Global tablet shipments fell by 40 million in Q1 2017
Published in Mobiles


A market share war between stylus tablets and 2-in-1 convertible PCs

It is no hidden secret that worldwide tablet shipments have progressively began a decline over the past three years, since the industry began experiencing year-over-year slumps to the present number of 39.6 million units in Q4 2016.

Apple's 10.5-inch iPad goes into gear
Published in Mobiles


Announcement comes in April alongside Apple's spaceship campus HQ

Apple is expected to move ahead with production on its mid-size, 10.5-inch iPad model later this month, rather than a previously expected timeframe of May to June, according to the latest reports from the Taiwan-based supply chain.

Latest Ghost Recon Wildlands patch improves performance
Published in Games


Better multi-GPU, quad-core CPU and AMD GPU support

The latest patch for Ghost Recon Wildlands promises to significantly improve performance on the PC, especially for multi-GPU, quad-core CPU and systems based on AMD GPUs.

Alleged Vega GPU benchmark shows more details
Published in Graphics


4096 Stream Processors and 8GB of HBM2 memory

An alleged SiSoft benchmark result leak that has been spotted recently has revealed a bit more information on what appears to be at least one version of the upcoming AMD Vega GPU.

Zotac unveils three custom GTX 1080 Ti cards
Published in Graphics


A full lineup

Zotac has shown off a total of three custom Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards, including the AMP and AMP Extreme series which will both feature the IceStorm cooler as well as a standard version with a blower-style cooler.

Total Recall loses case against Oculus
Published in Wearables


On a technicality

Total Recall Technologies (TRT) has had its lawsuit against Oculus VR and its founder Palmer Luckey tossed out of court on a filing technicality.

Nintendo denies Switch problems
Published in News


It all user error


While the world wide wibble is full of people who have experienced problems with their Nintendo Switch, the maker of the portable consoles is denying that there is anything wrong.

Intel writes $13.5 billion cheque for MobileEye
Published in News


Self-driving car software belongs to Chipzilla


Chipzilla has just written a $13.5 billion cheque to buy its Jerusalem-based partner MobilEye.

Oculus boss sues ZeniMax
Published in News


Owes him $22.5 million


While ZeniMax Media might have won a trademark dispute against Facebook-owned Oculus, it seems that the court battles are far from over.

There's a Munich disagreement over Open source
Published in News


Politicians square off against the IT people 


Moves by German politicians to undo Munich’s decade experiment in open source are unnecessary, according to the bloke in charge of the project.