AMD promises a Zen sneak peek on December 13
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It will be streamed


While waiting for Zen is remarkably like waiting for Godot, we have just been told that AMD will be holding a sneak peek of its high-performance Zen CPU on 13 December.

Meizu aims to fill Note 7 void
Published in Mobiles


Pro 6 Plus, is the same only it does not melt

Chinese manufacturer Meizu has just announced the Pro 6 Plus, a larger, more powerful version its Pro 6 and the whole thing appears to be plugging a gap left by Samsung's "not so magnificant" Note 7.

Trump’s protectionism will help Taiwan manufacturers
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Quanta rubs its palms with glee

One of the ironic spin offs of US President-elect Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s protectionism plans are they will help the very companies he is trying to shut out of the US.

Amazon worker does a Foxconn
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12 stories without a safety net

An angry Amazon employee sent an email to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos before flinging himself off Amazon’s 12-story Apollo building.

Blink, and you won’t miss it
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Security system to monitor your home

Immedia Software said it has started selling its security system in the UK. The system works by using a “sync” hub to your wi-fi and installing cameras in different locations in your house.

Apple’s Boot Camp fries MacBook Pro’s new speakers
Published in Notebooks

Quality that only money can buy

Apple’s expensive new MacBook Pros are shipping with an expensive feature which causes the pricey speakers in the machines to self-destruct.

TSMC preparing 12nm process technology
Published in Processors


A smaller version of existing 16nm technology

According to industry sources, TSMC is planning to introduce a 12 nanometer half-node process to enhance competition with 28nm and lower process nodes that have been adopted over the past few years.

Pixel predicted to sell six million
Published in Mobiles


Will make Google a cool billion

Beancounters at Morgan Stanley have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 5-6 million of Pixel and Pixel XL mobiles will be sold this year.

Honor 8 is sell out
Published in Mobiles


Discounting and sales clear the shelves 

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Honor,flogged all of its 40,000 UK units of the Honor 8 in just hours.

Apple’s update creates poor battery health
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Software genius


Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple’s new iOS update shows its software superiority once again after Jobs’ Mob issued the update without testing it properly with its own applications.