Category: Technology News

Nikon D7500 DSLR Field-Tested: Everything You Want, for Less Money

While the DSLR market is slowly shrinking, that hasn’t stopped camera companies from introducing innovative new models for those of us who still find them the right...

Intel’s Ruler SSDs Can Cram 1 Petabyte into a Single Server Rack

A significant chunk of personal computers are shipping with SSDs instead of bulkier spinning drives for your local data. However, a lot of your bytes living in the cloud...

The Giant-Impact Hypothesis for the Moon’s Formation Is in Doubt

For decades, astronomers and scientists have relied on a theory of how the Earth-moon system formed known as the giant-impact hypothesis: A large chunk of rock nicknamed...

Here’s What It Takes to Run Games at 16K Resolution

For most of us, game resolutions increase fairly slowly, one periodic monitor purchase at a time. Ten years ago, 1080p was the new hotness; I was personally using a...

Cosmological Models Proven Correct by Dark Energy Survey

It’s hard to get a sense of the scale of the universe from our little corner of it, but scientists realized decades back that the universe is expanding. This naturally...

Apple Accidentally Confirms It’s Building 4K, HDR-Capable Apple TV

Apple, historically, has absolutely hated leaks. Much of this was driven by Steve Jobs, who famously fired four people he caught leaking a memo to the press not long...

Early Results Suggest AMD’s Vega 56 Packs a Punch Against the GTX 1070

When AMD announced its upcoming RX Vega product family, most of the focus was on its upper-end SKUs amid speculation of how well they’d compete against the GTX 1080...

China Built the World’s Largest Telescope, But Has No One to Run It

China’s FAST (Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope) is the largest radio telescope in the world, dwarfing the 1,000-foot (305-meter) Arecibo radio...

Intel Announces 18-Core i9 CPU Specs Ahead of AMD Theadripper Launch

At Computex 2017, Intel announced that its new Core i9 family would add significantly more cores than the old Core i7 HEDT CPU families had ever offered, while pushing...

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Active Is Uglier, but More Durable

The Galaxy S8 has a reputation for being a rather fragile phone, but the newly announced Galaxy S8 Active should offer a bit more durability. That’s the whole point of...