Intel releases two new Joule developer kits
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:49

Intel releases two new Joule developer kits


Atom powered Internet of Things

Intel has announced that developers will have two new Joule kits to choose from which it hopes will prepare the ground for its entry into the world of the Internet of Things

Intel shows off Alloy VR display
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:32

Intel shows off Alloy VR display


AR according to Chipzilla

Intel CEO Bryan Krzanich yesterday unveiled a number of new projects and products including  an upcoming head-mounted display (HMD) code-named Project Alloy.

Wikileaks issues malware claiming it is Turkish expose
Published in News


Looks like this cache is not up to much either

Julian Assange’s Wikileaks is getting so desperate for attention that it is releasing malware claiming that it contains emails from Turkey's ruling AKP political party.

Nvidia talks about new Pascal-based notebooks
Published in Notebooks


Have all the semi-colons in the right place

Nvidia has been talking up new pascal based gaming notebooks based around the GTX 10-series GPU.

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:56

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake


Be careful what you put in the manual

HP might have put some IDF spoilers into its Pavilion x360 m1 technical maintenance manual.

Intel gets into VR
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:35

Intel gets into VR


IDF 2016 cranks up

After its mobile  plan did not work out so well, Chipzilla is doing what every large company which has run out of ideas is doing and getting into virtual reality.

Russian whistleblower on run from Putin’s hackers
Published in News


Woman who exposed Russian doping scandle fears for her life

A Russian athlete who blew the whistle on Russian attempts to hide its wide scale doping of athletes says she is on the run from Tsar Putin’s hackers.

EU wants more privacy on web services
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:05

EU wants more privacy on web services

Extending secuirty and confidentuality of phone to Skype and WhatsApp

The EU is planning to extend telecom rules covering security and confidentiality of communications to web services such as Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's WhatsApp. However it looks like this could be used to restrict how they use encryption.

Encryption fault in Apple's imessage
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 15 August 2016 15:35

Encryption fault in Apple's imessage


Flaws in the method

Cryptography researchers at John Hopkins University have found another flaw in the encryption used by Apple’s iMessage and while Jobs' Mob might have fixed it, the researchers say that the company's encryption methodology is borked.

Windows 10 anniversary edition has bug
Published in News
Monday, 15 August 2016 14:29

Windows 10 anniversary edition has bug


Freeze and crash

Microsoft is investigating reports that its installation of its Windows 10 Anniversary Update,can cause host systems to freeze and crash.