Android to get 3D face recognition
Published in News

Tame Apple Press fury at face off 

Android manufacturers say that they will adopt some form of 3D face recognition and Hauwei will be the first to get a product on the market, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo

Oculus patents VR gloves
Published in Wearables

Attempts to make VR a bit more of thriller

Oculus has shown a little of its thinking when it comes to ways to interact with virtual reality worlds by getting two patents for a type of VR glove.

BMW says electric cars will not be ready until 2020
Published in News

Tech not there for mass production yet

BMW  will not mass produce electric cars until 2020 because its current technology is not profitable enough to scale up for volume production, its chief executive said.

South Korea turns off PCs on Fridays to make workers go home
Published in News

In the UK the same effect is caused by the sound of a pub opening

The government in South Korea's capital is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time -- by powering down all their computers at 20:00 on Fridays.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845 VR development kit
Published in News

Support for next-gen VR experiences with Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm has announced its new virtual reality development kit at the Game Developer Conference 2018 which includes a wireless VR head mounted display (HMD) and a new software development kit (SDK) for the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR platform.

Powercolor officially unveils the Red Dragon Vega 56
Published in Graphics

Should be available on March 28th

Powercolor has now officially announced the upcoming Red Dragon Radeon Vega 56, revealing a bit more key information as well the availability date.

Apple stuck with Intel for modems
Published in Mobiles

Apple has painted itself into a corner

Apple's gamble that it could bully Qualcomm into reducing its costs for its broadband chips by using Intel's lower tech options appears to have backfired and now Jobs' Mob is forced to stick with Chipzilla.

Apple seeks cheaper components for 'cheaper' iPhone
Published in News

You are not going to get what you pay for

Apple is seeking to push up the margins for its iPhone by getting cheaper components, according to Digitimes Research.

No Broadcom takeover, says Mediatek
Published in Processors

Rumours are wrong

MediaTek has dismissed a rumour circulating in the Taiwan media that Broadcom had approached it about a takeover.

Spring Creators Update will take 30 minutes to install
Published in News

Better than one to two hours

Software King of the World Microsoft has sped up the amount of time it will take to upgrade its Windows 10 major feature upgrade.