car Buyers, Automakers?
The factions are at war over whether the savings netted from building simpler cars is offset by higher fuel costs. Here's a close look at both sides of the issue. The post Will MPG Rollback Help or Hurt Car Buyers, Automakers? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Windows 10 Update Fixes VPN, Proxy Connection Internet Issues
Microsoft has fixed a major error that was causing problems for devices connected to proxy servers or VPNs. If your corporate network has been cantankerous, this could be why. The post Windows 10 Update Fixes VPN, Proxy Connection Internet Issues appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Ancient Mars May Have Had 2 Distinct Water Reservoirs
Mars from Hubble: Astronomers took advantage of a rare close approach by Mars in 2001. When the Red Planet was just 43 million miles away, Hubble snapped this picture with the WFPC2. It has a surface resolution of just 10 miles. This is the best image we’ve gotten of Mars that didn’t involve sending a robot there.We used to think of Mars as a bone dry husk of a world. While there is some evidence of occasional flowing water on the surface, most of the planet's water is long gone. We can still reconstruct some of Mars' liquid past with the help of rock samples in the form of Martian meteorites.The post Ancient Mars May Have Had 2 Distinct Water Reservoirs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Google Stops Selling the Pixel 3 and 3 XL
Google's Pixel manufacturing contract is reportedly the only profitable one for FIH. Google confirms it's run out of Pixel 3 and 3 XL devices. The post Google Stops Selling the Pixel 3 and 3 XL appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET World Backup Day Deals: Save On Storage Devices From Western Digital, Seagate, and More
Today you can save a bundle on storage devices including a handful of SSDs and some exceptionally priced external HDDs. The latter of these are well suited as backup drives and network storage solutions due to their large capacity.The post ET World Backup Day Deals: Save On Storage Devices From Western Digital, Seagate, and More appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The 3dfx Voodoo Could Ride Again, in Lego Form
There's a new 3dfx card you might be able to buy one day...assuming you collect Legos, that is. The post The 3dfx Voodoo Could Ride Again, in Lego Form appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Get Lifetime Access To Rosetta Stone, VPN Unlimited, And More For Over 75 Percent Off What You Normally Would Pay
The three apps available in The Social Distancing Lifetime Subscription Bundle ft. Rosetta Stone ($199, over 76 percent off) can go a long way toward making your suddenly isolated world seem a bit larger once again.The post Get Lifetime Access To Rosetta Stone, VPN Unlimited, And More For Over 75 Percent Off What You Normally Would Pay appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Postponed Detroit Auto Show Now Canceled, With Future in Doubt
For now, the expo will reset to a different format in 2021, but auto shows were already in freefall before the pandemic. Will people come back when the shows return?The post Postponed Detroit Auto Show Now Canceled, With Future in Doubt appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA Conducts Final Test on Mars Helicopter Before Launch
When next it spins up, it'll be on the red planet. The post NASA Conducts Final Test on Mars Helicopter Before Launch appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Sense Energy Monitor Review: Making Your Home Smarter
Whether you're thinking of installing solar and want to know how much power you can save first, or want to monitor and manage your energy usage, Sense's smart whole-home energy meter is a unique product that can provide you with plenty of information.The post Sense Energy Monitor Review: Making Your Home Smarter appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Deep Space Nine Upscale Project Update: ‘Sacrifice of Angels’
It's time for an update on what I've decided I'm calling the Deep Space Nine Upscale Project (DS9UP). I've spent the month experimenting with detelecine and interlacing options, exploring what DaVinci Resolve can accomplish, and recruiting allies. Also, the DS9 DVD MPEG-2 source is really, really bad. The post Deep Space Nine Upscale Project Update: ‘Sacrifice of Angels’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Goes on Sale April 6 for $1,000
Many Chromebook aficionados were expecting Google to refresh the Pixelbook in 2019, but the company instead announced the cheaper Pixelbook Go. Samsung worked closely with Google on the Galaxy Chromebook, and many think of it as the true successor to the 2017 Pixelbook.The post Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Goes on Sale April 6 for $1,000 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Crippled No Longer: Matlab Now Runs on AMD CPUs at Full Speed
MathWorks has issued a major update for Matlab. AMD CPUs now run at full speed and use AVX2 by default if you install the 2020a update. The post Crippled No Longer: Matlab Now Runs on AMD CPUs at Full Speed appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Astrophysicist Tries to Build Coronavirus Wearable, Ends Up With Magnets Lodged in Nose
Being a smart person does not preclude making foolish mistakes. Case in point: Australian astrophysicist Daniel Reardon. The post Astrophysicist Tries to Build Coronavirus Wearable, Ends Up With Magnets Lodged in Nose appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: $125 Off 25-Inch Alienware AW2521HF Gaming Monitor, Microsoft Surface Pro 7 With Type Cover Only $599, DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Bundle Just $499
Stay home where it's safe and indulge in a blazing fast gaming experience with one of Dell's 240Hz Alienware displays for just $384.99.The post ET Deals: $125 Off 25-Inch Alienware AW2521HF Gaming Monitor, Microsoft Surface Pro 7 With Type Cover Only $599, DJI Mavic Mini Fly More Combo Bundle Just $499 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Covid-19 ‘Arsenal of Health’: Automakers Are Building Ventilators, Masks
Ford's Dave Jacek, 3D printing technica worker, with a prototype of a 3D-printed medical face shield done at Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center. (Photo: Ford)Ford, GM, Tesla gear up to build delayed health-care devices. The WW2-era "Arsenal of Democracy" returns. The post Covid-19 ‘Arsenal of Health’: Automakers Are Building Ventilators, Masks appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Star Trek: Voyager Gets 4K Upscale Remaster via AI
More people are seeing the possibilities upscaled video can deliver -- this time, on Star Trek: Voyager. The post Star Trek: Voyager Gets 4K Upscale Remaster via AI appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Hands On With AMD’s New Radeon Pro W5500 Workstation GPU
Value-priced CAD GPUs have been around for a while, but typically they haven't been able to do real-time visualization or support VR applications. AMD is changing that with its new Radeon Pro W5500, based on its 7nm Navi architecture.The post Hands On With AMD’s New Radeon Pro W5500 Workstation GPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Here Are 600 IT And Business Courses To Keep You Busy, All For Under $60
Make the most of your time inside with a treasure trove of online courses.The post Here Are 600 IT And Business Courses To Keep You Busy, All For Under $60 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA Selects SpaceX for Lunar Gateway Cargo Missions
The Dragon 2 capsule autonomously docking at the ISS in March 2019. NASA intends to construct a space station in orbit of the moon called the Lunar Gateway, and SpaceX has the contract to supply that station. The post NASA Selects SpaceX for Lunar Gateway Cargo Missions appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Astronomers Go Hunting for Dark Matter in the Nearby Cosmos
Scientists around the world have been speculating on dark matter for decades, but we still don't know what the mysterious substance is. The post Astronomers Go Hunting for Dark Matter in the Nearby Cosmos appeared first on ExtremeTech.
At a Glance: Western Digital My Passport 5TB Review
Western Digital's 5TB My Passport gives you plenty of storage space to carry with you, but make sure you check the price on competing drives before buying one.The post At a Glance: Western Digital My Passport 5TB Review appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Weekend Deals: $400 Off Alienware Aurora R8, Lowest Price on Logitech Crayon, Price Drops on Dell Vostro Laptops
Today there are several strong deals to be had on Dell PCs, including the company's powerful and popular Alienware Aurora gaming desktop.The post ET Weekend Deals: $400 Off Alienware Aurora R8, Lowest Price on Logitech Crayon, Price Drops on Dell Vostro Laptops appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Here’s How New York City Will Split Ventilators to Treat Covid-19
New York City is exploring how to double-vent ventilators for use with two or more people, even as medical associations advocate against doing so. The post Here’s How New York City Will Split Ventilators to Treat Covid-19 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
How to Buy the Best VR Headset to Play Half-Life: Alyx
The newly released Half-Life: Alyx is being called a true virtual reality masterpiece. It's actually driving many people to pick up virtual reality headsets for the first time, but the VR landscape can be confusing for new players. Here are your options.The post How to Buy the Best VR Headset to Play Half-Life: Alyx appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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