Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey claims Linux gamers declining
Published in Games


But things are not what they seem

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey appears to show Linux use declining and its survey has raised a few eyebrows in the Linux community.

Chinese want shedloads of fingerprint sensors
Published in News


Expected to buy 2-300 million of them

Chinese smartphone vendors will ship an estimated 200-300 smartphones featuring fingerprint-recognizing functions this year.

Apple set to buy Imagination
Published in News


Apparently it has a shortage

The Dark Satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that claims the Fruity Cargo Cult Apple is about to write a cheque for the British chip design company Imagination Technologies.

Former Intel boss Andy Grove is dead
Published in Processors


Without him there would be no Chipzilla or PC revolution

The bloke who led Intel in its key transition from memory outfit to PC chip supremo, Andy Grove has died, he was 79.

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.