AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.2.1 beta driver
Published in Graphics


Ready for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 beta driver which brings performance optimizations and support for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor as well as a couple of fixes and performance and stability improvements.

HP will be the king of the notebooks this year
Published in Notebooks


Replacing Lenovo


The maker of expensive printer ink, HP, is expected to replace Lenovo as the top notebook vendor worldwide in 2017.

Apple suspends LG monitor sales
Published in Graphics


It is borked but Apple is still displaying it


After keeping rather quiet about faults on the LG's UltraFine 5K monitor which it suggested fanboys bought to plug into their Macs, Apple appears to be delaying sales for a couple of months until the borked units can be replaced.

Qualcomm about to improve home wi-fi
Published in Processors


New 802.11ax chips on the way


Qualcomm is about to spruce up home Wi-Fi performance with some new Wi-Fi chips.

Azure is the better HPC
Published in News


Beats Amazon, Rackspace, IBM and a supercomputer


While replacing supercomputers with cloud computing frameworks is becoming a bit of a thing, some clouds are better than others.

FBI over-killed in bid to take out kiddie pornographers
Published in News


Hacked 8,700 computers in 120 countries with just one warrant


Privacy experts have complained in court that the FBI might have just overstepped itself by hacking 8,700 computers in 120 countries, based on a single warrant.

UK could lose Galileo access
Published in News


Thanks to Brexit the sun will go around the earth again


The UK is likely to be shut out of the much improved Euro GPS system when it is finally launched and forced to lean on whatever the US government allows it to play with.

Apple to censor "fake news"
Published in News


Rant: Keeping the press tame 

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple claims that it is working to defeat all that nasty fake news that is out there, but there is a very real possibility that it will use the system to censor any media organisations which are not card carrying members of the Tame Apple Press.

Internet of things causes university to tumble
Published in News


“Don't keep all of your IoT networks in one basket”

Yesterday the security team of a university’s IT staff faced an uphill struggle attempting to identify the origins of a campus-wide internet takeover that was eventually discovered as an assault coordinated through web-capable vending machines and other connected devices.

iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging
Published in News


No long-range wireless charging solutions for now


Long-standing rumors surrounding the possibility of wireless charging being a hot feature in Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 this year are now receiving some confirmation, thanks to the company’s recent decision to join the 213-member Wireless Power Consortium group.