Windows 10 "recommended update" in 2016
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110 million installs and forcing more

Microsoft plans to put the Windows 10 upgrade to a recommended update path for end users, without much chance to say no,  as part of a push to get more installs for the OS.

Refunds for Batman on PC
Published in Games


No Joker – the game is broken

Warner Bros has started offering refunds for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC after finally admitting that the game was broken.

Microsoft will update you to Windows 10
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All your bases are belonging to Microsoft

Those running older versions of Windows with their updates switched on could find that Microsoft will automatically upgrade them to Windows 10 next year

Smartphone sales growth drops to six year low
Published in Mobiles


Strategy Analytics says it has not been this bad since 2009.


Global smartphone sales are slowing down and while the Tame Apple Press is ignoring that even Jobs’ Mob is being effected, it seems that the industry is as bad as it was in 2009.

G.Skill releases new Ripjaws DDR4 SO-DIMM kits
Published in Memory


From 2133MHz to 2800MHz

G.Skill has announced its new Ripjaws DDR4 SO-DIMM kits that will be available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB kits with frequency hitting as high as 2800MHz.

Galaxy 5 is the Dutch police’s new weapon of choice
Published in Mobiles


Can tap police database

Dutch coppers have been issued Galaxy S5’s as part of their basic kit.

Lenovo releases new Yoga range
Published in News


Yoga 700 looks so cool and cheap

Lenovo has just released its Yoga 700 range which is super practical and has a reasonable price.

Google killing off Chrome OS
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Android won the war

Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.

Chinese foundries developing FinFET rival
Published in Processors


Slimming down with Ultra-Thin Body processes

Chinese foundries are ignoring FinFET technology and are developing Fully Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI), or also called Ultra-Thin Body (UTB), processes for wafer production.

Apple hopes the Supremes will believe in them
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We are not gangsters really

Fruity Cargo cult Apple is hoping that the US Supreme Court will throw out a case in which its Messiah, Steve Jobs was found guilty of running an illegal cartel with the leading publishers which conspired to push up the price of books.