New method gets better performance out of atomically thin transistors

A new way of making wafer-scale electronics out of atomically thin sheets. Enlarge / The much-larger-than-2D form of molybdenum disulfide. (credit: RHJ / Getty Images) Atomically thin materials like graphene are single m.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 21st, 2023

Which iPads support iPadOS 17? Here’s the list …

Apple today formally introduced iPadOS 17, alongside iOS 17 and macOS 14. As always, Apple aims to allow as many older iPads as possible to support the latest version, without compromising performance on hardware too weedy to do it justice. The comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Climate: Battle lines harden over how to slash CO2

Banish fossil fuels, capture their emissions, pull CO2 from thin air—diplomats in Bonn for UN-led climate talks agree there's too much planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but remain at loggerheads on the best way to reduce it......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

"Too small and carefree": Endangered animals released into the wild may lack the match-fitness to evade predators

Breeding threatened mammals in fenced, predator-free areas is a common conservation strategy in Australia. The method is designed to protect vulnerable species and breed animals for release into the wild......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

Anti-counterfeiting fluorescent marker developed

A team of researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (MPICI) has developed a method that could make it more difficult to counterfeit products in the future. The new and patented method makes it possible to produce unique, non-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

New superconducting diode could improve performance of quantum computers and artificial intelligence

A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has developed a new superconducting diode, a key component in electronic devices, that could help scale up quantum computers for industry use and improve the performance of artificial intelligence system.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 51 min. ago

Apple unveils new Mac Studio and brings Apple silicon to Mac Pro

Apple has introduced the new Mac Studio and Mac Pro with Mac Studio featuring the M2 Max and the new M2 Ultra, delivering a boost in performance and enhanced connectivity in its compact design......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Mac Studio gets updated with powerful M2 Max and M2 Ultra processors

Apple has announced a second generation of the Mac Studio, with the new version adding the M2 Max processor for up to 25% faster performance while retaining the same chassis as before.Apple reveals updated Mac StudioDespite previous rumors that Apple.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Scientists propose novel method to estimate human-caused heat emission

Why are cities usually warmer than rural areas? Scientist have long known that cities retain heat more than rural areas, a phenomenon known as urban heat island (UHI), which is largely due to the impact of anthropogenic heating, or human-caused heati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

TSMC planning 3–6% price hike starting in 2024

TSMC is contemplating a 3 to 6 percent price increase for its advanced process manufacturing beginning in January 2024, according to sources at IC design houses. The price increases vary based on the production method, order quantity, and degree of c.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

"Subsystem" becomes profit guarantee for Nvidia; system-level integration tests have high potential

The concept of AI has continued to penetrate high-performance computing (HPC) and even the future car sector. Supply chain sources admitted that this is already a battle of "ecosystem," not just a single-chip business model. The importance of a "subs.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

The Lenovo Legion Pro 5 is the next-gen gaming laptop I’ve been waiting for

The Lenovo Legion Pro 5 may be focused on value, but it doesn't miss out on top-tier gaming performance......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2023

Are smart blinds worth it?

Smart blinds give you remote access to your window coverings, allowing you to schedule their performance and save money on your bills. But are they worth it?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2023

Audi is entering F1 in 2026—its head of technology tells us why

Expect F1-derived technology to appear on Audi's next performance plug-in hybrids. Enlarge (credit: Audi) In August of last year, we were somewhat shocked when Audi confirmed that it would enter Formula 1 in 2026. Rumors.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Apple headset "leaked" benchmarks are a total fabrication

Mysterious benchmarks have surfaced that allegedly give performance results for an Apple X1 chip within the company's headset — but the results are faked.Apple's headset may have an "X1" chipThe rumored name of the headset's operating system is "xr.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Insect wings could inspire new self-cleaning technologies

Fresh insights into how insects use water droplets to wash dirt and pollutants from their bodies could help improve the performance of self-cleaning devices, a study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

An optical method to polarize free electrons in a laboratory setting

Polarized electrons are electrons in which spins have a "preferred" orientation or are preferentially oriented in a specific direction. The realization of these electrons has notable implications for physics research, as it can pave the way toward th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Using AI to push the boundaries of wildlife survey technologies

In their research, associate professor from the NRS Department Tiejun Wang and his master's student Zijing Wu developed an AI-model to automatically locate and count large herds of migratory ungulates (wildebeest and zebra). They used their method in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

iPad 9 versus Amazon Fire Max 11 -- specs, cost and performance compared

The Fire Max 11 represents Amazon's largest tablet display to date and features an upgraded aluminum body that enhances its premium aesthetics. Here's how the specs and performance compare to the ninth-generation iPad.iPad 9 and Fire Max 11The Amazon.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Smiles and jokes can help good managers boost hotel staff performance

Hotel managers who share a smile and a joke with their teams are more likely to see staff 'going the extra mile' when engaging with customers, a new study reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Nest WiFi Pro update introduces performance improvements

In the latest update for Google’s Nest WiFi Pro routers, it will introduce performance improvements and bug fixes. If you’re looking for mesh WiFi routers, Google’s Nest WiFi Pro is one of the best mesh routers out there right now,.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023