Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 has incredible standby
Published in Notebooks


Four to five times better than some Intel

Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about  Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft. 

AMD's Vega GPU is late
Published in Graphics


July 30 is the first day

Vega is delayed and while AMD said it will arrive in Q2 2017, it won't. 

Intel announces Core i9 Extreme Edition 18-core
Published in Processors


The core wars

As expected, former chip giant Intel announced its four-to-twelve core Core X series and the top of the line is an 18-core processor of its "new" Core i9 series. 

Nest Cam IQ announced
Published in News


“Intelligent” indoor security powered by deep learning insights

Nest Labs, the Silicon Valley-based producer of smart thermostats and security systems, has revealed an “intelligent” indoor camera with a 4K HDR image sensor that the company says is nothing short of the “best in class security camera” the industry has created thus far. Well it would say that.

Dell shows off new all-in-one
Published in Notebooks


And one for all


Dell has been showing off its VR-ready all-in-one PC powered by AMD's Ryzen.

PC market could start growing again in 2019
Published in News


Latest prediction from IDC


Divination experts from IDC have been shuffling their Tarot cards and consulting the entrails of a particularly annoying toddler and reached the conclusion that the PC market will start growing again in 2019.

Windows XP was not especially vulnerable to Wannacry
Published in News


Windows 7 machines might have been the problem


Windows XP was not as vulnerable to the WannaCry ransomware as many assumed.

Last Japanese PlayStation 3 shipped
Published in Games


End of an era

After 11 years in the shops, Sony has dispatched its last PS3 to Japanese retailers.

Uber self-driven to fire Levandowski
Published in News


Our tech is independent


Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, the star engineer who has been accused by Google of stealing trade secrets about self-driving cars and giving it to Uber.

Supremes wallop expensive printer ink model
Published in News


If you bought it you can do what you like

The US Supreme Court has buried a long running move by printer ink companies which stopped people refilling their own cartridges.