64-bit ARM and Intel processors get extra security
Published in Processors


Green Hill offers software solution for virtual systems

Green Hills Software is offering a real-time, fast-boot platform for securely combining consumer operating systems such as Linux, QNX, Android or Windows with safety- and security-critical software on 64-bit multicore processors.

Oculus winning the developer wars
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:04

Oculus winning the developer wars


Survey suggests it is getting more attention at least for now

When new technology arrives, much depends on developers coming up with software which will run it.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.

Asustek thinks it can sell 30 million smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Cunning third world plan

Asustek has a cunning plan to ship 30 million smartphones and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor this year by flogging its products to India, Brazil, Russia and Africa.

Snowden debunks Daesh encryption
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 10:46

Snowden debunks Daesh encryption


It is fake

Daesh’s latest propaganda that it can send encrypted messages to its members to plot fresh attacks has been debunked by Edward Snowden.

Small iPhones sail to Titanic disaster
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 25 January 2016 14:26

Small iPhones sail to Titanic disaster


Analyst cuts sales by half

An analyst has cut his estimate of projected sales of the rumoured new 4-inch iPhone, reportedly called the "iPhone 5se," in half, from 18-20 million down to 10-12 million units.

UK’s doomsday subs rely on Windows XP
Published in News
Monday, 25 January 2016 13:52

UK’s doomsday subs rely on Windows XP


40 nuclear warheads under the control of ancient OS


While most of the world would be insane to rely on Windows XP to provide them with security, the UKs 40 nuclear weapons are dependent on the ancient OS.

Intel’s roadmap has three families on 10nm
Published in Processors


Rumours starting to firm up


It is starting to look like the rumours Chipzilla is planning to launch three processor families manufactured on the 10nm process node are proving true.

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND
Published in Processors
Monday, 25 January 2016 12:29

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND


Accounting scandle continues to bite

Toshiba is getting out the processor business so that it can concentrate on making memory as it tries to recover from its $1.3 billion accounting scandal.

Tame Apple Press braces itself for iPhone slump
Published in Mobiles


Finally wakes up


The Tame Apple Press is starting to report what we have been saying for months, iPhone sales have slumped for the first time in ten years.