Apple buys Sun
Published in News
11 February 2015


Because it is so rich

Apple has written a $850 million cheque for power from a new California solar farm to cut its energy bill.

Qualcomm buys drone technology
Published in News
11 February 2015


Bombing China, Samsung and Intel

It seems that the chipmaker Qualcomm has finally had enough of competition from Samsung, Intel and anti-trust charges from China. The outfit has written a cheque to get hold of intelligent drone technology.

Kickass plays musical domain names
Published in News
11 February 2015


Keeps going

Torrent sharing site Kickass has been playing musical chairs with its domain name to avoid being shut down by forces loyal to the movie studios.

Nvidia schedules Made to Game event for March 3
Published in Graphics
11 February 2015


In San Francisco, at GDC 2015

Nvidia plans a new product announcement on the second day of MWC 2015 and it has sent invitations to press outlets for an event scheduled for the 3rd of March 2015. 

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory
Published in Graphics
11 February 2015


Cannot fit more on 2.5D interposer

In early January we heard a thing or two about an AMD card codenamed Fiji, the one that comes with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). 

Blizzard swings the Diablo 3 ban-hammer
Published in Games
10 February 2015


Causes major shakeup on the leaderboards

In another exciting round of Blizzard swings the ban-hammer, this time the target is Diablo 3 and the fallout as caused a major shakeup of the leaderboards because cheaters have been booted.

Spencer shows off screenshots on Xbox One
Published in Games
10 February 2015


Looks like it is getting closer to being released

As most who have an Xbox One know, taking a screenshot is almost impossible. It continues to be the most requested feature that users want added to the Xbox One and Microsoft knows it. 

The Crew finally gets patched
Published in Games
10 February 2015


Said that it will include a fix for the stats bug

The bug in The Crew that would allow servers to randomly erase player stats is said to be fixed in this patch pack.

EA again says Titanfall 2 may end up on other platforms
Published in Games
10 February 2015


Unless Microsoft makes them an offer they can refuse

CFO Blake Jorgensen hinted at the 2015 Technology, Internet & Media Conference that Titanfall sequel (Titanfall 2) will "probably" be a bigger footprint than just a single platform.

Bethesda to host E3 showcase
Published in Games
10 February 2015


Something new leads to lots of speculation

Bethesda has sent out notices saying that the publisher will have its first ever E3 showcase. Bethesda host its showcase on Sunday evening before E3 on June 14th.