Cannon Lake gets Intel's 802.11ac Wi-Fi
Published in Processors


If you want it


Benchlife has come up with an Intel slide which appears to show he upcoming 300-series chipsets intended for use with the chip giant's "Cannon Lake" processor family.

Gigabyte makes cash from server boards
Published in Motherboards


Server motherboards stand for comfort


Motherboard makers have been getting a good kicking over recent years but Gigabyte is seeing some light at the end of the tunnel thanks to increased shipments for server motherboards.

Shocking way to bring reality to VR
Published in News


This VR wouldn’t go voom if you put four million volts through it

A team of boffins from Germany has worked out that the best way to make VR more real is to give yourself an electric shock.

Li-RAM could be the next big thing
Published in Memory


Making light of memory


A Vancouver Island chemist has come up a light induced magnetoresistive random-access memory (LI-RAM) that uses light instead of electricity to store and process data.

Intel kills off IDF
Published in News
18 April 2017

Intel kills off IDF


End of an error

Chipzilla has decided to cancel its Intel Developer Forum tradeshow including this summer's expected IDF17.

Even stabbing the S8 will not cause it to explode
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press jokes fail

The Tame Apple Press has been trying to spoil the release of Galaxy S8 with lots of gags about exploding batteries. The only problem is the S8 battery tech is surprisingly robust.

Facebook steps up fake news monitoring
Published in News


More than 30,000 fake accounts linked to the French election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

G.SKILL develops super-fast RAM
Published in Memory


Ram maker comes up with DDR4-4333MHz 16GB


RAM maker G.SKILL has released a new DDR4-4333MHz 16GB (2x 8GB).

Google confirms death of Octane
Published in News


No longer useful because developers cheat


Google has killed off its widely-used Octane JavaScript benchmark saying that it's no longer a useful way for browser developers to determine how best to optimise their JavaScript engines.

Apple gets self-driving car testing licence
Published in News


Don’t hold your breath


The Tame Apple Press was over the moon this morning after it was revealed that the fruity cargo cult has got a licence to test self-driving cars.