|Apple Confirms T2 Chip Can Brick Macs After Third-Party Repairs|
|Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:16:19 +0000|
Right to repair advocates have been angrily complaining for months, and now Apple confirms the T2 may lock you out following an unauthorized hardware change.
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|AMD Will Answer Nvidia’s Ray Tracing Technology, Eventually|
|Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:03:05 +0000|
AMD will response to the introduction of Microsoft's DirectX ray tracing and Nvidia's RTX technology, but the time frame is a touch unclear.
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|Spin Memory, ARM, Applied Materials Ink Joint MRAM Agreement|
|Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:12:11 +0000|
ARM, Spin Memory (formerly Spin Transfer Technologies), and Applied Materials have jointly agreed to step up their development and deployment of MRAM as an alternative to SRAM in low-power chips.
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|Massive Battlefield V Test Rounds Up 38 GPUs|
|Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:20:46 +0000|
New Battlefield V benchmarks show AMD and Nvidia in tight competition at the high end of the market, with AMD ahead in the midrange and Nvidia taking the absolute top-tier performance crown.
|Microsoft Acquires Game Devs Obsidian and InXile to Bolster Xbox|
|Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:35:36 +0000|
Microsoft has added a few more game developers to its stables with InXile and Obsidian. You probably know Obsidian best as the developer behind Fallout: New Vegas.
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|Intel Accelerates 5G Modem Deployment, Could Power First 5G iPhones|
|Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:45:44 +0000|
Intel is accelerating its 5G modem launch by six months, plans to take aggressive lead in 5G deployments.
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|‘Quantum Accelerometer’ Tracks Location Without GPS|
|Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:23:53 +0000|
Imperial College London and engineering firm M Squared have developed a new "quantum accelerometer" that can provide precise locations without any external system.
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|Samsung’s Foldable Phone Could Cost $1,770|
|Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:01:49 +0000|
The rumor mill has long suggested that the foldable phone will be the "Galaxy F" when it comes out. According to the Korean Yonhap News Agency, that is indeed the current working name for the phone, and Samsung is targeting an astronomical price of $1,770.
|Why Intel TDP Measurements Don’t Reflect Real-World Power Draw|
|Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:13:14 +0000|
Intel publishes TDP figures for each of its CPUs, but the chip's actual behavior often doesn't conform to what this metric implies.
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|The Windows 10 1809 Delay Has Left ARM Vendors Shipping Unsupported Software|
|Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:02:33 +0000|
Microsoft's Windows build 1809 delay has forced Windows on ARM vendors to ship Snapdragon 850 systems with an unsupported OS version.
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