Chrome starts saving batteries
Published in News
05 June 2015


Saving the universe from Flash

Google's latest beta feature on Chrome has come up with a method of killing off battery draining flash heavy sites.

Plugging Windows 10 on a plug
Published in News
05 June 2015


Connect it where you want

While Microsoft has been plugging Windows 10, a Taiwanese outfit has installed the operating system on a computer the size of a plug.

Yahoo goes Game of Thrones on services
Published in News
05 June 2015


Winter is coming

Yahoo has been quietly axing shedloads of its services, claiming that its focus is on "search, communications and digital content" to cover a cull which is a bit like a Game of Thrones Wedding.

Powercolor shows new Devil Hybrid cooler at Computex
Published in Graphics
04 June 2015


Strapped to R9 290X PCS PCB, at least for now

While it did not have a chance to show the fancy new Fiji GPU graphics card at Computex 2015 show in Taipei, Powercolor certainly had a lot to show and in addition to earlier announced Devil HDX sound card, Powercolor brought the new Devil Hybrid cooler to the show.

MediaTek Cortex-A72 quad scores 50k+ in Antutu
Published in Processors
04 June 2015


MT8173 runs Android 5.1

MediaTek first Cortex-A72 with two Cortex-A53 cores will perform quite nicely, at least in AnTutu. 

FBI claims Apple is helping Islamic State
Published in News
04 June 2015


Tim Cook only wants to decapitate Google

The FBI claims that Apple is using technology which is helping Islamic State on its terror campaigns.

UMC plans speeding up 18nm process development
Published in News
04 June 2015


Will allow Chinese 28nm products

UMC is considering a plan to speed up a shift to the 18nm process at its fabs in Taiwan.

Apple TV is cannibalising Mac
Published in News
04 June 2015

Which shows the Mac's key use

In a story which was supposed to show Apple TV giving streaming-media box companies a kicking, CNET accidently revealed that the low powered, low function product is actually damaging Jobs' Mob's sales of Macs.

Yeah, that is Orange Coldplay you colour blind Apple fans
Published in News
04 June 2015


Which is more than Coldplay 

E-Ink has increased the number of colours it can manage to cover yellow.

Mediatek wants half of the China's 4G market
Published in Processors
04 June 2015


Expanding targets

MediaTek wants to grow its 4G chip market share in China during the second half of 2015 with the aim of scoring half the market.