Researchers Say AMD Processors Have Serious Vulnerabilities and Backdoors
Security researchers announced a series of 13 vulnerabilities within AMD’s RYZEN and EPYC processors that could make some data breaches even worse.
Relax, the Meltdown and Spectre CPU Patches Aren't Messing With Your Frame Rates
Your ability to crush noobs won’t be impeded.
Why the IBM PC’s Early Graphics Used Such Ugly Colors
Somehow CGA graphics, the IBM PC’s first take on color, haven’t completely faded into history. Why’s that? Well, those four colors inspire a whole lot of nostalgia.
Researchers Made an Electrical Circuit Etch-A-Sketch in Crystals
The breakthrough paves the way for an “etch-a-sketch of nanoscale electrical connections.”
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Cryptocurrency Mining Is Fueling a GPU Shortage
Looking for a new graphics card online? Good luck.
Artist Creates Vintage "Digital" Art on a Typewriter
Arno Beck is making computer art, computer-free.
Why Future Microprocessors May Ditch Silicon for Carbon
For the first time a carbon nanotube transistor significantly outperformed a silicon transistor, paving the way for faster phones and computers.
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Why Computers Must Sleep
Sleep modes should be an easy way to save energy, but they have a long way to go.
Your Next CPU Upgrade Might Force You to Get Windows 10
Microsoft claims older systems simply don't work well with Intel's new processors.
Fall in Love With Japan's Overclocking Romance Manga
I love (CP)U.
What High-Bandwidth Memory Is and Why You Should Care
The world demands massive parallel computation, but technology is just barely keeping up.
A Guide to Bitcoin Mining: Why Someone Bought a $1,500 Bitcoin Miner on eBay for $20,600
There are bitcoin-savvy folks betting that paying 13 times the price of a machine will actually pay off.