Day: September 7, 2020

The Nintendo Switch goes on sale in Brazil on September 18th

Engadget Nintendo fans in Brazil won’t have to wait much longer to get their hands on a Switch directly from Nintendo. On Monday, the company announced it plans to start selling the console in the South American country on September 18th.   The Switch will be available in-store at Lojas Americanas and Magazine Luiza and online …

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NVIDIA’s DLSS 2.1 Supersampling Now Supports VR, Could Significantly Boost Fidelity

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Supersampling (DLSS) technology uses AI to increase the resolution of rendered frames by taking a smaller frame and intelligently enlarging it. The technique has been lauded for its ability to render games with high resolution with much greater efficiency than natively rendering at the same …

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Western Digital is trying to redefine the word “RPM”

Redditor /u/Amaroko placed this WD Blue drive on an empty cardboard box, and held a Blue Yeti mic just above it while it powered on. Spectral analysis of the audio shows a 90Hz baseline—90 cycles (revs) per second and 60 seconds per minute works out to 5,400RPM. Amaroko This WD Elements 8TB drive is listed …

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The best healthy meal delivery services for 2020: Blue Apron, Sun Basket, Home Chef and more – CNET

It can be hard to watch what you eat and stick with a well-balanced, nutritious eating plan — such as a low-carb diet, keto or Whole30  — in the best of time. Now that we’re in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, it’s even more difficult. That’s why we’re always looking for healthy eating hacks: A healthy food delivery service that …

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Tesla Model 3 avoids nasty crash by a hair’s breadth thanks to its instant power

By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 7, 2020 There are advantages to having a vehicle with instant acceleration. Stop lights become more fun, and occasionally, it’s equally to surprise some high-performance gas cars with a sudden sprint. At times, though, this instant acceleration becomes a safety feature, as recently proven by Tesla owner Daniel Spalding, …

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Schiff buys more Bitcoin: But there’s a twist

The vast majority of Twitter users trust 18-year-old Spencer Schiff’s investment advice over that of his father, Peter Schiff — a renowned gold bug and Bitcoin critic. “Against my advice my son just bought even more Bitcoin,” said Schiff. “Whose advice do you want to follow?” Against my advice my son @SchiffSpencer just bought even …

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UK Digital Bank Ziglu Launches P2P Payments for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

London-based challenger bank Ziglu said Monday that it has been licensed as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) by the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority. After receiving the permit, the fintech start-up immediately launched peer-to-peer (P2P) payments for both crypto and fiat currencies. Ziglu founder and chief executive officer Mark Hipperson said the EMI license allows the …

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‘Exclusive mining’ could have negative implications for the Blockchain industry, say experts

Dr. Elias Strehle of the Blockchain Research Lab and Lennar Ante of the University of Hamburg recently warned that blockchain nodes engaging in exclusive mining “have no incentive to forward new transactions to their peers.” They speculated that crypto miners may instead be incentivized to keep transactions confidential “in the hope of being the only …

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SpaceX’s second flight-proven Starship makes way for next ‘test tank’

By Eric Ralph Posted on September 7, 2020 Four days after the rocket’s hop debut, SpaceX has safely returned its second flight-proven Starship prototype to an assembly building for refurbishment, making way for a new ‘test tank’ at the launch pad. Known as Starship serial number six (SN6), the ~30m (~100 ft) tall prototype became …

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Calls to boycott Mulan rise after Disney release

Protests and calls for boycotts over Disney’s live-action adaptation of Mulan have sprung up again in wake of the film hitting Disney Plus. Hashtags like #BoycottMulan have trended on Twitter following Mulan’s release on September 4th, but protests are tied to an incident that occurred in summer 2019, Vulture reports. Mulan actress and star Liu …

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