Gates did not back the FBI against Apple
Published in News


Tame Apple Press got ahead of itself

The Tame Apple Press claimed yesterday that Bill Gates had waded in backing the FBI against Apple.

LG plans big G5 marketing push
Published in Mobiles


Does not want to lose on this one

If you haven't heard about LG's new G5 smartphone, chances are you are going to hear about it a lot over the coming months.

Samsung new Portable SSD T3 external drive now available
Published in News


In both Europe and the US

Although it was announced back at CES 2016 show in January, Samsung's new Portable SSD T3, which comes with a new USB Type-C interface and capacities of up to 2TB, is now available in both the US and Europe. 

Valve releases SteamVR Performance Test benchmark
Published in Graphics


Test if your PC is VR-ready

Valve has released a free benchmark on Steam that is not meant for virtual reality headsets but rather tests the performance of your system and check if it can handle SteamVR and virtual reality, the SteamVR Performance Test benchmark.

Gionee officially unveils the 5.5-inch S8 smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Not the narrowest one around

During MWC 2016 show in Barcelona, Gionee has unveiled its new Gionee S8 5.5-inch smartphone which is just 74.9mm wide.

Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
Published in Mobiles


"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.

ARM’s Cortex-A32 could bring in major changes
Published in Processors


Smaller boards

ARM’s new ultra-compact processor core could be exactly the sort of cheap tech that the internet of things is waiting for.

MediaTek and Orange team up on IoT
Published in Wearables


IoT Booster Programme

MediaTek and Orange announced a new collaboration to market IoT tailored offerings embedding ready-to-use cellular connectivity to address the growing industrial demand for connected objects.

Western Digital faces shareholder revolt over SanDisk
Published in News


It costs too much

Western Digital is facing a shareholder revolt over its deal to buy SanDisk.

Nagra charges $720 for $32 battery
Published in News


You get what you pay for

Swiss outfit Nagra has been caught charging $720 to replace a battery in its Nagra VI–an 8-channel digital recorder.