Meizu MX5 officially out
Published in Mobiles
30 June 2015


MediaTek Helio X10, fingertip sensor, pay, 5.5 full Amoled

This has been known for a while - one of the hottest design wins for MediaTek's octa-core Helio X10 processor is the Meizu MX5. The phone just launched, so let's take a closer look. 

Windows 10 Preview Build 10158 is out
Published in News
30 June 2015


Many updates, Edge browser, Cortana and improved design

We are now less than a month away from the Windows 10 launch. The latest update is available for beta testers who chose the fast update option. 

Intel IDF 2015 to take place on August 18th
Published in Processors
30 June 2015


Expect Skylake and more

It has been a public secret that Intel was planning to pull in the Intel Developers Forum to August 2015. 

Cortana on Windows 10 will affect battery life
Published in Notebooks
30 June 2015


Notebooks affected

It is just over a month until Microsoft introduces Windows 10, and as you should know by now, Cortana is one of the key elements of the new OS. 

Software APIs eligible for trollage
Published in News
29 June 2015


Because the US courts are ignorant

The Software industry is in big trouble after the US Supreme Court did not step into Oracle's battle with Google over whether APIs were copyrightable.

Samsung flogs a million Tizen phones
Published in News
29 June 2015


Z1 does well in India

Samsung is jolly impressed with the sales generated by its mobile phone armed with its operating system that sounds like a sneeze.

Microsoft might have lost millions on smartphones
Published in Mobiles
29 June 2015


Didn't do as well as expected

Microsoft might be getting ready to launch Windows 10 Mobile later in the year, with new devices and flagships, but it might have to write off millions on mobile deals that did not go so well.

Mlais M7 review: Lots of Lollipop on a budget
Published in Reviews
29 June 2015


Review: 
Compact quasi-flagship phablet

The Mlais M7 is another value phablet based on a very familiar recipe – 5.5-inch screen, MediaTek octa-core, 13-megapixel camera and a killer price tag. 

Nvidia Quadros out in August
Published in Graphics
29 June 2015


Leak is in the driver

Nvidia appears to be readying new members of its professional Quadro range of graphics cards in time for the August SIGGRAPH 2015 event.

Cisco fixes  three security holes
Published in News
29 June 2015


Allow US government snooping

Cisco has released a security advisory warning of SSH problems in three of its enterprise products which sound to us like a jolly good way for US spooks to snuffle corporate data.