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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- While you might be familiar with AMD Threadripper installation, we give you a full installation video from start to finish covering your 2950X and 2990WX CPUs along with the new Cooler Master Wraith Ripper air cooler install. We cover two different t
When we think about designing our dream home, we dont think of having a thousand roommates in the same room with no doors or walls. Yet in todays workplace where we spend most of our day, the purveyors of corporate office design insist that tearing d
The United States government wants Facebook to break the end-to-end encryption on its Messenger app in order to snoop on a suspect in an ongoing MS-13 criminal investigation. So far, Facebook has not complied with the request.
The list of devices that run Fortnite on Android includes most major smartphones, and a couple of Samsung tablets: the Galaxy Tab S4 and the Galaxy Tab S3. But how does the Tab S4, the faster of the t...
Techgage has a recap of this year's SIGGRAPH conference, which concluded today. One of the key highlights was NVIDIA's Quadro RTX line, whose Tensor cores impressed with demonstrations ranging from video upscaling with deep-learning and neural networ
Over the past decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has built an expansive set of films while raising the critical and commercial expectations for ongoing movie series. But extensive film franchises have been around for awhile, and several older seri
The big gunsImage by Flavio EnsikiFresh gear comes fast and furious in the wide-open world of PC hardwareso quickly that even computing faithful like us cant possibly cover it all. But nobody wants to miss out on an interesting launch! So welcome to
Hansmeier's lawyer calls plea deal a "fair resolution." Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) Paul Hansmeier, the Minnesota lawyer who was head of the porn trolling operation known as Prenda Law, has finally pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering ch
If you want to get a second or third monitor, you probably already know that it will boost your productivity. But how much can an extra monitor help? Can you get the same benefits from a single wide-s...
YouTuber Marques Brownlee sat down with Elon Musk yesterday to discuss all things Tesla, and one intriguing comment from the CEO was the possibility of his company producing a $25,000 vehicle in "about 3 years." It isn't really a priority, however, a
With nearly 200 million monthly users — of which a staggering 83 million are paid subscribers — Spotify is one of the most popular music services in the world.  It's easy to understand why Spotify is so big. As a
Two months have passed since NASA's Opportunity Mars rover last phoned home. The last time we reported on the rover was on June 12th, when it was trying to survive an intensifying dust storm that was deemed "much worse than a 2007 storm that Opportun
We just tried to predict the performance of Nvidia's rumored RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti using a mix of public information and best guesses, and now we have the first official spec sheet for an RTX 2080 Ti thanks to a misfire from board partner
EFF lawyer: "At least startups in the space won't immediately get sued." Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) Sex toy innovators of America: we have good news for you! The so-called "teledildonics patent," owned by a company that many would deem a "paten
Traditional brick-and-mortar stores have been struggling to keep up with digital retailers like Amazon for some time now.
MSI has started to ship its ultrathin Prestige-series laptops that it introduced in early June. The new PS42 models feature a 14-inch display, a quad-core CPU, and a discrete GPU in select models. MSI positions the new notebooks primarily for busines
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Amazon is developing a new device that records live TV, working around cable providers and encroaching on TiVo's market, according to a person familiar with the plans. The device, dubbed "Frank" ins
Commercials may soon be coming to Netflix: following user reports on reddit, the streaming giant has acknowledged it is testing "recommendations" that will air in between episodes to advertise shows a viewer may enjoy. All customer reviews were also
An Associated Press investigation recently discovered that Google still collects its users' location data even if they have their Location History turned off. After the report was published, Google quietly updated its help page to describe how locati
Today, I opened up a box that looks like it should hold a MacBook inside.Not only does the MacBook-lookalike on the front of the box sport a desktop background that I'd bet is one of the stock images ...
This week at SIGGRAPH, Nvidia introduced its Turing microarchitecture, the next major advance for the green team since Pascal made its debut over two years ago. If you're not already familiar, Turing includes RT cores that accelerate certain
Cryptocurrency projects can crash and burn if developers don’t predict how humans will abuse their blockchains. Once a decentralized digital economy is released into the wild and the coins start to fly, it’s tough to implement fix
Tesla's 2018 headaches are far from over. The company has faced SEC attention following CEO Elon Musk's tweets about taking the company private -- which some feel is the equivalent of stock manipulation -- and it has even been hit with a lawsuit from
Nvidia expects negligible cryptocurrency-related sales for the rest of the year. Enlarge / A Philadelphia cryptocurrency miner snapped this shot of his rig for us earlier this year. (credit: Matthew Freilich) For almost a year, cryptocurrency miners
One Stop Systems has introduced its first external boxes for video cards, which will be offered with factory-installed NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics adapters. The Magma ExpressBox 3T-V3-eGPU enclosures are compatible with both Apple macOS and M
Action fighting game For Honor is in its seventh season, title Storm and Fury, and is holding a special and fiery in-game event currently. This new event is Reigning Inferno and it brings with it new a game mode along with new items and accessories.
With the industry currently facing a very large surplus of NAND flash memory, analysts suggest we could see very significant price drops in SSD and even DRAM in 2019. They say to expect a price correction over the next several quarters. Techspot repo
Despite the E3 trailer giving off Halo 1 vibes, 343 Studios' Jeff Easterling has revealed that Halo: Infinite isn't a prequel or other kind of offshoot: "You should just consider it Halo 6. Don't think of it as a weird prequel kind of thing. It's the
The Boeing 747 jumbo jet's days as a passenger plane are numbered. In fact, Boeing admits that the future of the 747 is as a cargo plane.  Over the past few years, many 747 operates have either retired or made plans to retire their jumbo jet
Netgars new Orbi AC2200 RBK23 comes in a smaller and more affordable package.The Orbi AC2200 RBK23 whole home Wi-Fi system is a smaller and more affordable take on Netgear’s original Orbi system. As Netgear is keen to stress, this isn&
ARM produces the basic CPU designs that power practically every smartphone and non-x86 tablet in the world. Now that the CPU IP licensing firm has tasted higher-power-envelope blood thanks to always-connected PCs from partnerships between Qualcomm, M
Thanks to the backlash from users, some of whom were not even aware they were still being tracked, Google has changed the language on its help pages to clarify its tracking practices.
Klarity, a member of the Y Combiner 2018 Summer class, wants to automate much of the contract review process by applying artificial intelligence, specifically natural language processing. Company co-founder and CEO Andrew Antos has experienced the pa
Far Cry 5 launched back in March and has received two of its larger DLC already, Hours of Darkness, set in Vietnam, and Lost on Mars. Now we know when players will get to battle the horror movie monsters as Dead Living Zombies, the third major DLC, i
PUBG has hit another milestone with the game racking up 100 million downloads on mobile devices in the four months since the game launched. That number of downloads counts both iOS and Android...
OnePlus' next flagship smartphone will be backed by T-Mobile, marking the first time the Chinese-company has partnered with a carrier in the U.S. "T-Mobile will be the exclusive U.S. carrier partner for the OnePlus 6T when it launches in October," re
Last Friday, Horizon Air ground worker Richard "Beebo" Russel, who was allegedly suicidal, stole a twin-engine airliner and crashed it after flying over Washington's Puget Sound. An unofficial audio recording of Russell's radio communication with con
Henry Ward, cofounder and CEO of Carta, says tech workers make a common mistake in evaluating job offers from startups. Those offers are typically heavy weighted toward stock options or other kinds of ownership stakes, rather than cash salaries. Job
Interview: Techradar Pro finds out more from WD's CTO.Western Digital sent shockwaves around the hardware world last year when it announced support for the open-source RISC-V platform.Although still an upstart in the market, RISC-V has been quickly g
Cooler Master this week introduced its new closed-loop liquid cooling solution featuring customizable RGB LED lighting and a 360-mm radiator. The MasterLiquid ML360R RGB is the company’s first cooler with such a large radiator and is theref
Apple is planning some big things for September, a new report claims.The company is planning to unveil a new budget MacBook in September that would feature a 13-inch screen, Digitimes is reporting, ci...
Advertising is nothing new on the internet. Very few people like seeing ads, but most understand it's one of the primary ways content providers keep themselves afloat.
Police allege that cop was punched, kicked; husband says security cam vindicates. Enlarge / Patricia Pizer posted images of visible injuries after being released on bail from a Rock Hill, SC, prison. Pizer and her husband allege that there was "no ex
F1 2018 launches in one week and Codemasters has released a new trailer to further show off the gameplay you can expect. It features the recreation of the sport world this game is meant to capture with its simulation of the physics involved with F1 r
The vast majority of the people with PS4 consoles in their homes around the world dont have the PS VR headset. The accessory hasnt been a must have for most gamers so far. Despite most folks never...
Nvidia reported its results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2019 today. The company pulled in $3.12 billion in revenue, up 40% year-on-year, and operating income of $1.16 billion, up 68% year-on-year. Gross margin was 63.3%, up 4.9 percentage po
The sports world has been dealing with the human error of referees and umpires for decades -- it's pretty much tradition at this point. But with technology that can assess the game more accurately, some athletes are ready to push the people calling b