Sir Tim says that UK is the best and worst
Published in News
20 January 2015


Open data but snoops like crazy

The inventor of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee praised the UK government for making its data open but said it was one of the worst in the world for surveillance and spying on its citizens.

Apple might snub Intel for ARM
Published in News
20 January 2015


Intel confident it is just a rumour

Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich has shrugged off rumours that the Fruity cargo cult Apple is about to switch to ARM in future Mac releases.

Microsoft can charge your phone with light
Published in News
20 January 2015


Cordless is just so last year

Microsoft Researchers have worked out a way that means you will never have to plug in your phone again.

UK coppers say no evidence of Autonomy fraud
Published in News
20 January 2015


Law not broken in the UK

The British serious fraud office has closed its inquiry into the British firm Autonomy saying that there was no evidence of fraud.

AMD Free Sync works well in real world
Published in Graphics
20 January 2015


BenQ, Samsung & LG monitors coming soon


We had a chance to see a demo of AMD FreeSync, a new DisplayPort 1.2 standard that gets rid of screen tearing in games. 

Kingston Predator SSD coming in February
Published in Memory
20 January 2015


M.2 or PCIe, 1500+ MB/s read

Kingston HyperX is a strong brand when it comes to a performance storage and memory components, and now the company has refreshed its SSD offering with the Predator line of SSDs. 

Leaked MediaTek roadmap looks ambitious
Published in Processors
20 January 2015


But sticks to 28nm for much of the year

A MediaTek SoC roadmap has been leaked on a Chinese social network, but we cannot confirm its authenticity at this point. The image was taken down by a number of sources, but GSM Arena managed to save a copy for posterity.

3.33GB in updates come to DriveClub
Published in Games
19 January 2015


Might be time to take the PS4 racer for a spin again

No other title for the PlayStation 4 has felt the pain of a botched release as Sony’s DriveClub. Developer Evolution saw the title delayed a couple of times prior to its eventual release, but all of the delays didn’t help.

Sid Meier’s Starships confirmed
Published in Games
19 January 2015


Turn based game for PC/Mac/iPad

Firaxis Games and publisher 2K have confirmed a new game called Sid Meier’s Starships. The title is already in development for a 2015 release on PC/Mac/iOS. The game itself is a turn based strategy games that set in the same universe as Civilization: Beyond Earth.

DMi takes over from Eutechnyx
Published in Games
19 January 2015


New NASCAR Next-Gen arrives in 2016

Eutechnyx will no longer be NASCAR's exclusive video game licensee. As of January 1, 2015 DMi is now the exclusive video game and digital entertainment licensee going forward. The begs the question, who is DMi?