AU Optronics flogs family silver
Published in Graphics


Earns $25.6 million

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics has been flogging off a factory housing a 3.5G production line, to Wistron.

Microsoft gives RT a make over
Published in Notebooks


Lipstick on a pig

Microsoft is about to upgrade Windows RT 8.1 and give its users a handful of new features.

Windows 10 will replace eight soon
Published in News


Did in two weeks what eight did in six months

Windows 10 has grown faster in two weeks than its predecessor did in six months and it will probably replace the older OS in a few months.

Quanta shows that notebooks ain't dead yet
Published in Notebooks


Down but better than last year

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has proven that there is still some life in the notebook market.

Google becomes Alphabet killer
Published in News


Surprise restructuring

Google has surprised everyone by creating a new parent company called Alphabet.

Google to step up Android One pressure to India
Published in Mobiles


Good deal

Google plans to press on with push its Android One cut-price smartphone project in India.

Intel puts Xeons into notebooks
Published in Processors


Because notebooks behave like servers

Chipzilla has decided that every laptop owner really wants a Xeon server processor under the hood.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 990M GPU for notebooks
Published in Processors


N16E-GXX is not a Star fleet designation

We heard a rumour that Nvidia was working on something called an N16E-GXX and thought it might be something Star Treky.

Nokia gearing up for a comeback
Published in Mobiles


A bit like Frank Sinatra without the horse's head

The former rubber boot maker, turned mobile phone maker, turned network expert, Nokia is planning another comeback.

Cortana headed for Android and iOS
Published in Mobiles


Better than anything they have

Software giant Microsoft is onto a winner with its Cortana search and has plans to bring it to iOS and Android.