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Samsung’s Foldable Phone Could Cost $1,770

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung has finally shown off its first foldable phone, but only for a few seconds. At the tail end of the Samsung Developer Conference, the ...

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New Method for Growing Graphene Could Finally Let Us Build Something With It

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Graphene is an amazing material with an equally annoying set of constraints that make it extremely difficult to work with. One of the most significant ...

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AMD’s Next-Generation Navi GPU Could Ship by Late 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD’s Navi has been of interest to AMD fans since it first popped up on roadmaps, with hints of a next-generation memory subsystem and a ...

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It could take 40 hours to unlock a single hero in Star Wars Battlefront II

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm has revitalized the Star Wars franchise, and EA has been taking advantage of that with a new round of Star Wars ...

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Beaming Heat into Space Could Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Researchers all over the world are engaged in the search for better forms of energy as the demands of society continue increasing, but improving efficiency ...

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Stop to smell the virtual roses: why scent could be the next frontier for VR

By popular demand, the only thing missing from the VR version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the smell of rotting corpse. Now even that could change, thanks to the Tokyo-based startup Vaqso that is working to incorporate the sense of ...

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Could Nintendo’s Switch pack 1080p or 1440p support after all?

We’ve seen a rapid reappraisal of Nintendo’s Switch hardware in recent weeks. For months, scuttlebutt pointed to a Pascal-derived product, only for multiple sources to specify that no, Maxwell and the 20nm Tegra X1 was the basis for Nintendo’s next-generation ...

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This exoskeleton glove could let you feel the ‘shape’ of virtual reality

Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift can create realistic virtual worlds, and motion controllers can even let you interact with objects in them. However, this is the part of the VR experience that can feel less ...

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How the blockchain could revolutionize welfare — or undermine the poor

The blockchain (more accurately called “distributed ledger technology”) has long been a fixation for nerds of all stripes, but lately the real world has been taking notice as well. No longer solely the domain of crypto-security nuts and techno-utopians looking ...

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Could modern, nanoscale vacuum tubes replace transistors?

One of the topics we’ve covered multiple times at ExtremeTech is the difficulty of continuing to scale semiconductor technology, and the related problem of improving chip performance without increasing clock speed. While Intel and other manufacturers continue to search for ...

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