Technology

Tim Cook Says the Mac Mini Isn’t Dead, but It Sure Leaves a Lot of Performance on the Table

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple tends to cycle at least some of its laptops through periodic updates, but it’s not uncommon for desktop products to go longer in between product cycles. The current Mac mini is a late-2014 model with a Haswell-based Core i5-4260U, Core i5-4278U, or a Core i5-4308U. An optional Core i7-4578U is also available, though Many Mac mini fans still lament the day Apple canned the quad-core Core i7 version (last seen in a 2012 model). According ...

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ET Deals: 95% Off Complete Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Curious about the nitty gritty of blockchain? Considering building an app that uses blockchain in an interesting way? Today’s course bundle from SkillWise is a slam-dunk. You’ll get four courses on the intricacies of the Ethereum platform, so you’ll be able to hit the ground running when it comes time for implementation. • Complete Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle for $ 29 (List price: $ 610 – Coupon code: BUNDLE50) If you’re familiar with the concept ...

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The Best PS4 and PS4 Pro Accessories

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Four years in, and there are tens of millions of PlayStation 4s in the wild. Whether you’re using an original model, PS4 Slim, or PS4 Pro, there are likely aspects of your experience that could use some improvement. Want to shorten a particularly long load time? Maybe you’d like to stream gameplay to your bedroom. Heck, you might just be willing to drop a couple hundred bucks on a full-fledged VR setup. Countless accessories are ...

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Blue Origin’s Successful Engine Test Fire Puts SpaceX on Notice

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Up until now, the majority of ongoing US-based rocket coverage has focused on SpaceX. There are multiple reasons for that, ranging from the company’s groundbreaking use of reusable rockets to the simple fact that NASA doesn’t currently have a launch vehicle of its own to crow about. Companies like Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin have rated a distant second or third, if only because they’ve been well behind SpaceX’s overall launch and deployment schedule, with seemingly ...

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Blue Origin’s Successful Engine Test Fire Puts SpaceX on Notice

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Up until now, the majority of ongoing US-based rocket coverage has focused on SpaceX. There are multiple reasons for that, ranging from the company’s groundbreaking use of reusable rockets to the simple fact that NASA doesn’t currently have a launch vehicle of its own to crow about. Companies like Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin have rated a distant second or third, if only because they’ve been well behind SpaceX’s overall launch and deployment schedule, with seemingly ...

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update (FCU) dropped earlier this week, to generally positive reviews. The new OS version isn’t a radical change from the previous Creators Update, but it does introduce some new features and improvements to Edge, OneDrive, GPU monitoring, battery meters, and more. One potential niggle, however, is that the OS apparently has a bloated footprint, and leaves up to 30GB of data behind it when finished, BetaNews reports. We recommend taking this with a ...

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Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Intel launched Skylake-SP (aka the Core X-series) earlier this year, one of the major features of the product family, in addition to a revamped L2 cache structure, was its support for Intel’s latest SIMD instruction set, AVX-512. AVX-512 has previously been reserved for Intel’s HPC (High-Performance Computing) Knights Landing. But Intel launched it as a feature in some of its Xeon Scalable Processors and the Skylake-SP-derived Core i9 and Core i7 CPUs launched earlier ...

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The Pixel 2 XL’s Screen Isn’t Bad, We’re Just Getting Picky

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google’s new Pixel phones are finally shipping to consumers, and almost all the reviews agree the phones are fantastic. However, there’s one substantial point of contention: the display. Some say this new OLED panel is fine, and other say it’s terrible. When a phone costs $ 850, you certainly should not tolerate a bad screen, but is that what Google is offering? I’ve been using the new Pixels for a week, and the truth is ...

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Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve said from the beginning Apple could be facing a serious problem with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X. As demand for the first two has failed to materialize, and with Apple X shipments still far below what the company will need to meet demand, Apple’s decision to launch the iPhone X could whack its finances. Now there are reports that the company has cut iPhone 8 production by as much as 50 ...

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Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If humans are going to live someplace other than Earth, the moon seems like a good option. It’s nearby and could serve as a launchpad for missions to other locations in the solar system. Scientists have long wondered if shadowy crevasses on the lunar surface could be entrances to caverns that could serve as a home for future colonists. New data from Japanese and US researchers indicates such caverns do exist. The moon is a ...

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