Google working on two smartwatches
Published in Wearables


Angelfish and Swordfish

Google is reportedly working on two Android Wear smartwatches which have a fishy theme.

LG profits reach two-year high
Published in News


$504 million for April June

LG Electronics appears to be doing rather well all of a sudden and says its second-quarter operating profit will reach a two-year high.

Avast buys AVG
Published in News


Writes a $1.3 billion cheque

Avast has acquired rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion as it appears the security market is headed for a period of contraction.

Apple tech might accidently stop people filming US cops killing
Published in News


Side effect of the concert censorship technology

The other day we ran a yarn about how Apple was going to install technology which would make it impossible for iPhone users to film concerts.

Nvidia shows off new rendering tech
Published in Graphics


Baked into Pascal

Nvidia has been showing off its new rendering technology which it has backed into the latest series of ‘Pascal’ GPUs.

Oracle denies it is killing off Java EE
Published in News


Pledges its commitment

Oracle has been on the blower after we ran a story saying it as losing interest in its Java. EE and might be pulling the plug on the open saucy operating system because it was not making the outfit enough cash.

Radeon Crimson driver 16.7.1 is out
Published in Graphics


Fixes PCIe current draw and improves performance

AMD promised us a driver within 48 hours and after two sleepless nights the developers have delivered one. The driver  fix needed doing urgently and  will draw less current from the motherboard. 

Julia Herd joins Deezer
Published in News


Like another semi geezer

HTC executive Julia Herd has joined music streaming outfit Deezer as VP of Communications.

Nvidia officially announces the new Geforce GTX 1060
Published in Graphics


Retail availability and reviews coming on July 19

Nvidia has now officially unveiled its third Pascal-based graphics card, the mid-range Geforce GTX 1060, which will have an MSRP of US $249.

Nvidia rolls out new Geforce 368.69 WHQL drivers
Published in Graphics


Game Ready for DiRT Rally VR

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 368.69 WHQL Game Ready drivers which will bring all the optimizations for the new DiRT Rally VR game, which heavily focuses on virtual reality experience.