Google officially names its latest Android OS version
Published in Mobiles


Meet the Android 8.0 Oreo

Although the name has been rumored for quite some time, Google has now officially named its latest version of the Android, the Android 8.0 Oreo.

AMD Vega Mobile GPUs spotted in benchmarks
Published in Graphics


Radeon Vega Mobile in Raven Ridge APUs

While AMD is trying to get its RX Vega desktop graphics cards to the market, its Radeon Vega Mobile GPUs have been spotted in Kishonti's CompuBench and GFXBench benchmarks.

Intel CPU packaging confirms 300-series requirement
Published in Processors


New desktop CPUs will need the new chipset

As it officially announced its new 8th Generation Core CPUs, Intel has also released official pictures of the upcoming 8th Generation desktop CPUs, which confirm the requirement for a completely new 300-series chipset.

Intel officially unveils 8th Generation Core CPUs
Published in Processors


Starts with U-series Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs

Intel has now officially revealed its newest 8th Generation Core CPUs with first Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs that will be a part of the Core U-series, aimed at ultrathin notebooks and 2-in-1s for both consumer and small business markets.

Apple defends itself against claims that it is responsible for fanboy car crashes
Published in News


Fanboys claim Apple should have protected them

Apple fanboys have taken Jobs’ Mob to court for not doing enough to protect them while driving.

Blackberry shareholders revolt
Published in Mobiles


Chipzilla enters the fight and provides real competition 

Blackberry shares have been plunging from their more than two year high hit in June after lackluster earnings have raised doubts about prospects for a turnaround, particularly as Intel appears to be eating into its markets. 

Oracle gives up on Enterprise Java
Published in News


Opens the open sauce bottle

Oracle wants to give up leading the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role.

Cut ties with Kaspersky, FBI warns companies
Published in News


An 'unacceptable threat'

The Untouchables are briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security.

Ban killer robots
Published in News


Musk never sleeps

Tesla boss Elon Musk is among a group of 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies which is calling on the United Nations to ban autonomous weapons.

Rowhammer comes to MLC NAND flash
Published in News


Holy grail for hackers


Two years after Google showed how Rowhammer attacks could flip dynamic random access memory (DRAM) bits to induce those memory cells to change their state, IBM has shown how it can target MLC NAND flash memory.