Nintendo NX will mean a return to the cartridge
Published in Games


Like the 3DS


We have suspected that the Nintendo NX rumours was going to abandon optical discs for game storage, but we thought it would move to download only.

Ulefone has Helio P10 smartphone for $199
Published in Mobiles


Full HD bezel-less screen, 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM

Ulefone Future is an interesting smartphone that is currently selling for $199 to $239, and you get quite a lot including Helio P10 SoC, 5.5-inch bezel-less Full HD screen, Android 6.0 out of the box, Gorilla Glass 3 and 16-megapixel camera.

Acer to release two more ultra-thins in September
Published in Notebooks


Undercutting the market

Acer's new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 raised a few eyebrows by charging $699 for what many other manufacturers would charge more than $1000. Now it is planning two more which will appear in September.

Intel Core i7 6850K 'Broadwell-E' benchmarked
Published in News


Benchmarked against Core i7 5820K Haswell-E

On Thursday, a user named Maintenance Bot on the Overclock.net forums posted a sneak peek of what to expect from Intel’s upcoming Core i7 6850K ‘Broadwell-E’ desktop chip.

Russian hacker hands over 272 million unique email accounts
Published in News


Biggest credential cache amassed by a single individual to date

This week, an anonymous young Russian hacker calling himself “the Collector” just handed over roughly 232 million unique email account credentials and passwords on a social media forum, with a total cache of 1.17 billion records.

Alleged 2018 'Chevrolet Jolt' isn't an official vehicle
Published in News


GM denies involvement, hints at copyright infringement

Recently, a website for an unreleased Chevrolet vehicle has been listed alleging to portray an upcoming all-electric vehicle with a 230-mile range and a price as low as $30,000. While the new Chevrolet vehicle is schedule to launch sometime in 2018, there is only one problem – it isn’t an official vehicle authorized by Chevrolet or any of its partners.

10-year old for finds Instagram flaw, Facebook pays him $10,000
Published in News


By typing in malicious code, high-level bug erases comments 


On Wednesday, social media giant Facebook took a humble bow to a 10-year old Finnish lad’s code-altering skills and paid him $10,000 for discovering a high-risk flaw in its Instagram API. The bug allowed any Instagram commenter to type malicious code into the comment section of any status update and effectively delete anyone’s comments from a post.

Hard-drives on their way out
Published in News


SSD is king


HDD shipments across the board for all HDD applications were down 12.3 per cent over the prior quarter, despite the fact that the average HDD capacities increased.

ADATA sticks some LEDs in its RAM
Published in Memory


Add a bit of Dazzle

ADATA is planning a new line of DDR4 memory modules with LED strips that light up the upper edges of XPG Dazzle heat spreaders.

Intel might have just killed Microsoft’s mobile dreams
Published in Processors


Pulling out has left Redmond high and dry

Intel pulling out of the mobile business has left Microsoft’s mobile dreams in trouble.