Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ajit Pai’s 5G plans make it harder for small ISPs to deploy broadband

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ajit Pai’s 5G plans make it harder for small ISPs to deploy broadband

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Spectrum auction — FCC plans to tilt a spectrum auction toward T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon. Jon Brodkin – Oct 10, 2018 3:48 pm UTC Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018 in Washington, DC.Getty Images | Mark Wilson The Federal Communications Commission is changing the rules for…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Michael is so menacing that The Weather Channel just evacuated [Updated]

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Michael is so menacing that The Weather Channel just evacuated [Updated]

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No one likes Mike — “Near worst-case” scenario storm now packs winds of 150mph. Eric Berger – Oct 10, 2018 3:35 pm UTC Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images11:30am ET Update: The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Michael has continued to intensify Wednesday. As of 11:30am ET, the storm had 150mph winds. Its central…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Change that embarrassing PlayStation account name starting next year

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Change that embarrassing PlayStation account name starting next year

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“BluntMaster_69” no more! — First change is free, further changes cost $10, a la Xbox Live Kyle Orland – Oct 10, 2018 2:57 pm UTC Aurich x GettyA lot of things have changed since 2006, when George W. Bush was president, New Super Mario Bros. was actually new, and most people knew “Twitter” as just…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google Pixel 3 hands-on—Not the best first impression

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Google Pixel 3 hands-on—Not the best first impression

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Case required — If the Pixel 3 succeeds, it will be in spite of its hardware design. Ron Amadeo – Oct 10, 2018 12:54 pm UTC The Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. Ron Amadeo The backs are all glass with a soft touch coating. Ron Amadeo The top of the Pixel 3. You can…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Turbulence, the oldest unsolved problem in physics

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Turbulence, the oldest unsolved problem in physics

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Brace for turbulence — The flow of water through a pipe is still in many ways an unsolved problem. Lee Phillips – Oct 10, 2018 12:00 pm UTC Enlarge / “Please prepare the cabin for technical discussions of physics…”Werner Heisenberg won the 1932 Nobel Prize for helping to found the field of quantum mechanics and…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | World’s Oldest Flying Squirrel Fossil Discovered

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | World’s Oldest Flying Squirrel Fossil Discovered

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An international team of paleontologists has found the world’s oldest flying squirrel fossil — an 11.63-million-year-old specimen of an extinct species called Miopetaurista neogrivensis — at the Abocador de Can Mata site in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Life appearance of the fossil flying squirrel Miopetaurista neogrivensis showing the animal ready to land on a tree branch.…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Study shows people died from body fluid vaporization due to pyroclastic flows from Vesuvius

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Study shows people died from body fluid vaporization due to pyroclastic flows from Vesuvius

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Home Other Sciences Archaeology & Fossils October 10, 2018 October 10, 2018 by Bob Yirka, Phys.org report Thermal effects in human victims’ skeletons. A. Skull of an older-aged adult male showing a dark stained and cracked parietal bone (ind. 11, chamber 12). B. Skullcap affected by a “stellate” fracture consisting of several cracks which radiate…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Unique meteorite called ‘Moon Puzzle’ to be auctioned for big bucks

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Unique meteorite called ‘Moon Puzzle’ to be auctioned for big bucks

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An extremely rare lunar meteorite will hit the auction house this week and could bag a selling price of over $500,000 (£380,000). Known as the ‘Moon Puzzle’ it’s comprised of six fragments that fit together, puzzle-like, to form a mass weighing very nearly 5.5 kg (12 pounds). ‘It’s a highly important, world-class example of a…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Google Pixel 3 XL vs. Galaxy Note 9: How Specs, Cameras, and Pricing Stacks Up

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Google Pixel 3 XL vs. Galaxy Note 9: How Specs, Cameras, and Pricing Stacks Up

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If this year’s smartphone season has taught us anything, it’s that phablets are here to stay. Tech enthusiasts have gotten used to thicc handsets and the announcements of the Google Pixel 3 XL, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the iPhone XS Max is all further evidence that smartphones aren’t just getting better they’re also getting larger.…