LG teases always on display
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 11:08

LG teases always on display


In time for Mobile World Congress

In time for the Mobile World Congress LG has released an official teaser for the upcoming G5, which suggests the outfit is using its AMOLED display for an "always on" display.

GFXBench of Snapdragon 820 out
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:24

GFXBench of Snapdragon 820 out


Up against Nvidia's Tegra X1 an Apple's A9

A GFXBench of the new Snapdragon 820 has tipped up which compares the chip to Nvidia's Tegra X1 and Apple's A9.

AMD raises notebook clock-speed by 1Ghz
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:54

AMD raises notebook clock-speed by 1Ghz


No increase in power

AMD’s type Bristol Ridge SOC looks certain to speed up notebook chips by a 1 GHz without raising power consumption – if the OEMs had not stuffed it up for them.

Intel not ahead of the foundries
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:38

Intel not ahead of the foundries


Transistor performance lagging

The naming game for the next generation of chipmaking actually covers up the fact that Intel is probably not ahead of the foundries in terms of transistor performance.

TV companies about to shoot themselves in the foot
Published in News


Plan to hold back programmes from web distribution for years

In a move which is almost certain to kill off television for good, the top TV companies are planning to declare war on web-distribution companies buy delaying the release of television programmes to them.

MSI provides eye tracking on high-end gaming notebook
Published in Notebooks


Watching the watchers

MSI have included eye tracking functionality in its latest gaming laptop.

Websites not responsible for reader's comments
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:24

Websites not responsible for reader's comments


Well they aren't responsible why should we be?

The European Court has decided that comments written by readers at the bottom of news stories do not have to be policed by the magazines under defamation law.

Ballmer agrees with most of Microsoft’s cunning plans
Published in News


So it is almost certainly doomed


The shy and retiring Micrososft CEO Steve “sounds of silence” Ballmer has quietly put forward his modest opinion that Microsoft's hardware—Surface, HoloLens, and Xbox—is "absolutely essential" to its future.

3D officially dying again
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 10:29

3D officially dying again


Samsung and LG phasing it out

It is looking like 3D technology is dead in the water with both Samsung and LG phasing it out in new TVs.

Nvidia did not steal Samsung's ideas
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 10:18

Nvidia did not steal Samsung's ideas


US court decides

A long running battle against Nvidia by Samsung is over, with the Korean chipmaker being soundly defeated.