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ET Deals: Save Up To $800 When You Pre-Order Samsung’s New Galaxy S21 5G Smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is Samsung's official new flagship smartphone with performance that rivals the best phones money can buy. This phone still won't launch for a couple more weeks but you can pre-order it now and save up to $800. Depending on the offer you take, you may even be able to receive up to a $200 gift card as well.The post ET Deals: Save Up To $800 When You Pre-Order Samsung’s New Galaxy S21 5G Smartphone appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel May Postpone Manufacturing Decision, Emphasizes Beating Apple
Intel may postpone its decision on whether to build 7nm CPUs in its own fabs or to partner with an outside foundry for future leading-edge nodes. Also, Pat Gelsinger has some harsh words for Apple. The post Intel May Postpone Manufacturing Decision, Emphasizes Beating Apple appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Russia Might Issue Fines for Using SpaceX Starlink Internet Service
You can get Starlink internet in a few places, but Russia doesn't want any of its citizens going through the SpaceX system as it expands. In fact, the country has floated the idea of fining people for using Starlink or other foreign satellite internet services. The post Russia Might Issue Fines for Using SpaceX Starlink Internet Service appeared first on ExtremeTech.
These Chromebooks, MacBooks, and iMacs Are Available Now For Up To 61 Percent Off
From MacBook Airs to Chromebooks, find the perfect refurbished or renewed computer solution for your needs among these stellar options, some up to an astounding 61 percent off their usual price. The post These Chromebooks, MacBooks, and iMacs Are Available Now For Up To 61 Percent Off appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Why You Can’t Future-Proof Your Gaming PC
UE4 Elemental demo, powered by DX12Trying to future-proof a system is a fool's errand. Plan your purchases intelligently, but don't pay a premium for features you can't use yet. The post Why You Can’t Future-Proof Your Gaming PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.
New Beagle Board Offers Dual-Core RISC-V, Targets AI Applications
Budget RISC-V hardware is on the way, and it's a heck of a lot more affordable than anything we've seen in the past, with just enough CPU horsepower that a hobbyist might be able to do something with it. Later models may compete with chips like Raspberry Pi, though likely at higher cost. The post New Beagle Board Offers Dual-Core RISC-V, Targets AI Applications appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Insignia 70-Inch 4K Fire TV for $549, Samsung Galaxy Buds for $49
Today you can pick up a large format 70-inch Insignia 4K TV for just $549, and there is also an excellent deal on Samsung's Galaxy Buds that drops their price from $129.99 to a mere $49.00.The post ET Deals: Insignia 70-Inch 4K Fire TV for $549, Samsung Galaxy Buds for $49 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Tesla Ordered to Recall 150K+ Vehicles to Repair Memory Failures
Tesla has been asked -- or "asked" -- to recall some 159,000 vehicles to repair a NAND memory issue that will eventually cause failures on every affected vehicle. The post Tesla Ordered to Recall 150K+ Vehicles to Repair Memory Failures appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Give Your WiFi Some Support With This Asus Router On Sale For Just $80
Get the Asus AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit WiFi Router brand new (though not in the original box) for just $79.99 today.The post Give Your WiFi Some Support With This Asus Router On Sale For Just $80 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Samsung Reveals Galaxy S21 Family With Snapdragon 888, $200 Price Cut
All three devices have the latest Snapdragon 888 ARM chip, lower price tags, and no included charger. Read our full breakdown of the different models here. The post Samsung Reveals Galaxy S21 Family With Snapdragon 888, $200 Price Cut appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Tosses CEO Bob Swan, Appoints Pat Gelsinger to Top Job
The Robert N. Boyce Building in Santa Clara, California, is the world headquarters for Intel Corporation. This photo is from Jan. 23, 2019. (Credit: Walden Kirsch/Intel Corporation)Intel is replacing Bob Swan as CEO by inviting an old familiar face back into the fold. Pat Gelsinger, a longtime Intel veteran, will return to take over the top job. The post Intel Tosses CEO Bob Swan, Appoints Pat Gelsinger to Top Job appeared first on ExtremeTech.
CDPR Apologizes for Cyberpunk 2077 Launch, but Explains Very Little
CD Projekt Red has apologized for the state of Cyberpunk 2077 on last-gen consoles at launch, but it's explanation of what happened and why is scanty at best. The post CDPR Apologizes for Cyberpunk 2077 Launch, but Explains Very Little appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Asus Announces Two New Dual-Display Laptops
Designers have tried to shoehorn a second display into laptops for years, but Asus might have gotten closer than ever to making dual-screen laptops practical with the new ZenBook Duo series. The post Asus Announces Two New Dual-Display Laptops appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Astronomers Find Oldest Supermassive Black Hole in the Universe
This recently spotted object is the oldest known quasar in the universe, with a supermassive black hole more than 13 billion years old. In fact, it's so old and huge that scientists don't know exactly how it could have formed. The post Astronomers Find Oldest Supermassive Black Hole in the Universe appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Dell G5 Intel Core i7 and Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU Gaming Desktop for $1,601, Logitech MX Master 3 Wireless Mouse for $89
If you're looking for a PC to run the latest games on then you should consider Dell's new G5 gaming desktop. This system has a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor along with an Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU that gives it the power it needs to run some games at 4K resolutions under the right conditions.The post ET Deals: Dell G5 Intel Core i7 and Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU Gaming Desktop for $1,601, Logitech MX Master 3 Wireless Mouse for $89 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Qualcomm to Acquire Nuvia, Head Back Into Custom CPU Development
Qualcomm will buy Nuvia for $1.4B. The ARM CPU developer has been working on a server chip to challenge x86, but we don't know yet if Qualcomm will continue those plans. The post Qualcomm to Acquire Nuvia, Head Back Into Custom CPU Development appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Set Up Your Own Private Cloud VPN Server With UTunnel
See for yourself why UTunnel VPN won Great User Experience Award 2020 by FinancesOnline and Quality Choice Top Ranked Solution 2020 by Crozdesk. Get it for $99.99 today.The post Set Up Your Own Private Cloud VPN Server With UTunnel appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Report: Intel Will Build DG2 at TSMC on ‘Enhanced’ 7nm Node
Intel is rumored to be building its upcoming DG2 GPU at TSMC, on a yet-unnamed 7nm process. The post Report: Intel Will Build DG2 at TSMC on ‘Enhanced’ 7nm Node appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD Is Bringing Threadripper Pro, 8-Channel Motherboards to Market
AMD is bringing its 8-channel Threadripper Pro family to the retail channel after previously restricting it to OEMs only. The post AMD Is Bringing Threadripper Pro, 8-Channel Motherboards to Market appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Lenovo’s New Legion Gaming Laptops Sport Latest AMD, Nvidia Hardware
The new machines combine AMD's latest CPUs with Nvidia's new mobile GPUs. The price tags won't be in the budget range, but they're much lower than some competing gaming laptops. The post Lenovo’s New Legion Gaming Laptops Sport Latest AMD, Nvidia Hardware appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD Launches Ryzen 5000 Mobile APUs, Previews 3rd Gen Epyc
AMD has announced its new Ryzen Mobile 5000 family, with a heavy emphasis on 35W-45W chips and a couple of new 15W Zen 3 cores.The post AMD Launches Ryzen 5000 Mobile APUs, Previews 3rd Gen Epyc appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Dell XPS 15 7590 4K OLED Laptop for $899, $60 Off Apple MacBook Pro M1 Chip
Today you can pickup a Dell XPS laptop with a 4K OLED display and a Core i5 processor for just $899.99.The post ET Deals: Dell XPS 15 7590 4K OLED Laptop for $899, $60 Off Apple MacBook Pro M1 Chip appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Nvidia Announces RTX 3060 Graphics Card, Launching in February for $329
Nvidia's new RTX 3000 graphics cards represent a significant improvement over the last-gen RTX cards, but finding the latest and greatest can be a challenge. Supply might loosen up a little next month with the launch of Nvidia's latest GPU, the RTX 3060. The post Nvidia Announces RTX 3060 Graphics Card, Launching in February for $329 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Master The AWS Cloud With BitDegree Academy
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NASA Extends Jupiter and Mars Missions
NASA builds its hardware to last -- missions like Curiosity, Hubble, and New Horizons have survived long past their initial design life. This allows NASA to wring out every bit of science from its most successful missions, and now you can add Juno and InSight to the list. The post NASA Extends Jupiter and Mars Missions appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Semiconductor Shortage Has Come for the Auto Industry
The great semiconductor shortage of 2020-2021 has hit the automotive industry, slowing vehicle shipments as companies jostle for hardware. The post The Semiconductor Shortage Has Come for the Auto Industry appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA Will Launch Europa Clipper on Commercial Rocket
Congress previously required that this mission launch on the massively delayed Space Launch System (SLS), but the most recent NASA budget has untied the agency's hands.The post NASA Will Launch Europa Clipper on Commercial Rocket appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel at CES 2021: 8-Core Tiger Lake, 35W 11th Gen Mobile CPUs, Rocket Lake
Intel talked up multiple aspects of its 2021 strategy at CES this year, with a particular focus on new mobile chips and platforms in the Tiger Lake 11th Gen family, as well as confirming details on the upcoming Rocket Lake desktop launch. The post Intel at CES 2021: 8-Core Tiger Lake, 35W 11th Gen Mobile CPUs, Rocket Lake appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Nearly $800 Off Dell 2020 Vostro 15 7500 Core i7, LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen OLED Qualcomm SnapDragon 855 Smartphone for $299
Today you can get a highly versatile laptop from Dell with over $800 marked off the retail price. This system is perfect for work, but it also has a 100 percent sRGB compatible display for editing images and a GPU that's powerful enough to keep the average gamer happy.The post ET Deals: Nearly $800 Off Dell 2020 Vostro 15 7500 Core i7, LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen OLED Qualcomm SnapDragon 855 Smartphone for $299 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
PC Sales Up 26 Percent in Q4, 13 Percent Year-on-Year
PC sales have skyrocketed in 2020, and the trend should continue into 2021. The post PC Sales Up 26 Percent in Q4, 13 Percent Year-on-Year appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Save Over 35 Percent On Zoho Creator’s Easy To Use App Builder
Get a one year subscription to Zoho Creator today for just $149.99.The post Save Over 35 Percent On Zoho Creator’s Easy To Use App Builder appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Day I Learned What Data Science Is
Data science is so new and rapidly evolving, and the answer is heavily dependent on the background of who is doing the answering. The post The Day I Learned What Data Science Is appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Microsoft Denies Cutting Secret Deal With Duracell Over Xbox Controllers
Despite earlier rumors, there is no secret deal between Microsoft and Duracell to keep the Xbox controller using old AA technology. The post Microsoft Denies Cutting Secret Deal With Duracell Over Xbox Controllers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Scientists Devise New Way to Treat World’s Most Potent Toxin
Two different teams have devised a new way to treat botulism that could more effectively clear the dangerous toxin from cells and tissues, and it relies on a modified version of the toxin itself. It won't do anything for your crow's feet, though. The post Scientists Devise New Way to Treat World’s Most Potent Toxin appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD’s Retail Market Share Surges Based on European Reseller Data
AMD's European channel sales figures continue to be excellent, with a particular surge in November and December 2020. The post AMD’s Retail Market Share Surges Based on European Reseller Data appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Save 15 Percent on Dell Alienware, XPS, and G5 PCs
Gaming is at an all time high in terms of popularity right now. Today you can save 15 percent on select Dell PCs including some of the company's Alienware, XPS and G5 systems that come with capable gaming hardware.The post ET Deals: Save 15 Percent on Dell Alienware, XPS, and G5 PCs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Make Your Work Space Work For You With This Innovative Desk Pad
Since we'll likely be staying safer at home for a while in 2021, upgrade your space with this KeySmart TaskPad Wireless Charging Desk Pad. It's available now in $89.99, 25 percent off the usual price of $119.The post Make Your Work Space Work For You With This Innovative Desk Pad appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Elon Musk, Now World’s Richest Man, Reaffirms His Intention to Live on Mars
For the last few years, Jeff Bezos has been the richest person in the world -- even after losing a large chunk of his fortune in a divorce. That changed this week when a Tesla stock surge made Elon Musk the world's richest man. In celebration, he's not going to Disneyland. Nope, Elon Musk is apparently very serious about living on Mars, and he wants to bring a million people along for the ride. The post Elon Musk, Now World’s Richest Man, Reaffirms His Intention to Live on Mars appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Nvidia’s Purchase of ARM Is Being Investigated by UK Watchdog
The ARM - Nvidia deal is receiving close scrutiny from UK regulators who want to make sure the deal won't break the underlying business model that has made ARM a worldwide force to be reckoned with. The post Nvidia’s Purchase of ARM Is Being Investigated by UK Watchdog appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Earth Is Spinning Faster After Decades of Slowing Down
Earth isn't a clock, and the actual length of a day can vary slightly. Scientists now say that the days have started trending shorter because the Earth is spinning faster, which could require potentially confusing adjustments.The post Earth Is Spinning Faster After Decades of Slowing Down appeared first on ExtremeTech.
New Study Suggests Dark Matter Doesn’t Exist
Stephan’s Quintet: These four galaxies were imaged in 2009 using the WFC3. This compact group of galaxies is distorted because of their gravitational effects on each other.Most scientists currently believe the iron grip of gravity is augmented by dark matter, an invisible material that makes up about 85 percent of the universe. A new study makes the case for an alternative model, one in which dark matter doesn't exist and gravity works a little differently than we thought. The post New Study Suggests Dark Matter Doesn’t Exist appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: Save Over $500 On Dell XPS 8940 Intel Core i5 Nvidia RTX 2060 Gaming Desktop, Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure for $69
Today you can save over $500 on a gaming desktop from Dell that comes equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card.The post ET Deals: Save Over $500 On Dell XPS 8940 Intel Core i5 Nvidia RTX 2060 Gaming Desktop, Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure for $69 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Report: Packaging Issues, PS5 Demand May Be Hurting TSMC Production
Credit: Laura Ockel/ Unsplash, PCMagThe hardware shortages currently hitting most of the PC market may be caused by a shortage in a necessary component in chip manufacturing, not low yields on TSMC's 7nm node. The post Report: Packaging Issues, PS5 Demand May Be Hurting TSMC Production appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Ditch Telemarketers in 2021 With This Spam Call and Text Blocking App
Leave annoying spam calls and texts in 2020. Make sure you're safe from spammers and telemarketers with Robokiller. Snag a two year subscription for $49.99 here today. The post Ditch Telemarketers in 2021 With This Spam Call and Text Blocking App appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Mercedes-Benz Unveils 56-Inch ‘Hyperscreen’ Dashboard Panel
Mercedes-EQ. MBUX HyperscreenAhead of the now-virtual CES 2021, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the MBUX Hyperscreen, a 56-inch-wide, curved cinematic display that stretches across the entire dashboard, from the left air vent to the right. The post Mercedes-Benz Unveils 56-Inch ‘Hyperscreen’ Dashboard Panel appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Rocket Lake Desktop CPUs Will Launch in March, Gigabyte Confirms
Gigabyte has announced full PCIe 4.0 support for its Z490 motherboards when paired with 11th Gen Intel CPUs, and confirmed that Rocket Lake will debut at the end of March. The post Intel Rocket Lake Desktop CPUs Will Launch in March, Gigabyte Confirms appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA SPHEREx Space Telescope Will Probe Secrets of the Big Bang
When launched, this device could help us explore the earliest moments of the universe and unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the Big Bang.The post NASA SPHEREx Space Telescope Will Probe Secrets of the Big Bang appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ET Deals: $39 Off Apple Watch SE 44mm Smartwatch, Dell Vostro 3000 Intel Core i5 Desktop for $449
Apple's new Watch SE comes with many of the same features as Apple's more expensive Watch Series 6, but with a significantly lower price tag. Now you can get the 44mm version of this smartwatch discounted with a $39 discount, which makes it that much more affordable and an excellent deal.The post ET Deals: $39 Off Apple Watch SE 44mm Smartwatch, Dell Vostro 3000 Intel Core i5 Desktop for $449 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Cyberpunk 2077’s PC Player Base Has Shrunk 79 Percent Since Launch
CD Projekt Red's latest game has seen a steep player drop off -- steeper than usual for a game of this size -- but it's probably not a problem for the title long-term. The post Cyberpunk 2077’s PC Player Base Has Shrunk 79 Percent Since Launch appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Get A 2 Pack Of Comfortable Refurbished Sony Headphones For Under $30
Get this two-pack of Sony MDR-ZX110AP Extra Bass Wired Headphones with Microphone, Smartphone Headset for iPhone and Android with In-Line Remote and Microphone, 30mm Drivers, Black (refurbished) are available now for $29.82.The post Get A 2 Pack Of Comfortable Refurbished Sony Headphones For Under $30 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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