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Meet The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro, An Unapologetic Copy Of The MacBook Pro That Costs Half As Much

Meet The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro, An Unapologetic Copy Of The MacBook Pro That Costs Half As Much

Xiaomi has unveiled what’s perhaps the best attempt at a MacBook Pro ripoff. Looking at the specs and price of the Mi Notebook Pro, however, it’s clear Xiaomi didn’t merely copy Apple’s flagship laptop. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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AI Gaydar: Computer Can Detect Sexual Orientation Based On Your Face

AI Gaydar: Computer Can Detect Sexual Orientation Based On Your Face

Can an AI tell if you’re gay or straight just from your facial features? A team of researchers created just that, and it’s pretty accurate. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Intel Unveils Ice Lake, Its Second 10-Nanometer Chip Architecture After Cannon Lake: What We Know So Far

Intel Unveils Ice Lake, Its Second 10-Nanometer Chip Architecture After Cannon Lake: What We Know So Far

Intel has now confirmed that Ice Lake is going to follow Cannon Lake as its second chip architecture under the 10-nanometer process. Release date, specific gains, and other details remain uncertain. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Microsoft Blamed Intel For Surface Reliability Issues, But The Real Problem Lies Within

Microsoft Blamed Intel For Surface Reliability Issues, But The Real Problem Lies Within

Microsoft blamed Intel for the reliability issues on its Surface devices that caused the withdrawal of Consumer Reports’ recommendation. However, the real problem could very well be within the company itself. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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The World’s Best ‘DOTA 2’ Players Are No Match For A Bot: What Does This Mean For The Future Of AI?

The World’s Best ‘DOTA 2’ Players Are No Match For A Bot: What Does This Mean For The Future Of AI?

A bot created by Elon Musk-backed OpenAI dominated against Danil Ishutin, better known as Dendi, in a 1-on-1 ‘DOTA 2’ match at The International. What does this mean for the future of AI? …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Intel 8th-Generation Coffee Lake Chips Won’t Work On 200-Series Motherboards: Why This Matters

Intel 8th-Generation Coffee Lake Chips Won’t Work On 200-Series Motherboards: Why This Matters

Heads up, computer builders and upgraders: Intel’s 8th-generation Coffee Lake CPUs might not support current motherboards. That means if you want to upgrade, you might have to buy a new one. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Facebook AI Invents Language That Humans Can’t Understand: System Shut Down Before It Evolves Into Skynet

Facebook AI Invents Language That Humans Can’t Understand: System Shut Down Before It Evolves Into Skynet

Facebook shut down one of its artificial intelligence systems after AI agents started communicating with one another in a language that they invented. The incident evokes images of the rise of Skynet in the iconic ‘Terminator’ series. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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China Seeks Leadership In Artificial Intelligence By 2030

China Seeks Leadership In Artificial Intelligence By 2030

Last Thursday, July 20, China announced its intention to be the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030. Learn more about this ambitious plan in the Chinese AI industry to challenge the dominance of American AI companies. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Amazon Shoppers Report Fake AMD Ryzen Chips: Here’s How To Avoid The Scam

Amazon Shoppers Report Fake AMD Ryzen Chips: Here’s How To Avoid The Scam

Fake AMD Ryzen chips have turned up on Amazon, and according to the online shoppers who fell victim to the fraud, they got a cleverly packaged Intel Celeron. That said, here’s how to avoid the scam. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, Drops By 4.3 Percent In Q2 2017

Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, Drops By 4.3 Percent In Q2 2017

PC shipments all over the world fell 4.3 percent in the second quarter of 2017, the lowest figure it has recorded since 2007. But some PC manufacturers saw growth amid the market slump. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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You Need At Least $1,750 To Buy The World’s First Wireless Charging Laptop, AKA The Dell Latitude 7285

You Need At Least $1,750 To Buy The World’s First Wireless Charging Laptop, AKA The Dell Latitude 7285

Dell has disclosed all there is to know about the world’s first wireless charging laptop, otherwise known as the 2-in-1 Latitude 7285, including price and availability. However, it’s not all good news. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Lenovo Shows Off Crazy Foldable Laptop Concept With A Flexible Screen And Powered By Voice Commands

Lenovo Shows Off Crazy Foldable Laptop Concept With A Flexible Screen And Powered By Voice Commands

At the Lenovo Transforms event in New York City, Lenovo senior VP Christian Teismann showed off a crazy foldable laptop concept with a flexible screen. Will the device ever become a reality? …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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AMD Targets Intel’s Xeon Line With Epyc Server Processor That Offers Up To 32 ‘Zen’ Cores

AMD Targets Intel’s Xeon Line With Epyc Server Processor That Offers Up To 32 ‘Zen’ Cores

AMD has taken the wraps off the server processor Epyc, gunning for Intel’s Xeon lineup. The Epyc 7000 series is available in configurations of up to 32 ‘Zen’ cores and 64 threads. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Surface Book Users Not Allowed To Take Tennessee Bar Exams, MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar Banned Too

Surface Book Users Not Allowed To Take Tennessee Bar Exams, MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar Banned Too

Take note, lawyers-to-be: the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners has announced new prohibitions regarding the use of certain devices during the bar exam next month. Tough luck if you were planning to use a Surface Book or a tablet. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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Microsoft’s Modern Keyboard Has Something More Than Meets The Eye: A Hidden Fingerprint Sensor

Microsoft’s Modern Keyboard Has Something More Than Meets The Eye: A Hidden Fingerprint Sensor

Microsoft has quietly announced the Modern Keyboard, a Surface Keyboard successor that pretty much looks the same but with an integrated fingerprint scanner. It retails for $129.99, listed as ‘coming soon.’ …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Computers


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