UK denies high-tech spying on Trump’s microwave
Published in News


Nonsense


In rare move, Britain’s top spooks slapped down allegations that Barack Obama used GCHQ to spy on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign.

Microsoft’s new "notebook" Surface Book set to do well
Published in News


Suppliers are rubbing their paws with glee


Software King of the World Microsoft’s new Surface Book reportedly entered mass production and suppliers are expecting it to be a gold mine.

Swatch enters the wearable OS market
Published in Wearables


Look out Apple


Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.

Microsoft blocks Ryzen and Kaby Lake users from updates on Windows 7 and 8.1
Published in Processors


Upgrade or die


Software king of the world Microsoft is locking down system updates for those using AMD’s Ryzen and Intel’s Kaby Lake processors on Windows 7 and 8.1.

Class action begins over LG bootloop
Published in Mobiles

G4 and V10 case started

Someone has started a class action for those affected by LG's bootloop problem with the G4 and V10.

Huawei confirms P10 Lite
Published in Mobiles


Open for pre-order


Huawei has opened its P10 Light for pre-order.

Nvidia teams up with Bosch for self-driving cars
Published in News


Smallest AI car supercomputer based on Xavier SoC

Nvidia and Bosch have announced a partnership and unveiled the new AI platform for self-driving cars based on Nvidia's Drive PX platform with upcoming Xavier SoC during the Bosch Connected World conference held in Berlin.

2017 is the year of Gigabit LTE phones
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm takes the lead

It has been quite some time since Qualcomm announced Snapdragon X16, the world’s first Gigabit LTE modem. The same GigabitLTE Snapdragon X16 modem is now part of the Snapdragon 835 - a 10nm SoC that is about to debut in a dozen high end phones. 

Intel underestimated the AMD Zen Ryzen threat
Published in Processors


Sources close to the matter

Ryzen 7 and now Ryzen 5 have launched and they are putting enormous pressure on Intel in the top-level market segment. After a whole decade, price/performance is definitely on AMD's side and even the upcoming Naples 32 core server part will put enormous pressure on  Intel’s cash cow in the server market. 

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup
Published in Processors


Shows more Ryzen 5 1600X performance details

AMD has now officially announced the launch date of its Ryzen 5 series CPUs that will be based on its new Zen CPU architecture and using the same AM4 platform. The Ryzen 5 lineup will be available in six- and quad-core SKU, completely unlocked and with enabled SMT (simultaneous multi-threading).