Category: Technology News

AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

When AMD launched the RX 560 GPU, as an upgrade to the older RX 460, it upgraded the specs of the card slightly. Unlike the RX 580 and RX 570, which retained their GPU...

Plate Tectonics on Europa Could Make Life More Likely

Jupiter’s moon Europa has long been one on of the most enticing potential homes for life in the solar system. Well, other than Earth. While Earth is in the habitable...

New ARM Always Connected Windows PCs Debut, AMD Ryzen On the Way

Just under a year ago, Microsoft announced it would once again bring ARM-based laptops and mobile devices to market running Windows 10. The last time MS tried to bridge...

3D-Printed Plastic Objects Send Data Over Wi-Fi Without Any Electronics

3D printing can be useful if you need a simple object or a replacement part, but making anything complex usually requires you add some non-printed materials. A team from...

ET Deals: Save 62% on Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi Mesh Router Three-Pack

Tired of Wi-Fi dead spots in your home? Kick your old wireless router to the curb, and start using the Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi system to get complete coverage. For a...

Software is Increasingly Complex. That Can Be Dangerous.

Marc Andreessen has said software is eating the world. Maybe it’s not eating the world, but every day, software becomes ever more important for the functioning of the...

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 845 With 4K HDR Video Capture

Qualcomm just launched new Always Connected PCs with Snapdragon 835 processors, but the company isn’t resting on its laurels. It’s also announced the upcoming...

ExtremeTech Explains: What is USB-C?

When buying a new computer or smartphone, there’s a very good chance it’ll have a USB Type-C port. This port will become the standard for data connections in the...

Intel’s 2018 Roadmap Shows New High-End Cascade Lake-X Debuting Next Year

2017 has been a banner year for CPU launches. AMD’s Ryzen debut in March kicked off its own aggressive hardware ramp, with the Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 families following...

Text Messaging Is Now 25 Years Old

Virtually every person with a cell phone has sent a text message by now, but 25 years ago just one person had done so. That’s when engineer Neil Papworth sent the...