MSI pulls Kaby Lake BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards

Unspecified big bug

Motherboard maker MSI has pulled BIOS releases over an unspecified error in its Kaby Lake update.

TSMC’s 7nm tech is on track
Published in Processors

For anyone wanting risk next year

TSMC's co-CEO Mark Liu told yesterday's investors meeting that his outfit’s 7nm was well on track and will be ready for risk production in the middle of next year.

Intel drones on
Published in News
14 October 2016

Intel drones on

Intel Falcon 8+ System is its first commercial drone

Chipzilla has been flat out developing software for the consumer drones and now is set to release a few drones of its own.

Intel calls in Michael Phelps to peddle PCs
Published in Notebooks

US swimmer used to prove PCs are not under water

Chipzilla is hoping to make a splash by hiring a US gold medal swimmer to promote its new range of PCs.

Foxconn installs Pork Explosion backdoor into Android gear
Published in Mobiles

Porca misera

Android devices containing Foxconn firmware might have a backdoor thanks to a debugging feature left inside the OS bootloader.

Royal Navy puts robots through their paces
Published in News

Robot wars

The British Royal Navy is staging what it is calling its first "robot wars" exercises testing drone boats off the coasts of Scotland and west Wales.

AMD’s FreeSync beating Nvidia’s G-Sync
Published in Graphics

Kitchen sink beating N-Sync

Monitors supporting AMD’s FreeSync adaptive sync tech are cleaning Nvidia’s G-Sync clock.

Apple genii steal photos
Published in News

Apple perverts use customers' snaps in sex game

Since part of the joy of owning an iPhone involves having to take it to an Apple store to be repaired, you will be relieved to know that Apple genii down under have been providing an extra special service to clients whose phone’s they repair.

HTC shows off new controller prototype
Published in Wearables

Handcuffs anyone?

HTC has been showing off the prototype of its VR controller and position-tracking modules for its virtual reality headsets.

HP releases Kaby Lake notebooks
Published in News

Spectre 360 is better than a MacBook Pro

The maker of rather expensive printer ink, HP has just released its latest Kaby Lake laptop.