Cambridge Consultants ready Digital radio
Published in News
06 March 2015


Does not need analogue

Boffins working for Cambridge Consultants have successfully completed trials of the world’s first fully digital radio transmitter.

Java is installing Adware
Published in News
06 March 2015


Don't Ask Don't Tell

Rich Trouton, a Mac systems administrator who runs the Der Flounder blog has discovered that a Java installer is installing adware, in the form of the Ask Toolbar.

World’s first Cortex-A72 SoC spotted at MWC 15
Published in Processors
06 March 2015


MediaTek MT8173 runs prototype tablet 

We had a chance to see the world’s first Cortex-A72 CPU core in the quad-core MediaTek 8173 SoC.

Zotac details upcoming SN970 Steam Machine box
Published in News
06 March 2015


Coming in November with Steam OS, GTX 970M and M.2 SSD drive

Valve showed off 13 different Steam Machine from various manufacturers at its CES 2014 Press Conference, but as we know now, after a long wait it emerged that the devices would be delayed.

HTC One M9 scores 53852 in AnTuTu
Published in Mobiles
06 March 2015


Snapdragon 810 in action

We had a chance to run AnTuTu on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 in the HTC One M9, and we managed to run the latest and greatest 64-bit version of the test. 

Asus X99-Deluxe with USB 3.1 shipping in Europe
Published in Motherboards
06 March 2015


€399, but you do get pretty much everything

The new Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1 is shipping in Europe and the asking price is a rather saucy €399.

Huawei will get the next Nexus deal
Published in Mobiles
05 March 2015


Google finally turns to Chinese vendor

Google is going to rope in a new supplier for its next Nexus. According Kevin Yang, director of China research at iSuppli, Google is set to tap Huawei to make its next Nexus. 

Skylake headed for second half of year
Published in Processors
05 March 2015


Intel confirms

Intel has confirmed that it will release Core M processors this year based on its new Skylake chip design. 

Apple delays large tablets
Published in Notebooks
05 March 2015


If it ever intended to release any

Fruity cargo cult Apple which was rumoured to be releasing a big tablet is now rumoured to be delaying it, according to the latest rumours. 

Samsung's processing leap was corporate espionage
Published in Processors
05 March 2015


CommonWealth claims

A magazine claims that Samsung’s leapfrog over TSMC to become the 14nm provider of choice is as a direct result of corporate spying.