European Steam Deck orders ship within a day
Published in Gaming


Firsthand experience

The Steam Deck is a refreshing and innovative console launched in mid-July 2021 and started shipping to first pre-order customers in February 2022. With the preorder system in place, one had to wait usually months to get one. What changed in the last few weeks is the fact that Steam offers to ship them within one to two weeks, at least in the old continent.

PC sales fall
Published in News
02 December 2022

PC sales fall


Canalys analysts say notebooks hardest hit 

PC shipments in the United States fell by 12.1 per cent in the third quarter year-over-year. As usual, Dell, HP, Apple, Lenovo, and Acer are the biggest manufacturers.

Kanye West can no longer afford Parler
Published in News


Deal falls through

Social media site Parler has reached a mutual agreement with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, to terminate the sale of the social media app.

Rust killing off memory safety issues in Android
Published in Mobiles


Some things are best left to rust quietly

Google has noticed that since it announced Android Open Source Project (AOSP) support for Rust, memory safety vulnerabilities have fallen.

PCI-SIG calls out GPU chipmakers over flaming plugs
Published in PC Hardware


Nvidia Dracarys 


The Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group [PCI-SIG] has waded into companies like Nvidia for peddling products with the 16-pin 12VHPWR power connector, such as Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4090.

Vapor-X sub-brand returns after eight years 
Published in Graphics


Turning
 Japanese

Sapphire has been showing off its new Radeon RX 7900 XT and XTX cards on its Twitter page which will carry the Vapor-X sub-brand.

I've got a brand new robot harvester and I'll give you the key
Published in Transportation


Ooh ar ooh ar

The farming world is finally going to get its share of industry 2.0 with a range of AI powered farming vehicles.

Windows has too many colours
Published in News


Why are there so many songs about rainbows?

A new Windows update is inserting some unexpected colours into the user interface of Task manager apparently thinking that light and dark modes are not enough.

G.Skill brings Trident Z RGB DDR5-8000 32GB memory kit
Published in PC Hardware


Available this month

G.Skill has announced that its ultra-high frequency DDR5-8000 CL38 32 GB (2x16GB) memory kit, which is a part of the flagship Trident Z RGB series, will be available this month.

Bitcoin is about to become irrelevant
Published in News


Rarely used for the reasons for which it has been designed

European Central Bank officials has warned that bitcoin is "rarely used for legal transactions" and is only really used as a get-rich-quick scheme by “investors.”