Apple goes on offensive over Steve Jobs movie
Published in News


Apple and its chums on the Tame Apple Press are doing their level best to rubbish the next Steve Jobs flick which portrays him as a megalomaniac, spin merchant who really was no technical genius.

Cherry Trail Atom Z8300 tested in Tronsmart Ara X5 micro PC
Published in Reviews

Review: 14nm Atoms hit sweet-spot for tiny boxes

Intel's new Cherry Trail Atoms are poised to revamp a few of market segments, namely 2-in-1s, tablets, and cheap mini PCs. So how does the new 14nm silicon compare to good old Bay Trail?

Apple, Intel and IBM get on GloFlo's SOI bandwagon
Published in Processors

FinFETs and SOI working in different environments

Soitec's CEO and board chairman has raised an eyebrow or two when he said that the iPhone 6s has multiple RF chips built on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates and that Intel and IBM are using the tech for their silicon photonics push.

Chinese government might buy SanDisk and Toshiba
Published in Memory

All your NAND flash are belong to us

SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup.

Sony gives smartphones a year
Published in Mobiles

CEO threatens to pack it in

Sony is going to give its smartphone division a year to make money or it will shut it down.

Dell wants to buy EMC
Published in News

Deal of the decade

Michael Dell is planning to write a $50 billion cheque to buy the data storage company EMC in what could be one of the biggest technology deals of the decade.

Nvidia releases Geforce 358.50 WHQL Game Ready drivers
Published in Graphics

Star Wars: Battlefront optimizations

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce graphics card drivers which bring all the optimizations for the upcoming open beta phase of Star Wars: Battlefront game and a few other improvements.

Intel DOCSIS 3.1 chipset faces Averna test
Published in Motherboards

Testing outfit gets top contract

Testing company Averna has been selected to test Intel's DOCSIS 3.1 chipset.

Linux Game of Thrones begins
Published in News

Linux kernel forked over bad manners expect a high body count

A Game of Thrones style war has broken out amongst the weirdie beardies of Open Source Land which has now split the Linux kingdom just as "Winter is a Coming."

Could Samsung be the new Intel?
Published in Processors

Better than being the new Apple

Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.