Day: March 6, 2020

ET Deals: Aurora Gaming Desktop Only $629, 40 Percent Off Alienware M15 Laptop, Extra 17 Percent Off Dell XPS 8930

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. As we head into the weekend you can once again save big on several computers from Dell. If you’ve been looking for a new gaming desktop, this weekend you will be able to get Dell’s powerful Aurora R8 with over …

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Intel Has an Unfixable Chipset Security Flaw. Is it a Risk?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Researchers with the security firm Positive Technologies have discovered a significant flaw in Intel chipsets dating back at least five years. The flaw is reportedly completely unfixable because it’s hard-coded into the mask ROM, making it impossible for Intel to …

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Executes Low-Altitude Flyover of Asteroid Landing Site

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe is about to make history, but the agency isn’t taking any chances. In the coming months, OSIRIS-REx will descend to the surface of the asteroid Bennu to pick up a sample, but NASA wants to get a …

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Microsoft Is Blowing Out Factory Certified Surface 2 Laptops At Over 50 Percent Off

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft makes and sells a ton of computers. In fact, they sold $1.3 billion worth of Microsoft Surface laptops in the third quarter of 2019 alone. Of course with that many computers being sold, it stands to reason that plenty of …

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Sonos Will End Device-Bricking ‘Recycle Mode’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sonos found itself facing a public relations disaster last month when sustainability advocates drew attention to the company’s ill-planned “Trade Up” program. In order to get discounts on new audio equipment, Sonos had been forcing customers to brick their old …

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Cosmos: Possible Worlds TV Review: The Unsung Heroes of Science and Exploration

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With the barrage of rapid-fire news headlines every single day, it’s easy to forget we’re all made of star stuff. 2014’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, the reboot of 1980’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage funded and supported in large part by …

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NASA’s Next Mars Rover Gets a Name: Perseverance

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We can finally stop calling NASA’s next Mars rover by its “Mars 2020” placeholder name. The rover which will succeed Curiosity on the red planet will be known as Perseverance. As with many of NASA’s previous rovers, Perseverance was named …

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AMD Analyst Day 2020: Zen 3, Infinity Fabric 3, and 3D Packaging

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD’s Financial Analyst day catered more heavily to Wall Street than the technology crowd, but the company did share some details on its plans for future products. We’ve detailed some of those already, with our discussion of RDNA2 and CDNA, …

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BMW Announces i4 EV Concept, Sets 2021 Shipments

One of the highlights of the Geneva International Motor Show that didn’t happen this week (coronavirus fears) was the planned introduction of the BMW i4. As with many other planned GIMS rollouts, it took place virtually or at the automaker’s headquarters. BMW’s “Gran Coupe” is a stunning EV with a bit dashboard LCD, four doors, …

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Curiosity Captures Incredible 1.8 Billion Pixel Panorama on Mars

This web site may generate affiliate commissions from the back links on this page. Phrases of use. It’s not effortless to get a vehicle-sized robot to yet another world, so NASA is producing the most of the exceedingly trustworthy Curiosity rover. The future generation Perseverance rover (beforehand acknowledged only as Mars 2020) will be on …

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