Touch-screen inventor stuffed up his geography
Published in News

Court case at his death

The Welsh boffin who developed the touchscreen technology made a schoolkid geography error which could have resulted in millions ending up in the wrong place after his death.

New Raspberry Pi costs $5
Published in Motherboards

Who needs Black Friday?

A new Raspberry Pi is in the shops for the grand sum of $5.

Globalfoundries might become Chinese takeaway
Published in Processors

Abu Dhabi plans to off-load the company

AMD spin-off Globalfoundries might be off-loaded by its Abu Dhabi owners to the Chinese.

Samsung will make its products IoT friendly
Published in Wearables

Just in time for Sealab 2020

Samsung says that it will make nine out of 10 of its ultra-thin LCD TVs and mobile devices support Internet of Things (IoT) applications prior to 2017.

Intel reveals 2016 tablet roadmap
Published in Mobiles

Partners leak a copy

Chipzilla has revealed its 2016 roadmap for tablet-use processors to its partners who quickly leaked it to the media.

OnePlus admits to having a dodgy USB Type-C cable
Published in News

Not to spec

OnePlus has admitted to designing a dodgy USB Type-C cable in what might be the first high-profile case.

Samsung starts production on TSV DDR4
Published in Memory

128GB DDR4 modules built

Samsung has started mass production of 128GB DDR4 modules built using 'through silicon via' (TSV) technology.

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC
Published in Processors

Low production capacity

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel will not be getting the work for LG’s Nuclun 2 because it lacks the production capacity.

Out-of-date Apple will get OLED screens next year
Published in Mobiles

Better late than never

Fruity Cargo cult Apple is so desperate for ideas it is trying to update itself using OLED technology from its rival Samsung which is used in most high-end Android smartphones.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors

All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.