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Intel, Not Nvidia, Will Power Tesla’s Infotainment Systems

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nvidia and Tesla have worked together since the Model S first went on sale. Nvidia’s Tegra 3 powered the Model S’s console, and the two ...

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The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Renewable electricity could significantly offset the use of traditional coal or gas-fired power plants in the long term. But moving a meaningful percentage of our power ...

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NES Classic Edition mods are unlocking its power as a universal gaming emulator

The NES Classic Edition was a hot gift over the holidays — Nintendo couldn’t make them fast enough to meet demand. Who would have thought people would be so excited to play the 30 retro games on this box? Well, ...

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Can Rogue One and Call of Duty power up the PSVR?

It’s been a few months since the launch of the PlayStation VR, and the holidays were relatively quiet. We decided this slow period was a good opportunity to check-in on the state of PSVR. And since we’ve seen a few ...

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AMD’s new Radeon Chill feature manages frame rate to cut power consumption, boost responsiveness

Last week, AMD took the wraps off its annual major driver refresh, dubbed Radeon ReLive this time around. While the company releases periodic driver updates with support for new games and various bug fixes, it launches a significant platform update ...

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome. As we’ve discussed, there’s truth to the company’s statements. Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet ...

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BMW i3 batteries get recycled for home power backup

BMW will provide whole house battery backup power by making use of used “second life” batteries pulled from older BMW i3 electric vehicles, either the 22-kWh battery packs or the 33-kWh newer battery packs. It provides more power than Tesla’s ...

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Supreme Court grants FBI decentralized warrants, power to hack suspects anywhere

The US Supreme Court has passed a proposed change to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, one of the main bodies of law that governs the powers and behavior of the FBI. Previously, Rule 41 stated that a ...

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Nancy Reagan, the horoscope fan, had true star power

Bill Ray/The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett California gubernatorial candidate Ronald Reagan holding hands with wife Nancy while on the campaign trail. “I have been criticized and ridiculed for turning to astrology, but after a while, I reached the point where I ...

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ARM announces new Cortex-A35: ultra-low power, 64-bit

Share This article Over the past 18 months, we’ve seen consumer tablets and smartphones mostly jump from 32-bit ARM cores (the Cortex-A9 and A15) to their 64-bit counterparts (Cortex-A53 and A57). At the lower-end of the market, however, 32-bit continued ...

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