MSI pulls Kaby Lake BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards


Unspecified big bug

Motherboard maker MSI has pulled BIOS releases over an unspecified error in its Kaby Lake update.

TSMC’s 7nm tech is on track
Published in Processors


For anyone wanting risk next year

TSMC's co-CEO Mark Liu told yesterday's investors meeting that his outfit’s 7nm was well on track and will be ready for risk production in the middle of next year.

Intel drones on
Published in News


Intel Falcon 8+ System is its first commercial drone

Chipzilla has been flat out developing software for the consumer drones and now is set to release a few drones of its own.

Intel calls in Michael Phelps to peddle PCs
Published in Notebooks


US swimmer used to prove PCs are not under water

Chipzilla is hoping to make a splash by hiring a US gold medal swimmer to promote its new range of PCs.

Foxconn installs Pork Explosion backdoor into Android gear
Published in Mobiles


Porca misera

Android devices containing Foxconn firmware might have a backdoor thanks to a debugging feature left inside the OS bootloader.

Royal Navy puts robots through their paces
Published in News


Robot wars

The British Royal Navy is staging what it is calling its first "robot wars" exercises testing drone boats off the coasts of Scotland and west Wales.

AMD kills support for Gaming Evolved App
Published in Graphics


Does not bundle it with Radeon Software

AMD has apparently decided to discontinue support for Raptr's Gaming Evolved App which will no longer be bundled with Radeon Software drivers package.

Asus GTX 1050 Ti Expedition pictured ahead of launch
Published in Graphics


Coming on October 25th

We've now had a chance to check out the first picture of Asus' GTX 1050 Ti Expedition graphics card, leaked ahead of the rumored October 25th launch for both Nvidia's upcoming GP107-based graphics cards, the GTX 1050 Ti and the GTX 1050.

AMD’s FreeSync beating Nvidia’s G-Sync
Published in Graphics


Kitchen sink beating N-Sync

Monitors supporting AMD’s FreeSync adaptive sync tech are cleaning Nvidia’s G-Sync clock.

Apple genii steal photos
Published in News


Apple perverts use customers' snaps in sex game

Since part of the joy of owning an iPhone involves having to take it to an Apple store to be repaired, you will be relieved to know that Apple genii down under have been providing an extra special service to clients whose phone’s they repair.