Apple purges Christian holiday from iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 19 February 2018 10:35

Apple purges Christian holiday from iPhone

Thou shalt not have any gods before Steve Jobs

The fruity cargo cult Apple has taken its first stand against rival religions by banning fanboys from celebrating the most significant holiday on the Christian calendar.

Intel's graphic drivers will adjust your game settings
Published in Games

Works on Skylake or newer chips

Intel is introducing a new feature for its processors with integrated graphics, allowing games to be automatically optimised on systems.

MIT comes up with a new power saving neural chip
Published in Processors

IBM declares it a "a huge step forward"

MIT boffins have emerged from their smoke filled labs with a neural network chip that could reduce the power consumption of devices by 95 percent.

FCC investigated over media deal
Published in News
Friday, 16 February 2018 13:26

FCC investigated over media deal

Pai may have colluded with Sinclair broadcasting

The bloke who handed over the internet to the US's telephone monopolies,  Ajit Pai, is being investigated over another of his deals.

Canonical wants Ubuntu to collect your personal data
Published in News

Because open sourcers love sharing their data

Canonical is planning to make a change to Ubuntu which would mean that the Linux distro would collect information - or telemetry data - on desktop PCs during installation and afterwards.

Hackers nicked $6 million from a Russian bank
Published in News

It appears they got away with it

Unknown hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the Russian central bank said.

Apple feature crashes phone with a single button
Published in News

Comedy programming strikes again

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s comedy programming team have come up with a super, cool, well designed, bug which crashes your phone, iwatch, iPad or apple television by pressing a single letter.

Second Gen Ryzen not playing nice with some AM4 motherboards
Published in Motherboards

Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G can't bear some motherboards

AMD has issued a bulletin to provide support to users of its AM4 platform who are having difficulty booting a system equipped with one of the 2nd Generation Ryzen desktop processors.

Cisco sees quarterly profit rise as turnaround works
Published in News

Software better than hardware

Cisco Systems reported its first rise in quarterly revenue in more than two years and forecast upbeat current quarter profit, as the network gear maker’s years long efforts to transform into a software focused company appears to be paying off.

UK accuses Russia of spying attacks
Published in News
Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:13

UK accuses Russia of spying attacks

NotPetya came from Russia

Britain has named and shamed Russia for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.