Compal expects notebook sales to fall by 10 per cent
Published in Notebooks


Am I the only person buying them?

This week I got my paws on an i7 Asus gaming computer with an Nvidia GPU for nearly 600 euro, according to Compal I must have been one of the few as it sees the industry sliding even more into the mire.

Nvidia does better than expected
Published in Graphics
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:36

Nvidia does better than expected


Chip demand rising as AMD snoozes

Nvidia forecast better-than-expected revenue for the current quarter demand for its chips has risen, while its rival, AMD has a knap while waiting for its Zen technology to arrive.

Apple shares in free fall
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:14

Apple shares in free fall


Investors wake up

Apple shares are continuing to fall as more investors realise that the share price is not going to go up any more.

Google to echo the echo
Published in News
Friday, 13 May 2016 08:52

Google to echo the echo


Smartspeaker dubbed Chirp

Amazon's Echo smart speaker has proved a surprise hit and now Google wants to copy it.

Huawei prepares for immortals and child necromancers
Published in News


New markets based on sci-fi

While the “game-changing” Apple is debating removing headphone sockets from smartphones, the Chinese outfit is working out business models which assume people will live for ever, robots will try to kill humans and you will upload the brains of the dead onto your PC.

ZenFone 3 out in June
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 May 2016 13:57

ZenFone 3 out in June


Not missing Intel at all

Asustek will unveil its ZenFone 3 family products in June targeting the mid-range segment.

Open source saves the Italian military millions
Published in News


Can get back to conquering Gaul

The Italian Defence Ministry surprised the world last year by announcing that they were dumping Microsoft office in favour of an open-source alternative like LibreOffice.

Kickstarter investigates Peachy Printer "scam"
Published in News


Didn't fund tech project

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is investigating claims that money given to a tech project was instead used to build a house for one of its co-founders David Boe.

EA delaying entry into the third-person action market
Published in Games


Not coming soon

EA is telling the world that it wants into the third-person action market with an open world game, but it does not appear to be happenng any time soon.

Samsung releases EVO Plus 256GB microSD card
Published in Memory


Claims it is the highest capacity in class

Samsung  unveiled the EVO Plus 256GB microSD memory card claiming it offers the highest capacity for a microSD card in its class, delivering fast speeds and an expanded memory storage for use in premium smartphones and tablets, 360-degree video recorders, action cameras, and drones.