Intel releases N3000s
Published in Processors
01 April 2015


Replaces Bay Trail-M and Bay Trail-D

Chipzilla has launched Intel N3000 series systems on a chip (SoCs), which will kill off Bay Trail-M and Bay Trail-D SoCs on the desktop and mobile PCs.

Alienware demonstrates its powerful Graphics Amplifier
Published in Notebooks
01 April 2015


External graphics amplifier drops to $174.99

Alienware recently refreshed its Alienware 13 notebook, with a fresh Geforce GTX 960M graphics core, making it a bit more attractive for gamers. The previous version used Geforce GTX 860M graphics, which is being replaced by a faster GTX 960M Maxwell GPU. 

Microsoft Surface 3 uses real Windows 8.1
Published in Mobiles
01 April 2015


RIP Windows RT

WOA was the big, sexy codename for Windows on Arm and many makers of ARM based processors were really excited about this one. However, WOA quickly turned into woe. 

LG G4 to launch on April 28th
Published in Mobiles
01 April 2015


Not with a Snapdragon 808

LG has sent out invitations for its latest mobile phone event and many expect that this will be the LG G4 smartphone launch date.

Asus Chromebit is a sweet little Chrome OS stick
Published in News
01 April 2015


Turns any HDMI screen into a Chrome machine

Google announced a few Chromebook and Chrome OS updates yesterday, but the one that really caught our eye is the Asus Chromebit. 

Kids playing adult computer games will be taken into care
Published in News
31 March 2015


British Schools threaten parents

A club for school principals in Cheshire who have lost all sense of perspective have threatened to alert social services if children are found to be playing adult rated computer games.

WhatsApp starts to talk
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


Everyone's talking at me, can't hear a world they are saying...

WhatsApp has commenced rollout of its voice calling feature to all users on Android.

Xiaomi Redmi 2A takes on Moto E
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


$99, quad-core SoC, 1GB RAM

Xiaomi’s recently released Redmi 2 smartphone is designed to take on the Moto G, but the new Redmi 2A variant is a $99 design that puts the Moto E to shame.

There is no Snapdragon 815, Qualcomm confirms
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2015


And there never was

A lot of rumours regarding an alleged upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 815 SoC have been floating around, and now the chipmaker has informed us that that no such chip exists.

Indians make Open Sauce mandatory
Published in News
31 March 2015


So long as it is super spicy

The Indian Government has issued orders that all new software purchase have to be Open Source.