11 Billion Years of Our Universe’s History Were Missing… Until Now
We think it all started with a Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago. Just like that, the universe burst into existence, and we can still see the remnants of this event’s afterglow in th...Alex 27 August 2020 · 1 · 74
What Is a Gallium nitride (GaN) Charger?
Chances are, you don't think a whole lot about the charger you use to power up your phone, your laptop, or electric toothbrush. You plug it in, it clobbers your gadget with electro...Alex 27 August 2020 · 1 · 554
Why Windows 95 is AWESOME (History and Features)
Happy birthday Windows 95. You introduced the world to the Start menu and so much more. Man, they grow up so fast. So today to celebrate this amazing occasion, we're going to time...Alex 24 August 2020 · 1 · 318
Android Beyond Phones, chromeos.dev, Go 1.15, and more!
This is your weekly update on the coolest developer news from Google. This summer the Android folks have been working on 11 Weeks of Android. And this week the talk was all about...Alex 22 August 2020 · 0 · 39
2020 5K iMac vs 16" MacBook Pro: Best Value Mac in 2020?
Now that we now have the new 2020 iMac, some of you guys have been asking us to compare it to Apple’s 16” MacBook Pro to see how much more performance you can get if you choose the...Alex 19 August 2020 · 0 · 1.1K
Why don't we have BIGGER CPUs?
Have you had a look at your motherboard lately? Even though the CPU is arguably your PC's most important component, it still has about as much space dedicated to it as it did in 19...Alex 18 August 2020 · 0 · 505
What Evidence Do We Have for Life on Mars?
Perseverance, the Mars 2020 rover, which is expected to land on the red planet in February of 2021. And one of its main jobs? Finding signs of ancient microbial life on Mars. But...Alex 18 August 2020 · 1 · 58
Is YOUR Laptop Too Hot?
If you've ever used a laptop in your life, chances are you know what it's like when it gets way too hot for comfort. It's uncomfortable. Unsurprisingly, when you try to pack that...Alex 16 August 2020 · 0 · 219
No App Store on iPhone?
You know, the iOS App Store turned 12 years old recently, and while it's a booming platform, not everybody is happy about it. In fact, the July, 2020 Antitrust Hearings kind of ins...Alex 13 August 2020 · 0 · 109
The 2020 5K iMac ($2420) OUTPERFORMS the $5000 iMac Pro!
Apple just updated their 5K iMacs for the last time EVER with Intel chips, and they basically went all out. These new iMacs FINALLY come packed with Apple’s T2 chip, Intel’s 10th-g...Alex 13 August 2020 · 0 · 268
Linux This Month - Kernel 5.8-rc3 and big changes for SUSE & openSUSE
In this article, we're going to be covering the latest updates to the Linux kernel, which were announced with the release of Kernel 5.8 - RC 3. There are also big changes for openS...Alex 13 August 2020 · 0 · 124
Can Memory DAMAGE Your CPU?
If you buy something, you want it to fulfill its proper function, whether that's cleaning your toilet, mowing your lawn, or giving you a dining experience, similar to what's indica...Alex 12 August 2020 · 1 · 912
Why 2020 Apple Silicon Macs will NOT be more expensive!
I’ve been writing a lot of in-depth articles about Apple Silicon, based on a lot of info found within Apple’s own WWDC 2020 developer tutorial videos. And based on everything I’ve...Alex 12 August 2020 · 0 · 199
Forget GPS, Future Missions May Use Neutron Stars to Navigate Deep Space
Lighthouses have helped safely guide mariners for centuries. As space explorers consider traveling to destinations like the moon and beyond, future interstellar travelers may one d...Alex 12 August 2020 · 0 · 104
What Does Race Have to Do With COVID-19?
Over the course of the pandemic so far, one trend that has emerged is that the health impacts of COVID-19 vary widely by race. Although genetic factors have been considered by so...Alex 10 August 2020 · 1 · 50 · 1
Future Batteries Could Be Made out of Viruses...
At its core, this innovation is about exploiting the thing that viruses do best: DNA hijacking. See, viruses are a continual head-scratcher for us because they’re not technically a...Alex 10 August 2020 · 1 · 191