Xiaomi does not fear falling phone sales
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 November 2016 14:32

Xiaomi does not fear falling phone sales


We don't make money on the numbers

Xiaomi does not appear worried that its smartphone sales are falling.

Japan plans to build the world's largest super computer
Published in News


130 petaflops 

Japan's government  plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer for developing and improving AI, driverless cars, robotics and medical diagnostics.

Apple planning new 10.5-inch iPads
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 November 2016 12:34

Apple planning new 10.5-inch iPads


Bigger tablets are more popular with enterprises 

Apple looks set to launch a 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, because businesses and schools want them – apparently.

Nintendo Switch price set at £198.50 in UK
Published in Games
Friday, 25 November 2016 11:57

Nintendo Switch price set at £198.50 in UK


233.49 in real money


The Nintendo Switch price will be £198.50, according to the website of the UK retailer Gameseek.

AMD investors allowed class action over Llano
Published in Processors


This could get messy


A US court has allowed AMD investors to carry out a class action against the company over its Llano antics.

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
Published in Processors


Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

AMD execs sold shares before “good news”
Published in Processors
Friday, 25 November 2016 11:19

AMD execs sold shares before “good news”


Poor lambs


AMD executives can’t really get a break, even when the company is doing well. Normally when execs start flogging off their shares it is because the company is going to announce something unpopular which will send share prices downwards. However, in AMD’s case they did the opposite.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.

Window 10 is less secure than Windows 7
Published in News
Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:29

Window 10 is less secure than Windows 7


US-CERT Coordination Centre warns

The US-CERT Coordination Centre has warned that Windows 7 with EMET offers greater protection than Windows 10.

Trump ready to bribe Apple to move back to the US
Published in News


Subsiding production like all good socialists

Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump has said that he is prepared to offer all sorts of sweeteners so that Apple will set up a plant in the US.