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Torvalds warns hardware management is about to get tricky
Published in News

Blame Intel flaws and Moore's Law

IT's Mr Sweary and Linux founder Linus Torvalds has warned that managing software is about to become a lot more challenging.

Global notebook sales increase
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 12:17

Global notebook sales increase

At least a bit

Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and decided that notebook sales have slightly increased.

Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:48

Apple man in Tesla's self-driving car seat

Pete Bannon takes Keller's driving wheel

Now that Jim Keller left Tesla for Intel, the new chap in control of Tesla's self-driving car is former PA Semi and Apple apostate Pete Bannon.

AMD admits it is vulnerable to both versions of Spectre
Published in PC Hardware

So much for saying that the second one was low risk

After days of saying that there was a "near zero" chance of its chips being hit by the two Spectre bugs, AMD has finally admitted it's vulnerable to both of them.

Blackberry gives up on Smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:11

Blackberry gives up on Smartphones

End of an error

BlackBerry has said it's getting out of the hardware business and will "outsource that function to partners."

Apple needs to stop selling four year old computers
Published in News

Fanboys are revolting

A while back Apple took the Nintendo out of those who owned five year old PCs calling them “sad people”. However, the fruity cargo cult is now peddling “new” computers which are that august age and even Apple fanboys are screaming “hey we are not THAT sad.”

PC shipments lowest since 2007
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:38

PC shipments lowest since 2007

9.6 per cent drop in a year

Beancounters at Gartner have been totting up some figures on a back of an envelope and reached the conclusion that PC shipments have dropped 9.6 percent.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 09:39

Wii U might be able to handle StarCraft II


PC still the optimal platform for the game

Thursday, 15 September 2011 12:25

Intel rules out buying HP's hardware business


Not that we ever thought it would
Monday, 01 August 2011 10:27

9900 delayed because of hardware issue?


Will launch in September, no August release