Facebook use is a good depression indicator
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New study

An NIH study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found a link between Facebook use and poor mental health.

Apple likely to shaft Dialog Semiconductor
Published in Processors

Partner purge to keep ageing cash cow on life support

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is preparing to shaft yet another of its partners in a desperate deal to keep its iPhone cash-cow mooing.

ASUS goes weak at the knees
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Component shortages, exchange rates creating concerns for revenue


According to the latest Far East reports, Asustek is expected to experience a weak second quarter due to difficulties with its next-generation smartphones entering mass production, along with component shortages that continue to create rising cost pressure.

EVGA releases B3 series power supply units
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Plenty of improvements and a smaller size

EVGA has released its new Bronze B3 series of power supply units that have had an impressive facelift and new features compared to its predecessors.

MSI unveils A320M Grenade AM4 motherboard
Published in Motherboards


Budget oriented AM4 motherboard

MSI has shown off its newest A320M Grenade AM4 motherboard based on AMD's cheaper A320 chipset.

AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs are out
Published in Processors


Review roundup: Reviews are in

AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs are now officially available and the NDA veil has been lifted, giving us plenty of reviews that show the performance of those four SKUs, the Ryzen 5 1600X, Ryzen 5 1600, Ryzen 5 1500X and the Ryzen 5 1400.

G.Skill unveils new Trident Z RGB 16GB DDR4 module
Published in Memory


The new 16GB module for 64GB and 128GB kits

G.Skill has unveiled its newest Trident Z RGB DDR4 memory kits that will use the new 16GB modules designed for Intel's X99 and Z270 platforms.

Intel Skylake-X and X299 chipset could come earlier
Published in Processors


End of June

According to the latest set of rumors, Intel might be scrambling to launch its X299 platform with Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPU and these could come as early as late June/beginning of July.

Qualcomm files counterclaims to Apple lawsuit
Published in Mobiles


Fight fire with fire   

Qualcomm’s executives were untraditionally vocal after the Apple lawsuit. Now they've came up with counterclaims and answers to back up their case against Apple. 

Vista off life support today
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Death of a legend


Software king of the world Microsoft has finally pulled the plug on what must be its worst product ever.