Apple genii’s hellish work environment
Published in News


Yeah, Apple stores really are a cult


A brave veteran Apple employee has broken the company’s NDA to confirm to the world that working in a Jobs’ Mob store is like working in a religious cult.

Asus makes Macbook look fat
Published in Notebooks


Design mantle has been passed on

With Apple sitting on its hands in the design and innovation stakes, it has been up to others to show the fruity cargo cult what it should be doing. Asus’s new ZenBook 3 does just that.

OS/2 comes back from the dead
Published in News


Big Blue Zombie


Arca Noae, which is behind a revival of OS/2, has attended a convention of OS/2 users to spill the beans about the Blue Lion project.

Lenovo confident it can turn itself around
Published in News


Net loss of $128 million – first in six years

Lenovo is not having a good time of late as the declining use of the PC and its underperforming Motorola unit continues to give its bottom line a spanking.

Nvidia GTX 1080 fulfills almost all of our expectations
Published in Reviews


Preview: Best gaming performance to date.

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 debuted earlier this month, and since 27 May Friday it is possible to buy or order one. We have the reference card and we are pleased to inform you that the GTX 1080 is exceptional in almost all aspects.

Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
Published in News


Before Oracle could do it

Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.

Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

FBI has a novel way of dealing with security researchers
Published in News


Expose rubbish security and we will arrest you

If you find shedloads of personal data freely available on a US software company’s server it is probably better to keep your mouth shut and let them be taken down by hackers.

ASUS announces ROG Strix Geforce GTX 1080
Published in News


Founders Edition also available

On Friday, ASUS took the wraps off its latest Geforce 10 series graphics cards based on Nvidia’s Pascal architecture and specifically designed with gamers and hardware enthusiasts in mind. The company’s new ROG Strix Geforce GTX 1080 and Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition cards are now available, with the ROG Strix option offering an impressive 1.94GHz Boost clock in OC Mod, trailing ahead most of the competition so far.

Geforce GTX 1080 supplies may be scarce until mid June
Published in Graphics


Limited supplies at least until week after Geforce GTX 1070 launch


On Friday, most of Nvidia’s add-in board partners made announcements of their customized Geforce GTX 1080 graphics cards and their sales of the Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, a new name for Nvidia’s new “reference card” with reference clockspeeds, only this time with an upgraded vapor chamber cooling unit.