New Research Makes the Case for Pluto as a Planet
In 2006, a new definition of what makes a plane from the International Astronomical Union (IAU) saw Pluto demoted to dwarf planet status. That decision has never set right with some members of the public and scientists.
ET Deals: Get Overwatch for $12 When You Subscribe to Humble Monthly
Been dying to give Blizzard's Overwatch a try? Good news! The folks at Humble Bundle are currently offering up a copy of Overwatch (plus a swath of other games) for just $12 when you subscribe to Humble Monthly.
Microsoft Relents, Confirms Extended Support Option for Windows 7
Microsoft's VP for Office and Windows marketing Jared Spataro has offered a helping hand to some Windows 7 holdouts. He confirms that enterprise customers will be able to pay for extended support on Windows 7.
Premium vs. Regular: What’s the Right Gas for Your Car or SUV?
What happens if you put regular gas in a car that recommends (or even requires) premium? What are the best brands of gas to get? You've got questions, we've got answers.
Samsung Adds 8nm Process, Limited EUV Manufacturing in 2019
Samsung has released an update to its own foundry roadmap, including plans to ramp a new 3nm process with gate-all-around transistors.
Huawei Caught Cheating in Smartphone GPU Benchmarks
Huawei has been detected pulling some significant benchmark shenanigans.
Russian Investigators Suggest ISS Damage Could Have Been Sabotage
The hole was first identified as a micrometeoroid puncture, but now that's looking less likely.
ET Deals: Dell Inspiron 17 5000 17.3-inch Laptop for $581, Samsung EVO 128GB MicroSDXC Card In Stock
For those looking for a desktop replacement that won’t pulverize their wallets, today’s deal on the Dell Inspiron 17 5000 is a must-see. Use code “SAVE17” at checkout, and you’ll save a whopping $309. There are also plenty of bargains on SD cards, 4K TVs, and wireless earphones, so keep on scrolling until you find…
Tiny Android-Powered Palm Phone Leaks Again
The ghost of Palm is about to return with a teeny, tiny phone, and there are a few new images of it.
AMD’s New $55 Athlon 200GE Desktop CPU Combines Zen Cores
AMD has announced a new Athlon 200GE — resurrecting its older CPU brand and moving Raven Ridge down into dual-core markets.
Kepler Spacecraft Wakes Up to Begin New Observations
NASA was unsure if Kepler could go on, but the spacecraft just woke up to begin a new observational campaign.
Micron: Full GDDR6 Production Underway for Nvidia’s RTX Launch
Micron has announced full production of GDDR6 as part of the run-up to the Nvidia RTX launch — but it's done so with some frankly peculiar language.