HTC hopes to wow Apple fanboys with VR
Published in Wearables


Well they do have more money than sense


HTC has said its virtual reality (VR) headset will be compatible with Apple's High Sierra operating system (OS), which is scheduled for release later this year.

Classified NSA report shows Russian hacking US election
Published in News


Hit voting software maker


Russian spooks hacked at least one US voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election.

Apple users too stupid for latest features
Published in News


Tame Apple Press calls for change


Apple users are revolting over the fruity cargo cult’s latest moves to beef up its overpriced shiny toys with lots of cheap functions.

IBM, GlobalFoundries and Samsung come up with 5nm process
Published in Processors


Will cost about the same as 10nm

IBM, GlobalFoundries (GloFo), and Samsung said yesterday that they have found a way to make 5nm  transistors, which may well enable them to pack 30 billion switches onto a microprocessor chip.

Apple refreshes MacBook lineup with Kaby Lake
Published in Notebooks


Higher clock and better GPU

At its WorldWide Developer Conference (WWDC 2017), Apple announced plenty of both hardware and software updates, including the full refresh of its entire MacBook lineup.

PCMark 10 Professional Edition previewed
Published in News


Half the runtimes of PCMark 8 with revised office workloads


Futuremark has announced the latest update in its highly acclaimed industry standard office benchmarking suite, PCMark 10. The company was kind enough to give us an early preview to evaluate the workloads it is providing with this release, now featuring three test options.

Apple confirms it's copying Amazon and Google
Published in News


Spatial awareness with full, balanced, wide sound for $349

Back in May, we wrote that Apple was preparing to release a Siri-based smart home speaker that would take on competition from Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo series, Google Home, and Harmon Kardon’s recently announced Cortana-based smart speaker.

Apple announces iOS 11, available this Fall
Published in News


Deep learning enhancements, P2P payments, more efficient storage and more

During the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Apple announced IOS 11 for its mobile devices, complete with a new peer-to-peer payments service through iMessage, an updated Siri, a dedicated File browser, and the first major overhaul to the App Store in nine years.

MacOS 10.13 High Sierra announced
Published in News


Now “Fully baked” with introduction of Apple File System

During its annual WWDC keynote in San Francisco, Apple’s Craig Federighi took the stage and announced MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, the thirteenth OS X installment in the series.

EVGA shows its X299 motherboard lineup at Computex 2017
Published in Motherboards


X299 Dark, X299 FTW and X299 Micro detailed

EVGA had its full X299 motherboard lineup at the Computex 2017 show but the most interesting ones are the new X299 Dark, X299 FTW and the micro-ATX X299 Micro.