US Samsung Note 7 bans aimed at protecting Apple
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 11:53

US Samsung Note 7 bans aimed at protecting Apple


Koreans think it is an over reaction

Korean experts are getting a little miffed at the way that the US government is handling Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall and is starting to suspect that it is an attempt to protect Apple.

Wall Street analyst says Intel chip better than Zen
Published in Processors


Cue the hate

A Wall Street analyst, with no thought to his personal safety, has dared to question what AMD fans have been telling us for ages – Zen will bring about peace on earth, cure cancer and above all give Intel a good kicking.

EU wants a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps
Published in News


By 2025

The European Commission wants “all European households” to have a minimum Internet download speed of 100Mbps+ by 2025, with businesses and the public sector being told to expect 1Gbps+.

China churning out wearables
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 13:35

China churning out wearables


Increase of 13.2 percent

Beancounters from IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that China shipped 9.54 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2016.

Samsung is cursed
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:18

Samsung is cursed


The Gods have spoken and the ground shakes

Samsung appears to have hacked off the gods – first its Note 7 batteries start exploding and now the ground is literally being pulled from under its feet.

Oracle to give up on Java plug-in
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:14

Oracle to give up on Java plug-in


End of an error

Oracle has decided that keeping its Java plug-in for browsers is completely pointless.

iOS 10 bricks iPhones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:40

iOS 10 bricks iPhones


Super cool new feature

Apple fanboys are rushing over themselves to download the latest iOS 10 operating system which has a unique new super, cool function which bricks their iPhone.

VR sales tank
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 11:08

VR sales tank


No one interested in buying a super computer with no games

Those who thought that VR would be a cure for cancer will be disappointed to know that sales of the hardware have stalled already.

Samsung in talks for graphics tech from Nvidia and AMD
Published in Graphics


Wants a graphics core

AMD and Nvidia are apparently in a scrap to provide Samsung with a graphics core for its custom CPU.

Nvidia releases DRIVE PX 2
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 13:41

Nvidia releases DRIVE PX 2


Power to drive and map

Nvidia has released its new DRIVE PX 2 for cars which it claims can make your jalopy a lot more intelligent.