Galaxy Note 7 explodes
Published in Mobiles


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.

Google's Daydream to be launched in a few weeks
Published in Wearables


Only for Daydream believers

Bloomberg claims that Google will be launching its Daydream VR platform in a few weeks.

Nvidia shows off Pascal100 dyed green
Published in Graphics


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.

iPhone 6 and 6S develop touch screen problems
Published in Mobiles


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.

Notebooks shifting to on-board memory
Published in Memory


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.

TSMC suffers from Intel baseband slow down
Published in Processors


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.

MIT boffins speed up wi-fi in crowded areas
Published in Mobiles


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.

AMD strikes back against Nvidia empire
Published in Graphics


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.

Microsoft's Hololens headset's Atomic secrets
Published in Wearables


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.

Wikileaks getting out of control
Published in News


Assange harms ordinary people to keep the spotlight on him

As he fights to catch the attention of the world spotlight, Julian Assange is getting more careless with the lives of “ordinary people” who he claims to be protecting.