Physicists Got a Quantum Computer to Work by Blasting It With the Fibonacci Sequence

An experiment involving a Fibonacci pattern of laser pulses apparently yielded a new state of matter. By Isaac Schultz A team of physicists say they managed to create a new phase of matter by shooting laser pulses reading out the Fibonacci sequence to a quantum computer in Colorado. The matter phase relies on a quirk […]

You Paid for Your Tech but You Don’t Really Own It

by DAVE MCQUILLING The latest technology can be expensive, but knowing that the thing you bought is yours forever might take a bit of the sting out of a four-figure purchase. The problem is, you haven’t bought the whole device, and in certain circumstances, you will end up holding a useless lump of plastic. There […]

What Is GPS L5, and How Does It Improve GPS Accuracy?

by GAURAV SHUKLA | REVIEW GEEK For years, consumer-grade devices used single-frequency GPS receivers to determine their location. But that is changing as newer gadgets have started adding support for a second GPS frequency called L5. Here’s everything you need to know. The GPS Signal Although initially designed for the United States military, the Global Positioning System or […]

Starlink Is In Big Trouble

by Will Lockett | Medium Elon’s miracle internet just had the rug pulled from under it, and it could derail his future space plans. Elon got his billionaire start by redefining the internet with PayPal. But his future success is tied to revolutionising how we access the internet with Starlink. Starlink’s vast constellation of satellites […]

Why Texting on Android Is So Bad

by DAVE MCQUILLING | Review Geek Android has a major issue. Sending texts, photos, and videos between phones is an unreliable, unencrypted mess. To make matters worse, iPhone users will bully you for the color of your texts, let alone everything else. So why is texting on Android stuck in the past? Several factors are […]

LibreOffice 7.4 Community, a benchmark for interoperability

By Italo Vignoli Berlin, August 18, 2022 – LibreOffice 7.4 Community, the new major release of the volunteer-supported free office suite for desktop productivity, is immediately available from https://www.libreoffice.org/download for Windows, macOS (Apple Silicon and Intel processors), and Linux. Most Significant New Features GENERAL Support for WebP images and EMZ/WMZ files Help pages for the ScriptForge scripting […]

Samsung’s Epic Odyssey Ark 55-inch Monitor Goes Up for Pre-Order

CORY GUNTHER Earlier this year at CES, Samsung unveiled its massive 55-inch curved and rotating gaming monitor called the Odyssey Ark. We heard it could come out this summer. Now, this gaming monitor is finally available to pre-order. That said, it has a huge tag to match its epic size. For those unaware, the Odyssey Ark is the world’s first 55-inch, […]

The Difference Between Power Strips and Surge Protectors

by ANDREW HEINZMAN lthough the terms “power strip” and “surge protector” are often used interchangeably, these are two vastly different products. A power strip just gives you more outlets, but a surge protector can shield your valuable electronics from excess voltage. Knowing the difference could save you a ton of money and heartache. Table of […]