Category: Technology News

ET Deals: Free Talk, Text, and Data with FreedomPop’s LTE Three-in-One SIM

Are you absolutely sick of your current cell provider? Now’s a perfect time to dump your massive mobile bill, and make the switch to FreedomPop. For a limited time,...

CERN Antimatter Experiment Suggest the Universe Shouldn’t Exist

One of the big questions in science is not just “why are we here?’ It’s, “why is anything here?” Scientists at CERN have been looking into this one over the...

Unloved, Unlamented, Microsoft Finally Kills Kinect

When Microsoft first launched Project Natal — later known as Kinect — it declared that the device would usher in a bold new world of gaming where our bodies would be...

13 OG Xbox Games Now Playable on Xbox One, Xbox 360 Games Enhanced For Xbox One X

Yesterday, we talked about the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility mode and how developers inside the company had spent years putting the feature together. Today,...

Korean Banks Sue Newegg, Allege Massive Fraud, ‘Classic Ponzi Scheme’

The online computer component and electronics giant Newegg has been sued by four Korean banks for its alleged role in a massive, Ponzi-scheme like fraud. This is an...

Leaked Benchmarks Show AMD’s Raven Ridge Offering Much Stronger Performance Against Intel

2017 has been the best year for AMD since at least 2009-2010 and arguably the best for over a decade. The Ryzen CPU family has forced Intel to make significant...

FBI Unable to Access Half of All Confiscated Smartphones Due to Encryption

Accessing mobile devices used to be trivially easy for the FBI back in the days of flip phones, but the modern world is much more security conscious. According to newly...

Steve Wozniak Won’t Be Lining Up to Buy the iPhone X

Steve Wozniak may not have been a regular Apple employee in decades, but his comments on the company continue to shape public perception of its products. Earlier this...

How Microsoft Built Xbox 360, Xbox Compatibility Into the Xbox One

The Xbox One and PS4 have broadly similar features, but there’s a few areas where Microsoft has beaten Sony: Backwards compatibility with the Xbox 360 and steaming...

In-Browser Cryptocurrency Mining is Exploding Across the Web

When we covered the appearance of in-browser cryptocurrency mining two weeks ago, it was confined to a single site; The Pirate Bay. Now, in just a few weeks, the number...