Intel and Altera talking about shacking up again
Published in News
19 May 2015


Off and on is on

While celebrity chipmakers Intel and Altera have denied that they are getting together, paparazzi are reporting that they have been seen at all the romantic venues gazing into each other's eyes and having serious talks.

Qualcomm claims 120 million smart connected designs
Published in Wearables
19 May 2015


Internet of Things everywhere

Qualcomm has been trying to define  the internet of things market well beyond just smart watches.

AMD Fiji aims at $849 retail price
Published in Graphics
19 May 2015


4GB first, 8GB to follow

Our well informed sources are telling us that Fiji is not going to be the cheapest chip on the market.  

Grand Theft Auto 5 not part of AMD game bundle
Published in Games
18 May 2015


DiRT: Rally is

According to an update we recieved from AMD, the recent bundles which we saw running at Newegg.com, are not AMD's doing, at least not all of them, as Grand Theft Auto 5 is not officially part of AMD's bundle, but DiRT: Rally is.

Nvidia releases Geforce 352.86 Game Ready WHQL driver
Published in Graphics
18 May 2015


As well as first Windows 10 OS 352.84 WHQL driver

Nvidia has been rolling out Game Ready Geforce graphics card drivers with almost every major game launch and has now announced its first Geforce 352.84 WHQL-certified driver for Windows 10, as well as the new Geforce 352.86 WHQL Gamer Ready drivers for current Windows OS versions.

Quanta denies iWatch a challenge
Published in News
18 May 2015


Yields will be fine

The dark satanic rumour mill has been churning out yarns claiming that Jobs' Mob's iWatch was suffering from poor yield rates at the Quanta plant.

Imagination squaring off with ARM
Published in Processors
18 May 2015


Nothing but a Big Gorilla

The war of words between Imagination and ARM is starting to become more colourful with the head of Imagination Technologies dubbing his rival a "big gorilla ."

Amazon outs Nvidia Shield and Shield Pro
Published in Games
18 May 2015


Product spec appears and disappears

Amazon accidently announced, and then removed Nvidia's new Shield console as well as an unheard of Shield Pro.

IDC sees second life for business tablets
Published in Mobiles
18 May 2015


Consumers not so much

Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.

Hedge funds dumping Apple
Published in News
18 May 2015


They know something that Tame Apple Press doesn't

The dumping of Apple shares by top hedge funds is continuing to gather speed and now even the Tame Apple Press  is noticing.