QNAP releases first Thunderbolt 2 NAS
Published in News


Media market

QNAP Systems has released what it claims is the world’s first Thunderbolt 2 Turbo NAS.

Snapdragon 820 might have heating problems
Published in Processors


UPDATED:
Qualcomm denies it

The original story was pulled from the website and Qualcomm sent us the following statement:

Open source would not have prevented  VW problems
Published in News


Not enough checkers in the universe

The recent VW emissions scandal has led many to suggest that such software should be open source to prevent car makers getting away with this sort of thing.

Microsoft’s Edge grinding to a halt
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This is a dead Spartan

Microsoft’s Edge, formally known as Spartan, appears to be grinding to a halt and no-one seems to be caring much about it.

Nintendo’s results weaker than expected
Published in Games

But 3DS sells well

Nintendo has reported a weaker-than-expected operating profit for the July-September quarter but there are signs that things are picking up.

Early China launch saved Apple's figures
Published in News


Analysts worried about cracks in the dam

Despite doing its best to spin yesterday’s results, the Fruity cargo cult Apple’s figures are starting to show signs that the outfit is unable to maintain its record growth.

Meizu MX5 phones get FlyMe 5 update
Published in Mobiles


Bringing more colour to your OS 

Famous for its MX and Note phone lines, Meizu last night started rolling out the FlyMe 5.0 update for the Meizu MX5 phones. 

European Parliament end to roaming charges
Published in News


Also ends throttling.

The European parliament has voted the adoption of rules surrounding net neutrality, internet traffic management and global roaming charges today.

AMD brings out the Magnum Force
Published in Graphics


Mystery product

It would appear that AMD has a mystery product called Magnum which seems to have something to do FPGA and DTV.

DirectX 12 sports an impressive  multi-GPU feature
Published in Graphics


Provides a decent performance boost

Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.