Fujitsu works out way to keep phone cool
Published in News

Ice, Ice, baby

Fujitsu has developed a way of keeping mobile gear cool.

Worldwide tablet growth hits the brakes
Published in Notebooks

Market matures

Beancounters at IDC have suddenly realised that all that rubbish they said about Tablets being game-changers was indeed a pile of rubbish, and the keyboardless netbooks were just another fad going the way of the hola-hoop. 

Video game market goes boom
Published in Games

Also splat and kapow

February was a great month for the video game industry with games, hardware, and accessories all enjoying sales increases for combined sales of $956 million. 

Ransomware moves to games
Published in Games

They came for my OS, I didnt care, then they came for Civ 5

Hackers who have been cleaning up by installing ransomeware in people's machines have worked out that there is more money holding games to ransom. 

Man turns to crack dealing to buy Apple Watch
Published in Wearables

Daft excuses of our time

A Chinese bloke turned to crime so that he could afford to follow the voices in his head which told him he needed an iWatch. 

Intel slashes forecast
Published in News

Blames small businesses

Chipzilla has slashed a $1 billion from its first-quarter revenue forecast claiming that small businesses put off upgrading their personal computers. 

Why Linux is still not ready for desktop
Published in News

Nothing ever changes

Every three years I install Linux and see if it is ready for prime time yet, and every three years I am disappointed. What is so disappointing is not so much that the operating system is bad, it has never been, it is just that who ever designs it refuses to think of the user.

Wearables will bring substrate problems
Published in Processors

SiP packaging is the next big thing, or not

Analysts at iConnect are warning that while the IC substrate market in 2015 should be happy at the rise of wearables, there are some problems in the industry. 

Chipzilla announces Xeon SoC
Published in Processors

Xeon D is aimed at servers

Chipzilla has announced details of its first Xeon system on chip (SoC) which will become the new the Xeon D 1500 processor family. 

Electro-magnetic leakage could be new security hole
Published in Memory

Your memory is leaking

Google researchers have found that electromagnetic leakage can he used to break into computer systems.