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Biden official reveals the failure behind America"s epic chip shortage

The shortage of computer chips is raising the price of new and used cars, delaying shipments of electronics and holding back the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnSep 24th, 2021

Epic Games Ends Alternate-Friday Vacation Policy, Angering Staff

Epic Games is ending a pandemic-inspired policy of granting every other Friday off, sparking an uproar among staff. From a report: An internal Slack channel was filled with pleas from employees for the game publisher to reconsider. Several people sai.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

John Carmack Pushes Out Unlocked OS For Defunct Oculus Go Headset

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Oculus may have officially discontinued its low-end Oculus Go headset last year, but the company has one more "official" update to help future-proof the hardware. On Thursday, Oculus released an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

The 95 best movies on HBO Max right now

You don't have to go to the theater to see Dune this weekend. And the sci-fi epic is only the beginning of what you can find among HBO Max's best movies......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 2 min. ago

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro maximizes performance under heavy workloads

Apple confirmed that the 16-inch MacBook Pro with the new M1 Max chip will be able to run High Power Mode. This optimizes performance during intense workloads......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Apple"s M1 Max GPU is at least 3x faster than M1, Metal benchmark shows

Supposed M1 Max benchmark results reveal the chip's GPU is at least three times faster than the first-generation M1 included in 2020's 13-inch MacBook Pro.An unconfirmed Geekbench post on Wednesday shows an M1 Max with 64GB of unified memory clocking.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

"High Power Mode" coming to 16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max, Apple confirms

Apple has confirmed that 16-inch MacBook Pro models equipped with an M1 Max chip will feature a "High Power Mode" that is expected to temporarily increase performance.Credit: AppleRumors of a "High Power Mode" first surfaced in late September, when c.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

Apple Watch Series 7 teardown reveals big screen changes, minor battery upgrade

Repair specialist iFixit performed its customary teardown of Apple Watch Series 7 this week, revealing unannounced component specifications and highlighting tentpole features like the wearable's larger screen.The all-in-one teardown includes both 41m.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

2022 MacBook Air will have "M2" chip, MagSafe, 1080p camera, says leaker

Apple's MacBook Air is not due for a refresh until 2022, but new rumors claim to offer details on a next-generation version of the thin-and-light that supposedly borrows key elements from the recently unveiled MacBook Pro.Reliable leaker dylandkt out.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

14-inch MacBook Pro models appear in the wild ahead of launch

Ahead of the official release of the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, images of the devices in the wild are starting to appear online.Credit: UnknownOne Reddit user, for example, shared an image of the 14-inch MacBook Pro next to a previou.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

Apple Watch Series 7 teardown reveals new display tech and a slightly bigger battery

The Apple Watch Series 7 teardown by iFixit revealed some changes under the hood, including new display tech and bigger battery......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 2 min. ago

The M1 Max MacBook Pro seems to have unbelievable video-editing prowess

A new benchmark for Apple's M1 Max reveals incredible power in Premiere Pro, outpacing even the most powerful laptops by a significant margin......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 2 min. ago

Intel now says the chip shortage may not ease up until at least 2023

The ongoing chip shortage has left the PC and laptop market quite bare. Unfortunately, according to Intel, the situation may not improve until 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 2 min. ago

More than 100,000 people have had their eyes scanned for free cryptocurrency

Worldcoin reveals "orb" scanner, aims to distribute cryptocurrency to 1 billion people. Enlarge / People in Chile with Worldcoin's "Orb" iris scanner. (credit: Worldcoin) More than 100,000 people have had their eyes scanned in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

New 16-Inch MacBook Pro With M1 Max to Feature "High Power Mode" for Intensive Workloads

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Max Apple Silicon chip will feature a new High Power Mode for intensive, sustained workloads, according to Apple. MacRumors reports: This new setting is the opposite of "Low Power Mode," which aims to decrease.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 2 min. ago

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger predicts the chip shortage will last until 2023

Speaking ahead of Intel’s Q3 earnings, Gelsinger told CNBC: “We’re in the worst of it now , every quarter next year we’ll get incrementally better, but they’re not going to have supply-demand balance until 2023.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

Micron to install EUV equipment at Taiwan fabs in 2024

Micron Technology has plans to install EUV lithography tools at its Taiwan-based fabs in 2024, said Manish Bhatia, executive VP of global operations for the US memory chip vendor, at an online press event held October 21......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Shortage of PWM ICs prompts suppliers to transition to 12-inch wafer manufacturing

The supply of handset-use power management ICs remains severely tight, prompting the chip suppliers to transition to 12-inch wafer manufacturing, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Taiwan Asia Semiconductor expanding Si-based sensor production capacity

LED chip and Si-based sensor maker Taiwan Asia Semiconductor (formerly from Opto Tech) is setting aside NT$800 million (US$28.6 million) for production capacity expansions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

New Xbox SSDs: $400 for 2TB of proprietary storage

The announcement on Xbox Wire reveals 512GB and 2TB options for Seagate's Xbox Series X and S expansion cards, which command $140 and $400, respectively. They join the existing 1TB card priced at $220......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Bat study reveals secrets of the social brain

Whether chatting with friends at a dinner party or managing a high-stakes meeting at work, communicating with others in a group requires a complex set of mental tasks. Our brains must track who is speaking and what is being said, as well as what our.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021