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Why Are There Roaches Inside My Computer?

There are some things that belong in a computer. Wires, chips, whirring mechanical doodads—what most of us would think of, sensibly, as “hard drive stuff.” Absent from this list—absent from most lists, except those dealing with repugnant, six-legged disease vectors—are cockroaches. A cockroach in a hard drive? That is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Hardware, Animals, It, Computers, Infestations, Roaches, Inesects


Daily Crunch: Trying on Apple’s watchOS 7

The public beta of watchOS 7 is here, Amazon may be looking to turn malls into distribution centers and Skillshare raises $66 million. This is your Daily Crunch for August 10, 2020. The big story: Trying on Apple’s watchOS 7 Brian Heater walks us through all the changes coming in watchOS 7. It sounds like the operating system isn’t getting a dramatic upgrade — particularly in comparison to MacOS — but there are still some important changes that should help Apple stay at the top of the smartwa...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hardware, News, Tech, Wall Street Journal, watchOS, Jeff Clavier, Apple News, Trump, Skillshare, Abramson, Ethan Smith, United Stages, Brian Heater, Clavier


Apple watchOS 7 preview

Of the big three Apple operating systems, watchOS arguably gets the least love. That goes double in a year that sees macOS getting its biggest overhaul in recent memory. On the whole, the Apple Watch’s software is often overlooked, as smartwatch users tend to focus attention on the addition of new hardware sensors and the like. Still, watchOS 7, out today in public beta, brings a number of key additions, as Apple looks to keep from getting too complacent in its spot high atop the list of smar...
Tags: Apple, Apps, Wearables, Asia, Hardware, Samsung, Siri, Tech, Apple Watch, Huawei, watchOS, Siri Shortcuts, Brian Heater That, Brian Heater Hand


Media Workstations launches AMD Threadripper powered a-XP portable workstation

Media Workstations launches AMD Threadripper powered a-XP portable workstation with options to cinfugure the system as per requirement The post Media Workstations launches AMD Threadripper powered a-XP portable workstation appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Workstation, AMD Threadripper


Zin Boats reinvents the electric speedboat in a bid to become the Tesla of the sea

The automotive industry is knee deep in the vast transition to electric, but one place where gas is still going strong is out on the water. Seattle startup Zin Boats wants to start what you might call a sea change by showing, as Tesla did with cars, that an electric boat can be not just better for the planet, but better in almost every other way as well. With a minimalist design like a silver bullet, built almost entirely from carbon fiber, the 20-foot Z2R is less than half the weight of compara...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Transportation, Europe, Hardware, Montana, Tech, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Jesus, Bmw, North America, Seattle, Duffy, Monte Carlo


Toshiba is Officially out of the Laptop Business

Toshiba announced last week that they are exiting the laptop business. Toshiba has previously sold 80.1% of its shares in Dynabook Inc. to Sharp. Last week Toshiba transferred the remaining 19.9% of shares in Dynabook to Sharp and with that have officially left the laptop business. The post Toshiba is Officially out of the Laptop Business appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Sharp, Toshiba, Laptops, Dynabook, Dynabook Inc, Sharp Last


IFA cancels Global Markets event, but organizers say rest of show planning is in ‘full swing’

Late last-month, CES’s organizers called an audible, canceling the in-person tech show for 2020. The news seemingly cause the forces behind Berlin-based IFA to double down on the messaging for their upcoming event. Ahead of the September show, IFA has been particularly aggressive in attempting to get the word out. Take the August 4 press release, “IFA 2020 Special Edition: News Announcements non-stop at the IFA Global Press Conference – Global Brands unveil their latest Products, News and Ser...
Tags: Hardware, Berlin, Events, Tech, Ifa, Jens Heithecker, Coronavirus, COVID-19, IFA Global Press Conference Global Brands, IFA Global Markets


Intel Core i9-10910 chip made exclusively for Apple shows up on Geekbench

Apple-exclusive Intel Core i9-10910 has been see on Geekbench, beating the i9-10900 in single-thread while falling behind in multi-thread perfromance The post Intel Core i9-10910 chip made exclusively for Apple shows up on Geekbench appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Apple, All News, Hardware News, iMac, 27-inch Imac, Geekbench, Intel Core, Core i9-10910, iMac Refresh


Trump administration announces major midband spectrum auction for 5G

5G is increasingly coming into focus as a set of technologies that has the potential to dramatically expand the quality, bandwidth, and range of wireless connectivity. One of the major blocks to actually rolling out these technologies though is simply spectrum: there just isn’t enough of it available for private use. 5G needs spectrum at very low frequencies to penetrate buildings and increase range, and it also needs high frequencies to support the huge bandwidth that future applications will r...
Tags: Mobile, Hardware, Fcc, Congress, Government, White House, China, Defense, America, Tech, Policy, United States, Iowa, Wireless, Aws, Nebraska


NVIDIA Teases Ampere Launch? 21 Day Countdown Begins

The image says “The #ULTIMATECOUNTDOWN 21 DAYS. 21 YEARS.” 21 days from now is August 31st 2020, which is the 21st anniversary of the announcement of the GeForce 256 (released on October 11th 1999). For those wondering the GeForce 256 is considered by NVIDIA to be “the world’s first ‘GPU’, or Graphics Processing Unit”. The post NVIDIA Teases Ampere Launch? 21 Day Countdown Begins appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Graphics Cards, Gpu, Ampere, Rtx, RTX 3000 Series, 21 Days, RTX 2100 Series, Ultimate Countdown, ULTIMATECOUNTDOWN


Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S Console Leaked Via Controller Packaging

The Xbox Series S console is much awaited for its pricing and holistic technology. The post Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S Console Leaked Via Controller Packaging appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, XBox S



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