Google offers Android cross licencing
Published in News


No-one knows why and evil plan expected 

Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.

Spray on memory invented by university students
Published in Memory


Smells like Teen Spirit


Researchers at Duke University have developed "spray-on" digital memory using only an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks.

Canonical Founder wades into open sauce purists
Published in News


Disgusted by the hate


Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth says that he has become disgusted with the level of hate in the free software community.

ADATA launches new XPG SX7000 PCIe NVMe SSD
Published in Memory


Transfer speed of up to 1800MB/s

ADATA has released its XPG SX7000 SSD that will use 3D NAND and come in M.2 2280 form-factor with a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface.

AMD releases new custom power plan for Ryzen
Published in Processors


The new AMD Ryzen Balanced plan

AMD has released a new custom "balanced" power plan for those using Ryzen CPU on Windows 10 OS.

Nvidia releases the new Titan Xp
Published in Graphics


Fully-enabled GP102 GPU for US $1200

Nvidia has updated its Titan graphics card lineup by launching the new Titan Xp, a version of the Titan X which comes with a fully-enabled GP102 Pascal GPU for a total of 3840 CUDA cores.

Nvidia releases Mac drivers for the Titan Xp
Published in Graphics


But Apple has not flogged a machine that can run one


In somewhat strange news, Nvidia is saying that it is releasing macOS drivers for its Pascal architecture GPUs.

Macs are an attack magnet
Published in News


460,000 malware samples uncovered


The myth that Macs were somehow more secure than other operating systems too another battering today in the latest Threat Report by McAfee Labs.

MediaTek in trouble
Published in Processors


MediaTek expects a poor first quarter

MediaTek thinks that its smartphone chip shipments will fall below 100 million units in the first quarter of 2017 and rebound only slightly to 110-120 million in the second quarter.

Alexa is too sexy for most
Published in News


Sad story of the day


A quarter of people have such lonely and miserable lives they want to have sex with their Amazon assistant.