Microsoft blocks Ryzen and Kaby Lake users from updates on Windows 7 and 8.1
Published in Processors


Upgrade or die


Software king of the world Microsoft is locking down system updates for those using AMD’s Ryzen and Intel’s Kaby Lake processors on Windows 7 and 8.1.

Class action begins over LG bootloop
Published in Mobiles

G4 and V10 case started

Someone has started a class action for those affected by LG's bootloop problem with the G4 and V10.

Huawei confirms P10 Lite
Published in Mobiles


Open for pre-order


Huawei has opened its P10 Light for pre-order.

iPhone 6S explodes before CCTV cameras
Published in Games


Tame Apple Press says there is nothing to worry about

The Tame Apple Press is playing down CCTV footage of an iPhone 6 Plus exploding.

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health
Published in Wearables


What do you mean you can do that with a headphone jack?

The fruit tax-dodging cargo cult thinks it has found another reason to stick its expensive Airbuds into your ears.

Germany's first fully integrated 8K IP entertainment service to kick off
Published in News


Based around ADVA optical networking gear


ADVA Optical Networking announced that the German digital service provider Exaring has deployed its technology in Germany's first fully integrated platform for IP entertainment services.

Drones showing up weaknesses in missile defence plans
Published in News


It is too expensive to shoot them down

The US Patriot missile batteries might be getting more accurate, but cheaply made drones are fast becoming the battle field kings

Macom samples its third generation 16-nanometer FinFET Server-on-a-Chip
Published in Processors


Most powerful ARM


MACOM Connectivity Solutions announced the sampling of its third generation 16-nanometer FinFET Server-on-a-Chip(SoC), X-Gene 3.

US falling behind in supercomputer stakes
Published in News


Scientists fear America not really that great any more


Advanced computing experts at the National Security Agency and the Department of Energy are worried that that China is "extremely likely" to take the leadership in supercomputing as early as 2020.

Yahoo arrests show the hand of Putin
Published in News


Russians apparently thought people still used Yahoo mail

Indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo reveal a symbiotic relationship between Tsar Vladimir’s Putin’s security services and private Russian hackers.