Oracle names new chip after cheap wine
Published in News
Friday, 31 July 2015 11:39

Oracle names new chip after cheap wine


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
Friday, 31 July 2015 11:33

Google Glass in second coming


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
Friday, 31 July 2015 11:28

UMC slows 28nm expansion


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.  

Samsung slashes Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge price
Published in Mobiles


S6 Edge Plus and Note 5 coming

Samsung Galaxy S6/Galaxy S6 Edge will now be available for a permanently reduced price in the US, indicating the impending launch of Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5.

UMC expects wafer shipments fall
Published in News
Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:35

UMC expects wafer shipments fall


Predicted slump

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post an up to 5 per cent decrease in wafer shipments for the third quarter of 2015. 

Windows 10 PC replacement will be slow
Published in News
Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:31

Windows 10 PC replacement will be slow


Hardware industry sighs

PC makers are already predicting that any knock on demand for their product based on Windows 10 will be slow to happen.

Ozo provides 3d surround filming
Published in News
Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:55

Ozo provides 3d surround filming


Seeing all around 

Former rubber boot make Nokia has been showing off a 3D VR camera.

Samsung copies Apple's poor results
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:50

Samsung copies Apple's poor results


Smartphone slide continues 

Samsung had a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows. 

Qualcomm wireless  tech will recharge metal
Published in Mobiles


WiPower now universal

Qualcomm WiPower will now charge phones with metal cases, breaking a barrier which had prevented wireless charging on more expensive models. 

Intel divides to rule
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 13:45

Intel divides to rule


Sets PC targets in six areas

Chipzilla is trying to boost promotion of its desktop CPU platforms by dividing the market into six pieces.