Intel shows off Skylake Core M compute stick
Published in Notebooks


The mystery of the strange pricing

Intel has been seen pushing a new prototype TV stick with Core M (Skylake) and Intel Realsense F200 camera.

AMD launches FirePro W9100 32GB
Published in Graphics
Friday, 15 April 2016 14:35

AMD launches FirePro W9100 32GB


If you want to know how much it costs you can’t afford it

AMD has released an updated workstation graphics card sporting a massive 32GB of memory. The new card uses GDDR5 memory although you can still get the older 16GB version released in 2014.

Apple expects your gear to be dead in three years
Published in News


It does not matter how much you paid

It might have cost you an arm and a leg, but Apple does not expect its shiny toys to last longer than three to four years.

Delete QuickTime now
Published in News
Friday, 15 April 2016 09:09

Delete QuickTime now


Government health warning

Forget Flash, Apple’s QuickTime videoplayer is so insecure it should be deleted from any PC unfortunate to have it, the US government has warned.

Blackberry open to the cops since 2010
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 April 2016 08:33

Blackberry open to the cops since 2010


So much for that myth

Blackberry’s encryption security is a myth and the Canadian coppers have had access to every encrypted piece of data on its network since 2010.

Samsung prepares for memory price war
Published in Memory
Thursday, 14 April 2016 13:12

Samsung prepares for memory price war


Wants market share over profits

Samsung Electronics changing its approach to its memory chip business and focus on market share over profit margins and the industry will suffer, according to one analyst.

Microsoft denies the Oculus rift delays are its fault
Published in Wearables


Xbox One control pad not to blame

Software giant Microsoft has moved to deny a daft internet rumour that it was responsible for the ongoing Oculus Rift supply issues.

Coolest the kick-starting disaster
Published in News
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:35

Coolest the kick-starting disaster


Really uncool

One of Kickstarter’s biggest disasters keeps getting worse thanks mostly to the antics of the company behind it.

Amazon releases 30 per cent thinner kindle
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:07

Amazon releases 30 per cent thinner kindle


Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $289.99

While the e-paper book reader's thunder has been stolen by the tablet, e-ink is a lot easer to read and now Amazon has given its Kindle a refresh by scrapping its design and starting with something that can be used one handed.

Shield K1 gets Vulkan update
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 10:54

Shield K1 gets Vulkan update


The needs of the many

Nvidia has just released an update to its K1 Shield tablet rolling out support for the fledgling Vulkan API.