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Frostbite Tech: Good Winter Tires Work Best With Smaller Wheels

Mazda MX-5 - Mazda Ice Academy February 2016 Crested Butte Colorado For the best, safest ride in winter, do two things: 1) Get winter tires. 2) Lose the huge alloy wheels. ExtremeTech .

18 Jan 2020 7:15 pm
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18 Jan 2020 3:30 am
Intel Struggles With Whether Comet Lake Is Faster Than Ice Lake

Intel has both 14nm and 10nm parts in its Comet Lake and Ice Lake roundups, but it's struggling to cleanly differentiate them on performance. ExtremeTech .

18 Jan 2020 3:21 am
Elon Musk: Starship Will Fly for 20-30 Years, Aiming for Fleet of 1,000

It still sounds like we're a long way from colonizing Mars, even by Musk's standards, but we have a better idea of what SpaceX needs to supply and sustain a human population on the red planet. ExtremeTech .

18 Jan 2020 1:01 am
Google Is Working on Steam Support in Chrome OS

Google's Chrome OS started out as little more than a browser, but Google has slowly added more application support with Android and Linux modules. Chrome OS might be getting a lot more fun, too. According to a new report, Google is looking to make gaming on Chromebooks happen by adding support for Steam. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 11:19 pm
Blackview BV9800 Pro Field-Test: Budget Rugged Phone With Thermal Camera

Coming in at half the price of a typical feature-rich ruggedized phone, the BV9800 Pro packs a huge battery and adds a nifty thermal camera to its bag of tricks. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 8:52 pm
Scientists May Have Discovered Universal Memory, DRAM Replacement

Scientists have been searching for a non-volatile memory that could serve as both DRAM and primary storage. A group of UK researchers thinks they've found one. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 6:44 pm
OnePlus Demos 120Hz Screen for the OnePlus 8

The OnePlus 8 will support a 120Hz refresh rate, and Co-founder Pete Lau posted a video demonstrating the advantage of such a display. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 6:00 pm
Become A One-Person, One-Stop Full-Stack Developer With This $13 Training Course

You can get that experience working on building all sides of a thriving web environment with the training inThe Complete Full-Stack JavaScript Course, now$13 (over 90 percent off). ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 5:30 pm
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17 Jan 2020 4:30 pm
Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMDs Epyc

Intel is substantially reducing the price of its high-memory Xeon parts, and killing off the midrange tier altogether. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 2:59 am
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Today you can get Vizio's 55-inch M556-G4 4K Quantum TV for the lowest price we've ever seen. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 2:44 am
This Sci-Fi-Inspired Device Could Replace Bulky, Expensive X-Ray Machines

The company has unveiled a new low-cost X-ray scanner called the Nanox.Arc. It hopes to deploy 15,000 units in the coming years, with the aim of making medical scans more available and affordable. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 2:01 am
2020 Hyundai Venue Subcompact SUV Review: Good Car, Inexpensive

The Kona gets a little brother with a simplified model structure. Lots of safety come standard and blind-spot detection is available; only adaptive cruise control is missing. It's a winner. ExtremeTech .

17 Jan 2020 1:08 am