EA earns a bomb
Published in Games
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:02

EA earns a bomb


Surprise profit

Electronic Arts has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting an unexpected first-quarter profit, thanks to increased downloads of its games.

Windows 10 anniversary edition is with us
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:49

Windows 10 anniversary edition is with us

 Get out the bunting

A year after the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has released its Anniversary Update which is the first major update to the company's desktop operating system.

Samsung sings its seventh Note
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:29

Samsung sings its seventh Note


And opens another seal of the apocalypse

Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Note 7 which has many of the features from last year’s Note 5 with the design and waterproofing of this year’s S7 Edge.

Google pushes out Chrome 52 for Android
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:12

Google pushes out Chrome 52 for Android


Two weeks after the PC version

Search engine outfit Google has finally got around to launching the Android verson of its latest Chrome browser.

Microsoft releases Hololens development kit
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:02

Microsoft releases Hololens development kit


If you have a spare $3,000

Software King of the World Microsoft is flogging its HoloLens development kit for $3,000 a pop in a move to expand the community of developers building apps for the beastie.

Tablets follow Steve Jobs into the afterlife
Published in Notebooks


Apple still in the lead as its game changing fad fades

Beancounters at IDC have been adding up the numbers and dividing by their shoe size and worked out that tablet sales have continued to fall.

Nvidia releases its new Titan X
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 14:39

Nvidia releases its new Titan X


All the irresponsible power you can eat

Nvidia’s Titan X Pascal is out on the streets from today and the chip is being talked up on GeForce.com site.

ASRock issues Mini-STX board
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 14:14

ASRock issues Mini-STX board


Based on Intel’s H110 chipset

ASRock has revealed the first mini-STX motherboard based on Intel's H110 chipset.

Biggish Blue invents a lab on a chip
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 12:45

Biggish Blue invents a lab on a chip


Super sensitive SoC

IBM has developed some tech it calls a lab-on-a-chip which can be used to detect cancer or other diseases before any symptoms have appeared.

Sony AV will require a lot more space
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 12:32

Sony AV will require a lot more space


But you will not need a Neo

Sony has confirmed that its PlayStation Neo is not a requirement for PlayStation VR, but you will need rather a lot of space and it will work better if you are sitting down