UK spends $2 billion for cyber security
Published in News


Apparently private enterprise does not hold all the answers

The cash-strapped British government is preparing to write a $2 billion cheque to increase cyber security.

UP² based on Intel Apollo Lake chips hits Kickstarter
Published in Motherboards


Raspberry Pi on steroids breaks its pledge goal 

AAEON has pushed its new version of an ultra-compact single board computer to Kickstarter, called the UP² (UP Squared), which has a somewhat larger footprint but offers many more connectivity options and features as well as more powerful Intel Apollo Lake chips.

Alienware 13 notebook is now VR Ready with GTX 1060
Published in Notebooks


Starts at US $1,199.99

Alienware has updated its 13-inch Alienware 13 notebook by equipping it with Nvidia's Geforce GTX 1060 with 6GB of VRAM, making it both VR Ready and giving it a significant boost in graphics performance.

Two new Gigabyte AM4 motherboards spotted
Published in Motherboards


Based on mid-range B350 chipset

Two new Gigabyte motherboards with the new AM4 socket have been spotted online, showing what to expect from launch later this year.

Samsung beefs up its Texas chip unit
Published in News

Memories are made of this

South Korean giant Samsung said it will invest an additional $1 billion at its Austin fab.

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details
Published in Processors


Bit of a yawn

Chipzilla has leaked details of its coming Kaby Lake CPUs through a product change notification (PCN) document, which was intended for manufacturing partners.

Jobs’ Mob considers price cut on Apple Music
Published in News


Too much competition

Fruity, tax-dodging, cargo cult Apple is slowly realising that its Apple Music streaming product is about as popular as the Boston Strangler.

Note 7 unlikely to be recycled
Published in News


Will  the planet suffer for Samsung’s mistake?


Samsung has not worked out what to do with all the Galaxy Note 7s which it has recalled and the fear is that it will be creating an environmental nightmare.

Tablet sales keep falling
Published in News


Steve Jobs was completely wrong


Despite what Steve Jobs and his minions in the Tame Apple Press told us, the tablet was not a game changer, and was simply yet another fashion fad which is now going the way of the dodo and the iPod.

Diamonds are your data’s best friend
Published in News


Another storage option


A team of boffins has come up with a new way of saving huge amounts of data on diamonds.