Buyer Beware: Crypto Mining GPUs Lose 10 Percent Performance Every Year
GPU manufacturer Palit Microsystems says you're taking a real risk with former mining hardware.
How to Choose the Best Mechanical Keyboard in 2021
Mechanical keyboards have never been cheaper or better, and it's an upgrade you'll benefit from greatly. But... which board should you get? And what's all this about switches?
Amsterdam Debuts World’s First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge
Imperial College of London has spent the last four years working with Dutch company MX3D to develop a 3D-printed steel bridge that would serve as a “living laboratory.”
Read the Fine Print: Sony Details PlayStation 5 SSD Upgrade Specs
Sony's PlayStation 5 beta testers can upgrade their SSDs now, but anyone shopping for a new drive should check the fine print. Some drives will work better than others.
AMD’s New Radeon RX 6600 XT Puts a Premium on 1080p Performance
AMD announced the 6600 XT today, aimed at 1080p gamers with high refresh rate displays.
Astronomers Directly Image Planet Just 35 Light Years Away
Scientists from the University of Hawaii report they have spotted a new exoplanet only 35 light-years away, and we can see this one because it's enormous and very far from its host star. In fact, it might set the record for most distant.
Amazon Confirms 3G Shutdown Will Kill Older Kindles, Offers Compensation
Because of Amazon's design decisions, some older Kindles will lose internet connectivity later this year as carriers retire their aging 3G networks. Amazon is reaching out to affected users, offering a range of solutions up to and including a free Kindle.
How to Upgrade From a Smaller SSD to a Larger One
It never takes long for hundreds of gigabytes of empty space to turn into a straightjacket, but moving your OS installation and files can be a pain. We're here to help.
USB-C vs. USB 3: What’s the Difference?
USB-C and USB 3.x branding are both in the market right now, and it can be confusing to figure out which numbers to pay attention to, or what cable you need. We dive into the differences.
Nearly 14,000 Scientists Warn Against Ignoring Climate Change
According to a panel of 14,000 scientists, ignoring our current climate crisis could lead to “untold suffering.” Their warning comes in the form of a paper published in the scientific journal BioScience and undersigned by professionals from around the world.
Valve Shuffles Steam Deck Availability, Nudges Base Model Backward
We don't know how many Steam Decks have been preordered from Valve, but it's safe to say the total is "lots."
Scientists Trace Origin of Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid
A team of scientists from the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) are trying to identify the source of this impact, and the data currently indicates similar asteroids could be more common than we thought.