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Tech review: Lighting up the darkness in your vehicle

Sometimes I get to review things that sound really cool, but after I use them, I find I'm not quite the target market.

Consumer & Gadgets

Gadgets: Summer fun with this gear

Despite everything else, the summer kicks off this Memorial Day weekend and there are some great gadgets to ensure your fun in the sun has perfect sound, is well-charged and even keeps your beverages chilled.

Hardware

Cooking Raspberry Pi for the smart home

Researchers in India describe the potential of the low-cost Raspberry Pi computer to be used as a control system for home automation using the so-called Internet of Things. They outline details in the International Journal ...

Hardware

Critical Thunderbolt flaw enables five-minute stealth attack

A new attack method affecting Thunderbolt-equipped computers can bypass locks, password-protection and encryption on ports produced before 2019.

Consumer & Gadgets

Next up: Charge earbuds wirelessly with NFC

It's going to get a lot easier to wirelessly charge earbuds and smart watches following the release of upgraded specifications for Near Field Commincation (NFC) technology.

Consumer & Gadgets

Coming soon: 16K video over USB-C

USB4 will fully support the latest implementation of DisplayPort 2's warp-speed standards.

Hardware

AI enhancement for printed circuit boards

Without printed circuit boards (PCBs), there would never have been an electronics revolution. A PCB is the platform upon which minuscule electronic components interact with one another. Today, PCBs are found in an ever-greater ...

Hardware

Report: Apple to unveil its own 12-core ARM processor on 2021 Mac

Apple will begin manufacturing its own processors for the next generation of computers, Bloomberg news reported Thursday. Apple's long-rumored transition from Intel to ARM-based processors is expected to start with a lower-priced ...

Consumer & Gadgets

AMD announces $99 Ryzen 3 desktop CPU

AMD has announced the release of two Zen 2 core architecture processors geared towards gamers and business users at budget-friendly prices.