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Updated 2021-04-11 09:16
Apple Mac, iPad Production May Be Slowed by Ongoing Chip Shortages
Apple is the latest company to play a round of Semiconductor Shortage Bingo. The post Apple Mac, iPad Production May Be Slowed by Ongoing Chip Shortages appeared first on ExtremeTech.
These Dell Gaming PC Bundles Are On Sale For Up To 40 Percent Off
Upgrade your gaming PC with one of these incredible deals of Dell gaming PC bundles.The post These Dell Gaming PC Bundles Are On Sale For Up To 40 Percent Off appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Sapphire Rapids CPU Leak: Up to 56 Cores, 64GB of Onboard HBM2
Sapphire Rapids, Intel's next server architecture, looks like a large leap over the just-launched Ice Lake SP. The post Sapphire Rapids CPU Leak: Up to 56 Cores, 64GB of Onboard HBM2 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
300 Nvidia GPUs Seized After High Speed Boat Chase
We've hit the "Hong Kong customs authorities catch GPU smugglers" portion of the semiconductor shortage. Can't wait to find out somebody built a PlayStation 5-smuggling submarine. The post 300 Nvidia GPUs Seized After High Speed Boat Chase appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Alienware Launches Its First AMD Laptop Since 2007
Alienware has announced a new laptop powered by AMD's Ryzen Mobile 5000 family, while Dell has added a new AMD gaming system to its own product matrix as well.The post Alienware Launches Its First AMD Laptop Since 2007 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Completes Last Asteroid Flyby Before Heading Home
Bennu, one of the two objects used as a test case in the MIT study. NASA reports that OSIRIS-REx has completed a last-minute addition to its mission profile: one final flyby of Bennu to see how its activities changed the surface of the object. The post NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Completes Last Asteroid Flyby Before Heading Home appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Today you can get a highly versatile laptop from Dell with nearly $1,000 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 $1,000 Off Dell 2020 Vostro 15 7500 Core i7 Laptop, Dell S3221QS 4K 32-Inch Curved Monitor for $368 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
New Surface Laptop 4 Leak Suggests AMD, Intel Models Launch Next Week
Microsoft is likely to launch new Surface Laptop 4 models based on both Intel and AMD CPUs. New hardware could drop as soon as next week. The post New Surface Laptop 4 Leak Suggests AMD, Intel Models Launch Next Week appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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The three-year subscription to Surfshark VPN is now on sale for just $83.99, a huge discount of $346.01 off the full purchase price of $430. The post Save 80 Percent On A 3-Year Subscription To Surfshark VPN appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Samsung Reveals 5 New A-Series Budget Phones Coming to the US
There's something for every Samsung fan who doesn't want to spend a grand on a new phone.The post Samsung Reveals 5 New A-Series Budget Phones Coming to the US appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Get Ready for the Most Interesting CPU Market We’ve Seen in Decades
After decades of dominance by Intel and AMD, the mainstream CPU market is heating up. From servers to embedded, new architectures are emerging to challenge the old guard. The post Get Ready for the Most Interesting CPU Market We’ve Seen in Decades appeared first on ExtremeTech.
ISS Astronauts Move Crew Dragon to a New Docking Port
The Dragon 2 capsule autonomously docking at the ISS in March 2019. Astronauts have executed the first-ever Dragon port relocation maneuver at the ISS, moving one Dragon to a new port, leaving space for the next few capsules to dock at the station. The post ISS Astronauts Move Crew Dragon to a New Docking Port appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Musk Blames Starship SN11 Failure on Methane Fuel Leak
The most recent Starship rocket blew up in mid-air while beginning its landing burn. Now, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced a cause: a leaky pipe. We've all been there. The post Musk Blames Starship SN11 Failure on Methane Fuel Leak appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Microsoft Dunks Servers Into Boiling Fluid to Cool Them Off
Microsoft has designed a new cooling solution for its data centers -- one that operates by boiling a non-conductive fluid to dissipate heat before condensing it again. The post Microsoft Dunks Servers Into Boiling Fluid to Cool Them Off appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Intel Unleashes 3rd Generation Xeon CPUs Based on Ice Lake SP
Intel's 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable chips are out and offer real performance uplifts compared with previous Cascade Lake parts, but they aren't enough to win Intel overall performance leadership in the segment. The post Intel Unleashes 3rd Generation Xeon CPUs Based on Ice Lake SP appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Steam Data Shows Ampere GPUs Barely Trickling Into Market
Steam's updated hardware survey data shows just how bad GPU availability is right now. The post Steam Data Shows Ampere GPUs Barely Trickling Into Market appeared first on ExtremeTech.
‘Impossible’ EmDrive Actually Is Impossible, Comprehensive Test Shows
The hypothetical EmDrive rocket engine threatened to upend what we knew about physics... if it worked. After the latest round of testing, we can say with a high degree of certainty that it doesn't.The post ‘Impossible’ EmDrive Actually Is Impossible, Comprehensive Test Shows appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Supreme Court Sides With Google, Rules Java API Copying Was Fair Use
The Supreme Court has ruled against Oracle in its decade-long fair use case against Google. Google's copying of 37 Java APIs is protected under fair use. The post Supreme Court Sides With Google, Rules Java API Copying Was Fair Use appeared first on ExtremeTech.
What Is Speculative Execution?
Speculative execution is vital to high performance in modern PCs. We discuss how it works and why it's considered a potential security threat. The post What Is Speculative Execution? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
This Hi-Fi Surround Sound Speaker Bundle Is On Sale For Over 25 Percent Off
The Onkyo OHTS3900 5.1-Channel Home Theater System is currently on sale for just $289.99, a fantastic discount of $109.01 off the full purchase price of $399 for the bundle. Kick your home theater setup into gear.The post This Hi-Fi Surround Sound Speaker Bundle Is On Sale For Over 25 Percent Off appeared first on ExtremeTech.
LG Mobile’s Demise Was Inevitable
This will leave a small opening for other companies, but LG's reach was so reduced in recent years that it's no great prize. In fact, LG's releases in the past few years have been uniquely scattershot and ineffective. The post LG Mobile’s Demise Was Inevitable appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD Discloses a Spectre-Like Vulnerability in Zen 3 CPUs
AMD has disclosed a potential security vulnerability on its Zen 3 CPUs with similarities to the Spectre attack from several years ago, but the company believes the risk is minimal. The post AMD Discloses a Spectre-Like Vulnerability in Zen 3 CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Pixel 6 Might Come With Google’s Custom ARM Processor
According to leaked documents, the sixth-gen Pixel phones could be the first to have Google's long-rumored custom ARM chips, which are allegedly codenamed Whitechapel. The post The Pixel 6 Might Come With Google’s Custom ARM Processor appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Major Marsquakes
The NASA InSight lander. Mars is shaking, and we'd never know were it not for the trailblazing InSight lander. The post NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Major Marsquakes appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Rocket Lake Was Finalized Before AMD’s Ryzen Kicked Into High Gear
One reason Rocket Lake may not have hit the mark against AMD quite as well as Intel would have liked? The CPU was finalized well before AMD launched 7nm Ryzen CPUs. The post Rocket Lake Was Finalized Before AMD’s Ryzen Kicked Into High Gear appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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TSMC Commits $100 Billion to 3-Year Manufacturing Expansion
Image Credit: Peellden, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 Intel, Samsung, and TSMC have all announced plans to boost their manufacturing capacities and pour more funding into researching new manufacturing techniques and materials. The post TSMC Commits $100 Billion to 3-Year Manufacturing Expansion appeared first on ExtremeTech.
MIT Robot Sees Hidden Objects with Radio Waves
Creating robots that see the world like humans has been a challenge. While computer vision has come a long way, these systems are still easy to fool. So, why not give robots superhuman perception to compensate?The post MIT Robot Sees Hidden Objects with Radio Waves appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Cryptocurrency Mining Could Destroy PC Gaming as We’ve Known It
Cryptocurrency mining is already warping the GPU market. If it continues, it could change how and where people play video games. The post Cryptocurrency Mining Could Destroy PC Gaming as We’ve Known It appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Report: LG Will Kill its Smartphone Business on April 5th
LG has tried some wild form factors to breath life into its mobile business. LG hasn't earned a profit on phones in years, and a leaked memo last month suggested the company was considering radical steps to change that. One option was to shutter the phone business entirely, and it's looking increasingly like that's what will happen.The post Report: LG Will Kill its Smartphone Business on April 5th appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Intel May Change Its Process Node Numbering to Align With TSMC, Samsung
Intel is reportedly considering a change to how it reports its process node sizes. It may be a good idea. The post Intel May Change Its Process Node Numbering to Align With TSMC, Samsung appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Microsoft Wins $21.9 Billion Contract to Supply AR Headsets to the US Army
Microsoft has signed a 10-year, $21.9 billion contract with the US Army to provide augmented reality technology based on its HoloLens devices. The post Microsoft Wins $21.9 Billion Contract to Supply AR Headsets to the US Army appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Beams Back Stunning Selfie
NASA's shiny new Perseverance rover has been stealing the spotlight lately, but Curiosity is still on Mars, too. This aging robot is still young and hip enough to take a selfie -- hell, Curiosity pioneered the rover selfie. The post NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Beams Back Stunning Selfie appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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ARM Unveils New ARMv9 ISA for Improved Security, Boosted Performance
ARM has announced its new ISA, ARMv9. It includes new security features, a new SIMD standard, and additional performance optimizations and feature updates. The post ARM Unveils New ARMv9 ISA for Improved Security, Boosted Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Man Blames Apple After iPhone Scam App Steals $1 Million in Bitcoin
He made the mistake of downloading an app from the iOS App Store. In the blink of an eye, his fortune was gone, and he blames Apple. The post Man Blames Apple After iPhone Scam App Steals $1 Million in Bitcoin appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Core i9-11900K Rocket Lake Review: 14nm’s Final Burn
Intel's Rocket Lake CPUs reach for the stars, but the Core i9-11900K is undercut by the limitations of Intel's 14nm process node. The post Intel Core i9-11900K Rocket Lake Review: 14nm’s Final Burn appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA Begins Assembling Spacecraft to Study Enormous Metallic Asteroid
Next year, this piece of hardware will ride a SpaceX rocket into orbit, and then it's off to the asteroid belt to study its namesake, the metal-rich asteroid 16 Psyche. The post NASA Begins Assembling Spacecraft to Study Enormous Metallic Asteroid appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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SpaceX Starship SN11 Blows Itself Apart During High-Altitude Test
Musk quipped on Twitter that at least the crater was in the right place. Say what you will about Elon Musk, he's pretty unflappable, even when his most ambitious aerospace project struggles to get off the ground.The post SpaceX Starship SN11 Blows Itself Apart During High-Altitude Test appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Intel’s Rocket Lake Roars to Life
Intel's Rocket Lake launches today, replacing Skylake and its iterative improvements as the backbone of Intel's desktop business. The post Intel’s Rocket Lake Roars to Life appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AT&T Believes 10Mbps Upload Ought to Be Enough for Everybody
AT&T doesn't believe a nationwide fiber network is a good idea and offers 10Mbit as a proposed minimum upload standard in 2021. The post AT&T Believes 10Mbps Upload Ought to Be Enough for Everybody appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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