Trump sells Norway "Call of Duty" aircraft
Published in Games
Friday, 12 January 2018 09:17

Trump sells Norway "Call of Duty" aircraft


Masterful sales person flogs imaginary aircraft to ally

The shy and retiring US President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has been telling the world how he managed to sell Norway F-52 fighter jets.

Nvidia updates but claims to be unaffected by Spectre
Published in News

 
Our GPUs are immune but we work with infected people

Nvidia is updating the software for its graphics processors in response to the Spectre security threat, but its chief executive insisted that its chips were not subject to the same risks as those from Intel and other companies.

Apple to face Senate questions
Published in News
Thursday, 11 January 2018 11:40

Apple to face Senate questions


Throttling feature is the gift which will not go away

While it is in hot water with the French authorities for throttling its older phones, Apple is likely to face some tough questioning on its side of the pond as the chairman of a US Senate committee overseeing business issues asked the fruity cargo cult to answer a few questions.

Intel releases its post Meltdown and Spectre performance figures
Published in News


Impact a little worse than claimed

Chipzilla has come out with some performance impact data on its post patch  6th, 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core processor platforms using Windows 10 and its figures are not exactly good for older PCs.

Razer releases Project Linda
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:51

Razer releases Project Linda


Razoring an eyebrow or two

Razer has lifted the kimono on "Project Linda," a 13.3-inch laptop design powered by the Android-based Razer Phone. The smartphone and laptop hybrid concept harkens a new era for mobile personal computing, blending the familiar Android environment with the ease-of-use of a laptop, so Razer claims.

Dell shows off new ranges at CES
Published in News
Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:19

Dell shows off new ranges at CES


Something for everyone

Dell is having a busy Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a ton of new products and improvements on show.

OmniVision has a reference design for production-ready AR glasses
Published in Wearables

Prototype out already

OmniVision claims to have come up with a reference design for production-ready augmented reality (AR) glasses.

Current Bun sulks about Samsung X delays
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 January 2018 09:57

Current Bun sulks about Samsung X delays


Tears in tabloid land

When it comes to technology reporting, you don’t usually expect the UK’s Sun to be at the forefront, so we were a little surprised when news of Samsung X delays arrived from Rupert Murdoch’s second favourite organ.

Intel and Micron end partnership
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:29

Intel and Micron end partnership


Thanks for the memories

Intel and Micron are to pull the plug on their long-running partnership on 3D NAND flash memory by early next year.

HarperCollins settles over Jobs' cartel
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:09

HarperCollins settles over Jobs' cartel


Canadian deal brings chapter to an end

A rather nasty chapter in Steve Jobs' biography has finally drawn to a close after publisher HarperCollins has agreed to donate $120,000 in books as part of a settlement with a Canadian law enforcement agency.