Great Firewall of China's creator uses VPN to by-pass creation
Published in News


Fang Binxing de-fanged by his own creation

The bloke who invented China’s internet censorship infrastructure, known as the Great Firewall of China, was blocked when he tried to get around his own creation.

Three surface phones rumoured
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 13:21

Three surface phones rumoured


But not until 2017

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which suggests that Microsoft is going to bring out three Surface smartphones, but not until 2017.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 12:35

Quanta profits hurting


Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

Windows 10 pop-up invades Japanese bill-boards
Published in News


Call Godzilla

Microsoft’s continued obsession with forcing users to upgrade to Windows 10 is starting to break things.

Kindle to get a refresh
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 11:30

Kindle to get a refresh


Want some more high end market

Amazon is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life.

HP gets "the world’s thinnest" title
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 13:28

HP gets "the world’s thinnest" title


Sorry Apple you are far too fat

HP has proved that anyone can make a thin notebook by launching its ultra-thin Spectre laptop.

Samsung starts mass production of 10nm 8Gb DDR4 DRAM
Published in Memory


Improved data and power rates

Samsung has started mass production of "the industry's first 10nm, 8-Gb DDR4 DRAM chips," and memory modules based upon them.

AMD shows off Bristol Ridge
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 12:44

AMD shows off Bristol Ridge


Taking on Skylake

AMD has been giving a sneak preview of its “Bristol Ridge” architecture which it hope to use to take on Skylake.

Apple’s Siri didn’t get the security email
Published in News


The one where it was supposed to be unhackable

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been telling the world that its phones are so unhackable that it needs to re-write the operating system. Already the FBI has proved that wrong, but it seems that Siri is a backdoor making a mockery of Apple’s security.

Nvidia’s Game Ready driver fail
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 11:18

Nvidia’s Game Ready driver fail


Giant bug creates crashes and blue screens.

Game Ready driver 364.47 has caused millions of Nvidia Geforce users some major headaches.