Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
Published in News


Before Oracle could do it

Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.

Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

FBI has a novel way of dealing with security researchers
Published in News


Expose rubbish security and we will arrest you

If you find shedloads of personal data freely available on a US software company’s server it is probably better to keep your mouth shut and let them be taken down by hackers.

ASUS announces ROG Strix Geforce GTX 1080
Published in News


Founders Edition also available

On Friday, ASUS took the wraps off its latest Geforce 10 series graphics cards based on Nvidia’s Pascal architecture and specifically designed with gamers and hardware enthusiasts in mind. The company’s new ROG Strix Geforce GTX 1080 and Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition cards are now available, with the ROG Strix option offering an impressive 1.94GHz Boost clock in OC Mod, trailing ahead most of the competition so far.

Geforce GTX 1080 supplies may be scarce until mid June
Published in Graphics


Limited supplies at least until week after Geforce GTX 1070 launch


On Friday, most of Nvidia’s add-in board partners made announcements of their customized Geforce GTX 1080 graphics cards and their sales of the Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, a new name for Nvidia’s new “reference card” with reference clockspeeds, only this time with an upgraded vapor chamber cooling unit.

MSI comes up with five GTX 1080 graphics cards
Published in Graphics


Aero, Armor, Gaming X and Sea Hawk

MSI has unveiled a total of five different Geforce GTX 1080 graphics cards including a couple of rather interesting versions like the GTX 1080 Gaming X 8G with Twin Frozr VI cooler or the GTX 1080 Sea Hawk with Corsair's Hydro Series hybrid cooler.

EVGA unveils its full Geforce GTX 1080 lineup
Published in Graphics


A total of five graphics cards

Following Nvidia's official retail launch of the new Geforce GTX 1080, EVGA has prepared no less than five different graphics card, with more to come soon.

AMD’s Macau, China event NDA gets lifted June 29th
Published in Graphics


Information from Macau, China briefing arrives just before start of Q3

Over the past few days, a handful of staff writers, editors, analysts and industry professionals were fortunate enough to receive invitations to AMD’s 3-day Polaris event in Macau, China, including our very own editor-in-chief. The event is scheduled to take place between May 26th and May 29th, with a Polaris Tech Day that just took place behind a non-disclosure agreement for the press.

Nvidia pushes out new updates for GeForce GTX 1080
Published in Graphics


WHQL are you?

Nvidia has released a new update which gives WHQL-certified support for the company's GeForce GTX 1080.

Paperlike creates a big screen to read with
Published in Notebooks


Secondary desktop display

An outfit called Paperlike has built a 13.3 inch e-ink screen which seems rather a good idea for a secondary screen for your PC.