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ET deals: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch Ultrabook for $1029

If you’re looking for a thin, lightweight laptop with all-day battery life, check out the latest iteration of Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It only weighs about 2.5...

CRISPR Used to Genetically Modify Human Embryo in the US

The discovery of CRISPR has made for an interesting few years in the realm of genetic research. It meant we can make permanent edits to a genome with the aid of the...

AMD Threadripper Delidded, With a Multi-Core Surprise Under the Hood

One of the topics we’ve been covering in the past month is the behavior of the Core i9-7900X when overclocked, as well as the performance characteristics of the X299...

AMD Beats Q2 2017 Expectations on Strong Ryzen, Epyc Sales

AMD beat Wall Street’s expectations in Q2 2017, courtesy of strong demand for Ryzen and Epyc (desktop and server) CPUs. This was a significant quarter for AMD, because...

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs

The biggest problems facing EVs like the Tesla Model S and the Nissan Leaf almost all come down to the batteries. Whether we’re talking about range anxiety, cost,...

NASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in Half

Ever since 1973, the FAA has set a ceiling on the maximum speed of aircraft traveling over US soil. Sonic booms are generally considered a disruption, to put it kindly....

ET deals: Get a Lifetime Subscription to PureVPN for $90

Need to access a website that’s blocked on public Wi-Fi? Trying to keep prying eyes away from your day-to-day browsing? Get yourself a VPN, and you’ll be well on...

USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have

The latest USB 3.1 specification is pretty fast, but it could be even faster. How about twice as fast? That’s what the USB-IF is promising for its newly announced USB...

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

General Motors is reportedly killing as many as six cars, all sedans, from its lineup. GM made a bad choice, in hindsight, to fix its sedans before its SUVs, and is now...

TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’

The TSA (Théâtre de Sécurité Américain Transportation Security Administration) has been generally accused of incompetence, failure to detect bombs smuggled in...