AMD formally announces RX 470 GPU
Published in Games

Games without front ears

It has been a while in the coming but AMD today said it’s released its Radeon RX470 card at a price of $179.

One in three net users attempt digital detox
Published in News

Hey you, get off of our cloud

A report by British regulator Ofcom said the time people are on the internet has increased so much that one in three adults in the UK are consciously giving up their reliance on gadgets.

Changing passwords is bad for security
Published in News

FTC’s chief technology officer dispels myth

Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Cranor, who is the US FTC’s technology guru, has debunked a myth that it is a good idea to change your password often.

EU net neutrality plans going backwards
Published in News

Ericsson worried about too many controls

Ericsson head of European affairs, Peter Olson has warned that new net neutrality guidelines drawn up by EU regulatory body Berec are taking the mobile industry “one step backwards”.

Big Tech is saving the US economy
Published in News

Just a pity they are not paying tax

The US economy might be being propped up by the success of technology heavyweights.

Apple helped run Uber out of China
Published in News

Hard to find a good guy in this story

Apple's billion dollar investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped kick Uber out of China.

Samsung pledges to keep large screen smartphones mainstream
Published in Mobiles

Smaller screens are done

Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business President Koh Dong-jin said the company will work to keep the large screen smartphone in the mainstream, despite claims that Apple’s attempts to bring smaller screens back have had some small success.

Intel goes for visual depth
Published in Wearables

HTC Vive gets the horn

An Intel engineer has tweeted some details about some details of an interesting VR project that Chipzilla is working on.

IFixit tears down new Xbox One S
Published in Games

Priced at $399

iFixit has voided its Xbox one warranty to see what is under the bonnet of the new games console and found all sorts of surprises.

Intel Basis wearable killed off
Published in Wearables

Overheating problems

Back in March 2014 Intel  acquired Basis, a smartwatch manufacturer, and integrated this company in its wearable / IoT dream. Now, just two years later Intel has decided to recall all Basis watches due to overheating problems.