Nvidia expects a beating
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Friday, 08 May 2015 11:14

Nvidia expects a beating


Trouble ahead,

GPU maker Nvidia is seeing trouble ahead, thanks to a slump in PC sales and a strong US dollar.

Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows
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Microsoft runs out of fingers

Software giant Microsoft has given up on having any more versions of Windows. If you don't like Windows 10 you are stuck with it.

Nexus 9 price falling
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Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:36

Nexus 9 price falling


Hitting a sweet spot

Google's Nexus 9 was not a bad tablet, the only problem was the $399 price tag.

Acer hangs on in there
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Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:12

Acer hangs on in there


Still in profit

Troubled PC maker Acer surprised everyone by saying that it managed to remain profitable during the last quarter despite a decline of 11.4 percent in revenues.

Ex-NSA bloke mocks Apple's security
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Thursday, 07 May 2015 14:49

Ex-NSA bloke mocks Apple's security


Jobs' Mob's security is easy like Sunday morning

A former US spook found himself at the centre of another religious war when he dared to say that Apple Mac security was trivial.

Boffins want memristor brain chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 07 May 2015 14:15

Boffins want memristor brain chips


Memristors are better than silicon

Memristor could be the best chance to build chips which mimic the human brain. Not everyone's brain of course. There is no point mimicking the brain of someone who thinks that a Smartwatch is a pretty need idea, but rather the brain of someone who is a little more clever.

Meego challenges Intel with its own Atoms
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Cheap as chips on the run

MeeGoPad T02 is now out in the market and challenging Intel's Compute Stick with its price of $109.

Apple wants your DNA
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Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:50

Apple wants your DNA


We offered to spit at them

Fruity cargo cult Apple is asking its followers for their DNA.  We thought it might be for some medieval black magic, or to work out if stupidly handing out money for overpriced gadgets was genetic.

Next iPhone will be Galaxy class
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Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:45

Next iPhone will be Galaxy class


Only a rounded rectangle between them

Samsung has officially scored a huge chunk of the hardware work in the iPhone 7 and will be putting a chip and a screen on the new shiny toy.

ARM creates alliance which builds a virtual set-top box
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ARM, Applied Micro and server software developer Netzyn

ARM, Applied Micro and server software developer Netzyn have teamed up to create a new virtual set-top box (vSTB) reference platform.