Microsoft has nothing to report on ARM64  plans
Published in Processors


Executive shrugs

Software king of the world, Microsoft, clearly has no clue about the ARM64 support coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK.

Ryzen 5 APU Mandolin is detailed
Published in Processors


Time will tell if it is a Nicholas Cage or the novel 

Details of a new Ryzen 5 APU, with onboard Radeon Vega Graphics, has been spotted on Geekbench, giving both a hint of its performance, and specifications.

Gigabyte motherboard  shipments fall
Published in Motherboards


Desktop market drying up

Gigabyte  is expected to see its motherboard shipments fall under 13 million units in 2017 from 16-17 million units in 2016, and could struggle to maintain the 10 million level in 2018, due largely to the dwindling desktop PC and DIY markets, particularly in China that commands almost half of the global market demand.

Advertisers fume as Apple blocks cookies
Published in News


No cookies on this Safari 

The biggest advertising organisations say Apple will "sabotage" the current economic model of the internet with plans to integrate cookie blocking technology into the new version of Safari.

Apple comes up with bizarre excuse for faulty iPhone X
Published in News


Others are not supposed to look at your phone

The fruity cargo-cult Apple, yeah you heard it first here,  is famous for its "dog ate my homework" excuses when its overpriced technology suffers from design flaws – normally blaming the customers.

Spanish watchdog fines Facebook over privacy
Published in News


That will cost you 1.2 million

Spain's Data Protection Authority has issued a 1.2 million euro fine against Facebook after it found three cases when the company collected data without informing users, as required by European Union privacy laws.

MediaTek likely to fall behind in node race
Published in Processors


10nm and 7nm process technologies unlikely for 2018

MediaTek is likely to fall behind its rivals when it comes to using advanced 10nm and 7nm process technologies.

Ryzen Pro heats French homes and offices
Published in Processors


Apparently temperatures Ryzen is a good thing.


AMD has invited a French company called Qarnot to discuss how they're using Ryzen Pro processors to heat homes and offices for free.

Macedonians peddle fake news to Americans
Published in News

 
Alexander the Great would be proud

A riverside town in the Republic of Macedonia has developed a new industry manufacturing fake news which is so bad that only  Americans can believe it.

Apple sued over Beats advertising
Published in Wearables


Shonky, and grossly overpriced court told

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is not having a good week - not only has its iPhone X launch been greeted with howls of derision, now it has been sued over the advertising for its overpriced Beats headphones.