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

Amazon comes up with noise cancelling headphones that listen for specific sounds
Published in Wearables


Can hear for someone calling your name

Amazon has been granted a patent for headphones that not only cancel out noise, but also listen for specific sounds or phrases and respond by automatically turning off the feature so the user can hear sound from their surroundings.

Apple wins appeal for stealing internet security technology
Published in News


Judge orders a retrial

Fruity cargo cult Apple has sort of won an appeal against a patent licensing outfit.

Oculus Rift cost $199 to make
Published in Wearables
Monday, 01 August 2016 15:54

Oculus Rift cost $199 to make


IHS teardown breaks Oculus Rift

IHS have taken apart an Oculus Rift including the headset, a sensor, and an Xbox One wireless controller costs to work out how much it all cost and come up with a figure of $199 just for the bits.

Samsung releases 15 TB SSD
Published in News
Monday, 01 August 2016 15:44

Samsung releases 15 TB SSD


Don't get too excited -  it costs a bomb

Samsung is shipping its PM1633a SSD which has 15.36TB of storage space however you are not going to get much change out of $10,000.

Vulcan Next plans being drawn up
Published in Graphics
Monday, 01 August 2016 15:09

Vulcan Next plans being drawn up


Zachary Quinto version

Plans are already under way for Vulcan Next, the follow up to Vulcan.