Samsung chips promise secure 100W USB-C fast charging

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Stronger than aluminum, a heavily altered wood cools passively

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‘Phenomenal’ 2,300-Year-Old Bark Shield Found In Leicestershire

pgmrdlm shares a report from The Guardian: An "astonishing and unparalleled" 2, 300-year-old shield made of tree bark has been discovered in Leicestershire, the only example of its kind...

MIDI Association Explains ‘Capability Inquiry’ Features In MIDI 2.0

Friday the MIDI Association published an introduction to MIDI 2.0, describing updates to the already-evolving 36-year-old standard, including MIDI-CI, Profiles and Property Exchange: MIDI 2.0 updates MIDI with new...

Mexico City residents carry fake iPhones to turn over to muggers

An increase in armed muggings have caused a spike in sales of dummy smartphones that on first glance look real. (You can buy one from Amazon for around...

Replacing JavaScript: How eBay Made a Web App 50x Faster With WebAssembly

"Online marketplace eBay has revealed how it boosted performance of a demanding web app by 50x using WebAssembly, " reports TechRepublic: The "astonishing" speed-up after switching from a...

How to Get the Beautiful ‘Quake II RTX’ Re-release for Free

The classic first-person shooter Quake II is getting re-released with some awesome graphical updates. Better yet, it’ll be completely free for you to download starting on June 6—though you’re...

Intel’s gaming laptop prototype is a dual-screen PC with a point

Intel's Open House event at Computex was filled with <a href="https://www.engadg... G2Reader / kenmay /

How the World’s First Digital Circuit Breaker Could Completely Change Our Powered World

This week the world's first and only digital circuit breaker was certified for commercial use. The technology, invented by Atom Power, has been listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the...