Category: Technology News

Star Trek: Discovery’s First Real Trailer Finally Drops

It’s been well over 18 months since CBS first announced that it would bring a new Star Trek TV show to television, and we’ve still only gotten bits and pieces of...

Google Targets Nvidia With Learning-Capable Cloud TPU

Only a week after Nvidia’s new AI-focused Volta GPU architecture was announced, Google aims to steal some of its thunder with its new, second-generation, Tensor...

The Best College Grad Gifts

Graduation is great and all, but what comes next? An empty apartment: major buzz kill. Do they need something for around the house, or something to get them started with...

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6-inch laptop for $469

Today, Dell is offering up a substantial discount on the Inspiron 15 5000 laptop. If you’re in need of a powerful 15.6-inch device, this is the perfect time to buy....

Google’s Android O Targets Battery Life, Likely With Mixed Results

Google launched the first beta for Android O yesterday, with a bevy of improvements and changes baked into the operating system. Like Apple, Google’s OS launches go...

Are Valve and Steam Helping PC Gaming or Hurting It?

When Valve launched Half Life 2 back in 2004, it didn’t just ship the sequel to one of the greatest first-person shooters ever made. Bundled along, as a mandatory...

L2 vs. L3 cache: What’s the Difference?

Yesterday we discussed how caches work, what the difference is between L1 and L2, and the various design elements that determine how fast (and how effective) a CPU’s...

Why BMW, Intel, and Mobileye Invited Delphi to the Self-Driving Party

One of the autonomous driving parties just got bigger. Delphi has been added to the consortium of an automaker (BMW), a chipmaker (Intel), and a developer of sensor...

AMD’s New Epyc Server Brand to Take on Deep Learning

At its Financial Analyst Day on Thursday, AMD made a number of announcements about its upcoming product launches and where it will focus in 2017. The company has...

Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen ‘Threadripper’ Enthusiast CPU

AMD’s Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 processors have already punched holes in Intel’s product lines. The Ryzen 5 1600X is a six-core / 12-thread CPU at $250, compared with over...