Nvidia steps into Intel’s and Microsoft’s shoes
Published in News


Beginning of a new error


Today will be a big day at CES but instead of the traditional keynote speaker from Intel or Microsoft, the event is going to be kicked off by the understated CEO of Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.

Apple survived New Year's Eve
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 11:36

Apple survived New Year's Eve


But Cloudflare didn’t


Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple did not see its iPhone’s break over New Year’s Eve after the world added a “leap second”.

Norton puts security into IoT
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 11:00

Norton puts security into IoT


Protecting your fridge from hackers

Symantec has announced that it has come up with an IoT router which can secure your Internet of Things. 

Intel NUC gets new processors
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 10:42

Intel NUC gets new processors


But its connections are more useful


Chipzilla’s "Next Unit of Computing" (NUC) hardware has been one of the few bright spots of the PC industry, and now it seems that Intel wants to give them a refresh.

Qualcomm cleans Apple’s clock
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 14:02

Qualcomm cleans Apple’s clock


A leaked TuTu benchmark shows Qualcomm’s superiority

A new AnTuTu benchmark for Snapdragon 835 has been leaked online ahead of Qualcomm's announcement at CES 2017.

Android most insecure OS of 2016
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 13:27

Android most insecure OS of 2016


Followed by Debian and Ubuntu

While people might mock Microsoft’s security, it would appear that the  least most secure operating systems this year were Android, Debian and Ubuntu.

Windows 10 on nearly a quarter of machines
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 13:14

Windows 10 on nearly a quarter of machines


But all roads still lead to Chrome

Beancounters for Net Marketshare have added up some numbers and divided by their shoesize and worked out that Windows 10 is installed on 24.5% of devices.

AI replacing Japanese white collar workers
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 12:02

AI replacing Japanese white collar workers


Beginning of the end


While most people have focused on factory robots and self-driving cars may kill off millions of jobs, the fact that AI will kill off white collar work has been quietly ignored.

Trump calls for a return to snail mail
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 11:50

Trump calls for a return to snail mail


Making America great again by getting rid of all those pesky computers 


US president elect Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump says he has a cunning plan to improve cyber-security – he wants to return to the pre-email days of the courier.

Slides of Windows 10 running on a Snapdragon
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 11:37

Slides of Windows 10 running on a Snapdragon


The way of things to come

Slides of Windows 10 running on an ARM device powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 have tipped up before they are shown at CES 2017 this week.