D-Wave announces a faster “quantum computer”
Published in News

Doubles the number of qubits without increasing the number of cats

D-Wave Systems, which claims to make the world’s first quantum computer, today announced details of its most advanced quantum computing system, featuring a new 2000-qubit processor and no extra potentually dead or alive cats.

Online gamer kids are brainy kids
Published in Games

They do better in maths, reading and science

New research has shown that kids who play computer games online every day perform better academically in science, maths and reading tests.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks

Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

Oxford boffins create quantum hybrid logic gate
Published in Processors

Made from two types of Calcium and no cats

Researchers at Oxford University have created a ‘hybrid’ logic gate using two isotopes of calcium, the abundant isotope calcium-40 and the rare isotope calcium-43.

Audiophiles dying out
Published in News
17 December 2015

Audiophiles dying out

Ghost of Steve Jobs wonders how that happened

A new survey has shown that the days of listening to high quality music on a decent stereo are dying out as many people are actually happy with the quality of their computer speakers.

Apple rejects security app because it mentions Apple insecurity
Published in News

Chaos shows that Apple TV will be as slanted as Fox

It is starting to look like Apple TV will be heavily censored to conform Jobs’ Mob marketing.

Gamers can save the planet by tweaking
Published in Games

Berkeley researchers investigate energy use

Computer gamers could save a fortune, and the planet if they tweaked their machines a bit better.

Boffins build network from rat brains
Published in News

Who needs Intel when you have a few rats?

Never mind silicon chips, the future of the computer is bio-mechanics and the parts can be found in your sewer.

M3 computer claims to be the world's smallest
Published in Mobiles

Size of a rice grain

The Michigan Micro Mote, or the M3, has been released and its makers claim that it is the smallest in the world.


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