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NVMe 1.3 Specification Published With New Features for SSD

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As with previous updates to the standard, most of the new features are optional but will probably see widespread adoption in their relevant market segments over the next few years. Several of the new NVMe features are based on existing… Go To Full Article

Zepp phone apps use AI to study your basketball shots

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You may know Zepp for sports tracking sensors you can slap on your baseball bat or soccer ball, but its latest tracking involves little more than your phone and a good view of the action. Its game recording and training… Go To Full Article

'Rime' creators will remove anti-tampering code if it's cracked

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Game studios that use digital rights management (DRM) tools tend to defend it to the death, even after it's been cracked. It prevents 'casual' piracy and cheating, they sometimes argue. However, Rime developer Tequila Works is taking a decidedly diff... Go To Full Article

Evidson Audiowear R5 IEM Review

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Evidson Audio is one of the few audio companies from India that sell earphones under their own brand name. Based out of Kerala these guys have now quite a few offerings and have updated their portfolio recently. The Evidson Audiowear… Go To Full Article

Stars can turn into black holes without a supernova

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As a rule, astronomers believe that stars have to explode in a supernova before they collapse into black holes. That violent death is always the cue, right? Not necessarily. Researchers have spotted a massive star 22 million light years away,… Go To Full Article

Nintendo might not be done boosting Switch production

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It's no secret that Nintendo is facing a ton of demand for the Switch, to the point where it reportedly doubled production to keep up. Even that figure might be a tad conservative, however. The Financial Times' supply chain sources… Go To Full Article

USB-powered Sega Nomad gives you near-endless game time

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Sega's Genesis Nomad was always something of a compromise (it was running 16-bit console games on mid-1990s handheld tech), but the battery life was a particularly sore point: it took six AA batteries just to get 3 hours of play… Go To Full Article

Conch shells hold the secret to impact-resistant armor

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The conch shell is made of the same material as chalk, but unlike the crumbly rock, it's one of the toughest materials out there. If we can understand why it's so tough, we can mimic it to create nearly unbreakable… Go To Full Article

Sony's latest E Ink tablet comes to the US in June

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Did you see Sony's second-generation Digital Paper and realize you found your dream e-reader? If so, you'll get to do something about it very soon. Sony has announced that its latest 13.3-inch E Ink tablet (the DPT-RP1) will reach the… Go To Full Article

Pretty Soon Electric Cars Will Cost Less Than Gasoline

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New reports suggest that electric cars will actually cost less than gas-powered cars by as early as 2025. The major reason for this is falling battery prices: batteries account for about half the cost of an EV, yet they are… Go To Full Article

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