MediaTek to release two TSMC 10nm chips
Published in Processors


Intel not even there

While Chipzilla has admitted it can’t build a 10nm chip, Mediatek is planning to release two of them using TSMC’s process.

Some high-profile exploding Note 7 cases are bogus
Published in Mobiles


Nearly a third are are made up

Earlier this week we upset a lot of people by questioning how many of these so called exploding Samsung Note 7 cases were true. Samsung said that so far it has had 26 high profile cases which have proved to be false.

Teen jail breaks iPhone 7 in a day
Published in Mobiles


Harder to hack but still a doddle.

Despite the usual security claims from Apple that its iPhone 7 is “the best, most advanced iPhone ever” it is still a doddle to hack.

Oculus Rift secretly funds Donald Trump
Published in Wearables


Founder finances anti-Clinton defamation campaign

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, has backed a pro-Trump political organisation called Nimble America that is dedicated to "shitposting" and spreading inflammatory memes about Hillary Clinton.

Mediatek might have won low-end Samsung orders
Published in Processors

Rumoured to be headed for Tizen

Mediatek has appeared to have confirmed a long standing rumour that Samsung is sourcing processors from MediaTek for its low-end devices, particularly its Tizen-powered handsets.

Yahoo claims 500 million passwords, account data compromised
Published in News


Advises users to change passwords


Over the course of 2014, an unpublicized breach occurred on Yahoo’s servers containing personal information and unencrypted passwords from over 500 million user accounts. The company is now reporting the breach, while the FBI closely investigates the claims.

EA/Respawn release Titanfall 2 system requirements
Published in Games


GTX 1060 or RX 480 for 1080p/1440p

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have released the official system requirements for the upcoming Titanfall 2 game.

AMDs 7nm APU is Gray Hawk
Published in Processors


Four cores with eight threads

A few of you might remember that we exclusively posted the news that AMD is working on a 7nm CPU codenamed Starship. The 7nm APU is codenamed Gray Hawk and it aims to attain lower TDPs.

AT&T to launch DirecTV Now streaming service before year's end
Published in News


Lower pricing brings questions for 4.85 million U-verse subscribers


On Wednesday, during an AT&T investor’s conference, the company announced plans to launch an Internet-based video streaming app of its DirecTV programming lineup to serve alongside its existing satellite service and U-verse IPTV options.

Nvidia releases new Geforce 372.90 drivers
Published in Graphics


Game Ready drivers for Forza Horizon 3

Following the release of the newest Mirosoft Studios Forza Horizon 3 racing game, Nvidia has released its new Geforce 372.90 Game Ready drivers, coming with all the optimizations for that game.