Android game console Ouya dead
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:07

Android game console Ouya dead


This is an ex-Parrot

Following Razer's takeover of the company, the open-source console Ouya is officially dead. 

More than 200 IT items will be tariff free
Published in News


Prices will drop

A new global trade pact that removes tariffs on more than 200 bits of IT gear mean cheaper prices around the world. 

Intel plans Skylake NUCs
Published in Processors
Monday, 27 July 2015 12:40

Intel plans Skylake NUCs


And Compute Sticks

Chipzilla is expected to upgrade its Compute Stick and NUC solutions to Skylake processors starting October. 

Apple furious at Steve Jobs flick
Published in News
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:55

Apple furious at Steve Jobs flick


Religious fury

Apple is furious that a documentary of Steve Jobs shows his face and fails to give him the respect which should be accorded to a god. 

Samsung shows off mobile charging monitor
Published in Graphics


Qi charging standard

Samsung released what it calls the first monitor which will charge your mobile while you are using it.

Apple plans to make BMW i3 its car
Published in News
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:44

Apple plans to make BMW i3 its car


It is dull, ugly, pointless and German let's make it even more expensive

The Apple rumour mill was all a whirl after word leaked out that Apple is choosing BMW for its first electric smart car.

HTML5 security might hide web exploits
Published in Graphics
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:39

HTML5 security might hide web exploits


Turning gamekeepers into poachers

Some of the features introduced in HTML5 can be used to hide web-based exploits and help them evade security.

AMD issues new Linux drivers
Published in Graphics
Monday, 27 July 2015 11:35

AMD issues new Linux drivers


Still a few problems

AMD has released new Linux drivers for the upcoming Linux 4.2 kernel.

Studios conspired with Justice department in Google smear campaign
Published in News


They will do what they are told

The Big Content cartel, which runs the movie and music business, planned to run a campaign to smear Google for refusing to prop-up its failing business model with censorship.

Active virgin predicts the death of smart bands
Published in Wearables


Didn't even know they were alive

CIO of international health club operator Virgin Active, Andy Caddy said that fitness bands from the likes of Fitbit and Jawbone won't be around in two years' time.