Chinese are going flat out for IoT
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 01 September 2016 12:26

Chinese are going flat out for IoT

 

Reach $127.5 billion by 2020

Beancounters at IDC have been shuffling their tarot cards and are predicting that the Chinese manufactures will be flat out buying up IoT gear by 2020.

Acer reveals new Chromebooks and notebooks
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 01 September 2016 11:47

Acer reveals new Chromebooks and notebooks


Swiftly spinning

Acer has been showing off its new Chromebook, Swift notebooks and Spin convertible laptops ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.

Lenovo Yoga gets thinner by losing the keyboard
Published in News
Thursday, 01 September 2016 11:19

Lenovo Yoga gets thinner by losing the keyboard


Expect this to be invented by Apple soon

While everyone expects Apple to make its gear thinner, it will have a long way to go before it gets as thin as Lenovo’s new Yoga.

Internet of Things gets gut reaction
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 01 September 2016 11:02

Internet of Things gets gut reaction


Welt, the smartbelt is on Kickstarter

A new smart-belt has been put on Kickstarter with the unfortunate name of Welt which is actually what you used to get if your dad used to hit you with his belt.

Qualcomm becomes a daydream believer
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:08

Qualcomm becomes a daydream believer


Snapdragon 821 configured for VR

Qualcomm has officially confirmed that its Snapdragon 821 will be able to handle the Google Daydream VR platform.

US government furious over EU Apple fine
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:53

US government furious over EU Apple fine


Not paying tax is the American way

The US government is furious that the EU is starting to get hacked off with US companies not paying tax.

Samsung Tab A 10.1 pictures leaked
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:21

Samsung Tab A 10.1 pictures leaked


A mid-range with S Pen

Sam Mobile has got its paws on snaps of a new variant of the Galaxy Tab A 10.1.

Samsung doing more UHD deals with Euro content providers
Published in Graphics


Backing up its hardware


Samsung is finally getting around to backing up its 2016 UHD and HDR TV range by signing deals with European content providers.

New Intel and AMD chips will only support Windows 10
Published in Processors


Update or nothing new

Buried in the announcement of the new Kaby Lake (seventh-generation) processors and a rash of incoming notebooks set to use them is the confirmation that it will have a Windows 10 future.

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 11:30

Man behind Nokia’s phone revival quits


Only been there for two years

The bloke tasked with bringing the Nokia phone division back from the dead has surprised everyone by quitting.