Open source saves the Italian military millions
Published in News


Can get back to conquering Gaul

The Italian Defence Ministry surprised the world last year by announcing that they were dumping Microsoft office in favour of an open-source alternative like LibreOffice.

Kickstarter investigates Peachy Printer "scam"
Published in News


Didn't fund tech project

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is investigating claims that money given to a tech project was instead used to build a house for one of its co-founders David Boe.

EA delaying entry into the third-person action market
Published in Games


Not coming soon

EA is telling the world that it wants into the third-person action market with an open world game, but it does not appear to be happenng any time soon.

Samsung releases EVO Plus 256GB microSD card
Published in Memory


Claims it is the highest capacity in class

Samsung  unveiled the EVO Plus 256GB microSD memory card claiming it offers the highest capacity for a microSD card in its class, delivering fast speeds and an expanded memory storage for use in premium smartphones and tablets, 360-degree video recorders, action cameras, and drones.

Xbox users possessed by a loser demon
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Priest calls for bath-tub baptisms

Pastor Gene Lingerfelt of the Faith Christian Centre in Texas has gained 15 minutes of fame by declaring that XBox gamers were possessed by a loser demon.

ASUS announces new ROG Strix X99 Gaming motherboard
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ROG Strix is a new series: “The art of expression”

On Tuesday, ASUS announced a new lineup called “ROG Strix,” beginning with the ROG Strix X99 Gaming motherboard. With this series in its ROG brand, the company is focusing heavily on dynamic lighting customization and network priority traffic control, two features that will provide gamers and enthusiasts with color-matching RGB lighting effects to inspire PC design creativity, as well as ultra-low latency multiplayer experiences.

AMD allegedly pulls Vega launch forward
Published in Graphics


From early 2017 to October 2016

It appears that Nvidia has struck a right chord with its Pascal-based GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards as it has allegedly forced AMD to pull the launch of its high-end Vega GPU forward, from early 2017 to October 2016.

ASUS announces new and refreshed X99 Signature series lineup
Published in Motherboards


Fully compatible with Haswell-E and Broadwell-E


On Tuesday, ASUS and its Republic of Gamers (ROG) division jointly announced three new Signature series motherboards built for Socket LGA 2011-v3, featuring ASUS exclusive technologies such as “OC Socket,” “Aura” onboard RGB lighting, ThunderboltEX 3, and SafeSlot PCI-Express designs with fortified metal and superior bracket retention mechanisms.

Gigabyte teases upcoming GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
Published in Graphics


Later in June 

Gigabyte has released a teaser showing a shadow of what is probably the upcoming custom GTX 1080 graphics card that will be a part of Gigabyte's Xtreme Gaming lineup.

Intel will release Celeron, Pentium and Core i3 processors
Published in Processors


Ready for the next Skylake refresh


Intel has just published a Product Change Notification which appears to indicate that there will be new Celeron, Pentium and Core i3 processors during the next Skylake refresh.