FCC Chairman Wheeler to quit in January
Published in News


Title II reclassification became signature achievement


The current chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, said that he will resign at the end of the current presidential administration in January, during a tenure driven by increasing consumer protection in the satellite and cable industies while overseeing an escalating court battle over Title II broadband reclassification policy.

All US carriers to issue Note 7 "brick" update after all
Published in Mobiles


Update affects less than seven percent of remaining owners

Samsung has been slowly receiving any remaining recalled Galaxy Note 7 units over the past week since it issued an expanded voluntary recall statement on its support website, as we reported.

Viv might not make it to the Samsung S8
Published in Mobiles


Will not hack off Google


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Samsung will not be installing its Viv, AI assistant in the S8 because it does not want to hack off Google.

Intel expected to show off new NUCs at CES
Published in Notebooks


Dem bones, dem bones, dem bare bones


While PC demand remains weak, Intel’s NUCs have been doing rather well and it is set to release a new wave of the bare bone products at CES.

Raven Ridge Zen APU to arrive in 2H 2017
Published in Notebooks


Desktop, server then notebook

Summit Ridge, Ryzen is on track for Q1 2017, Naples, a server part is on track for Q2 2017 while AMD’s CEO confirmed that Raven Ridge Zen APU is on track to launch in the second half of 2017.

Notebook sales increased in November
Published in News


Top three saw 10 per cent boost


Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and come up with some good news for notebook manufacturers.

Samsung S8 will have Note's touch flexible display
Published in Mobiles


Ready for spring 2017


Samsung’s Galaxy S8, which should be ready for spring of 2017 is rumoured to arrive with a touch flexible display.

SK Hynix moves to 10nm DRAM
Published in Memory


Next year


SK Hynix is going to mass produce 10-nano-range DRAMs next year and says that this will be the world’s second mass-production of 10-nano-range DRAM.

Bezos diplomatic after Trump meeting
Published in News


Hatchet buried?


Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump met up with Silicon Valley’s big names yesterday to repair the damage of the election campaign.

Asus gives Kaby Lake to UX310
Published in Notebooks


Notebooks finally go seventh Intel generation

Asus has refreshed its its UX310 notebook with Kaby Lake goodness.