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ET Deals: Get a Bundle of Special Games for just $9

By on September 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm<p>For a limited time, you can snag ten great games on Steam while helping out the SpecialEffect charitable …

Red River

Will Phones Soon Finish Off the Camera Market?

By on September 21, 2018 at 3:00 pm<p>It’s no secret the world’s most popular camera is now the phone. In parallel, standalone camera sales have …

Imaging

Planet-hunting TESS Spacecraft Has Already Spotted 2 Exoplanets

By on September 21, 2018 at 2:14 pm<p>In the last few decades, we’ve gone from knowing of exactly zero exoplanets to several thousand. That’s largely …

Exoplanets

Scientist Identifies Mysterious Fossils as the Oldest Animals on Earth

By on September 21, 2018 at 11:34 am<p>Life took root on Earth not long after the surface cooled following the late heavy bombardment period, but it was …

Fossils

Matter Falling Into a Black Hole Clocked at 30 Percent the Speed of Light

By on September 21, 2018 at 10:46 am<p>The Royal Astronomical Society has reported the first-ever detection of matter falling directly into a black hole …

Windows May Be Storing All Your Email and Docs as Unencrypted Plaintext

By on September 21, 2018 at 10:02 am<p>Forensic analyst and data recovery expert Barnaby Skeggs has discovered a troubling design decision in Windows …

Windows 10

Intel Goes Back to 22nm for New Chipset to Address Manufacturing Shortage

By on September 21, 2018 at 9:22 am<p>Intel’s manufacturing shortage has forced the company to get creative in how it approaches the problem — and take …

Chipset

Trump’s Trade War With China Will Drive Up GPU Prices Again

By on September 21, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>The US and China are currently engaged in an escalating trade war that’s going to start having an impact on …

Tariffs

Amazon Unveils New Alexa Devices Including Upgraded Echos, Smart Microwave

By on September 20, 2018 at 4:37 pm<p>Amazon launched the first Echo smart speaker before smart speakers were an established product category. Smart …

Smart Homes

ET Deals: Asus Zen Pro All-in-One is $400 off at Amazon Today Only

By on September 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm<p>If your home or office is in need of a powerful PC with a superb screen, you should absolutely consider the ASUS …

Intel Corporation

Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4

By on September 20, 2018 at 2:02 pm<p>Of all the features of the Apple Watch 4, probably the most-discussed is its ability to perform an …

Apple Watch

HTC Talks Security for Its Upcoming ‘Exodus’ Blockchain Phone

By on September 20, 2018 at 12:37 pm<p>HTC was once the top Android device maker — it was actually the <i>only</i> Android device maker for a while. As Android …

Android News

Everything You Need to Know About Nintendo Switch Online

By on September 20, 2018 at 11:02 am<p>This is an important year in the history of Nintendo — 2018 is when Nintendo finally realized the internet …

Google’s Chinese Search Engine Reportedly Links Results to Phone Numbers

By on September 20, 2018 at 9:18 am<p>Imagine if everything you ever searched for on Google was tied to your phone number and permanently associated …

Human Rights

ET Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30 Intel Xeon E3-1225 Quad-Core Server for $319

By on September 19, 2018 at 4:17 pm<p>If you’re in the market for an affordable tower server, today’s sale from Dell will definitely catch your eye. For …

Intel Corporation

Sony Announces the PlayStation Classic, Packs in 20 Games

By on September 19, 2018 at 4:03 pm<p>With Nintendo having shown the world that gamers will pay for small versions of classic consoles loaded with …

Final Fantasy

‘Nuclear Pasta’ Inside Neutron Stars Is Strongest Material in Universe

By on September 19, 2018 at 4:46 pm<p>The physics at work inside a neutron star can be mind-bogglingly complex. The neutrons that are well-understood in …

Neutron Stars

Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek’s Vulcan

By on September 20, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>In the Star Trek universe, the beloved character Spock hails from the planet Vulcan. This planet is, of course, …

Star Trek

Review Roundup: Nvidia’s RTX Family Delivers Incredible Performance, Lousy Value

By on September 19, 2018 at 3:05 pm<p>Today, Nvidia launched its new RTX 2080 Ti and RTX 2080 GPUs and there are a few different ways to look at the …

Nvidia

Hey, Google! Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault Tap Android for Infotainment

By on September 19, 2018 at 1:02 pm<p>The automotive alliance of Nissan, Mitsubishi and Renault are partnering with Google to use the Android operating …

Automotive Industry

Hands On With CyberLink Director Suite 365

By on September 19, 2018 at 9:00 am<p>CyberLink’s collection of editing tools have long been an alternative to Adobe’s Creative Cloud, but now the …

Framing

AMD Lists New, Higher-Power Ryzen 7 2800H, Ryzen 5 2600H Mobile CPUs

By on September 19, 2018 at 11:27 am<p>AMD has added two new mobile CPUs to its existing Ryzen Mobile lineup, and the new chips are intended to drive …

Ryzen

Intel Core i7-9700K, 9900K Confirmed to Use Solder, Not Paste

By on September 19, 2018 at 10:07 am<p>Ever since Intel switched away from using solder to a thermal interface material on its desktop CPUs, enthusiasts …

Intel Corporation

Scientists Say Closest Exoplanet Could Be Habitable After All

By on September 19, 2018 at 8:23 am<p>It can be depressing that all the remarkable exoplanets scientists keep discovering are so mind-bogglingly far …

Proxima Centauri

Microsoft Backs Down, Won’t Warn Users Away From Using Chrome, Firefox

By on September 19, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>Last week, news leaked that Microsoft’s upcoming build 1809 of Windows 10 (the October 2018 update) would include …

Windows 10

Tesla Reportedly Faces Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk’s Tweets

By on September 18, 2018 at 4:43 pm<p>Elon Musk may rue the day he tweeted “Funding secured.” The SEC is already known to be examining the actions that …

Tesla

Study: Loot Boxes Are ‘Psychologically Akin to Gambling’

By on September 18, 2018 at 4:02 pm<p>Microtransactions like loot boxes are a big part of modern gaming to the point that most of EA’s revenue comes …

Microtransactions

ET Deals: $40 Amazon Fire 4K TV for Prime Members, $120 Price drop on Apple’s Series 3 Watch

By on September 18, 2018 at 3:10 pm<p>If you’re a member of Amazon Prime, you should take a look at today’s Prime-exclusive deals. You can snag a 4K …

Intel Corporation

SpaceX Reveals First Lunar Passenger

By on September 18, 2018 at 1:42 pm<p>SpaceX confirmed last week that it had plans to launch a space tourist to the moon, but the identity of that …

Yusaku Maezawa

2019 Audi E-tron: Premium Electric Crossover Goes Head-to-Head With Tesla

By on September 18, 2018 at 1:01 pm<p>The Audi e-tron got its long-awaited unveiling Monday in San Francisco. The five-passenger crossover is a direct …

Audi E-Tron