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VW’s Diesel Defeat Devices Finally Located, Cracked Wide Open

It’s taken a few years, but researchers have found VW’s defeat device code within its vehicles. It’s a doozy. The post VW’s Diesel Defeat Devices Finally Located, Cracked Wide Open appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Android TV to get a major overhaul at just the right time

Google was ahead of the curve when it launched Android TV in 2014. Instead of just presenting users with a list of streaming-app icons, Android TV’s big idea involved a row of recommendations from across different apps. The hope was … Continue reading

Get 63% off This 76-in-1 Precision Tool Set For Smartphones, Laptops and Electronics – Deal Alert

This 76-piece repair kit contains everything you need to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, stereo, or anything else that requires precision instruments. Everything from screwdrivers, to a suction cup to a plastic spudger, whatever that might be. This kit … Continue reading

Newegg is selling a pure sine wave UPS for just $125 right now

If you’re serious about protecting your PC—and any unsaved work or game you might have open on it—you need an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). A UPS is a surge protector and emergency battery in one, meant to keep devices safe … Continue reading

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This Adorable Little Rocket Just Reached Space for the First Time

This rocket can haul just 150 kg (331 pounds) into orbit, but it’s cheap and small — really, look how cute and little it is. The post This Adorable Little Rocket Just Reached Space for the First Time appeared first … Continue reading

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ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6-inch laptop for $570

Today, Dell is offering up a substantial discount on the Inspiron 15 5000 laptop. If you’re in need of a powerful 15.6-inch device, this is the perfect time to buy. With an HD display, a Kaby Lake CPU, and a … Continue reading

Thunderbolt Goes Royalty-Free as Intel Repositions It to Boost Adoption, Sales

Intel’s future Thunderbolt standard will be royalty-free and open to other companies should they wish to design their own controllers. That’s a major change from how Intel has deployed the technology over the last few years. The post Thunderbolt Goes … Continue reading

Thunderbolt Goes Royalty-Free as Intel Repositions It to Boost Adoption

Intel’s future Thunderbolt standard will be royalty-free and open to other companies should they wish to design their own controllers. That’s a major change from how Intel has deployed the technology over the last few years. The post Thunderbolt Goes … Continue reading

Amazon’s 2-For-1 Dash Button Deal Actually Nets You Two Free Dash Buttons – Deal Alert

Right now if you buy a Dash Button, Amazon will give you one for free in honor of National Pet Week, this week. But they’re still giving you the $4.99 credit after the first time you use it. So that’s … Continue reading

Astronomers Pin Down the Orbit of Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1h

Astronomers have finally pinned down the orbit of TRAPPIST-1h and confirmed it’s far too chilly for life. The post Astronomers Pin Down the Orbit of Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1h appeared first on ExtremeTech.