Fitbit will take on Apple with a useful smartwatch
Published in Wearables


Innovation


The Tame Apple Press is getting its knickers in a twist over how wearable device maker Fitbit has released a smartwatch which is direct competition to their favourite manufacturer.

Former Apple worker admits the touch-bar was pointless
Published in Notebooks


Jobs’ Mob suckered users with pointless technology 

Chuq Von Rospach, a former Apple employee and commentator, has slammed the MacBook maker for forcing consumers to pay extra for the Touch which gave them practically nothing.

LG Electronics gets into automotive lights
Published in News


Trying to buy Austrian car headlight maker ZKW 

Troubled LG Electronics participated in a main bidding round to buy Austrian automotive light maker ZKW Group in a deal that could potentially fetch $1.2 billion.

Nintendo's Switch in short supply
Published in Games


Nintendo can't make enough of them

The former maker of playing cards is having difficulty keeping up with demand for its Nintendo Switch console but it seems that this is turning a supply cock-up into a money spinner with people actually thinking that the Switch is desirable.

AMD claims good RX Vega 56 supply
Published in Graphics


Market proves otherwise

AMD gave us a surprise call to confirm that the Radeon RX Vega 56 has launched and the company is working to fix the supply issues. It is already shipping and working hard to supply more Vega 56 and 64 cards. The demand has been overwhelming.

Intel announces new VPU
Published in Processors


Chipzilla’s end-to-end AI

Intel has released its new Movidius Myriad X vision processing unit (VPU) which is Intel's end-to-end portfolio for an artificial intelligence (AI) solution.

Xiaomi announces new product launch for September 5
Published in Mobiles


Of a "flagship dual camera" smartphone

Xiaomi has teased us about an upcoming event scheduled for September 5th, when the company will launch its new smartphone with a flagship dual camera.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X spotted in India
Published in Processors


With 16MB of L3 cache

AMD's new Threadripper 1900X has been spotted in India, with a retailer/e-tailer jumping the gun ahead of the scheduled August 31 launch date.

EU worried about wireless spectrum system
Published in News


Shake up likely before 5G

The European Union is reviewing a bill pertaining to wireless spectrum licences in preparation for the rollout of 5G across the bloc.

Graphics card price hike likely
Published in Graphics


Memory issues

Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from the GDDR memory shortage.