Rivals target out-of-date MacPro
Published in Notebooks


Expensive old rubbish wins wrong oscar

Apple’s rivals are targeting those who are still using Apple’s long-out-of-date Mac Pro.

Samsung getting iris scanners
Published in Mobiles


Are you looking at me?

It is looking certain that Samsung phones are getting Iris security scanners.

Polaris in June
Published in Graphics


New rumours

If the dark satanic rumour mill is correct AMD’s next-generation graphics cards may in the shops in June.

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence
Published in Mobiles


ZenFone gets Qualcomm and MediaTek platforms

Asustek appears to have pulled back on its Intel dependence for its ZenFones and is adding Qualcomm and MediaTek flavours.

Google might replace Java with Open source Swift
Published in News


Weirdy beardie software that writes a song about everytime it is forked and dumped

Google is so hacked off with Oracle's java antics it is seriously considering taking it out of Android and replacing it with Apple's open sauce Swift software.

Linux will eventually be desktop king
Published in News


Even if it takes another 25 years

Linux inventor Linus Torvalds has told the world that he has not given up on replacing Windows on the desktop with his glorious creation.

Nokia decimates staff after Alcatel-Lucent deal
Published in News


So the networking company did not get off lightly after all

Networking outfit Nokia says it's cutting thousands of jobs worldwide as part of a $1 billion cost-saving plan after its recent acquisition of networking rival Alcatel-Lucent.

IBM's CTO shows off GPU-accelerated Cognitive Computing
Published in News


Watson is all about human insight, discovery and advice


On Wednesday, IBM’s Chief Technology Officer Rob High gave a keynote speech with an emphasis on “cognitive computing” – another term for artificial intelligence, but with a goal of changing the role between humans and machines rather than recreating the human brain in machine form.

Vernee Apollo lite costs $199 for a Helio X20
Published in Mobiles


The cheapest Helio X20, 4GB RAM phone

Vernee is high-end company brand that many know as Bluboo and it plans to unveil the Vernee Apollo which is quite an expensive spec phone. Now it wants to make a Vernee Apollo lite for just $199 phone with 4GB RAM and a Helio X20 onboard. 

Huawei launches new P9 and P9 Plus smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Featuring a Leica-made dual-lens rear camera

Huawei has officially launched its two new flagship smartphones, the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus, both featuring a Leica-made dual-lens 12-megapixel rear camera.