Nvidia recalls Shield tablet due to fire hazard
Published in Mobiles
31 July 2015


8-inch Shield tablet with YO1 bettery

Nvidia has announced a "voluntary recall" of its Shield 8-inch tablet due to a faulty battery that can cause the device to overheat and become a fire hazard.

Intel releases IGP drivers for Windows 10
Published in Graphics
31 July 2015


Support for DirectX 12 and more

Following the release of Microsoft's new Windows 10 OS, Intel has launched its newest IGP drivers which bring some improvements as well as full support for Windows 10, DirectX 12, Miracast and more.

EVGA launches new X99 Micro2 motherboard
Published in Motherboards
31 July 2015


Upgraded with USB Type-C, new BIOS and more SATA ports

EVGA has launched its newest Intel X99 Express chipset based micro-ATX motherboard, the EVGA X99 Micro2.

Acer rumoured to release Windows 10 phones
Published in Mobiles
31 July 2015


Four in the works

Acer will be unveiling four new gizmos at IFA 2015, all powered by Microsoft's Windows 10 mobile.

Surface Pro4 might have been delayed for Skylake
Published in News
31 July 2015


It all makes sense now


The dark satanic rumour mill has suggested a good reason Microsoft delayed the launch of its flagship tablet-laptop, Surface Pro 4. 

Mozilla furious at Windows 10
Published in News
31 July 2015


User choice removed

Big cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have penned a stiff letter to Microsoft's CEO over changes made to default settings in Windows 10. 

Apple TV coming out
Published in News
31 July 2015


Same as the old one but thinner

Apple will apparently launch its new Apple TV in September. 

Oracle names new chip after cheap wine
Published in News
31 July 2015


Sonoma cure for networking hangovers

Oracle is looking to expand the market for its Sparc-based servers with a new, low-cost processor which it curiously called Sonoma. 

Google Glass in second coming
Published in Wearables
31 July 2015


Same as the old one, but for business

A dark satanic rumour suggests that Google is planning to release its new version of Google Glass by the end of the year.

UMC slows 28nm expansion
Published in Processors
31 July 2015


Not worth it yet

UMC is slowing down its move to 28nm production capacity due to a less-optimistic outlook for demand in the second half of 2015.