US government stops China having the world's fastest supercomputer
Published in News


Fixing the game

The US government is so deeply embarrassed that the Chinese have consistently won the title of owner of the world's fastest supercomputer, it has decided to fix the rules of the game.

iMac is getting daft reviews
Published in News
Friday, 10 April 2015 14:49

iMac is getting daft reviews


How do you say it is rubbish without offending anyone? 

Wall Street Journal reviewers  are having a devil of a job with Apple latey – they want to say the latest products are rubbish, but appear to stop short.

 

PC shipments beat projections
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Friday, 10 April 2015 14:21

PC shipments beat projections


Still declining

Worldwide PC shipments were slightly better than anyone expected, but are still falling according to beancounters at IDC.

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 April 2015 14:08

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day


Cleaning Apple's clock 

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile maker and world's 3rd largest smartphone distributor, has set a new Guinness World Record in terms of smartphone selling.

Apple holds security door open for the Chinese
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Never reads the papers

While Google and Mozilla have been falling over themselves to stop a data leak to China, Apple has cheerfully ignored the problem.

Windows becomes Oculus Rift compatible
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Friday, 10 April 2015 11:40

Windows becomes Oculus Rift compatible


Working in virtual reality

Finally Windows can runs in an Oculus Rift style virtual reality which is called Virtual Desktop.

Google and Intel to speed up Android updates
Published in Mobiles


At least on Intel gear

Intel and Google want to slash the wait time for users to get Android updates.

Dell has a new venue tablet
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 09 April 2015 12:52

Dell has a new venue tablet


Atom Z3580 processor on board

Dell has launched a new Venue 10 7000 tablet, which will be available starting May in Canada, China, and the US.

Samsung expects a killing from Galaxy S
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 09 April 2015 12:44

Samsung expects a killing from Galaxy S


Consults its tarot cards

Samsung has released details of what it expects its new Samsung S range to do after it hits the shops.

Microsoft starts work on Redstone
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Thursday, 09 April 2015 11:32

Microsoft starts work on Redstone


Windows 10 service pack, not a rocket

While Windows 10 operating system is still a few months away, it appears that the software giant is already working on and updated version of the operating system code-named "Redstone."