Local Police Department Will Soon Text Drivers Traffic Tickets

Local Police Department Will Soon Text Drivers Traffic Tickets

WINDCREST, Texas — It’s a concept never done before, and it’s about to happen in Bexar County: Getting a traffic ticket sent to your phone without an officer pulling you over. One police department will be the first in the nation to test it…


Ultra-Long Battery Life Is Coming … Eventually

IF THERE WAS any product revealed at CES last week that pushed battery life claims to a whole new level—and raised some eyebrows too—it was HyperX’s pair of 300-hour headphones. The wireless gaming headset, called Cloud Alpha Wireless, will supposedly offer 300 hours of continuous use on a single charge when the product launches this spring. This is up from 30 hours per charge in HyperX’s previous model, the Cloud II Wireless…


CPUs Could Use 85 Percent Fewer Transistors With New Adaptive Tech

A team of researchers with the Vienna University of Technology have evolved computing’s most fundamental unit: the transistor. Tapping into the element Germanium (Ge), they’ve developed a new, adaptive transistor design that can change its configuration on the fly, according to the workload requirements. The potential of it, you ask? Enormous, as it could enable using up to 85% fewer transistors than current approaches. Furthermore, with fewer transistors operating for the same work, power consumption and temperatures are reduced, which in turn allows for higher frequency scaling and performance…


Apple Replacing 13-Inch MacBook Pro With 14-Inch ‘M2’ Model, Leaker Says

In late 2022, Apple is rumored to replace the current 13-inch M1 MacBook Pro with a new 14-inch model sporting an upgraded chip that’s slightly more expensive…


Apple’s AR/VR Headset Could Be Priced Above $2,000, Feature M1 Pro-Like Performance

A Friday report indicated that Apple was having trouble with its rumored AR/VR headset due to overheating, camera, and software challenges, which could make the company delay its plans to unveil its Mixed Reality headset this year. Now, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman is back with some more tidbits regarding the product…


The World’s First Waterproof Apple iPhone With a USB Type-C Port to Go on Sale Soon

A few months ago, an engineer modified an iPhone X, replacing its Lightning port with a USB Type-C port. The resulting Frankenstein iPhone sold for US$86,001, although it remains unclear if the auction winner paid for the device. Still, the ‘World’s First USB-C iPhone’ came with several conditions, including a covenant not to ‘use it as your daily phone’…

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