Qualcomm details Apple modem issue
Published in News


Tells the watchdog

Chipmaker Qualcomm showed further details about the impact of the fruity cargo-cult Apple refusing to pay up on its licences and its modem competition with Intel.

MediaTek might get into price war with Qualcomm
Published in Processors


Pressure is high


Now that Qualcomm is lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to follow suit for its Helio P23 series.

Google pays Apple billions to stay on iPhone
Published in Mobiles


That's a nice little search engine we would hate for it to be broken

Google is shelling out billions of dollars in protection to the fruity tax-dodging cult Apple so that it can stay the default search engine on iPhones and iPads.

Samsung announces EU spread of TVPlus
Published in News


Catching up with US and Asia


Samsung Electronics has announced that its premium Smart TV content service, TV Plus, is now available for users of Samsung Smart TVs in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. Its North America and Southeast Asian customers have had the service available since 2015.

DoJ demands IP addresses of those who don't like Trump
Published in News

 
Warrants issued for most of America

The US government wants the IP addresses of anyone who visited an anti-Trump website.

AMD RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 finally reviewed
Published in Graphics


Review roundup: Matches GTX 1080/1070 but with a high TDP

AMD has finally launched its first consumer-oriented graphics cards based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56. With reviews finally going live, it appears that AMD has managed to match GTX 1080/1070 performance in some scenarios but at a much lower performance per Watt.

Boffins have another idea to replace silicon
Published in Processors


Just when you thought one of the others might actually get used

Stanford University boffins have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with yet another replacement for silicon in processes.

Wall Street fumes at Foxconn
Published in News


Expenses probably because of new iPhone costs 

The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street are furious that Apple’s number one chum Foxconn fell short of its estimates by a huge 25 percent.

Amiga is back
Published in Games


Slightly improved


The Amiga which was responsible for getting many people into computers from 1985 to 1996 is being resurrected.

US top cyber-experts flee
Published in News


Don’t want to be around for the “big hack”


Four senior cybersecurity officials are stepping down from their US government positions, raising concerns that an exodus of top leaders may make the federal government more vulnerable to hacking.