HP does better than expected
Published in News


Notebooks doing well but printers are pants

HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.

Acer, Asustek and Samsung to talk wearables soon
Published in News

In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.

Star Citizen gets a new gameplay trailer
Published in Games


Almost an hour of video material

Star Citizen has been in the focus of gamers for quite some time with Roberts Space Industry managing to secure a mind-boggling  $120 million and it finally had something to show at the Gamescom 2016 event held last week.

Sony unveils a list of Nougat-loving devices
Published in Mobiles


Xperia... Sony has heard about the English language....

Following most other smartphone manufacturers which have released partial lists of devices that will be graced with Google's latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS, Sony has also "unveiled" its own negligee like list of devices.

Nvidia tarts up grid
Published in Graphics


Improved management tools

Nvidia has updated its Grid software platform with deeper performance profiling and analytics tools for planning, deployment, and support of virtual GPU users.

Galaxy Note 7 explodes
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press celebrates

There is nothing the Tame Apple Press loves more than when one of their favourite company’s rivals products catch fire. In this case a bloke in China’s Galaxy Note 7, caught fire and exploded and the way the story has been reported you would think there was something wrong with the product.

Google's Daydream to be launched in a few weeks
Published in Wearables


Only for Daydream believers

Bloomberg claims that Google will be launching its Daydream VR platform in a few weeks.

Nvidia shows off Pascal100 dyed green
Published in Graphics


It isnt easy being green

Nvidia presented the Hot Chips show with a close-up of its Pascal GP100 die – stained green so we can see the details.

iPhone 6 and 6S develop touch screen problems
Published in Mobiles


It is as if they know the iPhone 7 is coming

While the Tame Apple Press is trying to drum up support for what looks like a terminally dull iPhone 7, the existing iPhone 6 and 6s/ Plus models are mysteriously sending themselves into Silicon Heaven with the enthusiasm of a Japanese kamakazi pilot.

Notebooks shifting to on-board memory
Published in Memory


Apollo Lake dimming DIMMS use

Notebook vendors have largely moved to on-board memory designs and are killing off DIMMs so that they can make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible.