Tame Apple Press celebrates
There is nothing the Tame Apple Press loves more than when one of their favourite company’s rivals products catch fire. In this case a bloke in China’s Galaxy Note 7, caught fire and exploded and the way the story has been reported you would think there was something wrong with the product.
Only for Daydream believers
Bloomberg claims that Google will be launching its Daydream VR platform in a few weeks.
It isnt easy being green
Nvidia presented the Hot Chips show with a close-up of its Pascal GP100 die – stained green so we can see the details.
It is as if they know the iPhone 7 is coming
While the Tame Apple Press is trying to drum up support for what looks like a terminally dull iPhone 7, the existing iPhone 6 and 6s/ Plus models are mysteriously sending themselves into Silicon Heaven with the enthusiasm of a Japanese kamakazi pilot.
Apollo Lake dimming DIMMS use
Notebook vendors have largely moved to on-board memory designs and are killing off DIMMs so that they can make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible.
From feast to famine... er rather nice dinner with wine
TSMC's 28nm processes have been flat out lately but it seems that Intel's slowing down of orders for baseband chips are going to cause a slight drop in sales in the fourth quarter.
Networking for mobs
Boffins at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory say they might have solved the problem wi-fi has broadcasting to crowded areas such as concerts, airports, conference halls and sports stadiums.
Nvidia's Death Star juggernaut seems stuck in first
Beancounters at Mercury Research have noted that AMD is finally striking back against Nvidia and clawing back GPU market share.
HPU is pretty powerful
Software King of the World, Microsoft, has managed to keep what is under the bonnet of its Hololens pretty secret, but not it appears ready to spill the beans.