Nvidia jumps on the Rambus
Published in News

Will use Differential Power Analysis technology

Rambus has announced that Nvidia has licensed its Differential Power Analysis (DPA) countermeasures to protect its visual computing products against side-channel attacks.

Nvidia releases hotfix after breaking Windows 10
Published in News

Beware version 375.57

The GPU maker with the same name as a Roman vengeance demon, Nvidia, has rushed out a hotfix after an earlier driver update broke Windows 10.

PC memory shortage predicted
Published in Memory

Next month

There could be a memory shortage for PC vendors brewing, after aggressive short-term orders coming in from smartphone vendors.

Samsung will not rush out Galaxy 8
Published in News

Therein lies the path to more recall madness

Samsung is not going to rush out its Galaxy 8 to fill the void left by the Note7 recall.

No-one wants a Sony or Apple smartwatch
Published in Wearables

IDC confirms what we have been saying for years

The Tame Apple Press’s efforts at plugging the iWatch for a couple of years have been next to near useless. According to the latest figures no one really wants one.

Homeland security looks at Internet of Things
Published in Wearables

The lightbulbs are revolting

The Obama administration has ordered Homeland Security to come up with a cunning plan to make the Internet of Things devices more secure after a huge DoS attack on major websites.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is officially out
Published in Mobiles

Looks like a Galaxy Note 7 replacement

Dual curved speed, 5.7 inch QHD OLED display, Snapdragon 821, 6GB RAM and 22.5-megapixel camera sound like a decent replacement for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones.

Alexa speaks with Logitech's Harmony Hub
Published in Wearables

Step forward in home automation

Logitech did some pioneering work on the home automation front and its  Harmony line was offering to turn on your TV, speakers and receive stuff with a press of a button. Now with Alexa support, you can simply say "Alexa turn on Netflix" and Logitech will provide the rest of the magic. 

AMD reports Q3 2016 earnings
Published in News

Increased GPU sales offset decline in desktop CPU shipments

Last week, AMD posted its earnings report for Q3 2016, showing a revenue increase of 27 percent over the previous quarter and up 23 percent year-over-year.

Facebook announces PayPal integration in Messenger
Published in News

192 million PayPal users can pay using messaging app

Facebook has announced that PayPal will become one of the payment options within its Messenger service.