Acer wants to be the last of the PC companies
Published in Notebooks
24 April 2015


Vying for title of dodo of the 21st century

Acer is aiming to be one the of the last surviving PC makers in the world, its boss appropriately told hacks at new World Trade Centre in lower Manhattan.

Batman: Arkham Knight system requirements revealed
Published in Games
24 April 2015


Quite a demanding game

While the new Batman: Arkham Knight game is scheduled to launch in June, Nvidia has now released minimum, recommended and ultra PC system requirements for the game.

Groupon refuses to pay out on virus bounty
Published in News
24 April 2015


Bounty hunter a little miffed

Discount and deal site Groupon has a novel way of dealing with bounty hunters who point out security flaws in its systems. It lets them discover the flaws and refuses to pay up.

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit
Published in Wearables
24 April 2015


Model 1553 has S1 chip beneath the plastic

Apple is officially starting to ship to pre-orders and if you are one of the early adopters your Apple Watch might be in the mail as we speak. 

LG Watch Urbane LTE retail price is $365
Published in Wearables
24 April 2015


A dollar a day 

On the day when Apple is going to take most of the headlines with its low key iWatch launch, LG has bravely announced its own version of the wearable technology.

Is the iWatch  a damp squib?
Published in News
24 April 2015


Apple bans non-existant queues

Apple launched its iWatch today and you would be forgiven if you failed to notice.

Amazon books profit on the cloud
Published in News
24 April 2015


Web Services jump by 50 per cent

Amazon's first-quarter revenue grew thanks to better sales in the US and its cloud-computing services unit increasing sales by 50 per cent.

Apple Watch S1 SoC demystified, looks like plain old A5
Published in Processors
24 April 2015


iPhone 4S part in drag

It appears that Apple’s S1 smartwatch module uses a design eerily similar to the Apple A5 of iPhone 4S and iPad 2 fame. 

Xiaomi Mi4i wants to play havoc on mid-range market
Published in Mobiles
23 April 2015


I is for India, but it has global appeal

Xiaomi’s new Mi4i is supposedly designed for the Indian market, but the phone should have no trouble attracting consumers around the world. 

Asustek thinks it can shift more ZenFones
Published in Mobiles
23 April 2015


That was Zen and this is now

Asustek thinks it is onto a winner with its Zenfone range and has raised its internal shipment forecast for 2015 from 25 million units to 30 million.