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Microsoft Reportedly Working on Windows 11 SE, New Low-Cost Surface
Microsoft Reportedly Working on Windows 11 SE, New Low-Cost Surface

Microsoft is pretty obviously competing with Chromebooks, which have dominated the educational laptop market for the last several years.

EU Opens Full Inquiry Into Nvidia’s $54 Billion ARM Acquisition
EU Opens Full Inquiry Into Nvidia’s $54 Billion ARM Acquisition

Nvidia will face further scrutiny over its deal to purchase ARM. While less than optimal from Nvidia's point of view the news is not unexpected.

New DMCA Exemptions Guarantee a De Facto Right to Repair
New DMCA Exemptions Guarantee a De Facto Right to Repair

New copyright exemptions have gone into effect today that could help promote the right-to-repair movement, but hardware manufacturers still don't have to make it easy on you.

Microsoft Is Pushing the PC Health Check App to Windows 10 Machines
Microsoft Is Pushing the PC Health Check App to Windows 10 Machines

Don't want it? Tough, you're getting the Microsoft PC Health Check app regardless of whether or not you've expressed interest in Windows 11.

Meet Starlab, a Private Space Station That Could Fly by 2027
Meet Starlab, a Private Space Station That Could Fly by 2027

Starlab will serve as a hub for both commercial space travel and various types of research.

Biden Taps Jessica Rosenworcel as FCC Chair, Opening Path to Reinstate Net Neutrality
Biden Taps Jessica Rosenworcel as FCC Chair, Opening Path to Reinstate Net Neutrality

Biden has nominated acting FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel to formally take over that role. He also nominated activist Gigi Sohn to fill the open seat. Once confirmed, the new commissioner will give the FCC what it needs to tackle net neutrality again.

Intel Releases Specs, Performance Data on Upcoming Alder Lake Core i9-12900K
Intel Releases Specs, Performance Data on Upcoming Alder Lake Core i9-12900K

Intel’s Alder Lake line of CPUs will hit store shelves on November 4, and the chip giant is sharing some additional data about specs and pricing ahead of its debut next week. We’ve written several deep dives on Alder Lake already this year, but to recap:Alder Lake is Intel’s next-generation desktop chip. It’s built on…

Verizon Partners with Amazon to Deploy Satellite Internet
Verizon Partners with Amazon to Deploy Satellite Internet

Verizon will use Amazon's upcoming Kuiper satellite internet for backhaul, boosting coverage in rural areas where bandwidth is in short supply.

Putting the New DJI Action 2 Camera Through its Paces
Putting the New DJI Action 2 Camera Through its Paces

DJI's new 4K Action 2 camera breaks new ground with a modular system enabled through the use of magnetic couplings between components. We got a chance to put one through its paces at the F1 Grand Prix in Austin before it was released.

Wooden Steak Knife Reportedly 3x Sharper Than Steel
Wooden Steak Knife Reportedly 3x Sharper Than Steel

Beyond looking cool, wooden dinner knives can be more sustainably manufactured than their steel counterparts. Plus, they cut through steak like butter.

The Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max’s Power Efficiency Should Rattle Intel, AMD
The Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max’s Power Efficiency Should Rattle Intel, AMD

Apple's new M1 Pro and M1 Max aren't always faster than what Intel and AMD have to offer, but they appear to be much more power efficient.

Astronomers May Have Found the First Exoplanet in Another Galaxy
Astronomers May Have Found the First Exoplanet in Another Galaxy

A new discovery courtesy of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory could point the way to yet another exoplanet, but this one is a bit more distant. If confirmed, this would be the very first exoplanet discovered in another galaxy. That's not very likely unless you're very patient, though.