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AMD’s RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results

Today, AMD is prepping a new GPU lineup based on a refresh of its Polaris (aka GCN 1.4, aka 4th-generation GCN) architecture. We’ll cover the other announcements, like...

How to improve your Wi-Fi range and reception at home

The ubiquity and low cost of Wi-Fi has freed us all from the tyranny of Ethernet cables, but Wi-Fi still isn’t as foolproof as a cable. Sometimes your Wi-Fi can drop...

ET deals: Get a lifetime Hushed number for $25

Have you ever wanted a secondary phone number to give out to people and organizations that you don’t entirely trust? Today, the folks at Hushed are offering a lifetime...

Real-life tricorders are here 230 years early, courtesy of the Tricorder XPrize

In the far future, tricorders are invented and humanity spends many centuries prospering due in part to their widespread adoption. It’s too early to tell whether...

NASA photographs huge new fissure opening in Greenland glacier

Glaciers hold about three percent of Earth’s water, which may not sound like a lot. However, it’s more than enough to cause widespread damage if it were all to melt....

The best VR headsets and accessories

What a crazy path consumer-grade virtual reality has followed! In the last year or so, we’ve seen three major platforms launch, the release of dozens of new games, and...

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners claim phone ships with a red-tinted display

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have finally launched in select markets after a seemingly endless string of leaks. The device looks very much as expected with that sleek...

AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550

AMD launched an entire refresh cycle of its midrange graphics cards today. While our review focuses on the RX 580, AMD is also shipping new SKUs for the RX 460 and 470,...

Jimmy Kimmel gives emotional tribute to Don Rickles

Patton Oswalt joked on Twitter: “In lieu of flowers, Don Rickles’ family has requested that people drop their trousers and fire a rocket”. We became friends over...

Trump administration says no US trading partners manipulate currency

A report from the US Treasury Department on Friday said China was not a currency manipulator, but singled out China and give other countries as needing to be monitored...