AMD continues to lose market share
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 11:21

AMD continues to lose market share


Even with Fury out

AMD is continuing to lose market share to Nvidia, despite the fact that its new best video card, the Fury is out.

Memory chip sales drop
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 11:12

Memory chip sales drop


SK Hynix saw low growth

The production value of memory chips in Korea fell by a percent on the previous quarter, affected mainly by a low bit growth of DRAM and NAND flash chips from SK Hynix.

Nokia Tablet N1 not shipping to the UK
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 15:36

Nokia Tablet N1 not shipping to the UK


Nasty roast beef eaters

The former rubber boot maker Nokia has spelt out in clear turns that it is not going to bring out its N1 tablet in the UK.

DirectX12 is bad news for Nvidia
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 15:19

DirectX12 is bad news for Nvidia


AMD staff seen dancing in the street

Microsoft's move to DirectX12 might have helped AMD rather than Nvidia.

Windows 10 has 53 million installs
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 14:20

Windows 10 has 53 million installs


About the population of South Africa

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system has been getting some good take-up despite people having loading problems, and the software treating privacy in the same way as a compulsive peeping tom.

Qualcomm gets iPhone Modem chip contract
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 13:00

Qualcomm gets iPhone Modem chip contract


But it may not last

Qualcomm looks certain to supply Apple with the modem chips for the upcoming iPhone, but the relatonship's future is not set in stone.

Google’s next Android is a marshmallow
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 11:48

Google’s next Android is a marshmallow


Turns to goo when things get hot

We are not sure what Google’s marketing people were smoking when they came up with the name Marshmallow for the next version of Android.

Rambus makes something - shock
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 10:53

Rambus makes something - shock


Stops trolling for moment

The former chipmaker, turned patent troll, Rambus has shocked the IT industry by actually making a chip.

Redmi Note 2 sells out in 12 hours
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 17 August 2015 14:22

Redmi Note 2 sells out in 12 hours


And on a Sunday too

Xiaomi announced its latest smartphone Redmi Note 2 on August 13 and the phone went on sale in China on August 16and all 800,000 sold out.

Samsung Galaxy Note5 battery surprise
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 17 August 2015 13:18

Samsung Galaxy Note5 battery surprise


Better than you think

When Samsung revealed that the new-gen Galaxy Note5 would have only a 3000mAh battery, many of us wondered what it had been smoking.