Giant bug eats DDR4
Published in Memory
Monday, 21 March 2016 12:25

Giant bug eats DDR4


Rowhammer not just for DDR3

DDR4 was supposed to be a lot more secure than other DDR3 which was vulnerable to an exploit called Rowhammer.  But it turns out that DDR4 might also be vulnerable afterall.

Apple in internal battle over privacy
Published in News
Monday, 21 March 2016 12:20

Apple in internal battle over privacy


Needs the money


While the fruity cargo cult is publically fighting against the FBI over privacy concerns, it is facing an internal battle using data for advertising.

AMD has not given up on mobile GPU
Published in Graphics
Friday, 18 March 2016 13:09

AMD has not given up on mobile GPU


But only in the right circumstances


Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group has said that the outift is open to making a graphics processor for mobile devices but only in select circumstances.

AMD might sell GPU technology to Intel
Published in Graphics
Friday, 18 March 2016 12:50

AMD might sell GPU technology to Intel


Intel gets AMD inside


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that AMD is about to sell its GPU technology to Intel.

Broadcom abandons Wi-Fi
Published in News
Friday, 18 March 2016 12:16

Broadcom abandons Wi-Fi


Walks away from Apple business


Broadcom is planning to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in order to streamline its workforce and product line.

Mediatek will meet its guidance
Published in Processors
Friday, 18 March 2016 11:52

Mediatek will meet its guidance


Made $404.7 million in the last month

MediaTek has said that it is on track to meet its earning guidelines for February.

Xiaomi delays notebook launch
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 18 March 2016 11:22

Xiaomi delays notebook launch


Second quarter now 


Xiaomi Technology is delaying its first notebook until the second quarter of 2016.

Alphabet to flog off part of its robot arm
Published in News

Alphabet, the search outfit formally known as Google, as placed part of its robotics division, up for sale.

Samsung releases Galaxy TabPro S
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 18 March 2016 11:02

Samsung releases Galaxy TabPro S


Surface Pro rival with Intel inside


Samsung today announced the availability of its Galaxy TabPro S 2 in 1s which is headed to take on Microsoft’s Surface Pro.

Intel supports Vulkan 1.0 API
Published in Processors
Thursday, 17 March 2016 12:26

Intel supports Vulkan 1.0 API


DirectX 12 might have a rival as Intel issues new drivers

Intel is releasing graphics drivers that support the Vulkan 1.0 API for chips running Windows 7, 8 and 10 PCs.