Category: Technology News

Researchers Write Malicious Code Into DNA, Infect the Computer That Reads It

From the what-could-possibly-go-wrong department: Scientists have now managed to write executable code into DNA that is theoretically capable of infecting the computer...

Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft’s HoloLens

Last month, we wrote about new information about the follow-up to Microsoft’s HoloLens, and how the new device would integrate an AI co-processor. At the time, we...

Essential Phone Production Has Started, Launches Next Week

Andy Rubin has been involved in the mobile industry for years, including a role in founding both Danger (makers of the Sidekick) and Android before it was acquired by...

NASA May Use Atomic Rockets to Reach Mars

Engineers have developed some truly impressive rockets over the decades, including the Saturn V that sent men to the moon. However, they’ve all been chemical rockets,...

LG Adds FM Radio Support in Current, Future Phones

The phone industry may officially have many players, but in the United States its nearly a duopoly between Samsung and Apple. Worldwide, those two companies extract...

One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would...

Threadripper Review: AMD’s 16-core 1950X Rips Through Intel’s Core i9

For the past five months, AMD has steadily pushed its new Zen architecture into the enthusiast, mainstream, and budget desktop markets. These new Ryzen CPUs and their...

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: a Big Improvement

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV is an all-new model with more technology, a better engine, 400 pounds less weight, and several class-leading offerings. If you...

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6-inch laptop for $430

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....

Consumer Reports Yanks All Microsoft Surface Recommendations

Consumer Reports has announced it’s pulling its recommendations on four Surface systems due to extremely high failure rates. The organization regularly surveys its...