Chromebook demand turns to 15-inch models

Chromebooks with 14- to 15-inch displays are currently having the worst shortages as orders from the education segment are shifting from the elementary to middle school levels - which are commonly using 11.6-inch models for their study-from-home need.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesSep 23rd, 2021

Leadframe supplier CWTC expects bright prospects for 4Q21 and beyond

Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) expects the overall leadframe demand for IC packaging to continue outpacing supply thanks to robust growth momentum for automotive ICs, networking chips and power management ICs, and is upbeat about its business prospects.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News26 min. ago

Tesla"s use of LFP batteries to shake up South Korean battery industry

Telsa has announced that it will switch to lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries for its standard range Model S, 3, X and Y EVs, but will continue to use nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) batteries in its long range EV models......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News26 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Foundry prices likely to rise further in 2022

Despite a slowdown in demand for cnsumer electronics applications, other IC segments still see strong momentum, giving room for foundries to further raise their service quotes next year, according to PSMC chairman Frank Huang. MediaTek expects its fo.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News26 min. ago

NASA lets you meet its Mars rover and helicopter here on Earth

NASA is offering space fans the chance to come face to face with full-scale models of its trailblazing Mars Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 26 min. ago

Promising-looking SETI signal turns out to be of human origin

Space junk may look like a supernova as SETI researchers struggle with a signal. Enlarge / Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth aside from the Sun. (credit: ESA, Hubble, and NASA) Modern human society has been making it.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago

Judge turns down Activision"s request to pause California sexual harassment lawsuit over ethics violations

Activision Blizzard has been under investigation by multiple groups in the US in recent months for sexual harassment and discrimination against its female employees. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) opened a lawsuit aga.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

A new model could help stall shifting sand dunes, protecting infrastructure and ecosystems

Cambridge scientists have used downscaled laboratory models to show how sand dunes move through a landscape, revealing the conditions that determine whether they will pass through hurdles in their path—like pipelines or walls—or get stopped in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

How to buy all of the iPhone 13 models

The new Apple iPhone 13 range has been revealed, and all four models are incredible and available. Here's where you can buy the new iPhone 13......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

Wyze Lamp Socket turns any dumb light bulb into a smart one

It's Wyze Week, and that means new products and great deals. The Wyze Solar Panel and Wyze Lamp Socket are the latest products to join the lineup......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

Amazon is Building a Clubhouse Competitor That Turns Hosts Into DJs

Amazon is next on the list of companies getting into the live audio game. The company is building a new app, codenamed "Project Mic," that gives anyone the ability to make and distribute a live radio show, complete with music, according to a presenta.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 54 min. ago

Tesla increases base models" prices after record $1.6 billion profit in Q3

Tesla published its Q3 earnings report back on Wednesday, amassing over $13.7 billion in revenue and $1.6 billion in profit, despite the ongoing chip shortage and multiple shipment delays of the restyled Model S and Model X. At the moment, the EV com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

Mountain snowpacks around the world are on the decline, and if the planet continues to warm, climate models forecast that snowpacks could shrink dramatically and possibly even disappear altogether on certain mountains, including in the western United.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

AOpen sees slow rebound in demand for digital signage

AOpen, a member of the Acer Group, has seen demand slowly rebounding for digital signage along with the easing of the coronavirus pandemic, according to company chairman Victor Chien......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

GaAs foundries, epi-wafer suppliers remain upbeat about power amplifier demand

GaAs foundries and epitaxial wafer suppliers remain optimistic about demand for power amplifiers, and believe there's no concern about overbooking by customers, according to industry sources in Taiwan......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Mixed sales performance seen for different chip segments in 2022

IC design houses will see mixed business results for different chip segments in 2022. Vendors of automotive chips, Ethernet controllers, Wi-Fi chips and other networking ICs will sustain strong demand and remain capable of raising prices, but those o.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Your Brain Uses "Autocorrect" To Decipher Language and AI Just Helped Us Prove It, New Study Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Debrief: How do we how know to speak and to read? These essential questions led to new research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that uses AI models to examine how and why our brains understa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Walmart has a $99 Chromebook for Black Friday — but hurry!

Walmart is offering a $99 Lenovo Chromebook for Black Friday, but other retailers that offered the same sold out fast! Hurry if you want one!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

LG is apparently working on its first Chromebook

Company's thin-and-light focus could be a good fit for a low-powered Chromebook. Enlarge (credit: LG) The market for Chromebooks is generally growing this year despite recent pandemic-related slowdowns, and it looks like mor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Walmart is practically giving away this 2-in-1 touchscreen Chromebook

Black Friday 2021 is only getting crazier as we find more astounding deals! Get this versatile Acer Chromebook Spin 311 at an amazing price only at Walmart......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Tomb Raider Turns 25 Today – Celebrate A Gaming Icon And One Of PlayStation’s Biggest Franchises

Tomb Raider celebrates its 25th anniversary today, with Lara Croft's first adventure debuting for the Sega Saturn and soon after, PSOne. The post Tomb Raider Turns 25 Today – Celebrate A Gaming Icon And One Of PlayStation’s Biggest Franch.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021