Orange Pi is a wiz for $10
Published in Motherboards


Quad-core

While Orange Pi might sound like an embarrassing medical symptom, it is peaking the interest of those in the dirt cheap single-board computer market

Apple knock-on effect
Published in News
28 January 2016

Apple knock-on effect


Partners suffer

Apple’s “shock” announcement that its business is not growing anymore is having a major effect on all the companies it propped up and their rivals.

European PC shipments plummet
Published in Notebooks


IDC says they fell by another 18.2 per cent


Just when you thought PC shipments could not get any lower, IDC thinks they have fallen another 18 per cent.

Altera deal might bite Chipzilla
Published in Processors


Analyst warns

Technology analyst Ashraf Eassa is getting a little worried about Intel’s $16.7 billion Altera deal which he thinks could end up being a huge flop.

China gets its paws on another Taiwanese chipmaker
Published in Processors


The little red chequebook opens

The Chinese government appears to be opening its little red chequebook and buying up chipmakers from what it calls its renegade province. 

Qualcomm predicts slow-down
Published in Processors


Mobile slide 

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm is talking about weaker profits as smartphone sales dry up. 

Samsung warns of weaker earnings
Published in News


Copies Apple again 

It seems that Apple is not the only one which is being hard hit by a fall in interest in smartphones. its rival Samsung is reporting the same sort of problems, only it has the advantage of other products it can fall back on and a big R&D budget for future products.

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes
Published in Processors


Higher performance laptops coming

Chipzilla has added new Core i7 Skylake (and mobile Xeon) models to its CPU price list, which should be coming to a PC near you soon.

New Year’s resolution for monitors
Published in News


Different sizes too


AU Optronics ,LG and Samung are planning to bring out more panels with different resolutions and specifications this year.

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results
Published in News


Looks like the sky really wasn’t cloud’s limit

While the Cloud is supposed to be the savour of big computing, VMWare, which should be doing well is actually suffering.