Jaguarboard creates x86 hobbyboard
Published in Processors
Monday, 25 January 2016 11:13

Jaguarboard creates x86 hobbyboard


Armless IoT 


A kickstarter campaign has started for an Atom based IoT board to allow people to come up with x86 projects.

Gamers should be careful of new Edge upgrade
Published in Games


Life on the Bleeding Edge

Software giant Microsoft has released Build 11102 of its Edge browser to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, however it has warned gamers that they might have a few problems with it.

Timm Cook will be hoping to replace that out of date tablet with an iPad
Published in News
Friday, 22 January 2016 13:27

Pope meets Apple’s profit


Cook will have a hard sell

The leader of the world’s most successful religion with more than a billion fanatical followers is going to meet the Pope.

Apple jumps on VR bandwagon
Published in News
Friday, 22 January 2016 12:38

Apple jumps on VR bandwagon


Will be late, but will still  claim to have invented it

With even Microsoft being active in the VR market, it seems that Apple thinks there might be mileage in the technology.

IC Foundries focusing on 10nm
Published in Memory
Friday, 22 January 2016 11:55

IC Foundries focusing on 10nm


Half of R&D spent on new processing

More than half of the IC foundries combined R&D budgets are being spent researching 10nm, according to Applied Materials Taiwan president Erix Yu.

Nvidia gives up on GTX 970MX and 980MX GPUs for notebooks
Published in Graphics


Waiting for Pascal

It has been rumoured for a while that Nvidia was working on new GTX 970MX and 980MX GPUs for notebooks and now a new rumour has come out claiming this is rubbish.

IBM Power is back from the dead
Published in Processors
Friday, 22 January 2016 10:51

IBM Power is back from the dead

Opening the platform up helped

It appears that IBM’s Power system, which had been largely written off, is back from the dead and Biggish Blue’s attempt to resurrect it might have paid off.

Japan Display to mass produce OLED panels
Published in Graphics
Friday, 22 January 2016 10:04

Japan Display to mass produce OLED panels


Japan Display is set to mass produce OLED panels –  but not until 2018

Japan Display already supplies smartphone screens to Apple, but faces stiff competition from South Korea's LG Display.  

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese
Published in Processors
Friday, 22 January 2016 09:33

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese


Working with the government to build ARM server chips


Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.

AMD rumoured to cut the cost of Fury
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 January 2016 13:34

AMD rumoured to cut the cost of Fury


Not sure how much yet

If you are thinking about getting your paws on a Fury graphics card you might want to wait a few weeks.