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Samsung’s Exynos

  Back in 2019, AMD and Samsung announced a joint partnership to bring Radeon graphics to Exynos hardware. At the time, AMD announced that the GPU would be based on its then-new RDNA architecture and that Samsung would pay associated technology license fees and royalties to AMD. Earlier this year …

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HTC New Vive Pro 2

  HTC has announced the details on its new Vive Pro 2, a headset that seems destined to improve everything about your virtual reality experience with their hardware except the price you pay for it. The new Vive Pro 2 will offer a 5K resolution, with 2448×2448 pixels per eye …

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Telescope’s Winged Mirror

  NASA has been working on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) for the better part of two decades, and it’s almost ready for launch. When operating in space, the JWST will be the most powerful telescope ever built, but it’ll all be for naught if the giant segmented mirror …

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Floor of Jezero Crater

NASA’s Perseverance rover is focusing its science instruments on rocks that lay on the floor of Jezero Crater, which is located on the western edge of Isidis Planitia, a giant impact basin just north of the Martian equator. Perseverance used its dual-camera Mastcam-Z imager to capture this (enhanced) image of …

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Lemon Gum Tree

An international team of researchers has for the first time mapped the genome of the lemon-scented gum (Corymbia citriodora). Lemon-scented gum trees (Corymbia citriodora) at the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens in Australia. Image credit: Bidgee / CC BY 3.0. The lemon-scented gum is a species of tall tree grown for …

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How Automation Can Help

  The pandemic has relegated most of us into pixilated images on a Zoom call. While some activities will revert to a pre-pandemic state, most will not, making it harder than ever to build relationships and develop affinities. This is why it’s vital to put the most advanced digital tools …

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SSD Supply Constraints

  The NAND manufacturer Phison has warned that SSD prices are likely to rise in the near future, thanks to the newly-launched, storage-focused cryptocurrency, Chia. The good news is that the impact isn’t expected to be huge — at least not yet. Phison reported Q1 2021 profits of $60.6 million, …

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AMD’s Market Share

  Some interesting AMD market share data has emerged over the past few days. A new Mercury Research report indicated AMD lost an additional point of the x86 market for laptops and desktops in Q1 2021. This is the second time AMD has lost market share relative to Intel. AMD …

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AMD’s Ryzen RDNA2

  AMD’s Ryzen 6000 APU products will reportedly feature RDNA2-derived GPUs with up to 12 compute units (CUs) per CPU. These new cores would offer a substantial improvement in performance per cycle and feature up to 768 cores. This rumor comes from @ExecutableFix, who has stated on other tweets that …

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx

  NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is heading home. After a successful visit to the asteroid Bennu that lasted more than two years, the mission broke orbit today and set course for Earth. Most robotic missions are a one-way affair, but OSIRIS-REx wasn’t going to an asteroid just to look around. It …

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