Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
Published in News


It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.

Apple closes wireless router division
Published in News

Now more past its sell by date than Steve Jobs 

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple appears to be seeking to be the world leader in vapourware by promising shedloads of products which never turn up.

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden
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He has not been charged with anything

The campaign to have President Barack Obama pardon NSA leaker Edward Snowden has run aground.

Notebook shipments up 6.4 percent after declining two years
Published in Notebooks


First growth quarter after eight quarters of decline

According to a report from DigiTimes Research, the number of notebook shipments worldwide is expected to reach 41.65 million units in Q4 2016 as demand from the year-end holiday season begins to pick up.

MediaTek introduces 4K video streaming for smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Works with any Ultra HDTV using a MediaTek chipset

On Sunday, MediaTek announced UltraCast, a new chipset-enabled streaming technology that allows users of MediaTek Helio-based smartphones to stream 4K content wirelessly to their television sets and set-top boxes.

AMD Zen to come in three product tiers
Published in Processors


“Easily clocked” to 4.2GHz with standard air or liquid cooling


Last week, two Chinese sources revealed some details regarding the naming schemes and potential pricing of AMD’s upcoming Zen-based desktop processor lineup, codenamed “Summit Ridge”.

HTC denies flogging off its smartphone business
Published in Mobiles


Things are not that bad yet

Troubled maker of smartphones HTC has denied rumours that it could be about to flog off its smartphone business.

Nvidia shows off “most efficient” super computer
Published in Graphics


DGX SaturnV with its Tesla P100s


The GPU maker named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, has been patting itself on the back over the DGX SaturnV, which it says is the most energy efficient supercomputer of all time.

Intel 9th generation Core processors slides leaked
Published in Processors


Coffee Lake might bring six cores to mainstream


Chinese tech site BenchLife.info has got its paws on some slides which show details of Intel's 9th generation Core processors.

Developers abandon Apple MacBook Pro for Windows
Published in Notebooks


Jobs’ Mob really has scored an own goal


Developers are being forced away from Apple’s Macbook Pro line and onto proper Windows based computers for the first time because someone in Apple’s design department forgot that they needed the escape and function keys.