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How Does Windows Use Multiple CPU Cores?
How Does Windows Use Multiple CPU Cores?

We take multi-core awareness for granted these days, but how do the CPU and operating system communicate with each other in the first place?

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 888 Will Power Flagship Android Phones in 2021
Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 888 Will Power Flagship Android Phones in 2021

The 888 comes with a new CPU design, integrated 5G, and a massive GPU boost. It's shaping up to be the most significant update to Qualcomm's flagship system-on-a-chip (SoC) in years.

Best Games for Laptops and Low-End PCs in 2020
Best Games for Laptops and Low-End PCs in 2020

Just because you've got an older or low-end PC doesn't mean you can't enjoy gaming. There are thousands of back titles in the PC catalog. Here are some of our favorites.

The Best Web Hosting Services for Creative Pros
The Best Web Hosting Services for Creative Pros

There are plenty of articles comparing standard web hosting sites, but most of those options aren't a great fit for creative professionals such as photographers, videographers, and graphic artists. We take a look at some of the offerings that are and share our experiences with them.

China Lander Reaches Moon, Will Return Samples This Month
China Lander Reaches Moon, Will Return Samples This Month

If successful, this will be the first new sample of lunar regolith in 44 years.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Launches Dec. 2, but Good Luck Getting One
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Launches Dec. 2, but Good Luck Getting One

The RTX 3060 Ti goes on sale tomorrow for a mere $399—it might even be affordable after the obscene reseller markup!

Famed Arecibo Observatory Collapses Following Cable Failures
Famed Arecibo Observatory Collapses Following Cable Failures

The National Science Foundation (NSF) previously expressed concern this could happen, which is why it decided last month the dish would be demolished rather than repaired. Gravity took care of that a bit quicker than expected as the 900-ton suspended platform plummeted into the dish overnight, completely destroying the iconic instrument.

How L1 and L2 CPU Caches Work, and Why They’re an Essential Part of Modern Chips
How L1 and L2 CPU Caches Work, and Why They’re an Essential Part of Modern Chips

Ever been curious how L1 and L2 cache work? We're glad you asked. Here, we deep dive into the structure and nature of one of computing's most fundamental designs and innovations.

New MIT AI Designs Robots On Its Own
New MIT AI Designs Robots On Its Own

The team believes RoboGrammar could point researchers in new directions, leading to more efficient and inventive designs.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Resign on January 20th
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Resign on January 20th

The federal government has started to adjust to the reality of Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th President on January 20th. A lot of things are going to change that day, including the leadership of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

This Giant Claw Could Soon Clean Up Space Junk
This Giant Claw Could Soon Clean Up Space Junk

Cleaning up space to prevent collisons is a tall order, but the ESA has just funded a giant space claw that could show the way forward.

How Do SSDs Work?
How Do SSDs Work?

Ever wondered how SSDs read and write data, or what determines their performance? Our tech explainer has you covered.