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DJI Will Brick ‘Spark’ Drones That Don’t Update to New Firmware

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Chinese manufacturer DJI rules the market for consumer drone aircraft, but you’ve traditionally had to spend big in order to get features like HD cameras ...

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Rumor: Prices Leak for Intel’s Coffee Lake

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel hasn’t said anything official about Coffee Lake yet — the 8th generation launch yesterday only alluded to desktop products coming in the fall. Newly ...

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The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Renewable electricity could significantly offset the use of traditional coal or gas-fired power plants in the long term. But moving a meaningful percentage of our power ...

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The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Holographic technology is frequently shown in science fiction and superhero movies (Tony Stark’s in-helmet displays are all holograms). Our real-life capabilities have historically been far ...

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LG Adds FM Radio Support in Current, Future Phones

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The phone industry may officially have many players, but in the United States its nearly a duopoly between Samsung and Apple. Worldwide, those two companies ...

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Threadripper Review: AMD’s 16-core 1950X Rips Through Intel’s Core i9

For the past five months, AMD has steadily pushed its new Zen architecture into the enthusiast, mainstream, and budget desktop markets. These new Ryzen CPUs and their server counterparts (sold under the Epyc brand name) have reinvigorated AMD’s CPU sales ...

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Cosmological Models Proven Correct by Dark Energy Survey

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s hard to get a sense of the scale of the universe from our little corner of it, but scientists realized decades back that the ...

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Microsoft, Lenovo to Ship Sub-$300 Windows 10 S Notebooks

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the strangest things about Windows 10 S, Microsoft’s Chromebook competitor and locked-down educational OS play, is that Microsoft chose to debut it with ...

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Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

At SIGGRAPH this week, both AMD and Nvidia are announcing various hardware and software technologies. SIGGRAPH is an annual show that focuses on computer graphics and advances in rendering techniques. At the show this year, Nvidia showcased the ways AI could ...

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Cable Lobby Claims US Is Just Bursting With Broadband Competition

Everyone’s favorite organization, the NCTA (now known as The Internet and Television Association), has released a report claiming an overwhelming number of people now have access to multiple internet service providers and plenty of competition in that market. This may ...

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