Bloomberg: Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 from Galaxy S6
Published in Mobiles
21 January 2015


Tried it, didn’t like it, will use its own SoC instead


Samsung appears to have ditched Qualcomm for the upcoming Galaxy S flagship. According to Bloomberg, the company will use its own silicon instead.

Club Nintendo Loyalty program to end
Published in Games
20 January 2015


Stars in your account will expire on September 30th

After much talk and several hints we have received from some sources, Nintendo confirmed that their loyalty program known as Club Nintendo will be going the way of the dodo bird. Nintendo has confirmed however that a new loyalty program is in the works, and will launch at some point later this year.

Ori and the Blind Forest gets a release date
Published in Games
20 January 2015


Download for $19.99 starting on March 1st

Developer Moon Studios who has been working on the Xbox exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest has confirmed a new release date. Originally Ori and the Blind Forest was supposed to be released in November of last year, but it was held back for additional tweaking and development.

Development on Human Element suspended
Published in Games
20 January 2015


Bowling forced to close Robotoki for now


Robert Bowling’s venture known as Robotoki has been developing a new title that is called Human Element. We have talked about Human Element before and from what we have seen of it so far it looks pretty promising.

Sir Tim says that UK is the best and worst
Published in News
20 January 2015


Open data but snoops like crazy

The inventor of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee praised the UK government for making its data open but said it was one of the worst in the world for surveillance and spying on its citizens.

Apple might snub Intel for ARM
Published in News
20 January 2015


Intel confident it is just a rumour

Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich has shrugged off rumours that the Fruity cargo cult Apple is about to switch to ARM in future Mac releases.

Microsoft can charge your phone with light
Published in News
20 January 2015


Cordless is just so last year

Microsoft Researchers have worked out a way that means you will never have to plug in your phone again.

UK coppers say no evidence of Autonomy fraud
Published in News
20 January 2015


Law not broken in the UK

The British serious fraud office has closed its inquiry into the British firm Autonomy saying that there was no evidence of fraud.

AMD Free Sync works well in real world
Published in Graphics
20 January 2015


BenQ, Samsung & LG monitors coming soon


We had a chance to see a demo of AMD FreeSync, a new DisplayPort 1.2 standard that gets rid of screen tearing in games. 

Kingston Predator SSD coming in February
Published in Memory
20 January 2015


M.2 or PCIe, 1500+ MB/s read

Kingston HyperX is a strong brand when it comes to a performance storage and memory components, and now the company has refreshed its SSD offering with the Predator line of SSDs.