Nvidia talks about new Pascal-based notebooks
Published in Notebooks


Have all the semi-colons in the right place

Nvidia has been talking up new pascal based gaming notebooks based around the GTX 10-series GPU.

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake
Published in Processors


Be careful what you put in the manual

HP might have put some IDF spoilers into its Pavilion x360 m1 technical maintenance manual.

Intel gets into VR
Published in Wearables
16 August 2016

Intel gets into VR


IDF 2016 cranks up

After its mobile  plan did not work out so well, Chipzilla is doing what every large company which has run out of ideas is doing and getting into virtual reality.

Russian whistleblower on run from Putin’s hackers
Published in News


Woman who exposed Russian doping scandle fears for her life

A Russian athlete who blew the whistle on Russian attempts to hide its wide scale doping of athletes says she is on the run from Tsar Putin’s hackers.

EU wants more privacy on web services
Published in News

Extending secuirty and confidentuality of phone to Skype and WhatsApp

The EU is planning to extend telecom rules covering security and confidentiality of communications to web services such as Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's WhatsApp. However it looks like this could be used to restrict how they use encryption.

Encryption fault in Apple's imessage
Published in Mobiles


Flaws in the method

Cryptography researchers at John Hopkins University have found another flaw in the encryption used by Apple’s iMessage and while Jobs' Mob might have fixed it, the researchers say that the company's encryption methodology is borked.

Windows 10 anniversary edition has bug
Published in News


Freeze and crash

Microsoft is investigating reports that its installation of its Windows 10 Anniversary Update,can cause host systems to freeze and crash.

Apple jumps on the AR bandwagon
Published in News


Claims it is working on a new AI platform

Fruity cargo cult Apple is trying to convince the world it is “coming up with something new” by talking a lot about Artificial Reality.

Chinese vendors shipped 145.9 million last quarter
Published in Mobiles


More than 44 per cent of the world's total

Beancounters working for Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that chinese vendors shipped 145.9 million smartphones globally in total during the second quarter of 2016.

Windows Phone Skype will just stop working
Published in Mobiles


Microsoft just does not seem to care any more

Microsoft is being surprisingly callous to those few users who supported its Windows Phone now that Windows 10 mobile is out. It is killing off Windows Phone support for Skype practically overnight.