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Windows Phone Is Dead and Surface Sales are Slipping

Posted on 04/28 23:07 in Shows | 0

The one ugly spot was More Personal Computing — the business segment that includes Windows 10, Bing, Surface devices, Windows Phone, and the Xbox business.8 billion, declining 7 percent, as Phone and Surface results offset healthy growth in Windows, search, and gaming.

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Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL, Returns to Clamshell Design

Posted on 04/28 22:13 in Shows | 0

Now, Nintendo has released a new budget-oriented version of its 3DS XL, the New 2DS XL.The New 2DS XL drops the slate form factor that the 2DS favored and returns to a clamshell design.

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Cassini's First Grand Finale Images of Saturn Are In, and They're Stunning

Posted on 04/28 21:11 in Shows | 0

The first images from the Grand Finale have been sent back to NASA, and they’re stunning.The first unprocessed images were received right on time, and now we’ve got a number of really impressive shots to drool over.

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Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Posted on 04/28 16:30 in Shows | 0

This new information is courtesy of an Intel Product Change Notification, available here.Marketing materials need to be updated, and additional explanations prepared for when the new naming system and new products both go live.

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Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

Posted on 04/28 13:52 in Shows | 0

The new drive is being released under Western Digital’s HGST brand, which is more business-oriented than the mainline WD brand.According to Western Digital, the lower density of helium (one-seventh that of air) reduces friction and vibration.

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Study: Humans Arrived in North America 100,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

Posted on 04/27 22:10 in Shows | 0

Conventional wisdom holds that the first humans arrived in North America at most 25,000 years ago.A team of researchers suggests that humans of some sort existed in North America some 130,000 years ago.

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Nintendo Switch Sales Boom, Could Surpass Wii U in Just Over a Year

Posted on 04/27 21:17 in Shows | 0

When Nintendo announced the Switch, many weren’t quite sure what to make of it, or how much of an opportunity it represented.Fortunately for Nintendo, all of these issues have proven minor hiccups rather than show-stopping problems.

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Despite What You May Have Heard, Licking Frogs Does Not Cure the Flu

Posted on 04/27 19:31 in Shows | 0

The skin microbiome of certain amphibians could help us figure out how to curb the fungal epidemic called chytridiomycosis that threatens tropical frogs.The chemical is a host-defense peptide that the researchers named urumin, and it’s produced by a common South Indian frog, Hydrophylax bahuvistara.

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NASA Debuts 3D-Printed Space Chain Mail

Posted on 04/27 18:37 in Shows | 0

So, in a reductionist sense, this new metal fabric is like chain mail, except with stuff attached to it.One side has little square metal plates on all the rings, to provide an almost unbroken surface of metal armor.

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Amazon's New Echo Look Puts a Camera, Microphone in Your Bedroom

Posted on 04/27 16:38 in Shows | 0

This new product, dubbed the Echo Look, is being billed as a personal style guide for taking snapshots of your daily fashion.With Echo Look, you can take full-length photos of your daily look using just your voice.

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AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

Posted on 04/27 15:56 in Shows | 0

The problem initially occurred because of a mismatch in how AMD’s SenseMI technology operates compared with Windows’ native power management.SenseMI is AMD’s brand name for a set of technologies related to power management, fine-grained clock speeds, and prefetch behaviors.

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New Graphics Comparisons Highlight What Project Scorpio Brings to the 1080p, 4K Table

Posted on 04/27 14:20 in Shows | 0

These demos don’t use game assets, but they are indicative of how developers can leverage the improved performance of Project Scorpio over and above what’s offered by the Xbox One.First, here’s 1080p versus downsampled 1080p, versus 4K in a BioShock Infinite-like tech demo with a steampunk aesthetic.

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FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Regulations

Posted on 04/26 22:47 in Shows | 0

Many of us hoped the net neutrality battle was over two years ago when the FCC implemented Title II classification of internet service providers.Indeed, chairman Pai has released a plan to roll back the 2015 Title II “common carrier” reclassification, essentially gutting net neutrality in the US.

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New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves

Posted on 04/26 21:53 in Shows | 0

Doctors in the Netherlands are now testing a new type of prosthetic “click-on” arm that is connected to the patient’s existing nerves.The nerves that once controlled muscles in the hand are redirected to muscles that still exist in the upper arm.

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Patch 7.2.5 PTR - Build 23993

Posted on 04/26 21:47 in Shows | 0

Originally Posted by MMO-Champion Adventure JournalPlayer vs Player Brawl: Arathi Blizzard (New) - Description: "Arathi Basin has been snowed in and covered with a thick fog of war.Map AreasDarkmoon FaireDarkmoon Island > Cauldron of Rock - Name changed from "Darkmoon Island > Blight Boar Cave" to "Darkmoon Island > Cauldron of Rock".

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a Phenomenal Performer on the Switch

Posted on 04/26 19:34 in Shows | 0

On April 28th, an updated version of Mario Kart 8 is being released on Nintendo’s new hybrid console, and it’s getting rave reviews.Back on the Wii U, Mario Kart 8 sold over 8 million copies, and received excellent review scores.

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Patch 7.2 Hotfixes - April 26, Traveler Pepe

Posted on 04/26 19:10 in Shows | 0

Just when you thought that Pepe couldn’t get any cuter.the Traveler Pepe plush comes along!

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Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems

Posted on 04/26 17:52 in Shows | 0

Many cars will soon have 48-volt electrical systems.They’ll handle accessories ranging from mechanical or hydraulic power to electric power such as power steering, power brakes, water pump, radiator cooling, and air conditioning.

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Verizon Doesn't Seem to Know How Much its $70 Gigabit FiOS Actually Costs

Posted on 04/26 16:58 in Shows | 0

The new option, Verizon said in the press release, would only cost $70 per month.The previous top-of-the-line FiOS service was 750Mbps, priced at nearly $200.

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Seagate Launches Drone-Friendly DJI Fly Drive

Posted on 04/26 16:04 in Shows | 0

Despite its name, the Fly Drive doesn’t actually fly.The Fly Drive is compatible with both Thunderbolt and USB 3.

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