Foxconn to take over Sharp
Published in News


Wants a Sharp note before it goes flat

Foxconn is certain to pay more than $5 billion to get Sharp and its display business.

Leaked map shows more faster clocked AMD Bristol Ridge APUs
Published in Processors


More than a nice pair of Bristols

A new leaked roadmap shows that AMD is adding more to its upcoming Bristol Ridge family of APUs

Apple’s security takes another hit
Published in News


Revolving door gatekeeper

While the fruity cargo cult Apple is busy bricking users for the crime of not using its genii to fix its overpriced toys, its reputation as being super secure is taking another battering.

Asus ROG Swift PG348Q monitor in the shops
Published in Graphics

Ultra-wide 34-inch curved display

Asus ROG Swift PG348Q is finally hitting the shops after attracting attention at Taiwan’s Computex technology trade show last year.

Internet traffic about to hit a zetta-byte
Published in News


That is much bigger than a Zeta Jones 

Global internet traffic will a zetta-byte for the first time this year according to Cisco.

Wearable market predicted to grow
Published in Wearables


Gartner polishes its crystal balls


Augurs in the divination division of the analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting the entrails of load of bullocks and come to the conclusion that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016.

Dell plans BIOS level security
Published in News


Business laptop BIOS to be better locked down

Grey tin box shifter Dell wants to beef up security on its business laptops and PCs by introducing a new tool which helps to protect the BIOS from malware.

Lenovo has poor results
Published in News
05 February 2016

Lenovo has poor results


Global macro-economic slowdown

Lenovo saw shares plunge by more than 10 per cent after it reported that quarterly revenues fell for the first time in more than six years.

Intel asks for non-K Skylake overclocking capabilities to be pulled
Published in Motherboards


Stop it now, it is too damn useful

There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.

Intel looks to tunnelling transistors and spintronics
Published in Processors


Who needs speed?


Chipzilla is looking at tunnelling transistors and spintronics and slowly rejecting the need for speed.