On the ball  car hire firms want to rent tablets
Published in Mobiles
08 May 2015


Someone has a use for them

Car hire outfit Avis and Budget Car Rental thinks that there are people who want to hire keyboardless netbooks.

 

Next Thing aims for $9 computer
Published in Motherboards
08 May 2015


Cheap as Chip

A US outfit called Next Thing is offering a $9 development board for its Chip project which is currently seeking crowd funding..

Intel sees growth in Africa
Published in News
08 May 2015


Dr Chipzilla I presume

Intel has added up the numbers and worked out that the best way to flog its chips is to follow the path of Stanley beat a path through the jungle into Africa.

Nvidia expects a beating
Published in News
08 May 2015


Trouble ahead,

GPU maker Nvidia is seeing trouble ahead, thanks to a slump in PC sales and a strong US dollar.

Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows
Published in News
08 May 2015


Microsoft runs out of fingers

Software giant Microsoft has given up on having any more versions of Windows. If you don't like Windows 10 you are stuck with it.

AMD also announces new Radeon M300 series for notebooks
Published in Graphics
07 May 2015


Again with the rebrands

During its Financial Analyst Day AMD has revealed a lot of information regarding its future products, but it has also announced a few new products including the full "new" AMD Radoen M300 series graphics for notebooks lineup.

AMD launches new Radeon R300 desktop series for OEMs
Published in Graphics
07 May 2015


Rebrands all across the lineup

AMD has now officially launched a complete line of Radeon R300 series desktop graphics cards for OEMs, including R9, R7 and R5 series, all of which are rebrands of existing R200 series graphics card with slightly higher clocks.

Nexus 9 price falling
Published in Mobiles
07 May 2015


Hitting a sweet spot

Google's Nexus 9 was not a bad tablet, the only problem was the $399 price tag.

Acer hangs on in there
Published in News
07 May 2015


Still in profit

Troubled PC maker Acer surprised everyone by saying that it managed to remain profitable during the last quarter despite a decline of 11.4 percent in revenues.

Ex-NSA bloke mocks Apple's security
Published in News
07 May 2015


Jobs' Mob's security is easy like Sunday morning

A former US spook found himself at the centre of another religious war when he dared to say that Apple Mac security was trivial.