DirectX12 is bad news for Nvidia
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 15:19

DirectX12 is bad news for Nvidia


AMD staff seen dancing in the street

Microsoft's move to DirectX12 might have helped AMD rather than Nvidia.

Windows 10 has 53 million installs
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 14:20

Windows 10 has 53 million installs


About the population of South Africa

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system has been getting some good take-up despite people having loading problems, and the software treating privacy in the same way as a compulsive peeping tom.

Qualcomm gets iPhone Modem chip contract
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 13:00

Qualcomm gets iPhone Modem chip contract


But it may not last

Qualcomm looks certain to supply Apple with the modem chips for the upcoming iPhone, but the relatonship's future is not set in stone.

Google’s next Android is a marshmallow
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 11:48

Google’s next Android is a marshmallow


Turns to goo when things get hot

We are not sure what Google’s marketing people were smoking when they came up with the name Marshmallow for the next version of Android.

Rambus makes something - shock
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 10:53

Rambus makes something - shock


Stops trolling for moment

The former chipmaker, turned patent troll, Rambus has shocked the IT industry by actually making a chip.

Redmi Note 2 sells out in 12 hours
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 17 August 2015 14:22

Redmi Note 2 sells out in 12 hours


And on a Sunday too

Xiaomi announced its latest smartphone Redmi Note 2 on August 13 and the phone went on sale in China on August 16and all 800,000 sold out.

Samsung Galaxy Note5 battery surprise
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 17 August 2015 13:18

Samsung Galaxy Note5 battery surprise


Better than you think

When Samsung revealed that the new-gen Galaxy Note5 would have only a 3000mAh battery, many of us wondered what it had been smoking.

IBM launches Linux only mainframe
Published in News
Monday, 17 August 2015 12:55

IBM launches Linux only mainframe


Super penguin

IBM has announced a new Linux-only mainframe aimed at both ends of the enterprise market.

China tablet makers giving up on tablet craze
Published in Notebooks


Writing is on the wall

If you want proof that the tablets are going the way of the hoola hoop and other fads, have a look at what China's tablet makers are doing.

Italian teen found what Apple security experts couldn't
Published in News


Forbidden to fix it

An Italian teenager has found two zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's OS X operating system that could be used to gain remote access to a computer.