Intel releases its post Meltdown and Spectre performance figures
Published in News


Impact a little worse than claimed

Chipzilla has come out with some performance impact data on its post patch  6th, 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core processor platforms using Windows 10 and its figures are not exactly good for older PCs.

Razer releases Project Linda
Published in Notebooks


Razoring an eyebrow or two

Razer has lifted the kimono on "Project Linda," a 13.3-inch laptop design powered by the Android-based Razer Phone. The smartphone and laptop hybrid concept harkens a new era for mobile personal computing, blending the familiar Android environment with the ease-of-use of a laptop, so Razer claims.

Dell shows off new ranges at CES
Published in News


Something for everyone

Dell is having a busy Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a ton of new products and improvements on show.

OmniVision has a reference design for production-ready AR glasses
Published in Wearables

Prototype out already

OmniVision claims to have come up with a reference design for production-ready augmented reality (AR) glasses.

Current Bun sulks about Samsung X delays
Published in Mobiles


Tears in tabloid land

When it comes to technology reporting, you don’t usually expect the UK’s Sun to be at the forefront, so we were a little surprised when news of Samsung X delays arrived from Rupert Murdoch’s second favourite organ.

Power cut hits giant electronics show
Published in News


Viva, Las Vegas

A power cut, of all things, downed the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.

Intel and Micron end partnership
Published in News


Thanks for the memories

Intel and Micron are to pull the plug on their long-running partnership on 3D NAND flash memory by early next year.

HarperCollins settles over Jobs' cartel
Published in News


Canadian deal brings chapter to an end

A rather nasty chapter in Steve Jobs' biography has finally drawn to a close after publisher HarperCollins has agreed to donate $120,000 in books as part of a settlement with a Canadian law enforcement agency.

Microsoft says pre Skylake chips will suffer badly from security patch
Published in Processors


At odds with Intel statements

Microsoft and Intel seem to be at odds over whether the Spectre and Meltdown patches slow down machines significantly.

Spectre and Meltdown patch freezes AMD machines
Published in Processors


Another Spectre victory

Microsoft has stalled issuing Spectre and Meltdown patches to the owners of some AMD machines following the news that some systems were freezing and refusing to boot.