Tag: 40

21
Aug

Intel Teases 40% Performance Boost With 8th-Gen Core i5, i7 | News & Opinion

Intel unveiled a new generation of Core i5 and Core i7 processors on Monday, promising a 40 percent performance improvement over its current crop of CPUs. The four new chips represent the earliest beginnings of the Core family’s eighth generation, and include two new Core i5 SKUs and two new Core i7 SKUs. They’re U-series chips, which means they’re destined

Read more

10
May

EA Predicts 40 Percent of Console Games Sales Are Downloads | News & Opinion

Having just reported 61 percent of its own sales are digital downloads, you can see why EA’s prediction may hold true. Yesterday, Electronic Arts reported its full year financial results for the period ending March 2017, and they made for very positive reading in terms of downloaded games. Digital net sales reached $3.034 billion, which

Read more

3
May

Hulu Launches $40 ‘Live TV’ Service | News & Opinion

Hulu has stood alongside Netflix as one of the most prominent subscription video-streaming services and a driving force behind cord cutters ditching pay TV for online viewing. Now Hulu is offering its own take on live TV with a new service similar to Sling TV. The simply named Hulu with Live TV provides access to 50 different live

Read more

12
Apr

Vodafone scraps mobile roaming charges for 40 countries

Now, Vodafone has three types of plans: Essentials, Red Extra and Red Entertainment. Essentials is the cheapest, starting at £9.50 per month (on a 12-month contract) for 250 minutes, unlimited texts and 250MB of data. Jumping up to the Red Extra bracket, you can get unlimited minutes, texts and 2GB of data for £18 per month, or 4GB of data

Read more

5
Mar

40 Years of Voyager: A Q&A With Dr. Ed Stone at NASA JPL | News & Opinion

On August 20, 1977, at Cape Canaveral, Dr. Edward C. Stone, in his role as chief scientist on the NASA Voyager mission, carried out final checks on Voyager 2 before the Titan-Centaur rocket blast it into space. Days later, on Sept. 5, Voyager 1 joined its twin spacecraft and headed out into the dark beyond. Almost 40 years

Read more

4
Mar

40 Years of Voyager: A Q&A With Dr. Ed Stone at NASA JPL | News & Opinion

On August 20, 1977, at Cape Canaveral, Dr. Edward C. Stone, in his role as chief scientist on the NASA Voyager mission, carried out final checks on Voyager 2 before the Titan-Centaur rocket blast it into space. Days later, on Sept. 5, Voyager 1 joined its twin spacecraft and headed out into the dark beyond. Almost 40 years

Read more

3
Mar

Wildlands’ $40 season pass packs two big expansions

First up: there’s a season pass because this is a modern video game being released by a major publisher. Included with that $40 purchase is access to two expansion packs (“Narco Road” and “Fallen Ghosts”) a week ahead of everyone else, some other missions, cosmetic gear and consumables like XP boosts. But, everyone will gain a 4-on-4 player-versus-player mode for

Read more

22
Feb

We found 7 Earth-sized planets just 40 light years away

This news comes at an exciting time in the search for planets beyond our own solar system. Since the start of just this year, researchers have discovered the presence of water on a planet just 50 light years away, the Keck Observatory’s exoplanet imager has come online and a team of researchers from a compendium of universities have released a

Read more

21
Feb

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick with Alexa is hitting the UK for £40

By talking into the remote’s microphone, Alexa won’t just help you search for sci-fi B movies, open apps or skip through the opening credits of House of Cards. You get access too all manner of Alexa skills, meaning you can check the weather, control your smart home, play Prince’s greatest hits or order an Uber, all by barking into your

Read more