Microsoft discounts Xbox One
Published in Games
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:24

Microsoft discounts Xbox One


In time for Christmas

While the UK is seeing price rises thanks to the falling pound, it seems that Microsoft is slashing the pricing of its Xbox One.

Samsung raided by South Korean watchdogs
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:43

Samsung raided by South Korean watchdogs


Cash offer to President’s close friend questioned

South Korean coppers raided Samsung offices in Seoul after allegations that the company offered money to the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, who is a close friend of company President Park Geun-hye.

OnePlus 3T will get Snapdragon 821
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:35

OnePlus 3T will get Snapdragon 821


OnePlus 3 will not be the first after all


While there have been suggestions that OnePlus will release an updated version of the OnePlus 3 smartphone with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, it looks like it has launched with the less interesting 820.

AMD announces Radeon Pro WX pricing and availability
Published in Graphics


Workstation ready

AMD has announced pricing and availability for its workstation Radeon Pro WX family of graphics cards.

Irish fast track Apple site
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:52

Irish fast track Apple site


All part of the service – when you don’t pay much tax

The Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has been told that it will not have to jump through all the hoops that other company’s normally do to get planning approval for its new Irish base.

Apple Pro is for amateurs
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:22

Apple Pro is for amateurs


Mac users are revolting... well more revolting than normal

The Tame Apple Press is in a lot of pain over the new Apple Mac Pro. No matter how hard it tries, it cannot polish the turd and is now turning against its Apple overlords.

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:16

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry


IBM purchase cleared the way


GlobalFoundry’s CTO has said that the industry needs 7nm and its recent IBM purchase is helping him build up a new cunning plan for the technology.

Deep Mind to learn how to play StarCraft
Published in Games
Monday, 07 November 2016 12:44

Deep Mind to learn how to play StarCraft


What could possibly go wrong?

Some bright spark thought it would be a good idea to teach Google’s Deep Mind AI how to play Starcraft.

Dell’s missed opportunity leaks
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 12:18

Dell’s missed opportunity leaks


Development abandoned


It has been rumored that Dell is working on a PC class x86 Windows smartphone, but it looks like a picture has finally tipped up, just as the project was abandoned.

Apple cuts price of dongle spaghetti
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 12:02

Apple cuts price of dongle spaghetti


Jobs' Mob is so integrated it has 17 different types of dongle

One of the good parts of buying proprietary hardware is that it is supposed to be so integrated and work together in perfect harmony, but a recent crisis for Apple has shown that the outfit is none of these things.