ET Deals: Free Phone and Mobile Service at FreedomPop with $9.99 Activation

ET DEALS: FREE PHONE AND MOBILE SERVICE AT FREEDOMPOP WITH $9.99 ACTIVATION

If your existing phone and mobile plan are driving you up the wall, it's time to consider making a switch. Right now, you can snag...

Samsung May Use Wear OS Instead of Tizen on Upcoming Smartwatches

SAMSUNG MAY USE WEAR OS INSTEAD OF TIZEN ON UPCOMING SMARTWATCHES

Samsung was one of the first large electronics firms to launch smartwatches running Google's Android Wear , but it pulled back to focus...

 
 
 
Scientists Use CRISPR to Block HIV Replication Inside Living Cells

SCIENTISTS USE CRISPR TO BLOCK HIV REPLICATION INSIDE LIVING CELLS

The experiment targeted two of HIV's nine genes that are key to the proliferation of the virus.

Scientists Plan New Project to Search for Particles that Escape from LHC

SCIENTISTS PLAN NEW PROJECT TO SEARCH FOR PARTICLES THAT ESCAPE FROM LHC

The Massive Timing Hodoscope for Ultra Stable Neutral Particles (which goes by the inaccurate but much simpler nickname MATHUSLA) will...

 
 
 
Elon Musk: Model 3 Braking Can Be Fixed in Firmware

ELON MUSK: MODEL 3 BRAKING CAN BE FIXED IN FIRMWARE

Elon Musk is promising a firmware update to fix brake issues with the Model 3, surprising those of us who didn't know brakes were controlled...

Trump Reportedly Ignores Smartphone Security Because It's ‘Too Inconvenient'

TRUMP REPORTEDLY IGNORES SMARTPHONE SECURITY BECAUSE IT'S ‘TOO INCONVENIENT'

According to sources who spoke to Politico, Trump uses at least two iPhone devices provided by the White House IT staff. However, they...

 
 
 
ET Deals: 65-Inch Samsung 4K TV for $800, $150 off Dell's New G3 6-Core Gaming Laptop

ET DEALS: 65-INCH SAMSUNG 4K TV FOR $800, $150 OFF DELL'S NEW G3 6-CORE GAMING LAPTOP

Finally ready to upgrade to a nice 4K TV? Right now, Walmart is selling a 65-inch Samsung 4K set for under 800 bucks. Our colleagues...

New Spectre Variant Discovered That Affects AMD, ARM, and Intel

NEW SPECTRE VARIANT DISCOVERED THAT AFFECTS AMD, ARM, AND INTEL

Intel has disclosed a new Spectre Variant, dubbed Variant 4, but the flaw shouldn't be a major problem for most.

 
 
 
Razer Core X Is a Cheaper External GPU Box That Supports PCs and Macs

RAZER CORE X IS A CHEAPER EXTERNAL GPU BOX THAT SUPPORTS PCS AND MACS

The Razer Core X looks like a small form-factor PC, but it's really just a place to keep your video card.

Razer Announces new 15.6-inch Blade Laptop with Nvidia Max-Q Graphics

RAZER ANNOUNCES NEW 15.6-INCH BLADE LAPTOP WITH NVIDIA MAX-Q GRAPHICS

It has a bigger screen with smaller bezels, a faster CPU, and improved GPU performance courtesy of Nvidia Max-Q technology.

 
 
 
New Material Heals Like Biological Tissue to Maintain Electrical Conductivity

NEW MATERIAL HEALS LIKE BIOLOGICAL TISSUE TO MAINTAIN ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY

From laboratory experiments, the team estimates that a circuit can still function even if 50 percent of it is damaged or destroyed.

Why Google Glass Failed, and What to Expect Next

WHY GOOGLE GLASS FAILED, AND WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT

While Google Glass utterly failed as a consumer device, its second life as an industrial tool makes sense. And eventually, full-bore...

 
 
 
Sony Plans to Move Away From ‘Gadgets.' What's That Mean for the PS5?

SONY PLANS TO MOVE AWAY FROM ‘GADGETS.' WHAT'S THAT MEAN FOR THE PS5?

Sony's new CEO wants to overhaul the company's focus and it's not clear what that means for its gaming future.

North Korea Targeting Defectors with Android Malware Attacks

NORTH KOREA TARGETING DEFECTORS WITH ANDROID MALWARE ATTACKS

The attack likely infected around 100 targets, which isn't a huge number compared with most malware campaigns. However, these were...

 
 
 
ET Deals: Dell S2318NX 23-Inch 1080p IPS Monitor with $75 Dell Gift Card for $130

ET DEALS: DELL S2318NX 23-INCH 1080P IPS MONITOR WITH $75 DELL GIFT CARD FOR $130

Right now, Dell is offering up a superb full HD PC monitor at a 38 percent discount. Not only will you save 80 bucks off the 23-inch...

Astronomers Find Alien Asteroid Orbiting ‘the Wrong Way' Near Jupiter

ASTRONOMERS FIND ALIEN ASTEROID ORBITING ‘THE WRONG WAY' NEAR JUPITER

An asteroid called 2015 BZ509 is currently in orbit close to Jupiter, but it's orbiting the wrong way.

 
 
 
Micron's 5210 Ion Enterprise SSD Packs Industry's First QLC NAND

MICRON'S 5210 ION ENTERPRISE SSD PACKS INDUSTRY'S FIRST QLC NAND

The 5210 Ion from Micron is the first QLC SSD ever brought to market - and it's aimed at enterprise, not consumers.

Tesla Plans ‘Performance' Model 3 Starting at $78,000

TESLA PLANS ‘PERFORMANCE' MODEL 3 STARTING AT $78,000

It's surprisingly hard to keep up with all the versions of the Model 3 when you consider you can't buy any of them right now.

 
 
 
High-end 3D Headphone Company Shuts Down, Refuses Kickstarter Refunds

HIGH-END 3D HEADPHONE COMPANY SHUTS DOWN, REFUSES KICKSTARTER REFUNDS

3D headphone maker Ossic has collapsed and vanished into the ether, taking all of its product with it, for good. No backsies.

Dropping Single-Player Campaigns From Black Ops 4 Reflects How Most Gamers Play

DROPPING SINGLE-PLAYER CAMPAIGNS FROM BLACK OPS 4 REFLECTS HOW MOST GAMERS PLAY

When Treyarch decided to remove COD Black Ops 4's campaign in favor of a Battle Royale mode, were they thumbing their noses at gamers...

 
 
 



Apple launches $50 out-of-warranty battery replacement credit for iPhone 6...

Apple launches $50 out-of-warranty battery replacement credit for iPhone 6 or later

Apple Canada has confirmed the launch of a $50 out-of-warranty battery replacement credit in Canada. The rebate is valid for customers who purchased an out-of-warranty battery... Read more ...

Uber is stopping its self-driving car testing in Arizona, months after a...

Uber is stopping its self-driving car testing in Arizona, months after a fatal crash

Uber is ending its self-driving car program in Arizona, months after a fatal crash took the life of a pedestrian. AZ Central reported that the transportation firm has has... Read more ...

Hands On with the HTC U12+

Hands On with the HTC U12+

HTC's 2018 flagship is the U12+, a phone that aims directly at competing devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S9+, LG G7, and iPhone X. The U12+ sees HTC adopting the 2:1 screen... Read more ...

Acer announces Nitro VG0 and RG0 gaming monitors

Acer announces Nitro VG0 and RG0 gaming monitors

At Acer's global event it announced a range of new IPS monitors with AMD FreeSync technology and response times as fast as 1ms, which offers incredibly smooth gaming... Read more ...

Acer shows off first Chrome OS device to pack Intel's 8th-gen CPUs

Acer shows off first Chrome OS device to pack Intel's 8th-gen CPUs

Firm also debuts the 'world's first' 15in convertible Chromebook Read more ...

What's new on Netflix and what's leaving in June 2018

What's new on Netflix and what's leaving in June 2018

Our complete list of what's new on Netflix for June 2018 and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on your binging, and also ensure you don't miss any titles... Read more ...

New HTC U12 Plus puts the squeeze on more expensive top-tier phones

New HTC U12 Plus puts the squeeze on more expensive top-tier phones

HTC U12 Plus smartphone takes on the iPhone X and Galaxy S9 spec-wise, Apple opens the door for users to check on data the company has collected, Razer brings speed to laptop... Read more ...

Verizon confirms LG G7 ThinQ, Moto G6 launch and pricing info

Verizon confirms LG G7 ThinQ, Moto G6 launch and pricing info

Hot on the heels of Sprint's LG G7 ThinQ pricing announcement , Verizon has shared its own release plans for the device along with some other notable info. Verizon will begin... Read more ...

Trump blocking Twitter critics is unconstitutional, court decides

Trump blocking Twitter critics is unconstitutional, court decides

It is unconstitutional for public officials, including the president, to block Twitter followers who criticize them, a court ruled today in a legal dispute over President... Read more ...

Goodbye, old friend: Online game ‘RuneScape Classic' to shut down after 17 years

Goodbye, old friend: Online game ‘RuneScape Classic' to shut down after 17 years

RuneScape Classic, the original version of the popular MMORPG, will go offline in August. The development team cited the inability to patch the game and respond to nefarious... Read more ...