Google gets deeper into virtual reality
Published in Wearables
Monday, 08 February 2016 13:29

Google gets deeper into virtual reality


More virtual vapourware expected

Google is researching into a more virtual realtiy technology which will probably just end up in the beta stage before the search engine gives up on the whole project.

Google backing ARM servers
Published in News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:30

Google backing ARM servers


Don't get your hopes up

Google is set to announce that it is working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, in a move which could give the British chip designer some street cred in the data centre market.

Mossberg blasts Apple’s poor software
Published in News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:01

Mossberg blasts Apple’s poor software


Times are a changing in the Tame Apple Press 

It seems that key members of the Tame Apple Press are starting to have epiphanies lately about how bad Apple really is and are starting to turn on the cult for failing to meet their expectations and spin.

Apple and Google preparing to enter VR market
Published in News
Thursday, 28 January 2016 11:05

Apple and Google preparing to enter VR market


New job postings suggest keen interest

It was made clear earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that 2016 would be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes available in consumer formats to initial enthusiast public audiences. Some of the major competitors we’ve seen in this space so far include Facebook-owned Oculus with its Rift headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset and HTC’s Vive Pre headset, which we explored here.

Haptic touch gloves for VR games coming soon
Published in News
Thursday, 28 January 2016 09:06

Haptic touch gloves for VR games coming soon


A much needed interface for virtual environments


Recently, a New York-based startup has emerged from the shadows and promises to give virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) users a much more natural alternative controller interface for their new headset toys than the proprietary ones emerging with each new device.

Nvidia breaches the walls of Chrome
Published in Graphics
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:42

Nvidia breaches the walls of Chrome

Remembers your p*rn

Nvidia fanboys can be safely assured that details of their visits to smut sites over the last two years have been lovingly recorded by their GPU.

Google rubs in tech-superiority over watch tech
Published in Wearables


Allows fanboys to defect

Search engine outfit Google is offering Apple fanboys a way to get a proper smartwatch without losing the only product that Jobs’ Mob makes – the iPhone.

Google and Lenovo create AR phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 January 2016 12:43

Google and Lenovo create AR phone


You will know that you have been tangoed

Google and Lenovo are teaming up to build a smartphone using Project Tango’s 3D augmented reality technology.

Google gave Scientology a leg up
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 11:41

Google gave Scientology a leg up


$6 million in free advertising claimed

A Scientology activist has claimed that in 2014, Google gave about $6 million in free advertising to the Church of Scientology.

Apple software most vulnerable and buggy
Published in News
Monday, 04 January 2016 13:25

Apple software most vulnerable and buggy


Even worse than Flash

Fruity cargo cult Apple is actually peddling software which is even less secure than Adobe Flash Player, according to new statistics.