AI comes up with something vital
Published in News
Monday, 11 July 2016 10:57

AI comes up with something vital


Beer

It seems that AI is finally doing something useful, rather than mucking around winning gameshows and pretending to be women on cheesy dating sites.

Waterproof Samsung isn’t
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 July 2016 10:46

Waterproof Samsung isn’t


Whoops

If you look at adverts for Samsung’s new Galaxy you would be forgiven for thinking that the smartphone is waterproof. Unfortunately according to US consumer reports, it isn’t.

Chipzilla cuts Android development
Published in Processors
Friday, 08 July 2016 13:46

Chipzilla cuts Android development


Refusing to repair the diodes down its left side

Intel’s mobexit is gathering traction with Chipzilla deciding to slash its Android development.

Google working on two smartwatches
Published in Wearables
Friday, 08 July 2016 12:37

Google working on two smartwatches


Angelfish and Swordfish

Google is reportedly working on two Android Wear smartwatches which have a fishy theme.

LG profits reach two-year high
Published in News
Friday, 08 July 2016 11:43

LG profits reach two-year high


$504 million for April June

LG Electronics appears to be doing rather well all of a sudden and says its second-quarter operating profit will reach a two-year high.

Avast buys AVG
Published in News
Friday, 08 July 2016 11:29

Avast buys AVG


Writes a $1.3 billion cheque

Avast has acquired rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion as it appears the security market is headed for a period of contraction.

Apple tech might accidently stop people filming US cops killing
Published in News


Side effect of the concert censorship technology

The other day we ran a yarn about how Apple was going to install technology which would make it impossible for iPhone users to film concerts.

Nvidia shows off new rendering tech
Published in Graphics
Friday, 08 July 2016 10:55

Nvidia shows off new rendering tech


Baked into Pascal

Nvidia has been showing off its new rendering technology which it has backed into the latest series of ‘Pascal’ GPUs.

Oracle denies it is killing off Java EE
Published in News


Pledges its commitment

Oracle has been on the blower after we ran a story saying it as losing interest in its Java. EE and might be pulling the plug on the open saucy operating system because it was not making the outfit enough cash.

Microsoft plans DirectX 12 improvements
Published in News
Thursday, 07 July 2016 14:22

Microsoft plans DirectX 12 improvements


Wants to simplify Multi-GPU support

Software king of the world Microsoft has a cunning plan to improve Multi-GPU support in DirectX 12.