Wiston chairman says notebook industry facing a crisis
Published in Notebooks


Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel


While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.

Internet of things causes university to tumble
Published in News


“Don't keep all of your IoT networks in one basket”

Yesterday the security team of a university’s IT staff faced an uphill struggle attempting to identify the origins of a campus-wide internet takeover that was eventually discovered as an assault coordinated through web-capable vending machines and other connected devices.

Intel drones at Super Bowl were not live
Published in Processors


Alternative facts

Intel simply cannot get a break it seems. The company faked drones flying in the super bowl 51 and in reality, the whole Lady Gaga Intel and Pepsi logo parade was recorded a week earlier. The FAA would not allow 300 drones to fly over the heads of tens of thousands of people. 

LG to put Wi-Fi in all its products
Published in Wearables


IoT if you want it or not

LG says that all its products will ship with Wi-Fi connectivity from this year.

Norton puts security into IoT
Published in Wearables


Protecting your fridge from hackers

Symantec has announced that it has come up with an IoT router which can secure your Internet of Things. 

Feature phone users are a weird bunch
Published in Mobiles

 
Dinosaurs yes, broke no

A new survey pours cold water on the myth that people use feature phones because they can't afford a smartphone.

IoT market to be worth $500 million in 2020
Published in News


Connect everything

A report by a research company is predicting that the internet of things (IoT) revenues will soar to be worth $500 million in 2020 in the USA alone.

Snapdragon 835 is a 10nm slap in Intel’s face
Published in Mobiles


World’s first 10nm SoC is a big deal

Kaby Lake, the third generation 14nm was launched in 2016 and it looks like Cannon Lake 10nm Intel CPU might only launch in late 2017. But it is fairly certain that the Snapdragon 835 mobile SoC is going to ship in the first half of 2017.

Intel shows off 14 nm IoT Atoms
Published in Wearables


Atom E3900 series totally redesigned

Intel has been showing off its next generation of its Atom microprocessors intended for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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.