AMD shows off Bristol Ridge
Published in Processors


Taking on Skylake

AMD has been giving a sneak preview of its “Bristol Ridge” architecture which it hope to use to take on Skylake.

Apple’s Siri didn’t get the security email
Published in News


The one where it was supposed to be unhackable

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been telling the world that its phones are so unhackable that it needs to re-write the operating system. Already the FBI has proved that wrong, but it seems that Siri is a backdoor making a mockery of Apple’s security.

Nvidia’s Game Ready driver fail
Published in Graphics


Giant bug creates crashes and blue screens.

Game Ready driver 364.47 has caused millions of Nvidia Geforce users some major headaches.

Oculus rift sells your creativity into slavery
Published in Wearables


Facebook own's everything you do – have an advert

Oculus Rift has a Terms of Service agreement which gives whatever you are working on to Facebook (which owns the Rift).

Intel mobile chip boss gives up
Published in Mobiles


Only took a year

The woman who was supposed to be behind Intel’s mobile chip boost has given up on the job after only a year.

Delays in Oculus Rift
Published in Wearables


Manufacturing glitch

The Oculus Rift is suffering from production delays due to a glitch in the manufacturing process.

Intel flags Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition
Published in Processors


14nm 'Broadwell-E chip spotted 

Details of Intel's Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition processor have appeared on the change-log for its latest Management Engine software on its support site.

AMD over the moon over stargazing contract
Published in Graphics


AMD's FirePro S9300 x2 Server GPUs to drive its HPC.

A cutting edge Canadian astronomy project will use AMD chips to provide the high performance computing it needs.

Asustek and Acer see LCD monitor sales growing
Published in Graphics


Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU

Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.

Another analyst says tablets are not much chop
Published in Mobiles


ABI blames saturated market

Beancounters at ABI Research have added up some numbers and joined the throngs who say that the tablet market is in a sad way.