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AMD’s Powerful New R9 Nano Graphics Card Fits In Small Places

AMD’s Powerful New R9 Nano Graphics Card Fits In Small Places

This year, I bought myself an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 graphics card. It was time to upgrade. And I was pleasantly surprised to find I could buy a mini version of one of the best cards ever made. Now, I can potentially fit my beefy gaming PC into a console-sized…

The Metals In Your Phone Aren’t Just Rare, They’re Irreplaceable

The Metals In Your Phone Aren’t Just Rare, They’re Irreplaceable

It takes a lot of different materials to make a modern-day phone, and a fair number of them are of the rare earth metal variety. But a new study by researchers at Yale shows that there’s another troubling detail about the supply of pre-phone components. Many of these metals aren’t…