Apple finally gives up on 16 GB iPhone  storage
Published in Mobiles


End of a marketing ploy

Fruity cargo cult Apple has finally given up on a pretty dumb marketing ploy which made its phones look a little cheaper.

Tesla autopilot ready this year
Published in News


Autopilot 2.0 might not kill you

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Tesla Motors’s Autopilot 2.0 is coming soon.

German churches installing wi-fi
Published in Mobiles


Fighting for declining members

German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.

Samsung releases UFS memory card line
Published in Memory


256GB and speeds up to 530MB/s

Samsung has announced the introduction of the first Universal Flash Storage (UFS) memory card line-up, which it claims has capacities of up to 256GB and speeds up to 530MB/s.

Samsung beats Wall Street estimates
Published in News


It is actually selling smartphones

While its rivals, like Apple, are suffering, Samsung is doing rather well – in fact much better than the cocaine nose-jobs of Wall Street have predicted.

The world’s first Xeon Processor D Module released
Published in Processors


16 cores to play with

Advantech has released of its new COM Express Basic Module which is designed around the Intel Xeon Processor D-1500 family.

EU votes for new cyber security laws
Published in News


Major changes afoot

The European Parliament voted to spruce up the EU’s cyber security laws in a move which will have many companies tearing their hare (sic) and stamping on their rabbits.

AMD improves its Linux drivers
Published in Graphics


Day one support for Radeon RX 480

It looks like AMD has finally got the memo when it comes to Linux machines. Its new AMDGPU-PRO 16.30 driver offers day-one support for its new Radeon RX 480 from day one.

Microsoft wants to get into this PC lark
Published in Notebooks


It has heard it is a money spinner

Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.

Leaked GTX 1060 benchmarks show it cleans RX 480’s clock
Published in News


Spoilers

I had a small wager sitting on the fact that when the RX 480 was released that there would be a mysterious leak of benchmarks that proved that Nvidia’s Pascal-based GTX 1060 was much better even when it had not been released.