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What is Project Fi, how does it work, and why do I want it?

If you're an Android enthusiast, you likely know about Project Fi. But that doesn't mean you necessarily know everything about it. And for everyone …

Android News

10 things you might not know about U.S. Special Operations forces

<b>(CNN) —</b> The troops that make up U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) include some of the most elite fighters in the U.S. military across all branches, including the Army Green Berets and Navy SEALS.<p>They're perhaps best known for going after high-value targets like Osama bin Laden and ISIS leader …

Military

Scientists Have Built a One-Way Tunnel for Sound

It can go in both ways, but it only comes out one.<p>Researchers at Nanjing University in China have created a one-way sound tunnel using special linings. The tunnel, which is four inches wide, takes in sound from both sides, but only lets it escape from one.<p>It's all thanks to special 3D-printed …

Tattoo-like electronic health patches are now easy to make

However much you like the idea of a wearable electronic patch monitoring (or improving) your health, it's not all that practical. Making just one patch using current tech can take days, and you'd better believe that the result will be expensive. University of Texas researchers may have licked this …

World’s first and only 34 inch curved display: thanks ASUS

If you thought ASUS’ recently revealed, monstrous 8 antenna router was a thing of beauty, you’ve seen nothing yet.<p>The ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q is easily …

Computer Hardware

7. Monitor Your PC Temperature

If you only recently made the switch to PC after years of playing on consoles, you should be aware that your PC's going to be more high-maintenance, …

Graphics Cards

How to Use Your Free Windows 10 License After Changing Your PC’s Hardware

The free Windows 10 license you receive is tied to your PC’s hardware. You’re still allowed to use Windows 10 on that same PC even after changing its …

Windows 10

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

How to force Windows to start downloading the Windows 10 update files

Windows 10 is here! Well, it’s here for a lot of people, but many of us still cannot download it until Microsoft says it’s OK (unless you want to do it manually).<p>Windows 10<p>Review<br>• Microsoft Edge will kill IE<br>• Cortana has arrived<br>• What gamers can expect<p>You see, Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 in …

Windows 10

Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android now in private beta (APK download)

There’s a plethora of great Android launchers out there (here’s a list of our favorite), but very few of them come from large companies like Microsoft. Though the Redmond giant is one of Google’s biggest competitors, they are proving to be much more platform friendly by creating a new Android …

Apps

Oculus Unveils Consumer Rift Headset With Xbox One Controller

This is no developer kit. Oculus today gave the world the first look at its Rift consumer virtual reality headset which will ship with a wireless Xbox One controller. It also comes with a small, table-top camera on a stand that watches a constellation of LED markers on the Rift to track your head …

Virtual Reality

Everything to know about Windows 10

So, Microsoft's latest operating system update is almost ready for prime-time.<p>Yep, Windows 10 is just under two months away from launch - so we …

Demystifying DirectX 12 support in Windows 10: What AMD, Intel, and Nvidia do and don't deliver - ExtremeTech

Demystifying DirectX 12 support in Windows 10: What AMD, Intel, and Nvidia do and don’t deliver<p>By on July 30, 2015 at 9:19 am<p>This site may earn …

Off3r Is Tinder For Finding Your Next Equity Crowdfunding Investment

Q: What do you get when you combine the swipe-to-like mechanism, popularized by dating app Tinder, with a wealth of potential equity crowdfunding investment opportunities?<p>A: an aggregator-sorter app called Off3r, that’s launched in the U.K. today (on iOS and Android) — promising to apply Tinderish …

Crowd Funding

Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

Since 1945, the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before a ceasefire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. …

War

Nvidia's Plan to Improve VR Rendering Performance

Today's announcement of the GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card is great news if you're eyeing high-end GPU hardware, but Nvidia also made some software …

Nvidia debuts 6 G-Sync laptops and 7 G-Sync displays, as its tech war with AMD rages on

If you were hoping the variable refresh monitor war would come to an end sooner rather than later, don't hold your breath. Nvidia just kicked it up a notch, announcing at Computex on Monday (Taiwan time) that its variable refresh technology called G-Sync is coming to gaming laptops.<p>To show that …

Nvidia Gives 'Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' Free To All Titan X Owners

In an effort to improve the GeForce Experience software, Nvidia is adding a new feature to deliver game-codes. Currently, this is only available in a …

Nvidia offers Witcher 3 for free to Titan X users willing to be GeForce guinea pigs

When you’re dropping a cool grand on a graphics card, you’re probably not too worried about spending a little extra cash to snag some games to play on it. Perhaps because of that, Nvidia’s game-slaying Titan graphics cards haven’t traditionally been bundled with freebies. But now, Nvidia’s offering …

Why DirectX 12 is a game-changer for PC enthusiasts

<i>We originally ran this article in May 2015, but with the release this week of Windows 10, we thought we'd revisit DirectX 12 on the launch version of</i> …

4K monitors: Everything you need to know about UltraHD PC displays

It's finally time to get serious about 4K displays. Let's be honest, the first wave left much to be desired. Some had painfully low refresh rates while others were difficult to configure and get working properly. Prices were all over the map. The situation is much better today, thankfully, but …

Cinematography

18 apps, tips and hacks to get the most out of your gaming PC

Introduction<p>As gamers know, Windows can get bogged down over time to the point that a tiny bit of system lag could make you miss that all-important …

Computer Hardware

NVIDIA's Efficient Powerhouse: The GeForce GTX Titan X

During the Game Developers Conference which took place a couple of weeks ago in San Francisco, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen Hsun Huang crashed EPIC’s “The State Of Unreal Engine” talk and, in a somewhat quizzical move considering GTC just started this morning, unveiled a new flagship GPU, dubbed the GeForce …

Supercomputers

Welcome to Build Week 2015

The PC has always been the platform of choice for the tinkerer. It’s always been the platform for cutting-edge technology: the mouse, the graphical …

Out Of Nowhere, Nvidia Announces 12GB GeForce Titan X Graphics Card

Last night during their “Made To Game” press event, Nvidia had the spotlight all to themselves, announcing their new Shield console and the transition of GRID to a full-fledged PC game streaming service. So no one was expecting Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to rush Epic Games’ stage this morning and …

Computer Hardware
Game Development

Recommended PC gaming chairs

Are you sitting comfortably?<p>Between recent articles about the effects of sitting down on your body, and our experimentation with standing desks, you …

Ergonomics

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Review Part 1 -- The New 1080p Champion

<i>UPDATE: Part 2 of this review is now live, addressing 1440p benchmarks and 2-way SLI.</i><p>Nvidia recently launched its newest member of the Maxwell family, and Team Green is targeting the majority of 1080p gamers with the GTX 960 graphics card. Nvidia defines the GTX 960 as the “sweet spot GPU,” but …

Supercomputers

Meet the River virtual reality accelerator’s first startups

Image copyright Ethan Miller/Getty Images.Mike Rothenberg of Rothenberg Ventures wants the world to know that virtual reality is a present, not …

Virtual Reality