Microsoft pulls Windows 10 support from Galileo
Published in Motherboards

Galileo Galileo Figaro.

Microsoft is pulling the support plug on Windows 10 IoT Core which was a key part of Intel’s low-cost Galileo boards.

Intel’s first Altera based chip out early 2016
Published in Processors

What do you get when you cross a Xeon with Altera’s programmable chips?

Chipzilla has said that it will release the first fruits of its Altera buyout in early 2016.

Apple orders only 4 million more iWatches
Published in Wearables

Expecting lower sales

Fruity cargo cult Apple does not have any high expectations that iWatch will sell much more.

IWatch failed claims analyst
Published in Wearables

“Collectables” for fanboys

Apples’ iWatch has been dismissed as a “collectable” for fanboys which made no real impact on the market.

Why aren’t you looking at me?
Published in Mobiles

Apple phones will know when you are not looking at them

Apple’s iPhone7 is going to be equipped with a new feature which will look at your eyes to see if you are daring to look at something else.

ON buys Fairchild semiconductor
Published in Processors

Writes a $2.4 billion cheque 

The chip industry continues to consolidate with ON Semiconductor saying it will buy Fairchild Semiconductor for $2.4 billion.

Asustek expects to make a profit
Published in Motherboards

Motherboard stands for comfort

You would expect everything in Asustek to be dire given that it makes notebooks, smartphones, tablets and desktops and these are dropping down the blackberry.

Qualcomm worries deepen
Published in Processors
18 November 2015

Qualcomm worries deepen

Anti-trust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm can’t really get a lucky break anywhere. The chipmaker has just confirmed that it is facing an anti-trust probe in South Korea.

Intel’s Kaby Lake slides leaked
Published in Processors

Skylake successor will have increased Core performance

A Chinese website has got its paws on some Intel slides which talk about Skylake’s successor.

Samsung develops 10nm FinFET S-RAM
Published in Memory

Ahead of Intel and TSMC

Samsung appears to have stolen a march on Intel and TSMC by coming up with a 10-nano FinFET processed S-RAM