Fabio Loreggian

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Nvidia's New GTX 980 Ti Delivers Titan X-Level Performance For $350 Less

I really, really liked Nvidia’s Titan X. Yes, it carries an exorbitant price tag of $999, but it remains the most powerful single-GPU graphics card on the market and it integrates nicely into everything from super towers to compact mini-ITX builds. But would I sacrifice a paltry 3% of performance …

How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide

The world of Linux is ready to welcome you, with a shower of free open-source software you can use on any PC: hundreds of active Linux distributions, and dozens of different desktop environments you could run on them. It’s a far cry from the one-size-fits-all, this-is-just-what-comes-with-your-PC …

Linux

The ugly truth about the wildly popular 'Game Of War' featuring Kate Upton

The mobile war-strategy game, made by Machine Zone , is making a ton of money (it has the second-highest gross in the App Store), and with Kate Upton as its spokeswoman it has clearly spent a ton of money in advertising.<p>But is "Game of War" worth the hype?<p>After trying it out for a couple of weeks, …

In-App Purchases

'Warcraft' Movie Debuts Its Gorgeous, Terrifying, Photorealistic Lead Orc

The movie and video game industries are still searching for their first truly great collaboration, the elusive, spectacular video game film. As time goes on, more and more high profile video game movie projects are surfacing, and with them, more and more talented industry veterans are getting …

The Wearable Device That Could Unlock a New Human Sense

A neuroscientist and his team have created a vest to help deaf people hear through a series of vibrations.<p>In March, the neuroscientist David Eagleman stood on stage to give a TED talk on sensory substitution, the idea of replacing the duties of one sense by using another. He spoke of how little of …

Wearable Tech

The Highest-Paying Cities For Tech Jobs

Silicon Valley is on top yet again. For 10 years Dice, a 24-year-old site that specializes in technology jobs, has rated the metro area that stretches from San Jose to San Francisco as the top-paying spot in the country for tech jobs. The average salary: $112,600, up 3.7% from the year before. …

Google Chat's best hidden features

Could you cope with no internet?

Internet access in North Korea has been partly restored after outages that meant the country’s internet was completely down at one point, with some reports saying problems lasted for 10 hours.<p>As our lives become increasingly digital, 10 hours offline seems inconceivable. But in an age of glitches …

'Far Cry 4' Review: Enter Sandbox

<i>My PS4 review copy arrived a day after review embargoes lifted. It also arrived over the weekend, which is often family time. Consider this the first part of an ongoing review series of ‘Far Cry 4′ and a “first impressions” take on the game.</i><p><i>Far Cry 4</i> is awesome. It’s the first first-person shooter …

Shadow of Mordor's Potential Reach

Lord of the Rings spin-off game's nemesis system is ripe for copycats. Forbes contributor Paul Tassi on which popular game series could benefit from incorporating the innovative play structure within 'Shadow of Mordor'.

Pumpkin geometry: stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique | Alex Bellos

Photograph: Saul Schleimer<p>The red line shows a straight line from the North Pole through New York and on to the flat map of the world, analogous to the path of light from a source at N. Illustration: Henry …

Moon Robot Will Broadcast In Virtual-Reality Video

A rover built for the Google Lunar X Prize competition could let astronauts do their job from Earth.<p>A team of scientists at Carnegie Mellon have built a robot that will send video from the moon to the Earth. And the robot will be controlled by the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, with the 3-D …

Virtual Reality

The Most Amazing PCs Of September 2014

You might not know it but PC enthusiasts the world over aren’t just building their own PCs – they’re modifying them in ways that would give any performance auto-tuning garage a run for its money too. These souped-up PCs come in two forms; a case mod, where the owner has modified an existing …

Quantum Mechanics Saves Grandfathers From Time Travelers

Probability solves a great question of time travel. Well, probably.<p>Mention time travel at a nerd party, and other guests will immediately respond with a grim conundrum: What happens if a time traveler goes back in time and kills one of his ancestors? This is the “Grandfather Paradox.” In a …

Quantum Physics

Milky Way is on the outskirts of 'immeasurable heaven' supercluster

In what amounts to a back-to-school gift for pupils with nerdier leanings, researchers have added a fresh line to the cosmic address of humanity. No longer will a standard home address followed by "the Earth, the solar system, the Milky Way, the universe" suffice for aficionados of the extended …

Why your brain just can't handle video games

Video games are fun, but they can also be extremely frustrating. You can fall to your death at the stupidest times if you don't hit the jump button just right or if you accidentally hit the wrong button altogether. You can also die from a bullet you really should have seen -- or even be completely …

How Gravity Makes Things Fall

Intel To Release Its First 4GHz Processor

If information uncovered by Chinese website EXPreview is to be believed, Intel's soon-to-be-released replacement for its current Intel Core i7-4770K CPU will be the company’s first that ships with a clock speed of 4GHz.<p>The new CPU is part of a range of refreshed chips due to be launched some time …

Modeling Black Holes With Sony Playstations: The Next Challenge

A few years back I wrote about astrophysicist Gaurav Khanna at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and his low-cost approach to harnessing computer power for modeling black holes.<p>Why spend a lot of money to rent time on a university supercomputer when you can devise your own by going to Best …

As Global PC Game Revenue Surpasses Consoles, How Long Should Console Makers Keep Fighting?

We’ve established repeatedly that PC gaming isn’t remotely close to being dead or dying, so perhaps it’s time to redirect that argument to consoles? DFC Intelligence owner David Cole tells PCR that revenue from PC gaming has surpassed that of consoles on a global scale. But beyond the claim, there …

Heroes save the world, and others pay the price in The Elder Scrolls Online (review)

<i>Check out our</i> <i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>When I first heard about The Elder Scrolls Online, the most important question I had as a devout fan of The Elder Scrolls series was whether or not a massively multiplayer online game could possibly live up to the standards of what I consider some of …

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Is Now A Top Candidate For Life

New gravity measurements determined Enceladus has a liquid water sea about as large as Lake Superior.<p>Buried under miles of ice, astronomers have detected a liquid water sea on one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus. The sea is about the size of Lake Superior and it touches Enceladus' silicate core… which …

Astronomy

Quantum photon properties revealed in another particle—the plasmon

(Phys.org) —For years, researchers have been interested in developing quantum computers—the theoretical next generation of technology that will …

Watch President Obama Introduce Cosmos, Which Will Then Blow Your Mind

“Ahh, space is CRAZY!”<p>That’s the verbatim dialogue from my house during last night’s premiere of <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i>, as Neil deGrasse Tyson walked me and millions of other home viewers through the massive, terrifying expanse of outer space, using everything from a C.G.I. spaceship to an …

How To Teach Kids To Code Without Turning Them Into Hackers

In the digital age, teaching kids to write computer code seems like a winning idea. But could these lessons do as much harm as good? In just under a year, the UK will begin to find out. This former industrial powerhouse is aiming to resurrect the old-fashioned Victorian spirit of innovation by …

What is Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle?

How the sun shines and why the vacuum of space is not actually empty<p>The uncertainty principle is one of the most famous (and probably misunderstood) ideas in physics. It tells us that there is a fuzziness in nature, a fundamental limit to what we can know about the behaviour of quantum particles …

100 Most Intimidating Bosses In Video Games

Video game bosses have been around ever since video games were first made resulting into some pretty memorable boss battles. Some bosses are a ton of …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

Amazing Secret Monitor! (How To)

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone'

Tests of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>The phones were put through a series of benchmark tests by Which? to measure processor and memory performance, which show how quickly the phone will allow photo …

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