Sensor market races ahead thanks to self driving cars
Published in News


3.2 times more by 2025

Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that the sensor market will grow by 2.5 times by 2025.

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 12:02

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s


40,000 lines of code changed

AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:50

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix


BIOS changes will be issued to Motherboard makers

AMD has confirmed why FMA3 code is causing system hangs on PCs using a new Ryzen desktop processor.

Microsoft develops software for Mac refugees
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No need to cross shark infested waters

Microsoft has finally come up with software which will allow refugees from the autocratic Apple cult escape the clutches of a company that does not really care about them any more.

BroadSoft powers Deutsche Telekom CloudPBX
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Cloudy future together 

Unified communications as a service (UCaaS) outfit Broadsoft has scored a deal running the Deutsche Telekom CloudPBX.

ARM gives cores to AI
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:11

ARM gives cores to AI


DynamIQ is next evolution


British chip designer ARM is announcing the next evolution of its ARM chip design which it calls DynamIQ which gives AI and ML control of the chip’s cores.

Qualcomm brings 4G to feature phones
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:00

Qualcomm brings 4G to feature phones


Spicing up the lower end


In a bid to improve its bottom line, Qualcomm has developed 4G modems for lower end smartphones and feature phones.

Apple fanboy dies in the bath
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 March 2017 13:48

Apple fanboy dies in the bath


Darwin award winner a member of a key Apple demographic

A British Apple fanboy is up for a Darwin award for exiting the gene pool trying to charge his iPhone while he was in the bath

AMD rumours abound over the weekend
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 20 March 2017 13:29

AMD rumours abound over the weekend


Must be something in the water


The weekend saw a sudden stirring in the rumour mill centred on AMD working on Zen-based high end desktops processors and motherboards.

Google reveals more web-friendly compression
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Slow to compress quicker to open

Google Research come up with a better way of encoding JPEG images which can cut a third off JPEG image file-sizes with equal (or improved) appearance.