Vulkan Replaces AMD's Mantle In 3DMark API Overhead Test

By | March 23, 2017

Futuremark replaced AMD’s Mantle with the Khronos Group’s Vulkan API in the 3DMark API Overhead test. This will make it easier for developers to compare DirectX 11, DirectX 12, and Vulkan performance while also highlighting the growing popularity of Khronos’ relatively new graphics API. Vulkan was announced in March 2015 and quickly became popular with… Read More »

Senate Votes 50-48 To Allow ISPs To Sell Your Data

By | March 23, 2017

Last fall, the FCC adopted a new privacy framework that would allow broadband consumers to have a much bigger say into what happens to their data as it passes through internet providers’ cables. The Senate has just voted to kill those protections, before they went into effect. FCC’s Privacy Rules Over the past few years… Read More »

The Corsair One Is The Company's First Gaming PC

By | March 23, 2017

Corsair leaped into the gaming PC market with the Corsair One. The company’s first fully built system is available in a variety of models featuring Intel Core i7 7700 or 7700K processors; MSI GTX 1070, 1080, or 1080 Ti graphics cards; custom MSI Z270 Mini-ITX motherboards; and, naturally, Corsair-made storage and DDR4 memory in assorted… Read More »

Opinion: Apple just made its best iPhone even better

By | March 23, 2017

Nonetheless, as a person who likes the ability to answer a call, type a text, or flip through menus while securely gripping my phone, the original iPhone 5’s chassis is superior to anything Apple has built since. Second, there’s battery life. Despite being built on older technology, the iPhone SE’s battery life beats the iPhone… Read More »

'Neurala Brain' Promises To Make Your Drone As Smart As NASA's Mars Rover

By | March 23, 2017

NASA Mars roverNeurala, a company that helped NASA’s Mars rover become “smarter,” announced the “Neurala Brain,” which is a deep learning neural network software that uses a “bio-inspired” approach to mimic how the human brain works. The Neurala software aims to make it easier for developers to build AI-enhanced applications or devices without needing a… Read More »