The Mega65: A Modernization of the Canceled Commodore 65 Computer From 1991

Slashdot reader TommyROM writes: The Commodore 65 was a never-released computer slated to follow the fabled Commodore 64 from 1982. Developed between 1990 and 1991, it would have been the most powerful 8-bit computer on the market with 128K RAM, high.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 14th, 2021

BlizzConline 2022 has been canceled amid ongoing controversy

Blizzard has canceled the event to focus its energy on "supporting our teams and progressing development of our games and experiences.".....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

Amazon Joins Race for Quantum Computer With New Caltech Center

Amazon is officially entering the race to develop a quantum computer, joining U.S. and Chinese rivals in the quest to harness the properties of nature's tiniest particles into computing power far surpassing existing machines. From a report: Amazon wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

New computer modelling could boost drug discovery

Scientists from Queen's University Belfast have developed a computer-aided data tool that could improve treatment for a range of illnesses......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 52 min. ago

Cardboard shortages put additional stress on the supply chain heading into the holidays

Don’t look now, but yet another staple of modern society is in short supply as we head into the holidays. NBC News reports that much like computer chips, packaging materials made out of paper, plastic and cardboard are in short supply, and prices h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Russian group that hacked SolarWinds is still attacking America"s computer networks

Nobelium, the Russian hacking group responsible for the cyberattacks on SolarWinds, is still at it......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Intel Open-sources AI-powered Tool To Spot Bugs in Code

Intel has open-sourced ControlFlag , a tool that uses machine learning to detect problems in computer code -- ideally to reduce the time required to debug apps and software. From a report: In tests, the company's machine programming research team say.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

Apple"s PowerBook reinvented the laptop thirty years ago

On October 21, 1991, Apple launched the PowerBook and every other laptop and notebook computer from that day forward to today's MacBook Pro was changed because of it.In 1991, you wanted this.Steve Jobs was not responsible, or even present, for every.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Pro­jection of extre­me rain­fall impro­ved

Mapping the effects of mostly small-scale but extreme rainfall events in global climate models poses major challenges. Computer models that are used to simulate the global climate, for example in the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

How to set up Google Voice on your smartphone or computer

Google Voice lets you call anyone via the internet while maintaining your privacy. Use this handy guide to set up Google Voice on a phone or computer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Raspberry Pi Suffers First Ever Price Increase

For the first time, the price of a Raspberry Pi single-board computer is increasing and we have the global supply chain shortages to thank for it. PCMag reports: Eben Upton, chief executive of Raspberry Pi Trading, made the announcement today, but al.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Raspberry Pi"s new Build HAT makes it easier to integrate Legos into projects

It plugs in using the 40-pin GPIO header on the mini computer and can control up to four Lego Technic sensors and motors from the Lego Education SPIKE portfolio......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

NZXT is offering 10 percent off its custom and pre-built PCs for a limited time

From now through 11:59 p.m. Pacific on October 20, NZXT’s computer building service can be utilized with a 10 percent discount. The service allows shoppers to configure a custom PC using NZXT’s online configuration tool that’s tailored to your.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Apple looking to diversify assemblers for Macs

Apple is looking to diversify its assemblers for the Mac series to include not only Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Foxconn Technology but also a few China-based suppliers, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Dell just knocked $230 off its curved 34-inch gaming monitor

Black Friday deals are popping up early over at Dell, with the computer giant marking down one of its most popular curved 4K gaming monitors from $680 to $450, a total savings of $230......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Quanta to open new plant in Thailand in 2022

Quanta Computer will open its new plant for server production in Thailand in early 2022, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Best Black Friday PC deals 2021: What to expect

Whether for work, school, leisure, or gaming, you need a reliable computer, so you might want to take advantage of this year's Black Friday PC deals to upgrade......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Sim City for food science takes on Listeria outbreaks

Researchers from Cornell University are blending food science expertise and computer programming savvy to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 18th, 2021

Free Guy did nothing for me, because I am the enemy of fun

Free Guy is a movie made for people who don't actually like computer games, but that's not its real problem......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

Researchers Show Facebook"s Ad Tools Can TarSingle User

A new research paper written by a team of academics and computer scientists from Spain and Austria has demonstrated that it's possible to use Facebook's targeting tools to deliver an ad exclusively to a single individual if you know enough about the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

Modular Framework Laptop Gets Marketplace For All Those Modules

Framework, makers of the modular 13.5-inch Framework laptop that's designed to be easily repaired and upgraded, has launched a dedicated marketplace filled with replacement parts and upgrades for its portable computer. The Verge reports: Writing in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021