Nvidia officially launches Watch Dogs 2 game bundle
Published in Graphics


EVGA and other partners on board

Nvidia has now officially launched its new Hackers Wanted promotion which offers a free copy of Watch Dogs 2 game to those that buy GTX 1080 or GTX 1070 graphics cards as well as notebooks based on those two GPUs.

Driverless taxis will lead self driving surge
Published in News


I had that Bill Gates in the back of my taxi once

A report said that millions of professional drivers will lose their jobs as self driving vehicles make their debut.

Intel denies exiting the wearables market
Published in Wearables


Appears to admit downsizing

Chipzilla has denied rumours that it is exiting the wearables market – even if it appears to have just started announcing layoffs in the department.

MSI is first with low-profile GTX 1050 Ti
Published in Graphics


Reference clocks and 4GB of GDDR5 memory

MSI has unveiled its newest Geforce 10-series graphics card that is actually the first low-profile GTX 1050 Ti graphics card.

Huaxintong Semiconductor to build ARM-based server silicon
Published in Processors


Could challenge Intel

A joint venture between Qualcomm and China's Guizhou Province is to build ARM-based server silicon by licensing the ARMv-8-A architecture and generally being a pain in the bottom line for Intel.

IBM goes against Brexit fears
Published in News


Triple the number of UK data centres

While some companies are planning to leave the UK if it follows through on its plan to leave the EU, IBM is going the opposite direction and said it will triple the number of data centers it has in the country.

Netflix allows 4K PC streaming
Published in News


But only late model Intel PCs running Edge

Netflix 4K streaming is finally heading to Windows PCs and while you can get 4K on a set-top box, the PC has been left out.

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
Published in News


It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.

Apple closes wireless router division
Published in News

Now more past its sell by date than Steve Jobs 

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple appears to be seeking to be the world leader in vapourware by promising shedloads of products which never turn up.

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden
Published in News


He has not been charged with anything

The campaign to have President Barack Obama pardon NSA leaker Edward Snowden has run aground.