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How Intel lost the mobile market, part 2: the rise and neglect of Atom

How Intel lost the mobile market, part 2: the rise and neglect of Atom The common explanation for why Intel lost the mobile market is that its x86 mobile processors either drew too much power, or weren’t powerful enough compared with their ARM counterparts.Despite being initially starved for resources, 32nm Atom chips were competitive in the midrange mobile market.

Plume mini-routers promise a mesh network on the cheap

There are a few (expensive) ways to get a mesh network in your home right now, but a device called the Plume might do the same job for a lot less.All the Plume pods communicate with each other to create a mesh network which you can then connect to via Wi-Fi.

GameSir G4s Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller - Hardware Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

GameSir G4s Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller - Hardware Review | Chalgyr's Game Room Third party controllers can be a mixed bag, as they often trade in substance for style.While there is certainly some flash to the appearance of the GameSir G4s Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller, the substance is what makes it worthwhile in my opinion.

Careful with your fingers: Hackers can steal everything you type

Careful with your fingers: Hackers can steal everything you type Take Mark Zuckerberg for example, who caused a fuss recently when it was revealed he has a strip of tape over the webcam on his computer.Well now you can add the seemingly trust-worthy keyboard and mouse to that list.

Netgear Orbi aims to kill your wireless dead zones with mesh networking

Netgear Orbi aims to kill your wireless dead zones with mesh networking Demand for in-home Wi-Fi bandwidth continues to soar.Until recently, getting high-performance Wi-Fi coverage through a large home or apartment has required some technical heavy lifting.

Apple kills the headphone jack, launches mediocre wireless earbuds, and calls it ‘courage’

Apple kills the headphone jack, launches mediocre wireless earbuds, and calls it ‘courage’ At its iPhone unveil yesterday, Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller took the stage to explain why the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus would dump the 3.5mm headphone jack, and move to a mixture of proprietary wireless solutions with wired headphone support provided via the Lightning port.

iPhone 7 review roundup: A very good iPhone, but not a clean leap forward

iPhone 7 review roundup: A very good iPhone, but not a clean leap forward Battery life has improved by 47 minutes between the new iPhone 7 and the iPhone 6s and 122 minutes between the iPhone 6s Plus and the iPhone 7 Plus.” None of the published reviews state that this is enough of a reason to avoid the iPhone 7 altogether.

New Ethernet standards will offer up to 5Gbps performance using cables you already own

New Ethernet standards will offer up to 5Gbps performance using cables you already own Consumer Ethernet performance has been stuck at gigabit speeds for nearly 20 years.Apple was the first company to ship gigabit Ethernet in motherboards.

Qualcomm unveils its first 5G modem: 5Gbps peak downloads, beam forming, and 800MHz of spectrum

Qualcomm unveils its first 5G modem: 5Gbps peak downloads, beam forming, and 800MHz of spectrum When we talk about Qualcomm, we typically discuss its SoCs, CPU performance, and general market position in the Android ecosystem.This need to keep focused on the next generation of hardware is why Qualcomm just announced its X50 5G modem.

Security firm claims implantable cardiac devices can be hacked

Security firm claims implantable cardiac devices can be hacked Now a security firm says that a connected implantable cardiac device made by Minnesota-based healthcare company St.After implantation, it uses small flexible wires to detect your heart rate and applies an electric current to stop abnormal cardiac rhythms.