Saturday, July 29, 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

By Todd Bierman. In the future. A pregnant, if overused phrase. Neighborhoods I first traveled in the 60s show little twenty first century intrusion. Car bodies sport new designs, but they always did. Cell...

by Cade Metz, courtesy wired.com, Google bought one. So did Lockheed Martin, one of the world’s largest defense contractors. But we still can’t agree on what it is they bought.D-Wave, the company that built the...

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...

by Lisa M. Krieger (courtesy MercuryNews) Crippled in space, the Kepler spacecraft's planet-hunting days are likely over. But its discoveries may be yet to come. Scientists have only begun to dig through its vast trove of...

by Brad Chacos (courtesy PCMag) Last week, Nvidia announced the GeForce GTX 780, the successor to the former GTX 680 flagship. Cut from the same GK110 GPU cloth as the imposing Titan, the GTX 780 was truly a step up over...
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On average, 82,000 new malware threats are created each day. These include all sorts of malicious software – like computer viruses, computer worms and ransomware. Some are pranks or minor annoyances; others seek to...

Summary: Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today.Such simulations could revolutionize chemistry, biology and material...

AMD has released details on its implementation of The Next Big Thing in processor evolution, and in the process has unleashed the TNBT of acronyms: the AMD APU (CPU+GPU) HSA hUMA. Before your eyes glaze...

Ars also talks to Microsoft about the integration of Kinect and RAM allocation.   by Kyle Orland (courtesy arstechnica) Kyle Orland While Tuesday's Xbox One presentation answered some questions about Microsoft's upcoming system,...

courtesy ScienceDaily For decades, electronic devices have been getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller. It's now possible -- even routine -- to place millions of transistors on a single silicon chip. But...

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...