IBM shows off Power9
Published in Processors


14nm FinFET technology

The ever shrinking Biggish Blue has showed off details of its new Power 9 technology at the Hot Chips conference.

Intel refreshes SSDs
Published in Memory


Six new flavours with IMFT 3D NAND

Intel is refreshing its consumer, data centre and IoT SSDs with six  SSDs with its new IMFT 3D NAND under the bonnet.

Apple supplier in trouble with labour laws again
Published in News

 

But Apple does not use sweat shops

The fruity cargo cult Apple is in PR hot water again after one of its key suppliers was found to be flouting the overtime rules which it set.

Samsung delays GDDR6
Published in Graphics


Two years away now

Samsung has put the brakes on its release of GDDR6 memory.

MSI shipped two million graphics cards
Published in Graphics


Likely to make five million target by the end of the year

MSI has shipped two million graphics cards in the first half of 2016 and is likely to ship five million units in the whole year.

Apple iOS 9.3.5 patches three zero-day vulnerabilities
Published in Mobiles


Security report discovers spyware attack on human rights activists


On Thursday, Apple issued three important zero-day security vulnerability patches in a new iOS 9.3.5 release of its mobile operating system, with some sources claiming that the exploits are particularly fatal to human rights activists and other individuals who work or act to protect human rights around the world.

Sharp announces Aquos Z2 smartphone in Taiwan market
Published in Mobiles


5.5-inch 1080p display with Helio X20 SoC

Yesterday Sharp announced a new second-generation Aquos Z2 smartphone for the Taiwan market. The device includes a 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display and 4GB of RAM, among other specifications.

Huawei unveils Honor 8 smartphone in Europe
Published in Mobiles


Starting at €399

Huawei has decided that its 5.2-inch Honor 8 smartphone deserves a dedicated European launch, where it will be available in the coming month with a starting price of €399.

Apple claims it is already doing AI
Published in News


Everyone else copied it

Apple has baffled those technology journalists who have not sold their souls to the fruity cargo cult by claiming that it is already doing AI and it is right up there with the big boys and girls.

New Alienware machines powered by Polaris
Published in Graphics


From Radeon RX 480 GPUs to Radeon R9 M470X.

Gaming PC brand Alienware has released a range of new machines based around AMD’s new Polaris GPUs.