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 wait, haven't we alr...
18 August 2020 ·
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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 many electronic comp...
16 August 2020 ·
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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 inspired me to look bac...
13 August 2020 ·
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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-gen proce...
13 August 2020 ·
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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 openSuse, but before we d...
13 August 2020 ·
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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 indicated by the picture o...
12 August 2020 ·
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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 se...
12 August 2020 ·
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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 day receive similar g...
12 August 2020 ·
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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 some as an u...
10 August 2020 ·
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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 alive; they con...
10 August 2020 ·
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2020 5K iMac RAM Upgrade Guide - Save $2100 on 128GB!

If you think Apple overcharges for RAM, you’re absolutely right. They charge $3,000 to go from 32GB of RAM to 192. So in this article, I’ll show you how easy it is to replace it yourself and get 192GB...
10 August 2020 ·
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How to fix these common Windows errors

Windows is the world's most popular desktop operating system, but anyone who's used it for any length of time knows that it doesn't mean it's perfect. I mean, McDonald's serves over half a billion Big...
09 August 2020 ·
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The Best Windows Laptop. Dell XPS review

When Apple dropped the MacBook Pro 16-inch, there was just nothing really in the PC world that compared to it. Like, sure, we had stuff that was way more powerful, or lighter, or with longer battery l...
04 August 2020 ·
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Why You Should Turn On Two Factor Authentication

In 1981, the President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, was shot by a gunman in Washington DC. It wasn’t fatal, but it was close. Reagan was rushed to hospital and in the chaos, the Biscui...
03 August 2020 ·
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Can You Overclock a LOCKED CPU?

If you're a computer hardware enthusiast, you probably know that if you want to overclock your CPU, meaning run it at a higher speed, then it would be best to buy an unlocked processor. An unlocked p...
01 August 2020 ·
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5600M 16" MacBook Pro Review - DON'T Wait for ARM!

I’ve been using Apple’s 16” MacBook Pro with the brand new 5600M graphics option for over two weeks now, and the performance has been so good that I can confidently say that it actua...
29 July 2020 ·
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