Apple’s legal antics gave FBI a back door to its phones
Published in News


Problems with believing your own PR

Fruity cargo cult Apple has made a huge mistake fighting the FBI over the encryption case.

Apple's "new" iPhone has three year old design
Published in Mobiles


Really has run out of ideas

The Tame Apple Press had told us that the coming four inch iPhone SE would help save Apple’s bacon in developing countries. The new phone was to kill off the iPhone 5S. But it turns out that Apple’s new iPhone is just the iPhone 5S in a different box.

Microsoft in Skylake U-Turn
Published in News


Also broke Windows 10 Mobile promise

Software outfit Microsoft has U-turned over its decision to kill off support for Intel Skylake processors running Windows 7 and 8.1 next year.

Gigabyte issues high end desktop (HEDT) motherboard range
Published in Motherboards


Based on on Intel C236 and C232 chipset.

Gigabyte has launched a whole new series of high end desktop motherboards based on Intel C236 and C232 chipset.

Intel releases i7-6660U
Published in Processors


Low powered Skylake-U

Chipzilla has quietly added a new mobile chip to its pricelist.

Warner and Intel sued over piracy accusation
Published in Graphics


HDFury maker is furious


LegendSky, the maker of the HDFury has counter-sued Intel and Warner Bros over its anti-piracy antics.

Facebook and WhatsApp abandon Blackberry
Published in Mobiles


No one is interested any more

Facebook and WhatsApp have decided to cease all support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms.

Giant bug eats DDR4
Published in Memory
21 March 2016

Giant bug eats DDR4


Rowhammer not just for DDR3

DDR4 was supposed to be a lot more secure than other DDR3 which was vulnerable to an exploit called Rowhammer.  But it turns out that DDR4 might also be vulnerable afterall.

Apple in internal battle over privacy
Published in News


Needs the money


While the fruity cargo cult is publically fighting against the FBI over privacy concerns, it is facing an internal battle using data for advertising.

AMD has not given up on mobile GPU
Published in Graphics


But only in the right circumstances


Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group has said that the outift is open to making a graphics processor for mobile devices but only in select circumstances.