Samsung Galaxy 8 press image leaked
Published in Mobiles


Whoops

Samsung is expected to release its new flagship line-up next month, and there have been a number of leaks as to what the thing will look like – but this one has an aura of credibility that other leaks lack.

Windows 10 will stop randomly re-booting on updates
Published in News


Changes to updates


Software King of the World, Microsoft, is finally making some changes to the way Windows Updates are applied to Windows 10 PCs.

Software engineers hassled by airport security
Published in News


Prove you are a coder

Trump-empowered border patrol guards are getting sillier and are now demanding that software engineers demonstrate their powers of coding at the airport.

Oculus knocks $100 off its price
Published in Wearables


Gotta move this gear

Troubled virtual reality outfit Oculus has slashed $100 for the price of its gear.

Intel does not believe users will care about processes
Published in Processors


14nm, 10nm users will never notice

Chipzilla thinks that users don’t give a monkey’s what process their chip has and will be more interested in its performance, according to a man with long job title.

Seagate still sees HDD future
Published in News


Will co-exist with SSD, like ebony and ivory 


Seagate might have been pushing into the solid state drive (SSD) market with shedloads of acquisitions or strategic alliances with SSD partners, but that does not mean that HDs are a thing of the past.

Wikipedia editors outsource spats to bots
Published in News


Remotely controlled obnoxious morons fight each other

Wikipedia editors are finding it so hard to be that obnoxious to magazines and researchers they don’t like and are outsourcing their work to bots – which are spending a lot of time fighting each other.

Apple steered boat crashes into ferry
Published in Games


Captain thought he could run on Apple Maps and an iPad

It is a while since we have had a story about an Apple fanboy who relied entirely on Apple Maps and ended up getting lost. But this guy was dumb enough to use his iPad to do his course navigation on his boat.

TCL releases three new Blackberries
Published in Mobiles


Brand resurrected


Blackberry might be sinking into a smartphone abyss but it seems that TCL is not wasting its time in building its product list sporting the brand.

Pixel laptop goes the way of the Dodo
Published in Notebooks


Did all it was supposed to do

Google’s senior vice president for hardware Rick Osterloh has hinted that the Pixel laptop will be going the way of Ned Stark from the Game of Thrones.