Google and Asus release Chromebit
Published in Mobiles

Computer for $85

The Google Asus Chromebit computer stick is officially in the shops with an $85 price tag.

Nvidia claims to give Supercomputing industry a boost
Published in News

Supercomputing boldly going beyond supercomputing

Nvidia's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was boldly splitting infinitives which no man had split before when he claimed that thanks to Nvidia making Supercomputing boldly go beyond supercomputing.

Apple losing its music collectors
Published in News

Even Wired seems to think so

Apple is losing its music fanbase thanks to some rather silly decisions and even the Tame Apple Press is agreeing that it is happening.

Dells says there will be no EMC sell-off
Published in News

Other than VMWare of course

Tinbox shifter, Michael Dell has confirmed that the has no intention to asset strip EMC and flog off small bits of it.

Wearable devices could save PC makers
Published in Wearables

Daft analysts claim

A small number of analysts are telling anyone who will listen that notebook makers could save themselves by getting into wearable devices.

EU probes Amazon and Apple’s ebook cartel
Published in News

It seems that Jobs Mob has not learnt about not playing monopoly

While it waits for the US Supreme Court to let it off the hook for the last book cartel it organised, fruity cargo cult Apple is about to face an investigation for another one.

Knights Landing Lands
Published in Processors
17 November 2015

Knights Landing Lands

14nm process with 3D Tri-Gate transistors

Intel has started sending out its Knight's Landing version of Xeon Phi and this one has a 72-core coprocessor solution manufactured on a 14nm process using shiny new 3D Tri-Gate transistors.

Beginning of a new Chip giant
Published in Processors

Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan

Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.

Morgan Stanley tests ARM on its datacentres
Published in Processors

AppliedMicro flavour

Finance outfit Morgan Stanley has been testing AppliedMicro ARM processors for its data centres and come back with shedloads of real world experience.

Nvidia gets atomic
Published in Graphics
16 November 2015

Nvidia gets atomic

Models hundreds of atoms at once

Nvidia is claiming that its Tesla GPUs can speed up a key atom modelling software used by scientists of study the atomic level of materials.