Hardware



Rowhammer is a memory problem that could be exploited via the Web. Learn about what it is and what's being done to counter it.

Should You Worry About Rowhammer?


Like many buzzwords, most people are familiar with the term nanotechnology without knowing what it really means, or how advances in...

Nanotechnology: The Biggest Little Innovation in Tech


Innovations are working toward solutions that could alleviate some of the energy consumption in existing PoW blockchains. But if PoW...

Energy (In)Efficiency In Blockchain Consensus


We look back at the analytical engine for a better view of how humanity created our ever-evolving machines.

The Analytical Engine: A Look Back at Babbage's Timeless Designs


The IT industry has contributed significantly to climate change, but it seems that Mother Nature is poised to strike back. Here we examine...

Eco-Karma: How Climate Change Is Harming Data Infrastructure


We often think of computers and all their hardware as something we can pry the back off our computers and look at. But increasingly, teeny...

6 Cool Nanotechnologies That Could Change the World


Check out the new technologies that will change the way we use computers. And get ready for a completely new and immersive experience.

Be Amazed: A Glimpse at Your Future PC


Past visions of our future are influencing today’s technology. These six classic pieces of Star Trek hardware made the jump from flight of...

6 Star Trek Technologies That Became Reality


Many people are accustomed to throwing out their old technology with the trash, but new laws are enforcing proper disposal of unwanted...

Recycling Old Tech - It's the Law


This device hearkens back to the time of the Commodore and the Atari, when a machine's fundamental controls were not hidden by windows and...

Raspberry Pi Revolution: Return to Computer Basics?


More IoT devices are constantly being released, many of which now track our whereabouts or online activities. Although incredibly...

6 Tips for Securing an IoT Device


OLEDs are still a relatively new technology, but with their flexibility and energy efficiency, the possibilities are limitless.

The Future is Bright for OLED Displays


Green computing is great for business and for the environment. Here are some ways to help go green at your organization or home.

How Green Computing Can Improve Energy Efficiency in IT


Should you replace that old computer, printer or server, or just have them repaired? There are many factors to consider when thinking about...

Is It Time to Refresh Your Office Technology?


Some new technologies suggest that a terabyte per second data transmission speed may now be within reach. And yes, these technologies...

Revolution In Hard Drives: Frickin' Laser Beams


3-D printing has probably been around longer than you think - but only in recent years has it really started to flourish. Check out the...

3-D Printing: History, Overview and Future Perspectives


Once resolution has gotten so high that people can't distinguish the difference anymore, what's next? High frame rate promises to be the...

Video Tech: Shifting Focus From High Resolution to High Frame Rate


3-D printers are an interesting intersection of crowdsourcing and the do-it-yourself movement.

From Mind to Matter: Is There Anything a 3-D Printer Can't Do?


Computers are capable of reproducing the sound of nearly any instrument, and as technology continues to advance, even more options are...