Dyson going to build a different electric car
Published in News
Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:30

Dyson going to build a different electric car


Ready for 2020 but expensive

British inventor Sir James Dyson is planning to build a “radically different” electric car which will be on sale in 2020.

Sirin creating blockchain phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:21

Sirin creating blockchain phone


Open Source and fee less

Sirin Labs is developing an open source model that runs on a fee-less blockchain technology.

Samsung readies 28nm MRAM chips
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:18

Samsung readies 28nm MRAM chips

FD-SOI sauce 

Samsung Foundry will soon mass produce magnetoresistive random-access memory (MRAM) chips  using 28nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process technology.

Moore's Law is murdered, claims Nvidia boss
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:07

Moore's Law is murdered, claims Nvidia boss


GPU computing did it in the library with the candlestick

Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang has said that GPU computing following the decline of the CPU era has killed off Moore's Law.

AMD reaches a Pinnacle
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:54

AMD reaches a Pinnacle


Low power 12nm version of Ryzen

AMD has told its partners that it plans to launch in February 2018 an upgraded version of its Ryzen series processors built using a 12nm low-power (12LP) process at Globalfoundries.

Microsoft spins its quantum plans
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:42

Microsoft spins its quantum plans


Written a language for a computer which does not exist

Microsoft is trying to be prepared for the new breed of quantum computers, even though a true quantum PC does not exist yet. 

Star Trek: Discovery shows that big content still has not got the message
Published in News


Pirates will mess with your cunning plans

For a while it started to look like big content was starting to get the message about the internet – if content is available and cheap enough then people will buy legit copies. Then CBS released Star Trek: Discovery.

Gates gets an Android
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:22

Gates gets an Android


Tame Apple Press furious

The Tame Apple Press is furious that the software king of the World Sir William Gates III has decided not to buy an iPhone.

iPhone 8 is iPhone 7's evil twin
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:01

iPhone 8 is iPhone 7's evil twin

It is just the same, only more expensive

If you are thinking of buying an iPhone 8 you might as well save your money and buy an iPhone 7 as it has pretty much the same internals, according to tear-down experts Ifixit

Exploding tablet stops a speeding bullet
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 12:34

Exploding tablet stops a speeding bullet


Battery problems

A Japanese bullet train had to make an emergency stop after a tablet computer apparently owned by a passenger caught fire while the train was en route to Tokyo Station, police and railway officials said.