Chrome now disables Flash by default
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 13:57

Chrome now disables Flash by default


End of an error


Chrome 55, released earlier this week, now blocks all Adobe Flash content by default.

Google might buy Facebook
Published in News
Sunday, 04 December 2016 01:34

Google might buy Facebook

It's entirely feasible

The word on the information strasse is that Google wants to buy Facebook. It is entirely speculative, but could have legs.

Pixel predicted to sell six million
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 13:02

Pixel predicted to sell six million


Will make Google a cool billion

Beancounters at Morgan Stanley have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 5-6 million of Pixel and Pixel XL mobiles will be sold this year.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.

HTC denies flogging off its smartphone business
Published in Mobiles


Things are not that bad yet

Troubled maker of smartphones HTC has denied rumours that it could be about to flog off its smartphone business.

Google to put GPUs on cloud
Published in Processors
Thursday, 17 November 2016 10:53

Google to put GPUs on cloud


Different flavours

Google Cloud is planning to add GPUs as a service early next year, following Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and IBM’s Bluemix.

Apple’s plans for digital glasses start to leak
Published in Wearables


Will connect to iPhones


Fruity cargo cult Apple has started to leak out information on its digital glasses project.

LG sells 200,000 V20s
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 14 November 2016 12:34

LG sells 200,000 V20s


In just 10 days


LG’s V20 is doing rather well, with more than 200,000 of them leaping off shelves worldwide.

Google wants to outlaw proprietary USB-C fast-charging
Published in Mobiles


Everyone must use the same cables


Earlier last week, we wrote that 28W fast-charging has made its rounds into the smartphone market with companies such as Qualcomm and Huawei preparing new USB-C charging accessories to charge devices between 55 and 70 percent in under 30 minutes.

Google is a saint, not a sinner
Published in News
Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:58

Google is a saint, not a sinner


Kent hops about

The head lawyer of Google spent some time today outlining that his company isn’t motivated by greed, or by monopolistic tendencies, but instead is contributing to the welfare of all creatures great and small.