Google wants to outlaw proprietary USB-C fast-charging
Published in Mobiles


Everyone must use the same cables


Earlier last week, we wrote that 28W fast-charging has made its rounds into the smartphone market with companies such as Qualcomm and Huawei preparing new USB-C charging accessories to charge devices between 55 and 70 percent in under 30 minutes.

Snapchat spectacles are out
Published in Wearables


Cost $130 but you cannot buy it

Remember Google Glasses? Well, Snapchat thinks it is a good idea to bring a similar concept and the company just started selling its Snapchat spectacles for $130, with a catch. 

Nvidia is finally not just a GPU company
Published in Graphics


There is more to life than pixels

Nvidia just announced its fiscal Q3 2017 (not a typo Ed.) and the company reported record revenue of $2 billion, up 54 percent from a year ago. This is finally proof that Nvidia is more than a GPU outfit, as it finally expanded beyond its core business - gaming and professional graphics.

Intel HEDT Skylake-X desktop platform detailed
Published in Processors


The Basin Falls platform with Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X

The newest leaked documents reveal a few more details about Intel's next high-end desktop (HEDT) platform that will include both Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X CPUs and be a part of the Basin Falls X-series platform.

Spotify is an SSD vampire
Published in News


Reducing the lifespan of the drive

A new report has warned that Spotify could be borking the lifespan of your SSD.

Oculus launches asynchronous spacewarp
Published in Wearables


Rift running on cheaper PC


Oculus has released new technology which will allow you to run the Rift VR headset on much lower-specced hardware.

How to take control of a city’s light
Published in News


Use one IoT to infect another

Insecurity experts have demonstrated a system which could be used to infect every intelligent lightbulb in a city with malware.

Nintendo will flush Wii U soon
Published in Games


Japan first to go

Nintendo is flushing sales in Japan of its Wii U home console “soon”,   and similar announcements are expected in other regions.

Russians admit secret communications with Trump team
Published in News


Protecting our investment

Senior Russian officials have admitted being in secret communication with Donald Trump and providing him with instructions during the US election.

92 percent of workloads will be on the cloud
Published in News


Cisco predicts it will be off our desktops by 2020

Networking giant Cisco’s latest Global Cloud Index suggests that more than 92 percent of computer processing will be done in cloud centres by 2020.