Category: Technology News

AMD, Nvidia GPUs for Cryptocurrency Mining Unveiled

As we’ve discussed at various points, the great cryptocurrency GPU mining craze of 2011 to 2014 (peaking in 2013) was great for GPU manufacturers’ profit margins,...

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017

Diesel cars made up just 3 percent of the US new light-vehicle market before VW’s dieselgate. The majority are pickup trucks hauling heavy loads. Still, the song of...

Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

When we covered Microsoft’s new plans for a new GPU analysis tool last week as part of the Fall Creator’s Update, we had some questions about how the tool would...

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 450 Will Give Budget Phones a Boost

The release of the original Qualcomm Snapdragon 400-series chips was a revelation for midrange smartphones. No more did they have to feel so obviously underpowered and...

Chrome Beats Edge in New Battery Life Tests

Microsoft really, really wants you to use its Windows 10 browser, Edge. The company has come under fire for its relentless attempts to push consumers towards its own...

SpaceX Nailed Two Falcon 9 Launches and Landings Over the Weekend

A few years ago we were all holding our breath during each SpaceX launch, wondering if the company’s innovative Falcon 9 rocket would be able to land itself after...

Microsoft Confirms Windows Code Leak, but Size, Details Disputed

Last Friday, a bombshell report claimed that a massive leak of the Windows source code had taken place and was now available online. That leak — claimed to be 32TB —...

7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

As the pace of Moore’s Law advances have slowed, and the benefits of each new node have gotten steadily smaller, we’ve seen the various foundries adopt different...

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Gets Hybrid-Like Mileage, at a Cost

Imagine driving 700 miles, Boston to Durham, NC, on a single tank of fuel costing $35. Or San Diego to Seattle on two tanks. These trips and more are possible with the...

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series quad-core gaming laptop for $800

On the lookout for a reasonably priced gaming laptop that can handle new releases? Check out the 15.6-inch Inspiron 15 7000 series from Dell. With a quad-core Kaby Lake...