Intel might lose Apple contract
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:47

Intel might lose Apple contract


Fanboy thinks x86 is doomed

Intel is about to lose its lucrative contract to supply Apple gear as Jobs’ Mob thinks its own ARM based chips can do better

Apple’s Surface Clone goes on sale
Published in News
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 10:27

Apple’s Surface Clone goes on sale


iPad Pro arriving later this week

Apple’s version of Microsoft’s Surface PC will be available offering shedloads of technology that fanboys have mocked for years with a reassuringly expensive price tag.

Microsoft will block SHA-1
Published in News
Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:44

Microsoft will block SHA-1


Shutting out the spooks and other criminals

Software Giant Microsoft has joined Mozilla and will consider blocking the SHA-1 hashing algorithm on Windows to keep the US spooks from using it to spy on users computers.

Microsoft one drive free to decrease from 15GB to 5GB
Published in News


Office 365 users to kiss free storage goodbye

Microsoft had capped the unlimited  free storage for Office 365 users and it has dropped the free  One drive from 15GB to 5GB. 

Microsoft will update you to Windows 10
Published in News
Friday, 30 October 2015 12:41

Microsoft will update you to Windows 10


All your bases are belonging to Microsoft

Those running older versions of Windows with their updates switched on could find that Microsoft will automatically upgrade them to Windows 10 next year

Google killing off Chrome OS
Published in News
Friday, 30 October 2015 10:41

Google killing off Chrome OS


Android won the war

Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.

Microsoft’s Edge grinding to a halt
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 11:26

Microsoft’s Edge grinding to a halt


This is a dead Spartan

Microsoft’s Edge, formally known as Spartan, appears to be grinding to a halt and no-one seems to be caring much about it.

DirectX 12 sports an impressive  multi-GPU feature
Published in Graphics


Provides a decent performance boost

Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.

Apple has no faith in its Surface clone
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:20

Apple has no faith in its Surface clone


Expecting limited orders

Fruity cargo cult Apple does not appear to believe that it can beat Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, even though it copied all its key elements.

Microsoft shakes off the curse of Steve Ballmer
Published in News


First growth in 15 years


For ages Microsoft has suffered from static growth and a share-price which was more consistent than the speed of light.