Category: Technology News

Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems

Many cars will soon have 48-volt electrical systems. They’ll power stop-start motors, hybrid motors, and turbochargers, allowing for smaller engines with better fuel...

Which Xbox One Games Deserve a Scorpio Upgrade?

In recent weeks, Microsoft has laid out some pretty impressive specs for the upcoming Project Scorpio. And if the final hardware is as beefy as Redmond is promising,...

Meet Hajime, the IoT Botnet Built to Vaccinate Your Devices Against Mirai

Viruses remain fascinating. We don’t know whether they predate more complex forms of life, like bacteria, or descended from them. Viruses have complex relationships...

Facebook’s First VR World Is a Hideous Bride-of-Frankenstein Creation

The concept of VR worlds has been a mainstay of science fiction for decades, and has had a long time to accrue expectations as a result. Even without contending with...

Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

After years of teasing and a major enterprise launch, Intel’s Optane memory is finally available for PCs and enthusiast systems. While it’s limited to Kaby Lake...

Google Unveils Stunning 17-Camera VR Video Rig

Virtual reality is more accessible than ever with devices like Gear VR and Daydream that can plug into your smartphone. However, there’s dearth of worthwhile VR video...

Someone Turned the Lights On in Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl

Pripyat is a radioactive ghost town just outside Chernobyl, the site of the infamous nuclear disaster in 1986. Deep within the Exclusion Zone, the city has been...

Why Smartphone Speed Tests Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do

Every time a hot new phone comes out, you will inevitably run across videos seeking to show that it’s faster or slower than some other phone. Sometimes these videos...

New ‘Genius’ Television Series Will Explore the Twists and Turns of Einstein’s Life

Sixty-two years after his death, Albert Einstein continues to occupy an extraordinary position of prestige. His discoveries and contributions to science are taught at...

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Whether you want to strike out on your own on the app store or start a career in software engineering, you’re going to need to learn to code. Today, SkillWise is...