Global disparities in electric car ownership
Published in Transportation

Russia, South America and Africa falling behind

Europe and China dominate the world market for electric cars, but there are still very few electrified vehicles on the roads in large markets like Russia, South America and Africa, according to a study conducted by the Munich Mobility Show.

One bloke makes Apple look really silly
Published in Mobiles

Holes in App store review system cause fanboys to fall for scams

The fruity cargo cult Apple's app review process protects users as effectively as a chocolate teapot makes tea and this has been highlighted by one bloke who finds scams on the store without any hardware or software.

UK people trash their landlines
Published in News

More than three million have cut the cord in the last five years 

More than three million households in Britain have ditched their home phone in the last five years.

IT needs better supplier chains
Published in News

Recent events shows they are pretty rubbish says, disaster experts 

Recent events – such as the Suez Canal blockage and logistic problems with COVID-19 vaccine production – have underlined the need for organisations to build more resilient supply chains. According to disaster recovery and business continuity specialist Databarracks, this means working in partnership with suppliers and carrying out joint exercises in order to identify and address weak points before they become a bigger problem.

Radeon RX 6900 XT hits 3,225MHz in the hands of Der8auer
Published in Graphics

Powercolor RX 6900 XT Liquid Devil Ultimate breaks 3.0GHz barrier

A well-known overclocker, Roman Der8auer Hartung, has managed to break the RX 6900 XT 3.0GHz barrier with Powercolor's latest Radeon RX 6900 XT Liquid Devil Ultimate graphics card, hitting an incredible 3,225MHz on LN2.

HAProxy's load balancer handles  2.04 million requests per second
Published in News

All using a single ARM Neoverse

HAProxy has announced that its HAProxy 2.3 tested on a single ARM Neoverse has achieved 2.04 million requests per second and is citing it as proof that its load balancer can scale on  powerful servers with significant network bandwidth, and run on much more modest hardware while still achieving excellent results.

Intel defeats VLSI
Published in News
22 April 2021

Intel defeats VLSI

$3.1 billion damage claim thrown out 

Chipzilla is opening the champers after a US jury tossed out a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by VLSI Technology.

AMD brings FidelityFX to Xbox Series X/S
Published in News

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution could be coming as well

AMD has announced that the Xbox Series X/S will now feature support for its own FidelityFX suite of "hybrid visual enhancements".

AMD X570S motherboard chipset spotted
Published in PC Hardware

Running with Ryzen 7 5700G APU

It appears that AMD is preparing a refresh of its high-end X570 chipset as the X570S motherboard was spotted online running with the Ryzen 7 5700G APU.

iMac shows Apple has lost its design mojo
Published in News

Yeah it is thin so what?

Apple has released a new design of its all-in-one iMac and while the Tame Apple Press has creamed itself on cue about things like thinness and colours it does not look like anyone really thought about what they were writing.