Tecnologia

Atari Starts Another Run of Not-So-Limited VCS Consoles

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Atari opened pre-orders for a wood-clad Tribute Edition of its Video Computer System (VCS) this morning. The company originally released the VCS through crowdfunder Indiegogo a little under a month ago. At the time, it said a wood-paneled Collector’s Edition of the console would only be available in limited quantities. Well, with today’s announcement, it now […]

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OpenBSD Will Disable Intel Hyper-Threading To Avoid Spectre-Like Exploits

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OpenBSD, an open source operating system that focuses on security, announced that it will disable Intel’s Hyper-Threading (HT) feature so that attackers can no longer employ Spectre-like cache timing attacks. Intel Hyper-Threading Vulnerable To Side-Channel Attacks Simultaneous Multi Threading (SMT) such as Intel’s HT technology typically share translation lookaside buffers (TLBs) and L1 caches between […]

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IDC: VR, AR Headset Sales Are Down, But Don’t Panic

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International Data Corporation (IDC) this week released its Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker, and the results paint a grim picture of the current state of the market. But don’t fret–the report also points to a booming future. According to IDC’s research, first quarter shipments of AR and VR headsets plunged by as […]

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Basemark GPU Wants To Benchmark Everything That Has A GPU

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Benchmark programs are great for many things, such as assessing your system to see if it’s performing in line with its specifications or to evaluate the impact of a recent upgrade. Whichever the case may be, you can find a specialized program to benchmark nearly every aspect of your system. Finnish developer Basemark recently added […]

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Are ‘sensory videos’ vulgar and pornographic? China says so – CNET

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Videos of people eating colorful ice is a new viral trend.  Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET Watching videos of people eating ice, squishing slime or clicking Lego blocks can trigger a tingling sensation on the skin that some people find pleasurable, but China charges this content is too sensual for its citizens and has banned […]