Ken Hodel

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Digital Foundry: the best gaming CPUs for the money

We've been on a mission over the last six months - to fully get to grips with the importance of the CPU in a gaming PC and that's involved …

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel

These Chewy Molasses Cookies Are Why It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Sugar, spice, and everything nice was invented to describe these cookies. We're approximately 1000 percent sure of that.<p>All chew with no crunch or glitter makes for a pretty dull holiday cookie. This is not that cookie. Molasses creates magically chewy cookies that stay fresh for days, and pack an …

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USB Type C and 3.1: clearing up the confusion

The arrival of USB Type C connectors and the faster USB 3.1 standard should be heralding a new age of consumer convenience. However, there seems to be quite a bit of confusion about what these new standards mean, and Google Engineer Benson Leung also recently spotted that a number of cables weren’t …

Skype for iPhone: Remastered

Skype is getting a brand new iPhone app, redesigned from the ground up to create a “consistent look and feel with the Windows Phone and Android apps,” the Microsoft-owned company announced earlier today.<p>The app isn’t live yet, and it seems the company is revealing the news today to create …

Verizon selling even more privacy data to marketing agencies, opt-out terms unclear

If you are a Verizon customer, did you know that Verizon is “enhancing” their Relevant Mobile Advertising program? This enhancement now allows Verizon to collect and hand over your online habits to marketers with creepy precision. On top of it all, the message that Verizon uses to tell customers …

Privacy

Verizon continues pushing LTE as replacement for fiber

In 1993, Verizon signed an agreement with New Jersey that provided the company with near $13 billion in subsidies and tax cuts in exchange for a promise to wire all of the state with 45 Mbps fixed-line broadband by 2010. Although the New Jersey State Board of Public Utilities said in 2012 that …

Net Neutrality