Apple abandons iPhone 8
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:05

Apple abandons iPhone 8


10th anniversary iPhone 8 will not exist


The Tame Apple Press has been telling us that there will be three phones this year – iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus, alongside a third, more powerful special edition iPhone 8.

Nvidia has invested in six AI start-ups
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 12:02

Nvidia has invested in six AI start-ups


Through its GPU Ventures programme


Nvidia has announced that it invested in six new start-ups in three countries over the past year.

AMD leak confirms Vega this quarter
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:55

AMD leak confirms Vega this quarter


Polish leak


AMD leaked on its Polish Facebook page that it is releasing Vega this quarter.

Analyst thinks things will be great for Intel
Published in Processors


Results tomorrow will be interesting

While investors are expecting Intel to release some rather dull results tomorrow, Susquehanna Financial Group’s Christopher Rolland thinks things will be pretty good.

Samsung warns Galaxy S8 should not be a dog’s chew toy
Published in Games


OK for babies though

Samsung is worried that people are going to feed their smartphone to their dog as a rather expensive chew-toy.

EU kills off geoblocking
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:43

EU kills off geoblocking


Stops streamers from treating consumers differently based on where they live


European Union lawmakers voted to stop online retailers from treating consumers differently depending on where they live and expanded their proposed law to include music streaming services such as Spotify and Apple's iTunes.

Fitbit solves its first murder
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:40

Fitbit solves its first murder


Accused would have gotten away with it but for pesky tracker

Connecticut man accused in his wife's murder might have gotten away with it — if not for the victim's pesky Fitbit fitness tracker.

Samsung readies MRAM
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 13:32

Samsung readies MRAM


Fast RAM out on an electron spin

Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services.

iPhone 7 ships with glitch feature
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 12:39

iPhone 7 ships with glitch feature


Every fanboy wants it 


Apple fanboys owners have been counting themselves lucky to find another feature in their iPhone 7 which causes the device to hang for a few seconds before it restarts the mobile operating system.

AI will replace CEOs
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:59

AI will replace CEOs


Jack Ma’s prediction

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma has warned that the writing is on the wall for the role of CEO in a company.