Cage takes on UK anti-terror laws
Published in News


Refuses to hand over passwords


The human rights group Cage is preparing to mount a legal challenge to UK anti-terrorism legislation over a refusal to hand over mobile and laptop passwords to border control officials at air terminals, ports and international rail stations.

Apple wants fanboys to pay $1,099 for iPhone
Published in Mobiles

For the same spec as a two year old Samsung

A research note shared by a Goldman Sachs analyst has suggested that the 256GB iPhone 8 will cost consumers $1,099.

Echo smart hubs do not support call blocking
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This will be important for replacing landline phones with VoIP devices

Amazon’s lineup of Echo devices, including the Echo Show that was announced earlier this week with a 7-inch touchscreen display for $230, all include VoIP-based calling support but can't give people the simple ability to block unwanted calls.

Galaxy Note 7R will be cheaper than chips
Published in Mobiles


Samsung - what are you like?

Samsung has already confirmed that it will launch a  refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units earlier and the latest piece of information suggests the company will offer them at a 50 percent lower price.

Zotac unveils GTX 1080 Ti ArcticStorm
Published in Graphics


With a fancy liquid cooling block

Zotac is showing off its  Geforce GTX 1080 Ti Arctic Storm, a custom Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card that features a water block, ready to be hooked up to a liquid cooling system.

Intel wins patent case
Published in Processors


That is two billion it does not have to spend


Chipzilla has seen off a patent case which would have forced it to pay $2 billion to AVM Technologies.

Intel releases Kittson
Published in News


Not much going on in Itanium land


Chipzilla has released the successors to the Itanium "Poulson" microprocessors and they are showing all the development and evolution of an Apple product.

AMD releasing Whitehaven in May
Published in Processors


Named after a place famous for its drive by shootings


AMD is expected to unveil the 16-core, 32-thread 'Whitehaven' CPU, at Computex in Taipei at the end of May.

Price war on Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 starts
Published in Processors


Things are getting cheaper


A price war has broken out between online electronics retailiers in the UK over the AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 microprocessors.

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 ARM update
Published in Processors


Runs the lot


Microsoft has spilled the beans on its Windows 10 ARM at the MS Build developer conference today and it looks like it will run x86 legacy apps.