IBM launches Linux only mainframe
Published in News
17 August 2015


Super penguin

IBM has announced a new Linux-only mainframe aimed at both ends of the enterprise market.

China tablet makers giving up on tablet craze
Published in Notebooks
17 August 2015


Writing is on the wall

If you want proof that the tablets are going the way of the hoola hoop and other fads, have a look at what China's tablet makers are doing.

Italian teen found what Apple security experts couldn't
Published in News
17 August 2015


Forbidden to fix it

An Italian teenager has found two zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's OS X operating system that could be used to gain remote access to a computer.

Skylake shortage
Published in Processors
17 August 2015


Intel knocks in an own goal

While Chipzilla was banking on its Skylake chip to sort out its bottom line, it appears that it forgot to make nearly enough.

HTC announces its cunning plan
Published in News
14 August 2015


Trying to cheat the reaper

Troubled mobile phone outfit HTC has announced that it is sharpening its axe in a restructuring plan which will see it make money again.

TSMC prepares for 16nm production
Published in Processors
14 August 2015


Nvidia sorted sorta 

TSMC has mentioned that it will be looking to commence production using its 16nm process in the third quarter now it looks like it is happening.

Nvidia releases Geforce 355.60 WHQL Game Ready drivers
Published in Graphics
14 August 2015


Beta support for GameWorks VR

Nvidia has released its newest set of WHQL-certified Geforce drivers, the Geforce 355.60 WHQL.  These are Game Ready drivers for the upcoming Ashes of the Singulary tech demo which is coming from Stardock.

Dell releases cheap as chips Chromebook
Published in Notebooks
14 August 2015


At last one which is affordable

Dell has released a Chromebook which is actually affordable and could end up in the paws of schoolkids or businesses.

Windows 10 will sink "pirated" software or hardware
Published in News
14 August 2015


Anything illegal will not work

Microsoft has changed the terms of its License Agreement on Windows 10 to allow it to sniff around and disable illegally obtained software or hardware.

Apple's TV service on hold
Published in News
14 August 2015


As expected

Apple's over-hyped television service has been put on ice, pretty much like we expected.