Latest News - June 2015
- Network Engineer's Learning Bundle Deal In The HotHardware Shop
- Pass The Doritos, Scientists Develop Computer Game That Could Help Gamers Lose Weight
- Researchers Demonstrate Repeaterless Fiber Technology That Could Dramatically Beef-Up The Internet Backbone
- Early Fireworks Show As ISS-Bound SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes With Microsoft HoloLens Payload
- ASUS’ Android-Wear Powered ZenWatch Sees Hefty $50 Price Cut And $10 Promo Gift At Newegg
- WB Games Posts Lengthy To-Do List For Bug-Riddled Batman: Arkham Knight
- GM’s 200-Mile Range Chevrolet Bolt EV Prototypes Hit The Road, Target Tesla Model III
- Samsung Promises Software Patch To Unblock Windows Updates ‘Within A Few Days'
- iPhone 6 Plus And Android Phablets Non-Starters For Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Replica
- $249 Reserve Strap Gives Apple Watch 30-Hour Battery Boost
- iPhone 6S With Force Touch Has Reportedly Entered Production
- Tumblr TV Wastes Your Previous Life Away With Full Screen, Searchable GIFs
- China Still Claiming Innocence In Massive Federal Employee Database Hack
- $99 Archos PC Stick Joins Intel And Lenovo In Cheap Windows 10 Computing Push
All News for June 2015
If you've ever wanted to dive deep and hone your networking skills, we've got an awesome deal for a network management leanring bundle--complete with 7 Courses on Java, Python, Shell Scripting, and more--that's currently 88% off in the HotHardware Shop. Less than 60 bucks and you're on your way... The seven... Read more...
Psychologists at the University of Exeter and Cardiff University have published a study that demonstrates how a simple computer game can help people lose weight. Participants in the study who played the specialized game lost and average of 1.5 pounds in the first seven days, and 4.5 pounds after six months. They also... Read more...
Researchers Demonstrate Repeaterless Fiber Technology That Could Dramatically Beef-Up The Internet Backbone
Researchers at the University of California in San Diego have just crafted a new fiber optic technology which could dramatically improve our Internet's backbone, as well as reduce costs. While fiber optic connections to the Internet are a luxury for home and business, they're imperative for the outside sources that... Read more...
SpaceX was hoping that it’s third attempt at a controlled Falcon 9 landing on a floating barge would be a charm, but those hopes went up in smoke this morning. In fact, SpaceX didn’t even get a chance to get close to landing on the barge, as the Falcon 9 launch vehicle exploded during ascent. The SpaceX Falcon 9... Read more...
One of the more elegant looking smartwatches on the market is the ZenWatch by ASUS. At this point, the first generation model isn't long for this world as ASUS preps a ZenWatch 2, but if you favor price and bang-for-buck over cutting edge features, now is the time to strike -- Newegg just knocked $50 off the price of... Read more...
Considering the fact that Batman: Arkham Knight was so riddled with bugs on the PC that sales had to be suspended, I think it's safe to say that the game's release is one of the most botched in recent years. It might even manage to beat out Assassin's Creed: Unity with its ridiculous graphical bugs... Read more...
The electric vehicle wars are about to heat up, and it looks as though the next big fight will be between General Motors and Tesla Motors. Both companies are no stranger to electrified vehicles, but Tesla has by far been the poster child for the EV movement since the introduction of its highly acclaimed Model... Read more...
We reported earlier this week that Samsung had pulled a page from Lenovo's book by installingn crapware to customer PCs, and as you'd suspect, consumers were none-too-pleased. Making matters worse, words out of Samsung made it sound like the company didn't even consider it to be a big deal. However, it seems that... Read more...
Given the incredible hype surrounding Fallout 4, it's of little surprise that the game's biggest edition, called Pip-Boy Edition, sold out crazy fast. The reason for that, of course, is that it includes a wearable Pip-Boy, an on-arm device that requires your smartphone to take proper advantage of. What's... Read more...
Apple Watch owners who want to significantly extend the battery life of their wearable will have to ask themselves how much they're willing to pay for the convenience. And by "significantly," we mean more than 30 additional hours, the amount of time the developers of the Reserve Strap claim their accessory will add to Apple's already pricey Read more...
Force Touch sounds like something you might learn while attending the Jedi Academy. It's actually Apple's nomenclature for what it considers "the most significant new sensing capability since multi-touch" and will reportedly be included on new versions of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. If Apple sticks to its past... Read more...
What’s better than being able to search Tumblr for quirky GIFs to with your friends? Being able sit back and let Tumblr play an endless GIF slideshow for you, of course. We’re surprised you had to ask. The new, stunningly addictive Tumblr TV is an accessory to the GIF search functionality it released at the... Read more...
Maybe someday the Chinese government will take a page from O.J. Simpson and write a book titled, "If I Did It: Confessions of a Hacker." After all, China is clinging to the innocence card just as adamantly as Simpson, never mind any evidence to the contrary. In fact, not only is the Chinese government saying it's not... Read more...
Intel kicked things off with its $149 Compute Stick, and Lenovo followed up this week with its $129 ideacentre Stick 300. Now a new player has entered in the form of the Archos PC Stick. Not surprisingly, Archos’ entry doesn’t stray to far from the formula used by Intel and Lenovo. That means you’ll find the same... Read more...