Broadcom announces more accurate GPS chip
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30-centimeter accuracy


Broadcom said it is sampling the first mass-market chip that can take advantage of new global navigation satellite signals and will give the next generation of smartphones 30-centimetre's accuracy instead of five metres.

Never mind the polar bears, repairing iPhones is bad
Published in Mobiles

 
Apple environmental officer sees nothing wrong with stopping people repairing their phones

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s environmental officer must have a conflict of interest when it comes to keeping the planet safe when she works for an outfit whose sole reason for being is flogging overpriced toys to rich kids and making profits.

Spanish censor the net
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Catalonia didn't expect the Spanish InquisItion 


Spain has instituted measures to stop people talking about the Catalonia region’s attempt to get people to vote on independence.

Scary new bug hits ARM
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Brilliant and Terrifying


Columbia University researchers have found a “brilliant and terrifying” hack of ARM chips using something they call CLKSCREW.

Microsoft’s Linux enthusiasm may not help open source
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Open Source messiah Richard Stallman is not impressed


Microsoft has been hitting the headlines lately with its enthusiasm for Linux – but Open Source's messiah Richard Stallman is less than impressed.

More Geforce GTX 1070 Ti rumors surface
Published in Graphics


Same GP104 GPU but with more CUDA cores

According to the latest report, it appears that the upcoming Geforce GTX 1070 Ti could pack 2432 CUDA cores, significantly higher than it was earlier rumored.

Mixed Radeon RX Vega Crossfire works
Published in Graphics


But only in couple of games

AMD has enabled RX Vega multi-GPU Crossfire with its latest new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.9.2 drivers and it also supports mixed Crossfire, with RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56, but it only works in a couple of games.

Asustek’s ZenFone 4 launched today
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Zenfone 5 March next year 

Asustek has announced that it will release its next-generation ZenFone 5 family products at the earliest in March 2018.

iPhone 8 launch a disaster
Published in Mobiles


No one wants to queue for animated poo

Apple’s iPhone 8 launch day has been a disaster with hardly anyone showing up.

Imagination builds standalone hardware IP neural network accelerator
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Based on a specialised PowerVR


Imagination Technologies has been showing off its standalone hardware IP neural network accelerator which is powered by its PowerVR architecture implementation for neural networks.