Intel could challenge Nvidia on GPUs
Published in News
26 March 2015


Set my people Phi

Intel has released details of its next -generation Xeon Phi processor and it is starting to look like Chipzilla is gunning for a chunk of Nvidia's GPU market.

Apple buys and closes open source Database outfit
Published in News
26 March 2015


A clash of two religions

Apple has shut down an open-source database outfit called FoundationDB after quietly buying up the outfit and not mentioning it.

Surface 3 will be armless
Published in Notebooks
26 March 2015


Surface 3 is back to Wintel

Microsoft is working on a Surface 3 and is apparently determined that it will not be stuffed up by RT.

How Apple created a climate of fear among developers
Published in News
26 March 2015


Retraction always follows criticism

A top development blog has revealed that there is a climate of fear among the developer community about criticising the fruity cargo cult Apple's slumping software standards.

Larger HTC One M9+ coming
Published in Mobiles
26 March 2015


5.2-inch, MediaTek MT6795T inside

HTC has invited press to an event in Shanghai and they will most likely see the HTC One M9+, and possibly the E9, an inexpensive version of the new HTC One.

Wackpedia finally purges Indian conman
Published in News
26 March 2015


Perfect Admin drove readers to worthless degree site

Wikipedia, whose admins are famous for making people they don't like disappear, have had to cull one of their own number.

Skylake Mobile Celerons coming in Q4 15
Published in Notebooks
26 March 2015


Pentium, Core M, Core i3, i5 and i7 too

It looks like Intel will be ready with Celeron and Pentium versions of Skylake before the end of the year. 

ZTE Nubia Z9 is official in Max and Mini flavours
Published in Mobiles
26 March 2015


Aluminium build, Snapdragon 810 in flagship model

ZTE is introducing the new Nubia Z9 flagship today and so far we like what we are seeing. 

Nvidia reportedly spreading orders between TSMC and Samsung
Published in News
26 March 2015


And may give some foundry business to Intel come 2017

Chipmaker Nvidia has reportedly moved some of its orders from its long-time partner TSMC to Samsung. 

Rumour: Samsung could move to acquire AMD
Published in Processors
26 March 2015


To take on Intel and Qualcomm

According to South Korean media reports, Samsung is interested in acquiring AMD, all in an effort to compete with rival chipmakers Intel and Qualcomm.