Sharp readies 8K production telly
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 12:29

Sharp readies 8K production telly


Nothing to see here


Sharp is already preparing to sell the world's first production 8K television which can offer eight times the resolution of standard HD.

There will be 30 million VR headsets by 2020
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 12:09

There will be 30 million VR headsets by 2020


Juniper predicts

Augurs at the soothsaying outfit Juniper have inspected the liver of a rather fat ram and come to the conclusion that by 2020 more than 30 million virtual reality headsets will be sold.

Microsoft fixes Haswell based Surface Pro 3
Published in AI
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 11:48

Microsoft fixes Haswell based Surface Pro 3


USB card-reader flaw

Microsoft has issued a firmware update for its unlucky Surface Pro 3.

Samsung will not make Pascal
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 11:10

Samsung will not make Pascal


TSMC gets the deal


Nvidia is to launch the Pascal GPU next year as a successor of the Maxwell GPU and originally it had been suspected that it would be made in Samsung's fabs using its 14nm technology.

HP tries Ancient Roman punishment on staff again
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:49

HP tries Ancient Roman punishment on staff again


Decimation again

When the Ancient Roman army suffered from poor performance it decimated its army – killing ten percent as warning to the rest.  

Apple blasts Hollywood Heresy
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:27

Apple blasts Hollywood Heresy


Steve Jobs was nice really

Apple is having a huge problem with the image of its dead former CEO Steve Jobs.

Snapdragon 410 and 210 processors pass milestone
Published in PC Hardware


Qualcomm opens the champers

Qualcomm  claims it has reached a milestone for its Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and 210 processors.

Qualcomm adds new mid-range processors
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 14:11

Qualcomm adds new mid-range processors


Snapdragon 430 and the Snapdragon 617

Qualcomm has released two new mid-range processors to its mobile CPU lineup — the Snapdragon 430 and the Snapdragon 617.

EA not buying CD Projekt Red
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 13:59

EA not buying CD Projekt Red


Daft rumour of the week

CD Projekt Red has issued a formal statement denying a daft rumour that it might be selling itself to EA Games.

IKEA beats Apple technology
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 13:03

IKEA beats Apple technology


Offers it free

The maker of meatballs and flat-pack furniture, IKEA has managed to take technology "invented by Apple" and make it available for its customers free.