Toshiba shareholders approve NAND flash sale
Published in News


Turning flash into a load of old Tosh

Toshiba shareholders have approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company's prized NAND flash memory unit.

Boffins send lemonade on the internet
Published in News
Thursday, 30 March 2017 12:15

Boffins send lemonade on the internet


When life gives you Apple, make lemonade


A group of researchers at the University of Singapore has worked out a way that it can convince you that you're drinking lemonade and can send it virtually over the internet.

US FCC cancels broadband subsidies for poor people
Published in News


Let them eat cake


All those poor US people on the breadline who voted for Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump might be a little surprised to find their internet subsidy cut off.

Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person in the world
Published in News


Just behind Bill Gates 

Online book-seller Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person into the world, leap-frogging Amancio Ortega, and Warren Buffett.

Smart TV’s vulnerable to wireless hack
Published in News
Thursday, 30 March 2017 12:00

Smart TV’s vulnerable to wireless hack


Spyware uses rogue DVB-T


A security hole in smart TVs which allows a hacker to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting -- Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV has worried a Swiss cyber security expert.

Nearly a fifth of Chinese smartphones are fake
Published in Mobiles


And a quarter of video game consoles


If you are fond of buying cheap smartphones and games consoles from China then you should be aware that a big chunk of them are fake.

Online security is getting worse
Published in News
Thursday, 30 March 2017 11:48

Online security is getting worse


IBM warning


Biggish Blue has issued a warning about the poor state of online security and claimed that things are getting worse.

AMD expects Vega to give Nvidia a good kicking in the notebooks
Published in Notebooks


Smaller footprints


In a move which will get the Nvidia fanboys jolly cross, AMD has said that its new Vega line-up will actually compete with their favourite chip maker in the notebook market.

Bye-bye movie screen
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:14

Bye-bye movie screen


Samsung has come up with a 34-foot 4K LED screen


Samsung has released a new 34 foot Cinema Screen which can deliver 4K images.

Intel releases new Kaby Lake Xeons
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:10

Intel releases new Kaby Lake Xeons


E3-1200 v6 product family


Chipzilla has announced the availability of the Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v6 product family, which includes eight new versions that Intel claims provide key improvements in processor speed, enhanced memory capabilities, hardware-enhanced security and reliability features with support for the latest Intel graphics.