Boffins build silicene transistors
Published in News
Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:46

Boffins build silicene transistors


That is not a spelling mistake 

Although it is has only recently been just theoretical, human-made silicene is now being touted as the next big thing for computers.

Intel delays silicon photonics technology
Published in Network
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:15

Intel delays silicon photonics technology


Not up to snuff

Intel has delayed shipment of a component module required for its silicon photonics technology, because they are not meeting quality specifications.

TSMC will be Apple ready soon
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:12

TSMC will be Apple ready soon


16nm chips for the A10 processor

TSMC will have its backend integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging (WLP) technology ready for 16nm chips soon in the hope it can attract orders for Apple's A10 processors.

Cisco sees wearable takeover
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:08

Cisco sees wearable takeover


Network bra is back

For a while in the 90s there was a long running gag about a network bra, and wireless underpants on technology magazines, it sort of filled the role of Internet fridge as stupid uses of technology which would never happen.

Intel buys more into the Internet of Things
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:05

Intel buys more into the Internet of Things


Things are not what they used to be

Chipzilla has announced plans to buy Lantiq, a German broadband and networking gear company.

Lenovo looks to be the king of MWC
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 12:59

Lenovo looks to be the king of MWC


Leaks show something rather nice

Leaks from China show that HTC and Samsung may not be the belles of the next Mobile World Congress.

Nvidia mobile G-Sync will work without new hardware
Published in Graphics


Laptops will be cooler

Nvidia's G-Sync technology, which synchronizes frame refresh times with the refresh rate of a compatible monitor, it comes at a price, though, because G-Sync only works with monitors have special hardware.

Tablet fad continues to die
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 11:17

Tablet fad continues to die


Game changer... yeah right

The keyboardless netbooks once touted by the Tame Apple Press as game changing, continue their death spiral of doom as the fad dries up.

Lenovo has better than expected results
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 10:36

Lenovo has better than expected results


Surprises Wall Street

The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street have been seen clutching the holes where their hearts should be after Lenovo defied their will and made more money than they expected.

Real skier takes on virtual reality gamers
Published in News
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:30

Real skier takes on virtual reality gamers


Only one will get frostbite

A professional skier will battle against two online gamers in the world's first interactive 'mixed reality' downhill ski race using technology pioneered by European researchers.