Technology

How technology is going to shape farming of the future

Getty Images The recent introduction of “smart” technology into farming practices provides a new way for farmers to manage natural resources and hence, the economic profitability of the farm. Smart farming practices based on data collection will prove to be beneficial for water conservation and soil longevity. State of the art smart farming solutions and new Internet of Things (IoT) technologies ... Read More »

Intel Corporation Outs 14-Nanometer++ Technology

Last year, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) began shipping products based on a technology that it refers to as 14-nanometer+. This is a performance-enhanced version of the company’s initial 14-nanometer technology that first went into production in 2014. Intel claims a 12% improvement. That technology is currently being used to manufacture the company’s seventh-generation Core processor family — Intel’s current personal-computer processor product ... Read More »

Tackling Asia’s final technology frontier

YANGON, Myanmar — Honey Mya Win didn’t have to look far to discover the tech potential for Myanmar. A 26-year-old former telecom engineer at Huawei, she was directly involved in configuring mobile phone towers and base station controllers that expanded 3G access to the once reclusive nation. “My team was actually the one connecting the country,” she said. “That made ... Read More »

New Solid-State Batteries Said to Offer 3 Times More Capacity Than Li-Ion Batteries

HIGHLIGHTS New battery prevents metal whiskers called ‘dendrites’ from forming Researchers claim new battery is more eco-friendly Uses solid glass as an electrolyte Team of researchers led by John Goodenough, who worked in the development of lithium-ion batteries currently used in several electronic products, has announced that it has developed an alternative solid-state battery that can replace conventional ones. The ... Read More »

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Ads by Kiosked MORE LIKE THIS Gaming on Linux, Steam machines set to soar with DirectX competitor Vulkan Linux gaming is poised for a boost with new hardware, Vulkan graphics AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements VIDEO 3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10 Intel is bringing more options to improve gaming and virtual reality experiences ... Read More »

Hands-on: EVGA’s sensor-laden iCX technology revolutionizes graphics card cooling

Graphics cards aren’t what they used to be—and that’s a good thing. Nvidia’s ferocious GeForce GTX 1080 blows the pants off its predecessor in sheer, overwhelming performance while actually drawing slightly less power, and generating only slightly more heat overall. But here’s the thing about traditional video cards: A single sensor on the graphics processor determines how cooling is handled ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Cortana adds Suggested Reminders to help you keep your promises

PCWorld | FEB 9, 2017 8:00 AM PT Credit: Microsoft MORE LIKE THIS Meet Cortana: The ultimate guide to Windows 10’s helpful digital assistant 4 ways to get things done faster with Cortana Windows 10’s Cortana now makes it easy to list who’s naughty or nice VIDEO 3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10 Windows 10’s Cortana is already a ... Read More »

AMD reveals another edge for Ryzen vs. Intel’s Skylake: It will be smaller

AMD’s upcoming Ryzen CPU will occupy less space and offer twice the amount of cache of Intel’s 6th-generation CPU, according a news report. Oh, and there will indeed be a quad-core model. AMD engineers made the disclosure in a paper this week during the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco, according to EE Times’ Rick Merritt. The engineering paper ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Creators Update bug bash begins, signalling an end to new feature releases

On Friday, Microsoft announced the launch of its “bug bash” for the Windows 10 Creators Update, a sign that it’s beginning to slowly wind down its development process before it finally releases the next major version of Windows. Historically, Microsoft begins each iteration of its milestone Windows 10 releases by fixing a few last-minute bugs from the previous version. It ... Read More »

Gmail is dumping Windows XP and Vista, now what?

Life isn’t getting any easier for holdouts on Windows XP and Vista. Google recently announced that Gmail would stop supporting Chrome version 53 and lower by the end of 2017. The move specifically impacts XP and Vista since Google capped support for both of those systems at Chrome v49. So what does this all mean for XP and Vista users? ... Read More »