Microsoft developing laptop powered by a phone
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Windows 10 phone in Continuum mode

Microsoft is developing a laptop that runs off a Windows 10-powered phone in Continuum mode.

French build their own exaflop supercomputer
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Ready by 2020

The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission has written a cheque to the Atos to build a supercomputer it hopes will reach exaflop levels of performance by 2020.

Microsoft tries to make BSOD friendlier
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 13:25

Microsoft tries to make BSOD friendlier


Lipstick on a pig


Software giant Microsoft is working to make Windows' infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) a little friendlier, adding a quick-response code (QR code) which can be scanned with a smartphone or tablet.

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 12:26

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823


Qualcomm’s Unreleased most powerful chip

The Galaxy Note 6 will feature Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip — the so-far unseen Snapdragon 823.

Apple’s iPhone SE has a Bluetooth fault
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 11:36

Apple’s iPhone SE has a Bluetooth fault


Networking technology, Apple has heard of it

You would think that releasing a knock-off of an earlier model would save you having a few technical hitches but it appears that the Apple’s iPhone 5C clone the iPhone SE has a fault with its Bluetooth function.

Adobe’s Flash tester behind the times
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:44

Adobe’s Flash tester behind the times


Chrome is more up-to-date

There has been a cock-up with Flash’s updates system which has left Chrome with a newer version of Flash than Adobe thinks is the latest.

PC shipments lowest since 2007
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:38

PC shipments lowest since 2007


9.6 per cent drop in a year

Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.

Priv too pricy
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Monday, 11 April 2016 14:48

Priv too pricy


Blackberry make cheaper ones next year

Blackberry has admitted that its Android-based Priv was too expensive and it is going to stick to cheap and cheerful from now on.

TSMC ramps up production on Intel’s modem
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IPhone 7 believed to be the target

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn about TSMC ramping up production of Intel’s XMM 7360 LTE modem.

Chinese restaurants fire robot staff
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Monday, 11 April 2016 12:11

Chinese restaurants fire robot staff


Here I am, a brain the size of a planet, and they want me to serve fries.

Three Chinese restaurants in Guangzhou have been forced to fire all of their robot staff because they were about as useful as a chocolate teapot.