AMD details CPUs and APUs for VR
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 February 2016 11:34

AMD details CPUs and APUs for VR


Quad core at least

AMD detailed eight of its CPUs and APUs can power a VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

US spooks will use IoTs to spy on you
Published in News
Friday, 12 February 2016 11:06

US spooks will use IoTs to spy on you


Grassed up by your washing machine

The US’s top spymaster has told the world that his agency will use the internet of things as snooping weapons.

Intel Braswell Refresh
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 February 2016 10:31

Intel Braswell Refresh


Seven new SoCs

Intel has refreshed its new Braswell lineup with seven more SoCs

Apple programmers still can't master time
Published in News
Friday, 12 February 2016 10:17

Apple programmers still can't master time


They keep reversing the polarity on the neutron flow

Apple software still has problems mastering the issue of time and yet another programming bug involving the calendar is bricking Jobs' Mob's creations.

Kim Jong-un signs up country to Apple cult
Published in News
Friday, 12 February 2016 10:10

Kim Jong-un signs up country to Apple cult


Breaks first rule of cult on day one

It appears that the fruity cargo cult Apple has bagged itself a high profile convert, the north Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

Qualcomm announces three new Snapdragon SoCs
Published in News
Thursday, 11 February 2016 13:09

Qualcomm announces three new Snapdragon SoCs


Advanced Modem, Imaging and Sensors for Mainstream Devices

Qualcomm has introduced three new next-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

Amazon prepares lumberyard for Zombie apocalypse
Published in News


It pays to read the small print

It appears that the legal types working for Amazon are taking no chances and have worked in what is expected of developers during a Zombie apocalypse into the terms and conditions of its new game-development software Lumberyard.

AMD’s Zen-based Opteron will have 32 cores
Published in Processors
Thursday, 11 February 2016 12:04

AMD’s Zen-based Opteron will have 32 cores


8 channel DDR-4 support

A computer engineer at CERN has leaked information about AMD’s doings for Operon after Zen becomes its architecture of choice.

AMD gives HP laptops a FreeSync
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:37

AMD gives HP laptops a FreeSync


Envy 15z laptops now have it all

Maker of expensive printer ink HP will be releasing two new Envy 15z laptops that will feature AMD's FreeSync technology.

Microsoft culling phone division
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:21

Microsoft culling phone division


Not much hope

Software giant Microsoft is telling dozens of employees in its phone division that they are surplus to requirements and should expect to clean out their desks fairly soon.