PC sales fall
Published in News
Friday, 02 December 2022 11:37

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
Friday, 02 December 2022 11:12

Kanye West can no longer afford Parler


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
Friday, 02 December 2022 09:16

Windows has too many colours


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.

Bitcoin is about to become irrelevant
Published in News
Thursday, 01 December 2022 12:10

Bitcoin is about to become irrelevant


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.”

San Francisco police can use robots to kill suspects
Published in News


No guns yet just explosives

Police in San Francisco will be allowed to deploy lethal, remote-controlled robots armed with bombs in emergencies.

Friendly Elec releases open saucy PC for $49
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 01 December 2022 11:26

Friendly Elec releases open saucy PC for $49


Rockchip RK3568B2 inside

Friendly Elec has released its open source NanoPi R5C for $49 starting price.