Intel X299 platform is an overclockers' nightmare
Published in Motherboards


Motherboard manufacturers or Intel to blame?

A well-known overclocker, der8auer, went out on a limb saying that current motherboards based on Intel's X299 chipset are not properly designed and due to high-temperature VRM, and mostly due to a bad heatsink design, are an overclocking nightmare.

London police force addicted to XP
Published in News


Harder to kick than crack

Concerns are starting to be raised about the fact that London’s Metropolitan Police is still on Window XP.

US senators call for Kaspersky ban
Published in News

 

Reds under the beds

US senators have called for a ban on Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab's products from use by the military.

Microsoft releases second Win10 cumulative update in a month
Published in News


Reboot again, like you did earlier in the month


For the second time this month, the software king of the world, and parts of the moon, Microsoft, has delivered a cumulative update for Windows 10.

ZTE comes up with 5G for wireless networks
Published in News


Fully cloud based


ZTE has released its own 5G integrated solution which it says offers a comprehensive suite of solutions for 5G wireless access, core network and bearer network to help operators fast-track 5G commercial network deployments.

MediaTek releases IoT MT2625 SoC
Published in Processors


Internet of Things chip

MediaTek today unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) SoC.

People cannot unplug from the machine
Published in News


New report into tech addition 


A third of people in an online survey of 17 countries say that they find it difficult to take a break from technology even when they know they should.

Nvidia does deal with VW
Published in Graphics


Emissions not part of the mission 

A company which got into hot water over fudging its benchmarks  has signed a deal with VW.

Snapdragon 450 gets 14 nm to the mid tier
Published in Mobiles


Dual camera, faster A53 and Adreno 506

Qualcomm has four different phone tiers - the Snapdragon 800 as a premium tier, Snapdragon 600 for a high-end tier, Snapdragon 400 for a mid-tier and Qualcomm 200 mobile platform as an entry level tier. 

Gigabyte puts Ryzen in mini-ITX form-factor
Published in Motherboards


With GA-AB350N-Gaming WiFi 

Those looking to make a mean compact gaming system or an HTPC based on AMD's latest Ryzen CPUs and AM4 platform do not have plenty of choices but with the latest Gigabyte GA-AB350N-Gaming WiFi AM4 motherboard, things are changing for the better.