PC sales continuing to grow
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:52

PC sales continuing to grow


Tablets were just a fad

Beancounters working for Gartner have decide that PC sales are continuing to grow with Lenovo being the top seller last year.

MediaTek to launch 10- and 12-core SoCs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:08

MediaTek to launch 10- and 12-core SoCs


Chinese whispers

Rumours from China suggest that the chip designer Mediatek is apparently on the verge of launching 10- and 12-core system on chips.

EE cleaning up in the UK
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:05

EE cleaning up in the UK


4G king of Blighty

EE strengthened its position as the leading 4G network in the UK in 2014 after gaining 5.7 million customers over the year.

Huawei has a 17 per cent increase in profit
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:02

Huawei has a 17 per cent increase in profit


4G doing rather well

Huawei is set to record a 17 percent increase in operating profit as worldwide adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology sharply increased.

Isis takes down US Military You Tube and Twitter
Published in News


Not the greatest hack all time

The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversee operations in the Middle East were hacked by a hacker group sympathetic to ISIS.

Big Content warned to stop scaring Canadians
Published in News


Government miffed

The Canadian government has warned Big Content that they are not allowed to go around threatening people it thinks are pirates – like they do in other countries.

Nintendo has a Wii slash in Brazil
Published in Games
Monday, 12 January 2015 11:41

Nintendo has a Wii slash in Brazil


Taxes take the Nintendo

The maker of computer products which sound like toilet humour, Nintendo is flushing Brazil from its list of countries it suppliers.

Extra second of time could bring chaos
Published in News
Monday, 12 January 2015 11:37

Extra second of time could bring chaos


Missing a beat  

This year will have extra second that will allow the Earth's spin to catch up with atomic time.

Microsoft boasts that it is king of the cloud
Published in News


Azure can run on Xeon E5 v3 CPUs

Software giant Microsoft has released a new virtual machine type to Azure which can run on up to 32  Xeon E5 v3 cores and 448 GB of RAM.

Photo thanks to Mashable
Published in Wearables
Friday, 09 January 2015 12:26

Apple Watch already knocked off for $30

Problem is which is the knock off?

As might be expected, someone in China has projected a cheap and cheerful version of Apple's iWatch – the only problem is that since it has done it before Apple, which is really the knock off?