Intel will kill off legacy BIOS support by 2020
Published in Motherboards

 
Only UEFI support

Intel is planning to end "legacy BIOS" support in its new platforms by 2020 and will insist on UEFI Class 3 or higher.

Torvalds rants about security
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:28

Torvalds rants about security


It is not about security it is about bugs

Internet’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, has waded into the security industry for forgetting that bugs cause most problems.

Ethereum startup was a successful scam
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:00

Ethereum startup was a successful scam


Raised $374,000 and disappeared

A startup on the Ethereum platform vanished from the internet on Sunday after raising $374,000 from investors in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraiser.

Google to purge Putin's propaganda
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 10:22

Google to purge Putin's propaganda


Ending the Kremlin's reign over Google News

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, says the company will purge Russian propaganda from Google News after facing criticism that Kremlin-owned media sites were given royal treatment on the search giant’s news and advertising platforms.

German watchdog bans smartwatches for kids
Published in News
Monday, 20 November 2017 15:44

German watchdog bans smartwatches for kids


Watchdog growls and stupid parents

German regulators have banned the sale of smartwatches designed for kids saying that the gear is more of a “spying device” than a toy.

Marvell buys Cavium
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 November 2017 15:28

Marvell buys Cavium


Late consolidation

Chipmaker Marvell is going to buy smaller rival Cavium in a deal valued at about $6 billion.

Apple delays HomePod
Published in News
Monday, 20 November 2017 15:23

Apple delays HomePod

 
We could not invent more than the name and the silly price

The fruity tax dodging cargo cult Apple has admitted that it has not invented Amazon’s echo speaker yet.

Apple allows iPhone X out into the cold for first time
Published in News


Just in time for Winter

The fruity tax dodging cargo cult Apple has apparently fixed a flaw with in its over-priced iPhone X which caused it to stop working if the temperature dropped below freezing.

Kid breaks into his mum’s iPhone X
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 November 2017 14:46

Kid breaks into his mum’s iPhone X


Super-secure tech destroyed by a ten-year-old

A 10 year old kid broke into his mother’s over-priced, super-secure  iPhone X just by looking at it.

Samsung sticks with heat pipes
Published in News
Friday, 17 November 2017 12:23

Samsung sticks with heat pipes


A baggepype wel coude he blowe and sowne, And ther-with-al he broghte us out of towne.


Despite rumours, it looks like Samsung Electronics is going to keep using heat pipes in its designs.