NVidia's Tegra X1 does well on Linux
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:39

NVidia's Tegra X1 does well on Linux


P,p,p pick up a penguin

A test of Nvidia's Tegra X1 64-bit ARM SoC running Ubuntu Linux is seemingly rather good. 

LG Electronics reports 45 percent plunge
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:35

LG Electronics reports 45 percent plunge


LG Electronics has confirmed that it had a rubbish second quarter.

The company announced that earnings sank 45 percent over a year earlier as losses widened in its TV business and smartphone sales dried up. 

Gmail messages can self-destruct
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 12:04

Gmail messages can self-destruct


You didn't read nothing.

A new Google Chrome plugin Dmail, gives complete control over how long a recipient can view your email. 

Nvidia and Microsoft fix Windows 10 problems
Published in Graphics


In time for Launch 

Microsoft and Nvidia have fixed a problem with Windows 10 update which was creating problems for people with Nvidia graphics cards. 

Kids wonder why their parents bought iPods
Published in Mobiles


We wonder why they buy iPhones

It seems that Apple's reality distortion field on products does not last very long. 

NSA will stop looking at bulk data collection
Published in News


Trust it

The National Security Agency has said that it will end its access to most bulk data collected under a controversial surveillance program in November, but keep records for litigation purposes. 

Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have heat problem
Published in Processors


Its mother had it tested

A research director at IHS Technology has found the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have the same heating problems as the 810.

Android game console Ouya dead
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:07

Android game console Ouya dead


This is an ex-Parrot

Following Razer's takeover of the company, the open-source console Ouya is officially dead. 

More than 200 IT items will be tariff free
Published in News


Prices will drop

A new global trade pact that removes tariffs on more than 200 bits of IT gear mean cheaper prices around the world. 

Intel plans Skylake NUCs
Published in Processors
Monday, 27 July 2015 12:40

Intel plans Skylake NUCs


And Compute Sticks

Chipzilla is expected to upgrade its Compute Stick and NUC solutions to Skylake processors starting October.