Social media made lockdowns lonelier for older people
Published in News


At least according to the shrinks

Social media contact during the pandemic made many over-60s feel lonelier and more depressed than no contact at all, new research has found.

Apple wants to stop anti-vaxers mating
Published in News
Monday, 02 August 2021 12:35

Apple wants to stop anti-vaxers mating


21st century eugenics

Fruity cargo cult Apple has taken the unusual step of trying to stop anti-vaxers mating.

AMD readies another APU
Published in Graphics
Monday, 02 August 2021 12:33

AMD readies another APU


Driver code spotted

AMD appears to be readying another APU if a driver code spotted in the Linux 5.15 release, is anything to go by.

Intel finally kills Itanium
Published in News
Monday, 02 August 2021 12:27

Intel finally kills Itanium


End of an error

After 20 years of being a loud resounding yawn in the computer world, Intel has finally put its Itanium product to sleep.

Intel boosts Thunderbolt maximum transfer rate
Published in Reviews


Up to 80Gbps

Chipzilla is finally getting around to boosting the transfer rate of its Thunderbolt tech,

3dfx might be making a comeback
Published in Graphics
Monday, 02 August 2021 12:03

3dfx might be making a comeback


Even if it was swallowed by Nvidia

After 20 years 3dfx, the graphics card maker which went bankrupt and was swallowed by Nvidia, might be making a comeback.

Amazon falls to leave the atmosphere
Published in News
Friday, 30 July 2021 12:19

Amazon falls to leave the atmosphere


It's what happens when your CEO is trying to get into orbit

It seems that Amazon might be playing the price for its CEO’s obsession about getting into space.

Huawei shows off the phone westerners can’t buy
Published in Mobiles


P50 and P50 Pro


Huawei has revealed its latest P50 and P50 Pro in an online event Thursday, each of which is getting a China-only release.

French billionaire wants to buy Iliad
Published in Network
Friday, 30 July 2021 12:07

French billionaire wants to buy Iliad

 
RAGE: Sing, Goddess, Achilles' rage, Black and murderous,

French tycoon Xavier Niel, the founder and controlling shareholder of telecoms firm Iliad, is making a 3.1 billion euro offer to buy the remaining shares in the company and take it private.

Tesla pays $1.5 million to make battery class action go away
Published in News


Throttling stopped cars from catching fire

in 2019, Tesla pushed an over-the-air update to its Model S sedans following an incident when the vehicle caught fire in a Hong Kong car park.