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.

Intel looks forward to 10nm next year
Published in News
Monday, 02 January 2017 13:43

Intel looks forward to 10nm next year


Moore’s Law grinding on

Intel is starting to talk up its new, 10-nanometer chip-manufacturing technology and claims that it is going to prop up Moore’s Law.

Valve's top games for 2016
Published in Games
Monday, 02 January 2017 13:12

Valve's top games for 2016


Valve has gone them on its list

Valve has named its 100 best-selling Steam games of 2016.

Microsoft AR can help you find your keys
Published in Wearables
Monday, 02 January 2017 13:00

Microsoft AR can help you find your keys


Hololens gives you a photographic memory


Software king of the world, Microsoft’s new AR Hololens tech is starting to look really cool, and it could be getting even better if a new patent is anything to go by.

Apple knows its wireless airbuds fall out
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 January 2017 12:07

Apple knows its wireless airbuds fall out


Didn’t stop them releasing them

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple knows that its expensive wireless airbuds fall out of your ears and apparently patented a fix. Only it never used it.