Sunday, February 26, 2017

HARDWARE

HARDWARE
Computer hardware (usually simply called hardware when a computing context is implicit) is the collection of physical elements that constitutes a computer system. wikipedia
The rise of OLED displays

Periodic visitors to the TV section of large electronics stores are usually impressed by how display technology constantly improves. At each new visit, the screens are larger, thinner, brighter, and often cheaper than they...

The research team led by David Weiss at Penn State University performed a specific single quantum operation on individual atoms in a P-S-U pattern on three separate planes stacked within a cube-shaped arrangement. The...
processor

A microchip containing 1,000 independent programmable processors has been designed by a team at the University of California, Davis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The energy-efficient "KiloCore" chip has a maximum computation rate of...
Programming

Computer chips have stopped getting faster. For the past 10 years, chips’ performance improvements have come from the addition of processing units known as cores. In theory, a program on a 64-core machine would be...

A federal magistrate judge in California has issued a warrant ordering Apple to assist the FBI in accessing data on an iPhone used by a suspect in the December 2015 San Bernardino mass shooting. Apple’s...
Larry Hardesty MIT

New technology could secure credit cards, key cards, and pallets of goods in warehouses. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Researchers at MIT and Texas Instruments have developed a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that...
microprocessors

Using only processes found in existing microchip fabrication facilities, researchers at MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Colorado have produced a working optoelectronic microprocessor, which computes electronically but uses...

An MIT assessment of solar energy technologies concludes that today’s widely used crystalline silicon technology is efficient and reliable and could feasibly be deployed at the large scale needed to mitigate climate change by...

I found it reassuring when reviewers mostly positive reviews cautioned Intel's Compute Stick wasn't quite the same as a full fledged desktop PC. Otherwise, why would you buy anything bigger? The point of a...

Binge-watchers rest assured: OTT content providers show no sign of slowing down. New reports from Digital TV Research show global online TV and video revenues over fixed broadband networks will reach $42.34 billion by 2020. This...

Portable electronics — typically made of non-renewable, non-biodegradable and potentially toxic materials — are discarded at an alarming rate in consumers' pursuit of the next best electronic gadget. In an effort to alleviate the environmental...

Engineering students from Rice University have developed a real-time 3D radar system as a concept for a next-generation collision-avoidance system for the auto industry. Spencer Kent stands nervously in front of Team D.R.A.D.I.S.’ booth at...
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