The Xbox One: Hardware Analysis & Comparison to PlayStation 4

AnandTech has a good write up on the XBox One hardware and Compares it to the PlayStation 4.

For those that don’t want to read the entire article, here’s a high level view of what the neXt-Box is packing.

- 8-core AMD Jaguar CPU
- 12 CU/768 SP AMD GCN GPU
- 8GB DDR3 system memory
- 500GB HDD
- Blu-ray drive
- 2.4/5.0GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n, multiple radios with WiFi Direct support
- 4K HDMI in/out (for cable TV passthrough)
- USB 3.0

Check out the full write up here.

Travel to Mars with Mars One! Wait didn’t we hear about them already?

Yahoo Travel had an article the other day talking about the Mars One mission, that’s trying to put a human colony on Mars by the mid 2020′s. The only thing is, being a faithful follower of Nerditronics you already knew that because we reported about it months ago!

Over 20,000 people have submitted applications for the one way trip already! And good news is, no science or astronaut skill required! If you’re interested, submit your application and one minute video, and pay the fee. Just give us credit and you’ll get… well nothing actually but we’ll really like you.

Read the article here for more info!