hardware

Humm unveils wearable that stimulates your brain to improve memory

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Berkeley, California-based company said it measured a 20% improvement in working memory and a rate of learning that was 120 times faster than a placebo after a 15-minute session with the wearable patch.

Intel confirms Apple’s $1 billion smartphone modem business acquisition

Posted in Business, Hardware on 26th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to Intel, the transaction means Apple will hold over 17,000 wireless technology patents, including both Intel- and Apple-developed innovations.

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 12th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

This burgeoning interest in “edge AI” has to an extent outpaced hardware, much of which is practically incapable of accomplishing tasks better suited to a datacenter.

June Steam hardware survey: The Rift-Vive gap shrinks … sort of

Posted in Games, Hardware on 7th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Oculus Rift still leads the charge with 44.12% of the overall VR headset use on Steam. Pairing the 40.76% share that HTC Vive has with the 1.66% share of the Vive Pro, HTC is at 42.42%. That’s a difference of just 1.7% between the two headsets.

RealWear raises $80 million for AR headset for connected workers

Posted in Business, Hardware on 2nd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

RealWear has focused on products, like the HMT-1 headset, that are specifically designed to improve job satisfaction, productivity, and safety for the connected enterprise workforce.