Oculus Rift gets immersive sound
Published in News
08 January 2015


You can almost hear the acronyms

The virtual reality outfit Oculus VR has been showing off its latest Oculus Rift headset at CES and it seems this time it has more immersive sound.

Russians attack Germany over Ukraine
Published in News
08 January 2015


This is not a repeat from 1943

German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel's page, have been hacked by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government, and give the keys of the country  to Russian Tsar Vladimir Putin.

Voluptuous LG G Flex 2 priced at €599
Published in Mobiles
08 January 2015


16GB version

LG’s new curvy Android flagship is set to cost €599 in Europe (SIM free), which means UK consumers are probably looking at £499. The full spec was leaked in a press release a few days ago.

MediaTek MT2601 SoC designed for Android Wear
Published in Processors
08 January 2015


Dual Cortex-A7, tiny footprint

MediaTek has introduced its first System on Chip (SoC) specifically designed for Android Wear. The MediaTek MT2601 sports to ARM Cortex-A7 cores and Mali 400 MP graphics.

Garmin has a fitness band which nags you
Published in News
07 January 2015


On the next push-up, you will be dead

The creator of a mapping device which thinks it is legal to drive through the centre of Rome in the weekend, now thinks it can nag you on your health.

Seagate goes mad about storage
Published in News
07 January 2015


Be still my beating heart

Seagate has used CES to do a brand refresh and a number of storage products.

North Korea increases its Cyber forces
Published in News
07 January 2015


Now if only it can find an internet connection for all of them

Micron disappoints Wall Street
Published in News
07 January 2015

DRAM upgrades slow output

The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street were fuming after the Memory maker Micron announced that it had a quarterly revenue forecast that missed Wall Street's expectations.

Intel unveils Atom-based Compute Stick
Published in News
07 January 2015


4-inch dongle PC

Intel has unveiled a rather odd product that may be overshadowed by bigger CES announcements, but we find the Intel Compute Stick quite interesting.

AMD to showcase Carrizo at CES
Published in Processors
07 January 2015


Coming in mid-2015

AMD is planning to showcase its upcoming Carrizo APU at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. The APU will not be alone, as the chipmaker will also show off a number of new graphics technologies.