Blackberry open to the cops since 2010
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 April 2016 08:33

Blackberry open to the cops since 2010


So much for that myth

Blackberry’s encryption security is a myth and the Canadian coppers have had access to every encrypted piece of data on its network since 2010.

Samsung prepares for memory price war
Published in Memory
Thursday, 14 April 2016 13:12

Samsung prepares for memory price war


Wants market share over profits

Samsung Electronics changing its approach to its memory chip business and focus on market share over profit margins and the industry will suffer, according to one analyst.

Microsoft denies the Oculus rift delays are its fault
Published in Wearables


Xbox One control pad not to blame

Software giant Microsoft has moved to deny a daft internet rumour that it was responsible for the ongoing Oculus Rift supply issues.

Coolest the kick-starting disaster
Published in News
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:35

Coolest the kick-starting disaster


Really uncool

One of Kickstarter’s biggest disasters keeps getting worse thanks mostly to the antics of the company behind it.

Amazon releases 30 per cent thinner kindle
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:07

Amazon releases 30 per cent thinner kindle


Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $289.99

While the e-paper book reader's thunder has been stolen by the tablet, e-ink is a lot easer to read and now Amazon has given its Kindle a refresh by scrapping its design and starting with something that can be used one handed.

Shield K1 gets Vulkan update
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 10:54

Shield K1 gets Vulkan update


The needs of the many

Nvidia has just released an update to its K1 Shield tablet rolling out support for the fledgling Vulkan API.

Gigabyte X99P-SLI gets Thunderbolt 3
Published in Motherboards
Thursday, 14 April 2016 10:39

Gigabyte X99P-SLI gets Thunderbolt 3


First Thunderbolt 3 X99 motherboard blesssed by Intel

Gigabyte has released its X99P-SLI board which it claims is the first Intel Thunderbolt 3 certified X99 motherboard.

Intel makes it easy for you to build a robot army
Published in Wearables


Time to take over the world

Chipzilla is putting a lot of effort into helping people build their own robots and drones at home.

Apple invokes the ancient gods for car business
Published in News


Might have chosen the wrong ones

Apple has been trying to draft ancient gods into its cult to develop its self-driving car.  Like the car it might backfire badly.

Rockstar dismisses Grand Theft Auto’s designer’s lawsuit
Published in Games


Claims it is “bizarre”


The bloke who claims to be behind the multimillion-selling Grand Theft Auto series is suing the publisher Rockstar for reneging on a 2009 royalties deal.