Intel to merge Thunderbolt with USB-C
Published in News

Keeping the technology alive

While even Apple is admitting that Thunderbolt is a damp squib and rushing to the arms of USB-C, it seems that Intel has not given up on the interconnect technology.

ZenWatch could have four-day battery
Published in Wearables

Asustek kicks Apple to death

While Apple users have to charge their watches before they get home from work, the Asustek Zenwatch 2 is boasting a four day battery life.

Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samsung
Published in Processors

If Apple sneezes Qualcomm catches cold 

Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samung and could be vulnerable if either swaps to different chipmakers.

Apple's iWatch fails key function
Published in Wearables

But it is a feature

One of the key functions of the Apple iWatch is that it is supposed to read you blood pressure – the only problem is that the software only reads it when it feels like it.

Apple conqueres Metaio
Published in News

Needs to fix problems with reality distortion shield

Apple has sort of confirmed that it has written a cheque for Metaio an outfit which specialises in augmented reality technology.

IBM suits to eat fruity dog food
Published in News

Replace Thinkpads with expensive toys

IBM's partnership with Apple is probably not going the way that many in the industry would have played it with Big Blue having to swallow its own dog food and buy the expensive gear itself.

Google releases Tango development tablet
Published in Mobiles

3D sensing tablet is still not Woz

While Google is characteristically quiet about its 3D-sensing hardware – Project Tango, there is some evidence that the project is moving along.

Expect a boom in Chromebook 2in1s
Published in Notebooks

It don't need no education

Two in one Chromebooks have been doing rather well in the education market, but Digitimes Research claims that soon their reach will be extended into the consumer and business market.

Macbook Pro Retina R9 M370X based on three-year old GPU
Published in Graphics

Cape Verde GPU with 640 Stream Processors

A recent post from a user on Reddit that has bought the new 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina, finally shed some light on the Radeon R9 M370X graphics card, which is based on a three-year old Cape Verde GPU.

Apple losing smartphone wars
Published in Mobiles

How quickly things change

Apple has spectacularly lost ground to its rival Samsung according to the latest figures.