Technology

ET Deals: Pre-Order the Xbox One X on Amazon

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When the Xbox One first launched in 2013, Microsoft’s gaming division was in turmoil. But under the stewardship of Phil Spencer, the Xbox team has effectively corrected course. And on November 7th, Redmond is going all in on a major console revision aimed at catering to the emerging 4K market. Note: Stock is limited, so act fast! • Pre-Order the Xbox One X on Amazon for $ 499.99 Specs-wise, the Xbox One X is no ...

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Baidu enters the AI Assistant fray with DuerOS

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s now fairly clear what tech pundits like Andrew Rubin mean when they say Artificial Intelligence will be the operating system of the future – that is, some kind of omnipresent, all listening entity that will live inside our cars, houses and cell phones, taking orders and answering questions (all the while vacuuming up every last shred of privacy we thought we had left).  Already, nascent forms of this can be seen in the likes ...

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AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, we covered rumors that AMD might be raising its GPU prices, as reported by a UK retailer. At the time, AMD wasn’t able to offer us any kind of public comment. Now, the company has made remarks on the future of its Vega products and what consumers should expect these cards to sell for, both now and in the future. PCGamesN caught up with AMD’s Gerald Youngblood at Gamescom and asked him to ...

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AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, we covered rumors that AMD might be raising its GPU prices, as reported by a UK retailer. At the time, AMD wasn’t able to offer us any kind of public comment. Now, the company has made remarks on the future of its Vega products and what consumers should expect these cards to sell for, both now and in the future. PCGamesN caught up with AMD’s Gerald Youngblood at Gamescom and asked him to ...

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Elon Musk unveils the first SpaceX space suit

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX has shown off its rockets at all stages of development as it moves toward manned flights, but what are people going to wear on board those vessels? Now we have a pretty good idea courtesy of SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk. Musk posted an image on Instagram of the new SpaceX space suit, and it’s a lot more slick than you’d probably expect. In fact, it looks like something straight out of Mass ...

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How the First Combat Submarine Destroyed a Union Warship, Killed Its Own Crew

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The United States Civil War was the bloodiest conflict in our nation’s history. It was also a period of tremendous advancement in military and weapons technology. Railroads were used for the first time to move vital supplies to manufacturing centers. The first ironclad vessels were built by the North and South respectively, though they used very different designs — USS Monitor had a unique design that ultimately wasn’t carried forward, but it was a “true” ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unveiled with 6.3-inch AMOLED and Dual Cameras

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung has spent the last 10 months without any Galaxy Note devices to sell following the cancellation of the Note 7. Now, there’s a new Note about to hit shelves. Samsung has made the Galaxy Note 8 official at its Unpacked event, and there aren’t a lot of surprises here thanks to ample leaks and a bit of educated guessing. The Galaxy Note 8 is basically a scaled up version of the Galaxy S8 Plus ...

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Sonos: Accept Our New Privacy Policy Or We May Brick Your Device

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the past 15 years, Sonos has made a name for itself in the digital home audio business. For decades, home theater systems only offered ideal performance in the room you put them in. Sonos set out to change that, with a wireless speaker network end users can configure to their own preferences. Sonosnet works separately from your home Wi-Fi network, and new speakers can be added to an existing configuration quickly and easily (up ...

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Verizon Now Refuses to Stream 1080p to Any Smartphone, Period

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For years, advocates of net neutrality have warned against the damage that could be done if companies are allowed to separate the Internet into pricing tiers. Verizon was inevitably going to be the first telco to make this kind of move; the firm sued to block relatively toothless net neutrality requirements once, then got slapped with tougher requirements for its trouble. With GOP FCC Chairman Ajit Pai downright excited at the prospect of gutting both ...

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2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition

The new 2017 Buick Envision brings luxury and a smooth ride to the crowded class of compact SUVs. It’s a comfortable town and country cruiser, with a price tag just under $ 50,000 when fully equipped. The Envision was new as a 2017 model introduced earlier this year, and the 2018 Envision due will be essentially the same vehicle. The Envision has its work cut out for it: There is a lot of standard tech equipment and features, but the price is not significantly below that of established luxury-brand crossovers. ...

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