Aussies build a better Qubit
Published in News
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 11:07

Aussies build a better Qubit


Step closer to cat-friendly quantum computers

Australian boffins have come up with a better qubit which makes quantum computers more likely.

D-Wave announces a faster “quantum computer”
Published in News
Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:58

D-Wave announces a faster “quantum computer”


Doubles the number of qubits without increasing the number of cats

D-Wave Systems, which claims to make the world’s first quantum computer, today announced details of its most advanced quantum computing system, featuring a new 2000-qubit processor and no extra potentually dead or alive cats.

Online gamer kids are brainy kids
Published in Games
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 13:29

Online gamer kids are brainy kids


They do better in maths, reading and science

New research has shown that kids who play computer games online every day perform better academically in science, maths and reading tests.

Quanta profits hurting
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 12:35

Quanta profits hurting


Lowest in nine years

Quanta has reported that its net profits declined 5.6 per cent on year to US$538.91 million for 2015, the lowest level in nine years.

Oxford boffins create quantum hybrid logic gate
Published in Processors


Made from two types of Calcium and no cats

Researchers at Oxford University have created a ‘hybrid’ logic gate using two isotopes of calcium, the abundant isotope calcium-40 and the rare isotope calcium-43.

Audiophiles dying out
Published in News
Thursday, 17 December 2015 13:17

Audiophiles dying out


Ghost of Steve Jobs wonders how that happened

A new survey has shown that the days of listening to high quality music on a decent stereo are dying out as many people are actually happy with the quality of their computer speakers.

Apple rejects security app because it mentions Apple insecurity
Published in News


Chaos shows that Apple TV will be as slanted as Fox

It is starting to look like Apple TV will be heavily censored to conform Jobs’ Mob marketing.

Gamers can save the planet by tweaking
Published in Games
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:56

Gamers can save the planet by tweaking


Berkeley researchers investigate energy use

Computer gamers could save a fortune, and the planet if they tweaked their machines a bit better.

Boffins build network from rat brains
Published in News
Friday, 10 July 2015 10:04

Boffins build network from rat brains


Who needs Intel when you have a few rats?

Never mind silicon chips, the future of the computer is bio-mechanics and the parts can be found in your sewer.

M3 computer claims to be the world's smallest
Published in Mobiles


Size of a rice grain

The Michigan Micro Mote, or the M3, has been released and its makers claim that it is the smallest in the world.