AMD Launches Ryzen, Claims To Beat Intel's Core...

Thu Feb 23 04:56:04 2017 from hardware.slashdot.org

Reader MojoKid writes: AMD CEO, Dr. Lisu Su took to the stage at AMD's Ryzen tech day yesterday and opened the event with official speeds, feeds, pricing, and benchmark scores for the company's upcoming Ryzen series processors. AMD's goal with Ryzen, which is based on its Zen microarchitecture, was ... [Read More..]

Good to see AMD back in the race. It might be time for a new PC.

New HDMI 2.1 Spec Includes Support For Dynamic...

Thu Feb 23 04:53:41 2017 from hardware.slashdot.org

The HDMI Licensing Group has unveiled the HDMI 2.1 spec, adding support for dynamic HDR, 8K60, and 4K120. From a report on TechHive: To take full advantage of the new HDMI spec, you'll need a new 48-gigabit-per-second cable. That cable will also work with older HDMI 1.3 (10.2Gbps) and HDMI 2.0a (16G... [Read More..]

Time to update the receiver again.

Tesla Unveils Residential 'Solar Roof' With...

Sun Nov 20 02:56:40 2016 from hardware.slashdot.org

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk today unveiled the "residential roof" -- pegged as a roofing replacement -- with solar energy gathering powers. Unlike other solar systems which must be mounted on top of a traditional roof, these new panels are actually integrated within glass roof tiles, replacing a... [Read More..]

They look really great.  Maybe my future roof will sport a few.

Let’s Encrypt To Become A Trusted Root...

Sat Aug 6 15:47:00 2016 from www.tomshardware.com

The Let's Encrypt automated certificate authority crosses a major milestone by becoming accepted into Mozilla's certificate root store. [Read More..]

Pigs really can fly.  A big step forward for web security.

Assembly Code That Took America to the Moon Now...

Sun Jul 10 21:15:49 2016 from developers.slashdot.org

An anonymous Slashdot reader writes: "The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it's like a 1960s time capsule," reports Quartz. Two lines of code include the comment "# TEMPORARY, I HOPE HOPE HOPE," and there's also a quote from Shakespeare's play Henry VI. In addi... [Read More..]

Hold on Matt Damon, we're coming to get you!