AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285
Published in Graphics
27 January 2015


Geforce GTX 960 faces stiff competition

Last week was all about the Geforce GTX 960 launch and we had a chance to take a closer look at this Maxwell GPU from Nvidia. 

Details emerge on AMD Summit Ridge 14nm parts
Published in Processors
27 January 2015


Zen in more ways than one

AMD’s first 14nm processors are codenamed Summit Ridge and they are reportedly based on an all-new architecture dubbed Zen.

inXile to bring out new Bard’s Tale IV
Published in Games
26 January 2015


To be crowdfunded on Kickstarter again

One of most interesting news items to come out of PAX South is that The Bard's Tale is in Development to be pitched for crowdfunding on Kickstarter at some point in the near future.

Rumored start of Hardline beta is the 3rd
Published in Games
26 January 2015


That is the info making the rounds right now

Whispers over the weekend have revealed that it would seem very likely that the Battlefield Hardline Beta will start on February 3rd according to an Email that was leaked.

APB to be reloaded again for console
Published in Games
26 January 2015


Free-to-play version coming in second quarter

Way back into 2010 a developer called Realtime Worlds released a game called APB: All Points Bulletin. The game didn't do very well and the studio fell into administration and the game rights were sold to Reloaded who modified the game to make it a free-to-play experience on the PC.

IBM chops a quarter of its workforce
Published in News
26 January 2015


Largest layoff ever

Biggish Blue is about to embark on the largest jobs cull in corporate history and fire more than 111,000 of its suited staff this week.

Spartan must begin with the letter E
Published in News
26 January 2015


Needs a new name

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth rumour that Microsoft is looking for a new name for its Project Spartan browser.

New keyboard knows who you are
Published in News
26 January 2015


Never forgets who spilt coffee on its front

Boffins at the Georgia Institute of Technology have emerged from their smoke filled labs with an intelligent keyboard which cleans itself and can identify users by the pattern and style of their fingertips and keystrokes.

Why did social networking get the works?
Published in News
26 January 2015


That's nobody's business but the Turks 

The Turkish government has moved to do what terrorists could not do and ban social notworking pages which it thinks insult the Prophet Mohammed.

 

O2 flogged to Hutchison Whampoa
Published in News
26 January 2015


Sold to  Li Ka-shing, in Chinese takeaway 

Hong Kong outfit Hutchison Whampoa has written a cheque for Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 for $15.4 billion in what is seen as a consolidation of Britain's telecoms industry.