TSMC's 5nm plans revealed
Published in Processors
Monday, 18 January 2016 11:27

TSMC's 5nm plans revealed


Two years after 7nm

Foundry TSMC claims it will be ready to roll out its 5nm process technology two years after the launch of its 7nm node..

Vulkan limited to AMD GPU
Published in Graphics
Monday, 18 January 2016 11:03

Vulkan limited to AMD GPU


It keeps using the word open source but...

AMD seems to be having trouble understanding what open source means. It is saying that its forthcoming Vulkan driver will only work with the AMDGPU DRM kernel driver.

Microsoft leaks Hololens details
Published in Wearables
Monday, 18 January 2016 10:12

Microsoft leaks Hololens details


Looks like battery life will be low

Microsoft's augmented reality headset, HoloLens will have about five and a half hours of battery life, according to a company expert.

Apple’s Gatekeeper patch does not work
Published in News
Friday, 15 January 2016 15:20

Apple’s Gatekeeper patch does not work


Patch was just a Placebo

The Tame Apple Press did its best to tell the world that the fruity cargo cult Apple had fixed the Gatekeeper bug in its iOS software, however it looks like it is still broken and the patch was a placebo.

AMD is being propped up by consoles
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 January 2016 14:56

AMD is being propped up by consoles


PS4 and Xbox One sold well over Christmas

AMD is expecting to see its bottom line boosted by good Xbox and PS4 sales over the recent holiday season. Both contain AMD's CPUs and GPUs.

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 January 2016 13:03

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million


But what is 10 million between friends?

The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.

UHD Blu-Ray disks available in seven weeks
Published in News
Friday, 15 January 2016 12:49

UHD Blu-Ray disks available in seven weeks


But Vin Diesel gets expensive

It looks like the movie industry has worked out another way to gouge its customers for more cash – it is charging a fortune for new releases under the UHD Blu-Ray format.

Dell pushes Inspirons on gamers
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:38

Dell pushes Inspirons on gamers


A Dell is not just for business


Grey tin box shifter Michael Dell is trying to convince gamers that its normally dull business machines are exactly the sort of thing they want.

TSMC does rather well
Published in News
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:20

TSMC does rather well


Will out perform the industry average

While many expected TSMC to suffer from from the downturn in China it appears that the company is still doing rather nicely thank-you.

Intel disappoints Wall Street wows others
Published in News
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:00

Intel disappoints Wall Street wows others


Jury is still out if it will have a good 2016

Chipzilla reported strong quarterly profit but the news was overshadowed by concerns about slowing revenue growth in its highly profitable data centre business.