Server DRAM supply tight
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:52

Server DRAM supply tight


Cutting off the blood supply

Server DRAM revenue from Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology rose by 30 percent sequentially in the second quarter as the tight supply of DRAM chips continued to lift average selling prices, according to market watcher DRAMeXchange. The firm expects server DRAM supply to remain tight throughout the remainder of 2017.

Qualcomm details Apple modem issue
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:33

Qualcomm details Apple modem issue


Tells the watchdog

Chipmaker Qualcomm showed further details about the impact of the fruity cargo-cult Apple refusing to pay up on its licences and its modem competition with Intel.

MediaTek might get into price war with Qualcomm
Published in Processors


Pressure is high


Now that Qualcomm is lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to follow suit for its Helio P23 series.

Samsung announces EU spread of TVPlus
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 06:00

Samsung announces EU spread of TVPlus


Catching up with US and Asia


Samsung Electronics has announced that its premium Smart TV content service, TV Plus, is now available for users of Samsung Smart TVs in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. Its North America and Southeast Asian customers have had the service available since 2015.

Google pays Apple billions to stay on iPhone
Published in Mobiles


That's a nice little search engine we would hate for it to be broken

Google is shelling out billions of dollars in protection to the fruity tax-dodging cult Apple so that it can stay the default search engine on iPhones and iPads.

Boffins have another idea to replace silicon
Published in Processors


Just when you thought one of the others might actually get used

Stanford University boffins have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with yet another replacement for silicon in processes.

Wall Street fumes at Foxconn
Published in News
Monday, 14 August 2017 11:55

Wall Street fumes at Foxconn


Expenses probably because of new iPhone costs 

The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street are furious that Apple’s number one chum Foxconn fell short of its estimates by a huge 25 percent.

Amiga is back
Published in Games
Monday, 14 August 2017 11:28

Amiga is back


Slightly improved


The Amiga which was responsible for getting many people into computers from 1985 to 1996 is being resurrected.

Microsoft falsely accused Intel for poor Surface drivers
Published in Notebooks


But it was its own fault


Software King of the World Microsoft has been caught with its royal pants down trying to pin the blame for its own poor Surface drivers on Intel.

US top cyber-experts flee
Published in News
Monday, 14 August 2017 10:41

US top cyber-experts flee


Don’t want to be around for the “big hack”


Four senior cybersecurity officials are stepping down from their US government positions, raising concerns that an exodus of top leaders may make the federal government more vulnerable to hacking.