Russia banking on home grown chips
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 May 2015 10:34

Russia banking on home grown chips


Putin on the Bits

A Russian firm announced its intention to build its own homegrown CPUs as part of a cunning plan to keep the Americans from spying on the glorious Empire of Tsar Putin and oil oligarchs.

Huawei launches P8
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 May 2015 13:40

Huawei launches P8


Magical splash proof coating

Huawei finally launched its P8 and the P8 Max, a phablet version of the device.

AMD talks about new A-series desktop pricing
Published in Processors


It is only a suggestion

Buried in the announcements of AMD's Financial Analyst Day were the new processor pricing that was announced for the AMD A-series desktop processors.

On the ball  car hire firms want to rent tablets
Published in Mobiles


Someone has a use for them

Car hire outfit Avis and Budget Car Rental thinks that there are people who want to hire keyboardless netbooks.

 

Next Thing aims for $9 computer
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 08 May 2015 12:32

Next Thing aims for $9 computer


Cheap as Chip

A US outfit called Next Thing is offering a $9 development board for its Chip project which is currently seeking crowd funding..

Intel sees growth in Africa
Published in News
Friday, 08 May 2015 11:50

Intel sees growth in Africa


Dr Chipzilla I presume

Intel has added up the numbers and worked out that the best way to flog its chips is to follow the path of Stanley beat a path through the jungle into Africa.

Nvidia expects a beating
Published in News
Friday, 08 May 2015 11:14

Nvidia expects a beating


Trouble ahead,

GPU maker Nvidia is seeing trouble ahead, thanks to a slump in PC sales and a strong US dollar.

Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows
Published in News


Microsoft runs out of fingers

Software giant Microsoft has given up on having any more versions of Windows. If you don't like Windows 10 you are stuck with it.

Nexus 9 price falling
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:36

Nexus 9 price falling


Hitting a sweet spot

Google's Nexus 9 was not a bad tablet, the only problem was the $399 price tag.

Acer hangs on in there
Published in News
Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:12

Acer hangs on in there


Still in profit

Troubled PC maker Acer surprised everyone by saying that it managed to remain profitable during the last quarter despite a decline of 11.4 percent in revenues.