AMD snubs Windows 8
Published in News
Friday, 24 February 2017 12:20

AMD snubs Windows 8


New Radeon driver says goodbye to old Windows


AMD’s new Radeon graphics cards lacks support for the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1.

CloudFlare leaked personal details for months
Published in News


Problem fixed


CloudFlare, the popular content delivery network used by more than 5.5 million sites, accidentally leaked customers' sensitive information for months.

Windows 10 use continues to grow
Published in News
Friday, 24 February 2017 11:50

Windows 10 use continues to grow

But Windows 7 is still king

NetMarketShare’s monthly OS usage figures show that Windows 10 use is growing but it is still a long way behind the aging and insecure Windows 7.

Hard-drive LED light can grass you up
Published in News
Friday, 24 February 2017 11:22

Hard-drive LED light can grass you up


Yet another thing to put masking tape on


Tinfoil hat wearers who have been putting masking tape on a PC’s cameras might want to put it over their LED lights too.

Google de-lists right wing conspiracy site
Published in News
Friday, 24 February 2017 11:18

Google de-lists right wing conspiracy site


Fake news


A website which is famous for peddling conspiracy theories has been de-listed by Google as part of its move to clamp down on fake news.

Samsung beat Apple to the punch
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:52

Samsung beat Apple to the punch


Removed the home button first


Leaked snaps of Samsung’s coming next generation smartphone show that once again the outfit has beaten its rival Apple to the innovation punch.

Oculus on the skids as injunction looms
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Friday, 24 February 2017 10:44

Oculus on the skids as injunction looms


Oculus going to be forced to make a settlement or suffer

Oculus could find itself in serious hot water as video game publisher ZeniMax Media which has won a $500 million verdict against it for unauthorised copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products.

Samsung and LG square off in the battle of the flagships
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy S8 and G6 hitting market close together

Samsung and LG are going pretty much head to head as they launch their flagship phones at roughly the same time

Intel C3000 Atom chips out
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:29

Intel C3000 Atom chips out


 May last longer than the 18 months that the C2000s did 

As Intel's Atom division gets buried under a scandal over its C2000s only having an 18 month life expectancy, Chipzilla has released its new Atom CPU 3000 range to replace it.

Google turns over datacentre GPUs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:20

Google turns over datacentre GPUs


If you need a bit of heavy number crunching

The search engine outfit Google is turning over the GPUs in its data centres to researchers and companies engaged in machine learning and heavy number crunching tasks.