In context: The tech industry is still suffering from a microchip shortage, and Europe is getting ready to invest a lot of billions to free itself from external dependencies. The EU Council will now need to negotiate with the European Parliament to decide its final proposal.
Whether you're after a high refresh rate display, a glorious big panel for content creation, or something wallet-friendly, our updated PC monitor guide will help you on your way.
In context: For many, myself included, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was the best canonical SW movie since the original trilogy. It was so well received that the writers had framed out a sequel, but it never went into production. It was probably for the best, though.
Editor's take: I've long been a proponent of cutting the cord – that is, ditching cable or satellite television service in favor of alternatives like over-the-top solutions and streaming services delivered over the Internet. The dream of true a la carte programming never materialized, but it is still possible to save money compared to traditional providers and free over-the-air (OTA) broadcasts continue to very much be a part of that formula. With the proliferation of streaming services, you may be surprised to learn that OTA technology has continued to evolve.
Why it matters: Chris Wray has once again shared Washington's concerns over TikTok, an incredibly popular video app that could pose an unprecedented threat to US security. The issue is in the algorithm, and its permeability to the Communist Party's dystopian techno-control apparatus.
Facepalm: Like any other modern operating system, Android's design employs a "privilege" based model. Such model is enforced by digital certificates, and it can become quite troublesome when the certificates are compromised somehow.
Three vendors. Three new architectures. Three approaches to GPU design. Join us as we dive right into their semiconductor hearts and see how Ada Lovelace, Alchemist, and RDNA 3 contrast and compare.
Although it's true that the 8GB and 12GB variants of the GeForce RTX 3060 are based on the same silicon, the changes go beyond memory capacity and the 8GB RTX 3060 is always going to be slower.